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Tasting Tasting

A special themed evening at the Escoffier restaurant

Exotic delights of Brazil come to the Escoffier restaurant

Continental snacks on sale at the Continental snacks on  sale at the European market at Brewery Square

Continental taste treats

A FUNGI: Alex Aitken senses a find

A mushroom foraging adventure in the New Forest with Alex Aitken

TUCK IN: Try different local cheeses this Christmas

Know your Dorset White from the Cranborne? Try local cheeses and help support our farmers

How to do it

Summer cocktails: how to make a fruity punch

Keep barbecued food safe and healthy

Make your barbecue a success: 5 tips for a safe and healthy summer feast

Home-grown herbs

Growing your own herbs: They’re easier to look after than you think

Cliff House Hotel

Spectacular night of food lined-up at Cliff House Hotel’s summer soiree

Matthew Budden

Meet the chef hoping to make Bournemouth a top destination for foodies

IN THE FAMILY: The Reith sisters

Three sisters bake tasty treats like Courgette and Lime Cake

Hotel du Vin Poole launches a new Al Fresco menu

Enjoy the taste of summer with Hotel du Vin Poole’s new Al Fresco menu

IMAGINATIVE: The Rustic Roald Dahl event

Roald Dahl-themed evening at Bournemouth College is a real treat

Support Bournemouth Hospital Charity’s Brew Up for Dementia campaign

Get brewing to help dementia patients at Bournemouth Hospital

Russell Clarke with his winning pie

Photographer’s vegetarian pie shortlisted for national prize

MEMORABLE: Si King and Dave Myers

'Nothing beats a good pork scratching' - Hairy Bikers tell all about their Asian Adventure

SAY CHEESE: Purbeck Ice Cream's award

Purbeck Ice Cream scoop top award for Blue Vinny flavour desert

Declan O’Toole with the range

Meat-eating Aussie businessman launching vegetarian sausage line in Bournemouth

GOLDEN BROWN: You can't beat a good chip

It's National Chip Week so support your local chippie

Jashim Ahmed from The Mint Leaf

Tuck into healthier Indian options in 2014

Riverford organic food company holds a tasting event at Branksome Dene Community Centre

Go organic with tasty veggie boxes from Riverford

KEN HOM: He is urging people not to be afraid to pick up a wok

Don't be afraid to pick up a wok, says Ken Hom

Fine wines can make all the difference  to your festive meal

Fine wines can make all the difference to your festive meal

Revamped menu at 1812 is recipe for success at iconic venue in Bournemouth

Revamped menu at 1812 is recipe for success at iconic venue in Bournemouth

Poole Chef Darren Rockett, with his signature Red Onion Tart, with Goat's Cheese Croquette

Food is fresh, simple and tasty at Hotel De Vin

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Trisha Macnaughtan with members

Local producers getting ready to show off food with taste morning in Dorchester

NEW ERA: Wyke Smugglers landlord Dave Lane, right, with head chef Alex Warner and Tori Lane

New fresh treats on offer at the Wyke Smugglers

HANDS ON: Head brewer Jeff Drew

Behind the scenes at Ringwood Brewery

Celebrate at the Lyme Regis Mackerel Festival

Hall hosting community market in Broadmayne

FOOD DELIGHTS: Che Leonard of D'Coal Pot Caribbean Grill

Final plans revealed for Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

Nicky Findley with her portrait and Gerry Wilton

Tasteful art you can eat

MANLY FOOD: Treat your father to a Ploughman’s Lunch.

Recipes to put a smile on Dad's face

Check out the fish sellers

What's On and Where to Go

The best of bubbles

Gold honour for cheddar

SHINING EXAMPLE: Beautifully presented Norwegian crab

Your chance to win hospitality awards


Meet the Taste team


The mystery diner: Oodles of noodles at Wagamama

Best burgers in town

Best pitstop for miles

EXOTIC: The interior of Nando’s

I was peri-peri happy

TIME TO COOK: Chef Jamie Jones will be giving cooking demonstrations

Celebrating fine food

Sense at Weymouth

Top quality dining makes Sense

Sense at Weymouth

Top quality dining makes Sense

Can you mix the perfect Bloody Mary?


THE WINNER: Waitrose French Onion and Cider Soup

French Onion Soup

Cranberry juice

Cranberry juice

Cures for hangovers

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