Restaurants

Crab House Cafe – Weymouth

You can tell a lot about a restaurant by the accessories you’re given – a very upmarket joint in Shanghai provided us with two sets of chopsticks, one for picking food up from shared plates and another for eating with, while a plush New York...

News

The Real Greek – Taratsa Opens

The Real Greek Bournemouth is happy to announce that from Thursday 26th April, the Taratsa (the outdoor terrace) will be open to the public – serving The Real Greek menu and drinks in a relaxed,...

Food Producers

West Country Catch - Weymouth

West Country Catch – Weymouth

Seafood supplier West Country Catch was formed in 2013 by Tim & Lou Edwards and were originally based in a small unit in Dorchester. As their business grew they needed larger premises, in 2017...

West Dorset Foodie

West Country Catch - Weymouth

West Country Catch – Weymouth

Seafood supplier West Country Catch was formed in 2013 by Tim & Lou Edwards and were originally based in a small unit in Dorchester. As their business grew they needed larger premises, in 2017...

East Dorset Foodie

Lunch’d – Bournemouth

I've been a fan of Oli Perron's delicious food for a long time and this week sees an exciting step in the brilliant Lunch'd adventure - its now available from Delliveroo and Uber Eats and to...

Purbeck Foodie

Crab House - Weymouth

Crab House Cafe – Weymouth

You can tell a lot about a restaurant by the accessories you’re given – a very upmarket joint in Shanghai provided us with two sets of chopsticks, one for picking food up from shared plates...

North Dorset Foodie

Bean Shot Coffee – Sherborne

If you follow me on Instagram you know I like stopping for coffees in many places and that I also have my favourites. Today I popped in somewhere I hadn't been in before, but now wish I had popped...

Hope Pointing

Bridge House - Beaminster

Bridge House – Beaminster

Cocktail and Canapes Evening

We were welcomed we the first cocktail of the night ‘Spring into action G&T’ - Navy strength gin, tonic, white borage and aromatic herbs....

Fleurie Forbes-Martin

Koh Thai - Bournemouth

Koh Thai – Bournemouth

I don’t want to say that I “found myself” in Thailand, per say. But the minuscule 12 days I spent there in 2015 were some of the most beautiful.

I think it must have been this short...

Liza Salmon-Davies

The Wasabi Company

The Wasabi Company

A taste of Dorset Wasabi…….

Wasabi….the Japanese Horseradish a taste more akin to hot mustard it’s definitely not for the faint hearted….but when added as a sauce it...

Rachael Pitman

Member of Dorset Food & Drink

The Pig on the Beach - Studland

The Pig on the Beach – Studland

With their commitment to a 25 mile menu, The Pig on the Beach at Studland really does look to provide a locally sourced meal. Fortunately, the Isle of Purbeck has a wealth of great produce and...

HIT Chef Training Dorset

The Great Dorset Bake Off 2018

As part of the National Apprenticeship Week, HIT Training Dorset challenged apprentice chefs to create a 'new' Dorset dish. Yorkshire has its puddings, Cumberland have their sausages, Bakewell has...

Love Cake Too - Corfe Castle

Love Cake Too – Corfe Castle

As Purbeck emerged from the week’s weather battering, we popped to try the Love Cake outpost on East Street for a weekend brunch. Corfe Castle has stood for nearly a millennium and has seen far...

Recipes

Liberty Fields Apple Syrup

Liberty Fields – Apple Syrup

Liberty Fields have been busy creating apple based products since their Apple Balsamic Vinegar was launched in November 2012. This summer they have added a new product Apple Syrup (Dorset’s...

Dairy Free Smoked Mackerel Pate

Dairy Free Smoked Mackerel Pate

Over the last few months, I have been trying to cut out as much dairy as possible (Coastal Cheddar & Dorset Blue don't count!). I was on the lookout for a dairy free version of my usual smoked...