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Update your cheese board this Christmas

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

TRY these delicious recipes, courtesy of Jules Destrooper Almond Thins, as a new twist for your cheeseboard this Christmas.

Blur’s Alex James to star in film on cheese making business

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

POP star turned cheese maker Alex James is starring in a short film about running his business.

Masterchef winner Natalie Coleman shares recipes from her new book

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

IT’S been a year since she won MasterChef, but life is still throwing up surprises for Natalie Coleman.

Champagnes worth popping your cork for

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

THIS week we celebrate the end of the champagne harvest by popping the cork on some prize picks.

Poole fish and chip shop shortlisted in UK top 12

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A POOLE fish and chip shop has again been shortlisted as one of the UK’s top 12 in a national competition.

Star baker Mark sets his sights on top spot at World Bread Awards

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

HE is officially Britain’s best baker and now Mark Bennett is one step closer to world domination too.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall shares recipes from River Cottage Light & Easy

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A FEW years ago, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall was startled to learn he had high cholesterol.

Wild food served up in an idyllic setting at first ever foraging feast

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

DINING by candlelight under a star-studded sky, eating fresh, barbecued lobster on the beach, sounds like the stuff of foodie dreams.

Chicken Shack: rotisserie chicken is delicious but 45-minute wait was too long

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

AFTER a busy weekend we decided to eat out on Sunday night at the newly-opened Chicken Shack takeaway/ restaurant in Winton which specialises in rotisserie chicken.

Autumn wines to cosy up with

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

WITH the curtain finally closing on our Indian summer and the wine harvests underway, there couldn’t be a better time to replenish the wine rack with styles to suit the change of seasons.

Let's bake with Ruby Tandoh

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

WHEN Ruby Tandoh applied for last year’s Great British Bake Off, she could never have predicted the level of attention she would receive.

Tom's big moment

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

IF Tom Kerridge was still drinking, now would be the time to crack open the bubbly and toast his success.

Free-roaming pigs are hit with diners

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 4th October 2014

THE ancient New Forest tradition of pannage is producing pork to rival any in the world, according to one of the region’s top chefs.

Rachel Allen’s sweet treat recipes

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Sunday 28th September 2014

AS A mum of three, Rachel Allen had no shortage of recipe tasters when writing her new book, All Things Sweet.

German wines to celebrate Oktoberfest

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

CELEBRATE German Oktoberfest by swapping a stein for a tall stem.

Healing foods for tip top immune systems and ailments

Bournemouth Echo:

5:23pm Friday 26th September 2014

MANY runners taking part in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival next weekend will be booking a sports massage with therapists like Alex Chisnall at The Body Clinic to aid their post race recovery. But there are certain foods that can help your body to heal, as Alex explains to Nicky Findley: When my daughter Evie broke her arm earlier this year, I started looking at certain foods that might help to aid her recovery.

Jam connoisseurs urged to concoct preserves for charity

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

WITH winter fast approaching – it’s a good excuse to get pickled.

Cooking with Gino D’Acampo: Italian chef shares recipes from his news book

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

WHENEVER Gino D’Acampo plates up impressive-looking meals on TV, he can rest assured that along with the usual chorus of ‘Oohs’ and ‘Aahs’ in the studio, somewhere in southern Italy, at least one person will be bewildered by the fanfare.

Popular coffee shop Del Macro opens up fine dining pizzeria

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A POPULAR Bournemouth coffee shop looks set to get a ‘pizza the action’ after opening its own authentic pizzeria last week.

Perfect pairings: which wines to enjoy with your favourite foods

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

British Food Fortnight runs today until October 5. Here are some seriously tasty wines to pair with some favourite foods.

Peanut Butter Brownie

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Michelin-starred chef Russell Brown, of Sienna in Dorchester, shares his café owner neighbour’s recipe for a delicious, decadent brownie with Seven Days readers

Cornish Fish Pie

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Cornish Fish Pie (serves 6)

Leading women making a career in the wine industry

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9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

MEN predominantly set the gold standard for winemaking, but women are increasingly discovering the pleasure a career in wine can bring.

Choccywoccydoodah: recipes for chocoholics

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

ACTOR Stephen Tompkinson’s latest voice-over gig couldn’t be sweeter.

New Forest Marque: recipes celebrate best of local produce

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

FOLLOWING the success of its first recipe book, Well Seasoned, New Forest Marque has compiled a second edition, More Seasoning, showcasing more locally-sourced meals to suit all tastes.

Raise a glass for a good cause at Hall & Woodhouse Beer Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

IT’S time to raise a glass for a good cause at the annual Hall & Woodhouse beer festival in Dorset this month in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Presenters discover delicious Dorset

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

DORSET’S deliciousness will be under the spotlight as a new show airs this week.

Peace of mind for holistic consumers

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

ARE we too busy counting calories and not busy enough counting chemicals?

Chance to celebrate tasty cup cakes

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

LET them eat (cup) cake, for this month marks National Cupcake Week, which runs from September 17 to 21. These dinky desserts have enjoyed a long frosting-filled ride which shows no sign of bottoming out any time soon. They were named cupcakes because the portions of ingredients were measured in cups. The world record for eating cupcakes in one sitting is 29 cupcakes in 30 seconds. Originally cupcakes were called ‘number cakes’ or ‘1234 cakes’ to remember the portions (one cup of butter, two cups of sugar, three cups of flour, four eggs, one cup of milk and one spoonful of soda). Traditionally cupcakes were flavoured with dried fruit or spices, not frosted.

Award for Emma’s vegan-friendly site

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

A DORSET woman who turned her love of the vegan life-style in to a business has won an award.

Jenkins & Sons, Penn Hill: not cheap but a relaxed place to catch up with friends

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Monday 8th September 2014

EVER since it first opened its doors a little more than a year ago, this restaurant/bar has had a big impact on the social scene in Penn Hill.

Sakura cocktails: how to make exotic tipples at home

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

SAKURA is a Japanese-style bar on Richmond Hill which opened its doors last month offering a cocktail menu with a twist As well as classics such as the Bellini, Mojito and Cosmopolitan, there is a range of more exotic blends with a distinctly Japanese flavour.

Cupcake crazy: sweet treats still selling like hot cakes

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

LET them eat (cup) cake, for this month marks National Cupcake Week which runs from September 17 to 21.

Baking to beat breast cancer

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11:00am Monday 1st September 2014

HOLD a bake-off and help beat breast cancer this autumn.

Gemma bakes chocolate brownies for Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

HER grocery shopping list this week included 500 eggs and 60 blocks of butter. Gemma Lewis has been busy baking hundreds of brownies ahead of Jamie Oliver’s The Big Feastival this weekend.

Dan’s the man for best Bloody Mary

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

IT took him nearly six years to perfect the recipe, but Arkadiusz Danielski, known as Dan to his friends, can officially claim to make the best Bloody Mary in Dorset.

Six years in the making, but Dan’s Bloody Mary is the best in Dorset

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

IT took him nearly six years to perfect the recipe, but Arkadiusz Danielski, known as Dan to his friends, can officially claim to make the best Bloody Mary in Dorset.

iPhone pub finder sure to make students very appy

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12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A new iPhone social beer app aimed at students has been launched to help users discover new beers and recommend their favourite watering holes with special brews.

Rose wines - a justified summer favourite

Bournemouth Echo:

5:41pm Friday 29th August 2014

FRESH fun and a little bit niche, rose wines are the justified summer favourite.

The Duppy Share Jamaican Punch

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11:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THIS week Taste mixes up some cool cocktails for the Bank Holiday weekend.

BBQ recipe: Mega Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Monday 25th August 2014

Serves 4

BBQ recipe: Scallops With Chilli Garlic Butter

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

12 scallops, trimmed, with the shells 100ml dry white wine 1/2 a bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked For the chilli garlic butter: 2tbsp olive oil 100g salted butter 3 cloves of garlic, peeled 1 fresh red chilli 1tsp freshly-ground black pepper Spread hot coals over the base of your barbecue in a flat and even layer - the scallops are going to be cooked directly on the coals, so it doesn’t matter what barbecue technique you use here.

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)



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