• Wrecking Coast gin cocktail
    The seven stones cocktail
    The creative crew at Watergate Bay Hotel in Cornwall blend The Wrecking Coast's Clotted Cream Gin with smooth crème de cacao and punchy orange bitters in this seriously sippable tipple
  • Scallops at The Orange Tree, Torquay
    Restaurant review: The Orange Tree, Torquay
    Tucked away on a side street near the harbour, The Orange Tree certainly qualifies for overused ‘hidden gem’ status, although it's hard to deduce from the unassuming exterior what utter delectations await you inside, writes Rosanna Rothery
  • Appleton's at the Vineyard
    Cornwall's best kept secret
    Since leaving Fifteen Cornwall, Andy Appleton has been quietly crafting seriously creative Italian dishes at a Cornish vineyard. The secret's out, so consider this your nudge to get Appleton’s at the Vineyard in your little black book, says Kathryn Lewis
  • Gabe Cook and David Gough from The Stable
    The Stable Cider Awards 2018
    Addicted to the apple-y stuff? Can’t stop sipping scrumpy? Join fellow cider lovers who are uniting for The Stable’s very first Cider of the Year Awards. We got the deets on the super new comp
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  • View of the estuary from Salcombe Harbour Hotel, Devon
    Win a Salcombe spa escape
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    Win an exclusive seat at the chef's table
  • The Olive Tree Restaurant, Bath
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Explore our favourite recipes from the Food Insider’s Guide – we’ve got everything from starters and salads to main dishes and desserts

  • Chestnut mushroom tagliatelle at St Enodoc Hotel in Rock, Cornwall
    Chestnut mushroom tagliatelle with smoked pancetta
  • Chicken with jerusalem artichokes
    Roast chicken breast with jerusalem artichokes
  • Gingerbread caramel brownies
    Gingerbread caramel brownies

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