Eating Out

Eating Out

Deep fried mince pies on chip shop's festive menu

A chip shop is serving up deep-fried mince pies and pigs in blankets over the festive season.
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Six Christmas puddings for all your festive dessert needs

Boggled by too many Christmas pudding choices? Here's our verdict on six of the best

Six Christmas puddings for all your festive dessert needs.

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Using larger glasses led to an almost 10% increase in sales

Wine glass capacity 'increased significantly' over last 300 years, study finds

The capacity of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in the last 300 years and most steeply in the last two decades, a study has found.
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Marcus Wareing

Food and Drink: Masterchef’s judge Marcus Wareing gives some classic recipes a twist

There’s a difference between ‘tampering’ with classic recipes and ‘improving’ them, so says 2-Michelin starred chef, Marcus Wareing.

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Rosie Dummer with JJ Hamblett, the cake and Olivia Birchenough.

Prince-size cake is real sweet treat

Panto star JJ Hamblett received a treatment fit for a prince when he was presented with an amazing life-sized cake on state.

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Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your home - how to make pork tenderloin

Here’s a smart and tasty week-night supper option during December from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s new cook book....
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Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your - how to make pork tenderloin

Here’s a smart and tasty week-night supper option during December from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s new cook book....

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Water's Edge, St Annes

DINING OUT: The Water’s Edge, St Annes

The landscape at Heyhouses Lane, St Annes, has certainly changed radically in the last few years.

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Period festival proves a big hit in St Annes

The third annual Victorian Festival in St Annes proved a big hit, attracting a host of extra visitors to a wide variety of themed events all over town.

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This "is an old way of eating ricotta in Tuscany as a breakfast or merenda (an afternoon snack)"

How to make Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi's coffee and ricotta shots

Sweet, simple and small equals the perfect dessert.
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Chef Rick Stein.

Food & Drink: Five minutes with... Rick Stein

Rick Stein, the celebrated seafood authority, famous chef and restaurateur extraordinaire – a man who’s travelled the world eating and collecting traditional cooking techniques, magpie-like– claims to be “only a very, very enthusiastic amateur when it comes to Mexican food”.

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Portofino in Lytham

Dining out: Portofino, Lytham

Over recent years there have been many newcomers to the restaurant scene in Lytham.

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Emma Whittaker, Louise Lavery and Angela Molyneux with some of the donations

Fylde coast mum army overjoyed by food bank appeal

How do you measure the generosity of folk on the Fylde coast?
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Gregg Wallace

Gregg Wallace certainly knows his greens

The man who loves a good pudding will be sharing his culinary anecdotes with Lancashire foodie lovers.
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The colossal size pudding

Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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Fish tacos from The Road To Mexico by Rick Stein

How to make Rick Stein's fish tacos with chilli and coriander

You may not want to share these tasty morsels.
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Barrique

Lancashire recommends... wine bars

Here is a list of the top wine bars in Lancashire
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Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
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Gin festival at the Tower Ballroom

Chin-chin to the return of celebration of all things gin

After a sell-out first Gin Festival at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom, the event’s return has now been announced.
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Zabaione from Gino's Italian Coastal Escape by Gino D'Acampo

How to make Gino D'Acampo's zabaione with limoncello and strawberries

A sweet and cooling pud.
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