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  • Insider reviews: Dolphin House Brazzerie

    Dolphin House Brazzerie, Plymouth, Devon
    Food’s editor Jo Rees discovered a new hidden gem when she visited Dolphin House Brazzerie in Plymouth
  • Spring forward

    Spring has sprung and Food’s kitchen ed Janelle Edwards-Spear has hand-picked her fave fresh kitchen trends for spring
  • Cupboard love

    Emma Macdonald of The Bay Tree
    Emma Macdonald shares her tips and tricks for using up those pesky preserves lingering in the kitchen cupboard
  • Panfried lemon sole

    Lemon sole with blood orange
    Barbora Stiess shows us how to tackle a tricky beurre blanc sauce with her simple step-by-step guide
  • Cuttlefish fritters

    Cuttlefish fritters
    Serve these cuttlefish fritters with tangy pickled vegetables for an impressive starter or light lunch
  • Squid ink garganelli pasta with crab and pangrattato

    Squid ink garganelli
    ‘Italian’s wouldn’t usually use garganelli pasta with a crab recipe, though we like it,’ says Andy Appleton of Fifteen Cornwall
  • Cointreau and rhubarb cheesecake

    Rhubarb cheesecake
    Chef Matt Buzzo pairs rhubarb with Cointreau for this indulgent cheesecake recipe, which is strictly for adults
  • Exeter Food Festival

    Michael Caines MBE at Exeter Food Festival
    The Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink is a celebration of tradition, artisan craftsmanship, creativity and provenance
  • Blythe spirit

    Bristol’s in the midst of a growing gin revolution so we thought we’d better see what all the fuss is about
  • Amalfi lone tree cocktail

    Amalfi Lone Tree
    Chef-alchemist Ben Pryor of Poco in Bristol uses Amalfi lemon bitters in this deliciously fresh gin cocktail recipe
  • Trencherman’s Guide 2015 launched

    The Manor House Hotel, Castle Combe, Wliltshire
    The 23rd edition of The Trencherman’s Guide has been launched at an indulgent lunch at The Manor House Hotel in Castle Combe, Wiltshire
  • Tapas by the Sea Side at St Moritz Hotel

    Sea Side at St Moritz Hotel, Polzeath, Cornwall
    Chef Jamie Porter has enjoyed two successful years creating his brilliantly executed dining menus at north Cornwall’s St Moritz Hotel
  • Insider reviews: Lewtrenchard Manor

    Lewtrenchard Manor near Okehampton in Devon
    Catherine Jones found a slice of history served with lashings of home comfort at Lewtrenchard Manor, near Lewdown in Devon
  • Inside out

    The Coach House By Michael Caines at Kentisbury Grange
    April’s insider’s foodie finds for your hit list – see where the Food team’s been hanging out this month
  • Back to the butcher

    Etheringtons National Butchers Week
    ‘Butcher is best’ is the refrain of National Butchers’ Week (Mar 23-29), and it’s a philosophy we’re happy to get behind.
  • South West spring food festivals

    Exeter Food Festival
    We’ve picked out some of the best South West spring food festivals for you to visit – from Bristol to Porthleven
  • Ask Barbora: cookery skills Q&A

    Barbora Stiess of The Devilled Egg Kitchen Academy
    We’ve teamed up with The Devilled Egg Kitchen Academy tutor Barbora Stiess to solve all of your cooking conundrums
  • Insider reviews: Wild about game at the Centurion

    Centurion Restaurant wild about game evening
    Wild game, beer, and coffee in one sitting? Sounds like the perfect combination for a foodie Friday night out at the Centurion
  • Warm treacle tart

    warm treacle tart Outlaws
    ‘We serve these tarts with a caramelised banana ice cream and rum syrup,’ says Tom Brown, head chef of Outlaw’s
  • Loin of lamb with wild garlic and morels

    Loin of lamb, pea puree, wild garlic, braised lettuce and morels
    Head chef from The Olive Tree Chris Cleghorn has chosen morels and wild garlic to bring a spot-on seasonal touch to this lamb dish.
  • Spotlight on The Square

    The Square restaurant in Porthleven, near Helston, Cornwall
    With the sale of their award-winning pub The Victoria Inn at Perranuthnoe, the owners are now focussing on The Square at Porthleven
  • Sourdough secrets

    Combe House Hotel Hadleigh Barrett sourdough istockphoto
    Hadleigh Barrett, head chef at Combe House Hotel in Devon, spills the beans on his secret to the perfect sourdough
  • Chop like a boss

    Chefs knife on a white background
    Food writer Laura Tucker is spending this week sharpening her cooking skills at Ashburton Cookery School. Read her daily updates here
  • Vanilla thrilla

    Vanilla Little Pod
    It’s the store cupboard staple we take for granted, but if you ditch the essence and opt for the real thing, you’ll fall in love all over again
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