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All the best Christmas recipes, stories and more from around Taste…

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Festive Recipes: Easy marzipan

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It’s a time to show off your culinary skills with our festive recipes… Easy marzipan Whether it’s to cover your Christmas cake or to create some decorative sweets, it is…

12 Days of Twixmas

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Traditionally starting on the 25th December until the 5th January 2019, the 12 days of Christmas, (aka Twixmas) is a time for spending with family, having fun and enjoying the…

Christmas Drink

Festive Recipes: Mulled white wine

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It’s a time to show off your culinary skills with our festive recipes… Mulled white wine Fed up with the usual mulled wine? Try this twist on a classic using…

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Christmas

All the best Christmas recipes, stories and more from around Taste…

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Festive Recipes: Easy marzipan

It’s a time to show off your culinary skills with our festive recipes… Easy marzipan Whether it’s to cover your Christmas cake or to create some decorative sweets, it is easy to make your own marzipan. Ingredients: 90g icing sugar, plus extra for dusting 90g golden caster sugar 1 large egg, lightly beaten Pure almond…

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12 Days of Twixmas

Traditionally starting on the 25th December until the 5th January 2019, the 12 days of Christmas, (aka Twixmas) is a time for spending with family, having fun and enjoying the festivities, but most of the time, we don’t know what to do with ourselves! Check out some of out top things to do this Christmas……

Christmas Drink
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Festive Recipes: Mulled white wine

It’s a time to show off your culinary skills with our festive recipes… Mulled white wine Fed up with the usual mulled wine? Try this twist on a classic using white wine and cider. Ingredients: Two bottles of medium-dry white wine 500ml light cider 150ml elderflower cordial Zest of two lemons Two cinnamon sticks One…

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5 Pubs to Cosy-up In

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, it’s time to seek solace in a warm pub, preferably with a roaring fire and mulled wine on tap. Here’s our pick of the Island’s cosiest pubs to hunker down in. The Dairyman’s Daughter, Arreton Tucked away in the lee of the downs is this pretty…

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Festive Recipes: Left-over cheese soufflé

It’s a time to show off your culinary skills with our festive recipes… Left-over cheese soufflé Make use of the odds and ends that are left over with our tasty recipe. Ingredients: 50g butter plus a little extra for greasing 25g plain flour 200ml whole milk 300g hard and soft cheese, cut into chunks 100ml…

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Festive Recipes: Sprout gratin

It’s a time to show off your culinary skills with our festive recipes… Sprout gratin As one of the most controversial Christmas food, we decided to give an alternative way to jazz up the little green fellas! Ingredients: 900g Brussels sprouts, trimmed and crossed 20g butter 150g rindless back bacon, cut into lardons 20g flaked…

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Christmas Party Guide

Time is ticking and the festive season will soon be upon us. It’s the time for roasting chestnuts, mulled wine and plenty of merriment – the countdown to Christmas has officially begun! With only 10 weeks to go, if you haven’t organised your Christmas party yet you will need to start thinking about it now…

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A Wight Christmas…

Here on the Island we are lucky enough to have literally everything you might need for a festive feast, right here on our doorstep.  Turkeys, chicken and all manner of game are farmed here, seasonal vegetables are grown and alcohol is brewed and bottled. The main event… Whether it’s traditional turkey, a classic goose or…

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Pumpkin three ways!

Happy Halloween… Far more than just a decoration at Halloween, once carved make the most of the tasty orange treat with our three ways with pumpkin: Grate into a cake – add to cinnamon for lightly spiced cupcakes, or substitute for your favourite carrot cake recipe. Or bake into an American classic, the Pumpkin Pie. Blend…

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Our brand new pub guide is out now!

We have been very busy bees, producing a brand new comprehensive Isle of Wight Pub Guide. We worked in association with our friends at the Isle of Wight branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) to make sure the guide is out in good time for the merriment of this coming weekend – the annual Beer…

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Celebrate International Coffee Day today!

Today, 1st October is International Coffee Day. Enjoyed the world over, the event celebrates the people behind your cup of coffee, from farm to cup, and everything in between. Here on the Island, we are lucky to have two great coffee businesses serving up great tasting, local coffee. Island Roasted, the producers behind popular Caffe…

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