Savour the flavours at the Eat Dorset Food Fair

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

FOOD lovers are being invited to eat the county.

Portland residents discover sugar is a sweet but silent enemy

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THERE is nothing to brighten up the day like a sweet treat.

See how your produce is grown

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

FANS of organic fare have taken the opportunity to see how their produce is grown.

Taste of France in Brewery Square

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A TASTE of France will soon be on offer at Brewery Square, right, in Dorchester.

Former Masterchef champion up for top award

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

FORMER Masterchef champion Mat Follas is in the running for a top award months after opening a new restaurant in Dorchester.

Tuck in at Poundbury food festival

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SHELLFISH to charcuterie, marshmallows to water buffalo- the mother of all food festivals is coming to Poundbury.

Say cheese! Last ever Denhay truckle is sold

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

MULTI-AWARD-WINNING Town Mill cheesemonger Justin Tunstall is celebrating his fifth year in business by selling the last truckle left in the world of one of Britain’s great cheddars.

Walk or run to help Heroes charity

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Walkers and runners are invited to take on a spectacular full or half trail marathon in South Dorset on September 13. The Heroes Challenge will raise funds for local charities. Details at: hangersheroes.co.uk

Make a splash with some tempting summer refreshment

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

WITH the summer holidays approaching, packing a picnic has never been more tempting.

Chef teams up with fisherman to launch innovative cooking scheme

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH chef is hoping to catch new trade with an innovative idea utilising the town’s location.

Pick up some some tasty treats at the Seafood Festival

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:02pm Monday 7th July 2014

FISH lovers rejoice, the time is almost upon us. Dorset’s famous Seafood Festival takes place this weekend.

Summery recipes to enjoy during Wimbledon

Dorset Echo: Summery recipes to enjoy during Wimbledon

11:04am Monday 30th June 2014

THE strawberries are being diced, the Pimms is on ice and inevitably, as usually is the case, it’s probably raining.

Dorset's first ever vegan fair

Dorset Echo: A vegan-friendly dish

3:05pm Monday 23rd June 2014

DORSET’S first-ever Vegan Fair will be held this weekend.

Ethical victory for organic delivery firm

Dorset Echo: Gill and Gareth Rossiter of Riverford Organics

3:03pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A DORSET couple are celebrating the taste of success after scooping an award for their clean-living ethos.

The freshest flavours from Italy

Dorset Echo: AUTHENTIC: Stall holders at the Italian market

11:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

ENGLAND may have lost to Italy in the World Cup at the weekend but we still love Italian food.

Fay cooks up a treat

Dorset Echo: NO STRESS: Fay Ripley gets ready to enjoy one of her dishes

3:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

FORGET slaving and sweating away in the kitchen for hours – wow your family and friends with fabulous food that’s tasty and simple to prepare. Actress and cook Fay Ripley reveals her secrets.

Three of the best: Healthy meal helpers

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Monday 16th June 2014

• The Lake District Dairy Co. Quark, £1.25, Morrisons Naturally fat-free with a smooth, creamy texture, ideal for substituting into both sweet and savoury meals as a lower fat alternative to ingredients like cream cheese and double cream.

Italian food on sale at Dorchester's Brewery Square market

Dorset Echo: Stall holders at the Italian market

11:00am Monday 16th June 2014

ENGLAND may have lost to Italy in the World Cup at the weekend but we still love Italian food.

Actress Fay Ripley's food for smiles

Dorset Echo: Fay Ripley

11:00am Monday 16th June 2014

FORGET slaving and sweating away in the kitchen for hours – wow your family and friends with fabulous food that’s tasty and simple to prepare. Actress and cook Fay Ripley reveals her secrets.

Nominate top school for cooking

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:04am Monday 16th June 2014

DORSET foodies are being urged to nominate their favourite cookery school for an award.

Watercress company taking part in charity fun run

Dorset Echo: UNDER A VEST: Tom Amery and Jason Bushnell

3:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A DORCHESTER watercress company is putting the fun into their upcoming run for charity, which runs directly through their competitor’s watercress fields.

County’s finest food and drink at Dorset Food Week

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

3:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

A POPULAR week to celebrate Dorset’s food and drink is being revived.

Become official beer taster for Oddbins

Dorset Echo: Become official beer taster for Oddbins

3:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

PINT-SIZED dreams do come true. A jammy job for beer lovers who fancy tasting dozens of craft ales and recommending which brews should go onto the shelves at Oddbins branches, the retailer has launched a national hunt to find an official customer Beer Taster to assist them.

Camp Bestival’s Feast Collective is a feast for all the senses

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

HAPPY campers will get to sample foods from right across the country- without having to step foot outside the county.

It’s a shore thing – the Seafood Festival is back

Dorset Echo: FISHY FEAST: Last year’s Seafood Festival

4:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

SOMETHING fishy is going on in Weymouth.

Pizza chain's new lunchtime menu

Dorset Echo: Pizza Express has a new lunch menu

5:01pm Monday 12th May 2014

Pizza Express has launched a new lunchtime menu.

Fishy business in Lyme Regis

Dorset Echo: Mark Hix pours out crabs on to the table at last year’s event

4:57pm Monday 12th May 2014

FISHY things are happening in Lyme Regis this summer.

Garlic bulbs pack a powerful punch

Dorset Echo: Mark Botwright of the South West Garlic Farm

4:54pm Monday 12th May 2014

WHEN a top TV chef like Nigella Lawson says she loves your produce, you know you’re on to a good thing.

Pub's grub is 'one to watch'

Dorset Echo: COOKING UP A STORM: Karl Bashford, and Suzie Prekopova

4:00pm Monday 5th May 2014

A PUB in West Dorset has been shortlisted as a ‘rising star to watch’ in the exclusive invitation only Trencherman’s Guide.

Head chef to demonstrate at Knob Throwing event

Dorset Echo: Ashley Palmer-Watts

3:00pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

ASHLEY Palmer-Watts, group executive head chef of Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck group, will be attending the Dorset Knob Throwing and Frome Valley Food Fest, at Cattistock on Sunday May 4.

RECIPE: Try Great British Bake Off champion John Whaite's Beet Hotpot Picnic Slices

Dorset Echo: GRAB A SLICE: John Whaite’s Lancashire Beef Hotpot Picnic Slices

4:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

FORMER Great British Bake Off champion John Whaite loves testing out his sweet creations on family and friends.

Here's some recipes for feel-good food

Dorset Echo: HELPING HOSPICE: Christina Hart-Davies with her charity cook book

2:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

IF you’re in need of some feel-good food, then take a leaf out of this recipe book and help raise funds for a good cause at the same time.

Totally addicted to curry

Dorset Echo: SPICY: Anjum Anand

12:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

MOST of us love Indian food, but cooking it from scratch seems like too much hard work. However, it doesn’t have to mean hours in the kitchen, mixing and marinading, according to Anjum Anand.

Big Lunch is a recipe for community spirit

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

THERE’S still time for Dorset residents to get involved with this year’s Big Lunch on Sunday, June 1, when the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours takes place.

Lyme Regis hotel wins gold and is praised for localism effort in the kitchen

Dorset Echo: Owner of the Alexandra Kathryn Haskins, centre, with some of her staff

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A ‘COMMITMENT to local sourcing’ has earned a Lyme Regis hotel praise for the fourth year in a row.

Fresh flavours in store for Camp Bestival festival-goers

Dorset Echo: COLLECTIVE: Camp Bestival

12:00pm Monday 31st March 2014

FESTIVAL-goers are in for a feast at Camp Bestival 2014.

Dishes from masterchef

Dorset Echo: Chorizo and anchovy pappardelle.

4:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

MASTERCHEF returns to our TV screens this week on BBC 1 on Wednesday.

Taste Best Buys

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:59am Monday 24th March 2014

SAINSBURY’S.

Prosecco producer raises a glass in Dorchester

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:55am Monday 24th March 2014

A RENOWNED Prosecco producer raised a glass in Dorchester on his tour of the ‘wild west’.

Take a walk on the wild side with award-winning Blue Vinny ice cream

Dorset Echo: Take a walk on the wild side with award-winning Blue Vinny ice cream

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

A DORSET ice cream company has scooped a top award for its Blue Vinny flavour following a Dragons’ Den-style presentation at a national food show.

Apples at the ready for delicious meals

Dorset Echo: GET COOKING: Chef Phil Vickery

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

IF you lived at the Vickery residence, you’d certainly be spoilt for choice at dinner time.

Delivering the best of organic produce

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A CHANCE click led to a tasty new life that has left one Dorset couple feeling sky high.

Batter get ready, the race is on for pancake day

Dorset Echo: Batter get ready, the race is on for pancake day

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

PANCAKE Day has crêped up on us quicker than you can say ‘flippin’ good’.

Baking challenge for disability charity

Dorset Echo: TURN CAKES INTO CASH: From left, Des Day and Caroline Pope, both from Supply Shack, with Fiona Hansford and Beccy Payne from Diverse Abilities

4:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

BAKERS are being urged to don their aprons to support Dorset disability charity Diverse Abilities Plus.

Tea lovers urged to take part in the Big Brew

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 17th February 2014

STICK the kettle on for a good cause this Fairtrade Fortnight.

Restaurant will offer free pizza for all if social media campaign is a success

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 17th February 2014

A DORSET restaurant business is offering fans a pizza the action in a social media campaign.

Radish and Butternut pilaf with Almonds and Greek Yogurt

Dorset Echo: -

10:28am Monday 10th February 2014

The wonderfully fragrant smell of the onions and spices cooking at the beginning of the recipe will really get you in the mood for this delicious pilaf.

Andy Bates heads for Brazil

Dorset Echo: Andy Bates enjoys a snack in Brazil

10:24am Monday 10th February 2014

WITH World Cup fever looming, chef Andy Bates heads to Brazil for his new series, Brazilian Street Feasts.

Recipes for Valentine's Day

Dorset Echo: Warm date and chocolate Valentine pots

10:20am Monday 10th February 2014

IF there’s one day in the year when cooking should be a labour of love, it’s February 14.

Children's book of the week: I Love Mum by Joanna Walsh and Judie Abbot

Dorset Echo: I Love Mum By Joanna Walsh and Judie Abbot

12:00pm Saturday 1st February 2014

If you’re after a warm and fuzzy feeling, you could do much worse than read I Love Mum by Joanna Walsh, who previously wrote The Biggest Kiss.



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