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  • Pubs with gorgeous gardens in Wilts

    Praise be, the pubs are opening – and just in time for summer weather! Here are some of the best pub gardens to enjoy a socially-distanced sip in across Wilts. Cheers!

  • Speedy supper: Beef and basil bites

    A recipe that's perfect as a party snack for those socially distanced back garden get-togethers or serve it up to the family for lunch or a light dinner. Ready, steady, nosh!

  • In the pink: the rosé revolution

    Welcome to the rosé renaissance. Once dismissed as "lady petrol" (ugh), it's now officially the drink of the summer. Read on for top tips on buying the best bottles and that all important question - does it give you a hangover?

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with everyone's favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Test your baking with this share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Delicious nettle recipes from The Pig

    Why hit the supermarket queue when you can forage in the hedgerows? We consulted kitchen garden experts The Pig for two simple nettle recipes you can make at home.

  • Speedy supper: Fish curry

    Desperately seeking dinner inspiration? We've got a 30 minute fab fish curry for you, courtesy of Tart London.

  • Sweet treat: choc chip cookies

    It's hard to resist a cookie, and these from the head pastry chef at the Runnymede on Thames are soft, chewy and delicious.

  • Sweet treat: Mini egg blondies

    These delicious Easter mini egg blondies from private chef Laura Scott are a great way to use up any leftover Easter chocolate.

  • And the Top 50 Gastropubs 2020 are…

    Whose tripled-cooked chips got them into the gastropub hall of fame? Roomy pants on, let's tuck in – NINE of the West Country's foodie pubs made the grade

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • Treats for Mother’s Day

    Treating your mum? Hope to be treated yourself? (some chance). Either way we have ideas aplenty to spoil the most important lady in your life.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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