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Baked balsamic strawberries with pine nuts and cashew cream

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

(Serves 4) 40g pine nuts 450g strawberries, hulled 80ml good quality balsamic vinegar 3tbsp honey, or maple or agave syrup For the cashew cream: 235g raw cashew nuts, soaked in water overnight 2tbsp honey, or agave or maple syrup Juice of half a lemon Preheat the oven to 180C (350F/Gas 4).

Hold a summer tea party and help raise funds for disabled people

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Monday 18th August 2014

DISABILITY charity Motability is calling for supporters to join in with their Tea Party campaign during August.

Lamb leg steaks with mint and apple cider sauce

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

(Serves 2)

Enjoy some of Kentucky's best whiskies

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

FAMOUS for its bourbon, bluegrass music and thoroughbred horses, Kentucky is the birthplace of quintessentially American whiskey.

The Pig on the Beach: five star location and food to match

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

THIS is the closest place to foodie heaven that I’ve ever been. And the good news is that it’s on our doorstep in Dorset.

Discover wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon region

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE largest wine-producing region in France, the Languedoc-Roussillon, offers wine lovers rich pickings thanks to its diverse terrain, variety of grape styles and keenly priced bottles with baskets of flavour.

Courgette & carrot fritters

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Courgette & Carrot Fritters

Apricotty lamb tagine

9:00am Monday 11th August 2014

(Serves 6)

A warm welcome and big portions await at Fratelli La Bufala, Westbourne

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

THE health benefits of eating buffalo meat as opposed to beef have been well extolled of late, which is fine provided it tastes good too.

River Cottage chef to cater at Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

HE’S known as a high-flyer following his role in Channel 4’s River Cottage, so it makes sense that Gideon Hitchin will be this year’s official caterer at the Bournemouth Air Festival.

Gin, Apple & Elderflower Sangria

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A NEW range of Sangria cocktails has been launched at a Bournemouth eaterie, following the rise in popularity of fruit-flavoured wines.

Mum Jane Kennedy's recipe for lasagne carbonara... made two different ways

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Feeding the clan can result in making a multitude of meals – and Jane Kennedy has had enough. Thankfully, the mum-of-five has a cunning plan: one dish, two ways My name is Jane Kennedy. I cook for seven people. Every night.

Delice Des Champs

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Sunday 3rd August 2014

JARS of mini croissants and pastries sit atop glass counters, which are filled with tantalising home-made quiches and fresh fruit tarts.

Whip up your own cocktails with Hotel du Vin masterclass

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

IN the summer months, nothing can be nicer than sitting in the sun, enjoying a refreshing cocktail.

WestBeach: Fresh, contemporary seafood in a spectacular setting

Bournemouth Echo:

12:37pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WestBeach serves the very best of local seafood, with a team of chefs passionate about the provenance and quality of their cuisine. This critically acclaimed restaurant fuses award-winning dining, an unparalleled beachside location and breathtaking sea views.

Berry Jelly, Oat Crunch and Whisky Cream Cheese

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Try this easy and tasty dessert courtesy of Tony Singh

Nasi Goreng Pattaya

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

This recipe comes from Tony Singh's new cookbook, Tasty

Baked Salmon Parcels

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

This easy recipe but delicious recipe comes from Tony Singh's new cookbook, Tasty

Loch Fyne, Canford Cliffs: It's not cheap but you can enjoy fish with a clear conscience

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

ONE of our favourite local restaurants is Loch Fyne in Canford Cliffs, an impressive New England colonial-style clapperboard building, which is renowned for serving good quality, sustainably sourced fish.

Can you cook the best chilli in Dorset?

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

12:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THINGS are starting to heat up ahead of next month’s Great Dorset Chilli Festival.

Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube: Kerryann Dunlop’s Chilli Con Veggie

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

AS A working mum, Kerryann Dunlop knows how tough it can be to cook from scratch.

Bake a cake and help save lives – join the Breakthrough Bake Off

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Flour power will be the key ingredient of this year’s Bake Off by Breakthrough Breast Cancer to help save lives.

The Brit, Ashley Cross: Home to good British fare (just make sure you arrive hungry)

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

THE Brit in Ashley Cross, as its name might suggest, is a solid, no frills, British-style pub/restaurant.

Five of the best barbecue wines

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

THE charcoal scent and juicy flavours of a barbecue grilled steak can stir up quite a thirst, so make sure you do it justice with the right red.

High in iron and low in fat - why buffalo meat is the healthier choice

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

BUFFALO meat has been found to help fight cancer and is also an excellent choice for those trying to lower their cholesterol, fight disease, build muscle and stay healthy while still enjoying red meat.

Top quality Chinese food to go at Top Wok, Parkstone

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

EVER since it first opened its doors 20 years ago next month, Top Wok has built up a reputation as one of the finest Oriental takeaways in the area.

Record-breaking crop for blueberry farm celebrating 50th anniversary

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

A DORSET blueberry farm looks set to mark its 50th anniversary this summer with a record-breaking crop.

Prawn, Shallot, Tenderstem and Freekeh Salad

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Freekeh has become such a popular grain due to its ease of preparation and great nutritional qualities, this makes a deliciously simple supper full of goodness and flavour.

Thomasina Miers' Roasted Red Pepper and Goat’s Cheese Tart

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Sunday 6th July 2014

Wahaca founder Thomasina Miers shares this recipe for a delicious summer meal or dinner party starter

Thomasina Miers' Spiced Cauliflower Soup with Avocado Salsa

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Spiced Cauliflower Soup with Avocado Salsa

Meet the family on a mission to restore farm shop to its former glory

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

WHEN Laura Burrell used to take her young sons to her local farm shop to buy her groceries, she never dreamed that one day she would be running the place with her family.

Wines to enjoy in the great outdoors

Bournemouth Echo: Moveable feasts: A picnic should be good on the eye as well as delicious to eat

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

WITH the summer holidays approaching, packing a picnic and heading for a wide open space has never been more tempting.

Serving a treat for Wimbledon

Bournemouth Echo: Leaker’s Bakery date and ginger scones

9:50am Thursday 3rd July 2014

WIMBLEDON is to tennis what the Monaco Grand Prix is to Formula One and this week the tournament is underway once again.

Cider mayonnaise

Bournemouth Echo: Cider mayonnaise

10:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

Oddly there are times I don’t really feel like cooking on my days off!

Dorset vineyard scoops top awards for its wine

Bournemouth Echo: The Furleigh Estate vineyard

11:00am Monday 23rd June 2014

IF THE owners of this Dorset-based vineyard and winery toasted every success with a glass or two, they would probably have very sore heads in the morning.

Four eateries, one night: Join in first-ever Big restaurant Hop

Bournemouth Echo: Four eateries, one night: Join in first-ever Big restaurant Hop

10:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

THIS year’s Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival, marks the launch of the first-ever Big Restaurant Hop.

Stylish wines released just in time for summer from Sainsbury’s

Bournemouth Echo: Summer wine

11:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

NEW in Sainsbury’s for summer 2014 Yellow Tail, the fastest growing wine brand in the UK, infuses its bold and vibrant signature style in two new wines; crisp Sauvignon Blanc and lively Pinot Grigio.

Boatyard Cafe at Sandbanks: no airs and graces, just good food

Bournemouth Echo: SUNDOWNERS: The Boatyard Cafe at Sandbanks

11:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

IT HAS only been open a matter of months, but the new Boatyard Cafe at Sandbanks is already making waves on the local food and drink scene for all the right reasons.

New Cheese and Chilli Festival to tingle taste buds this weekend

Bournemouth Echo: New Cheese and Chilli Festival to tingle taste buds this weekend

10:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

A NEW Cheese and Chilli Festival looks set to get people’s taste buds tingling this weekend at Bournemouth Sports Club at Chapel Gate, from 10am to 6pm today and tomorrow.

VIDEO: Foodies flock to sample delights at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

Bournemouth Echo: TASTY: Sweet treats on offer from Churtopia with Daniel O’Grady and Tereza Vondrackova

7:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

MOUTHS watered as thousands of people bustled through the town centre to enjoy the Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival yesterday.

Access all areas: top chefs to open their kitchens and share secrets

Bournemouth Echo: Des Burke

10:00am Sunday 15th June 2014

IF you have ever wondered how to season a wok, fillet a sea bass or just boil an egg, then these 30 minute cooking demos are a fun and informative way to spend the day.

Street food, sushi and curry delights on offer at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

Bournemouth Echo: TASTY: All the fun of the festival

9:00am Saturday 14th June 2014

THIS year’s Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival looks set to be the best yet.

VIDEO: Get shaken and stirred - search is on for Bournemouth's best Bloody Mary

Bournemouth Echo: MIXOLOGY: James Fowler mixes a Bloody Mary on Southbourne clifftop

6:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

THE UK’s best bartender shows us how it’s done as he urges people to sign up to the annual Best Bloody Mary Competition.

Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube: PB & J Cupcakes

Bournemouth Echo: PROTEGES: Jamie Oliver with DJ BBQ, Kerryann Dunlop and Cupcake Jemma

11:00am Monday 9th June 2014

JAMIE Oliver’s Food Tube has been an internet hit – and now three of his video stars have published recipe books.

Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube: Fish Pie

Bournemouth Echo: Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube:  Fish Pie

11:00am Sunday 8th June 2014


Drinks for dad on Father’s Day

Bournemouth Echo: Innis & Gunn Malt Whisky Trail Limited Edition

12:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

WITH Father’s Day on June 15 falling on the first Sunday of the World Cup, and three matches scheduled for that very afternoon, tearing dad away from the big screen could be a sport in itself.

Grab a pizza the action: create tasty design for chance to win prizes

Bournemouth Echo: Grab a pizza the action:  create tasty design for chance to win prizes

12:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

PIZZA is one of the most popular meals in the world. Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza each day – that’s around 350 slices per second.

A sweet decision: mayor chooses favourite cookie to go on sale for charity

Bournemouth Echo: GOOD CAUSE: The mayor with hospitality and catering students

11:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

AS civic duties go, this had to be one of the sweeter moments for the Mayor of Bournemouth.

Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube: Beer Can Chicken

Bournemouth Echo: Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube: Beer Can Chicken

11:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

Serves 6 1 x 1.7kg higher-welfare whole chicken 4 sprigs of fresh rosemary Olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 x 330ml can of your favourite beer Before you start, check if your barbecue lid fits over the chicken upright. If not, don’t worry, you can lay the bird out flat – you just need to decide which way you’re doing it before you prepare the chicken, then set the bird aside to come up to room temperature.

Three Sisters Bake: Ham Hock And Mature Cheddar Muffins

Bournemouth Echo: TASTY: Ham hock and mature cheddar muffins

11:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

IT’S a foodie’s dream – and three sisters who have made that dream a thriving reality are now sharing the secrets of their culinary success.


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