• Ham hock terrine
    Ham hock terrine with piccalilli
    Serve any leftover piccalilli from this ham hock terrine from Stuart White, head chef at The Victoria Hotel in Sidmouth, with a warming winter stew
  • The Mint Room Bath
    Restaurant review: The Mint Room, Bath
    The ubiquitous tasting menu takes a whole new direction – east, in short – at The Mint Room in Bath, says Rosanna Rothery
  • Mulled wine
    Traditional mulled wine
    Traditional mulled wine is the elixir of the season and an aromatic bowl shared between friends makes for a jolly yuletide ritual
  • The Mill House Tintagel
    New Year's Eve at The Mill House
    Bored of watching fireworks and Jools’ hootenanny from the sofa? Fed up of getting squashed in a boozy club? Why not head out on a dinner date instead


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