Cupcake queen

Jul

24

2015

Cupcake queen

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Charlotte Pearson heads to Goring-by-sea for a master class in cake decorating. Making cakes is something I enjoy, but when it comes to decorating icing sugar is my nemesis and fondant can be a tricky character. Picture: Cherry Red Photography So while my cakes may taste delicious it doesn’t have...

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Eating Danish

Jul

24

2015

Eating Danish

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Laura Cartledge discovers Nordic cuisine – both old and new – is making waves with a trip to North Jutland. It wasn’t long ago that I would just think ‘bacon’ and ‘pastries’ if someone mentioned Danish cuisine. However a four day tour along the coast of North Jutland opened my eyes...

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Bowled over

Jul

3

2015

Bowled over

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There’s a first time for everything, Charlotte Pearson discovers. Driving up to the Ageas Bowl Hilton in Southampton certainly does give you butterflies. The outside is impressive and when you step inside it just gets better and better. Opened in May this year the four-star hotel is bright and modern. With...

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The Garden Chef

Jun

26

2015

The Garden Chef

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Laura Cartledge uncovers the roots, growth and bright future of The Garden Chef.  Becky Cook’s culinary career has ranged from working in a deli and creating a garden shed kitchen to running the catering for South of England Showground. Jeremy and Becky Cook All of which makes you think her business,...

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Queen of ice cream

Jun

24

2015

Queen of ice cream

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Charlotte Pearson heads to Hastings to receive an education in iced treats. It is a question that ice cream maker Elvie Cotton gets asked a lot. Other than her favourite flavour, what is the difference between ice cream and gelato? “Gelato has less fat in the base and less air churned into it during...

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Fizz on foot

Jun

9

2015

Fizz on foot

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Walking in the fresh countryside air and English Sparkling Wine go hand in hand for one Eastbourne company, as Charlotte Pearson reveals. After a country hike or a leisurely walk, stopping for a drink in the pub always feels like a well deserved treat. Lucy-Anne and Ian Now an Eastbourne company has...

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Savage Kitchen

Jun

9

2015

Savage Kitchen

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Knowing where our food comes from has become increasingly more important so Charlotte Pearson talks to a chef who goes the extra mile to get what he wants.  Moving house there is always a list of things you would like your new home to have. Some are non-negotiable, such as how many bedrooms you need,...

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Bubble&

Jun

3

2015

Bubble&

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An Emsworth couple re-educates Charlotte Pearson on one of England’s traditional dishes.  Leftovers from Sunday’s roast may not say fine dining to most of us. Bubble and squeak used to be something that during a visit to your grandparents you dreaded to hear for fear of having to eat stogy day old...

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Meals on wheels

May

29

2015

Meals on wheels

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Laura Cartledge discovers the West Ashling pub making its village a hot foodie destination. As former yacht chefs, William and Emma Jack are used to cooking in challenging kitchens. And it seems putting down an anchor at The Richmond Arms, West Ashling, wasn’t going to stop them pushing culinary boundaries. “We...

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A work of ginius

May

29

2015

A work of ginius

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Laura Cartledge meets a Winchester company that makes alcohol, but not as you ‘nose’ it. If I said gin and watercress or vodka and wasabi you may think I was just really bad at the word association game. “The first reaction is ‘watercress, are you mad?’ that is not going to work in a gin,”...

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