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Flourless Coconut and Raspberry Roulade

Flourless Coconut and Raspberry Roulade Andy Holloway, Head Chef The Bistro, Ventnor With over 30 year's experience making roulades, using local produce is a pleasure and elevate the dish. Sunny, rich and boozy, the colourful dessert is flourless, making it light and accessible to those with gluten intolerance. Paired with 'Malvasia delle...

The radiant rhubarb

The Radiant Rhubarb Illustrated by Lilly Louise Allen  As we stride into rhubarb season it's important to remind ourselves that this mineral and vitamin-packed colourful vegetable is not just for crumbles. Hot and sour rhubarb and crispy pork Ingredients 1kg higher-welfare pork belly, boned, rind removed, cut into 3-4cm cubes Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Groundnut...

Brand-New Outdoor Proms Festival Soon to Launch on the Isle of Wight

The Wight Proms - A brand new annual festival of open-air picnic concerts celebrating the Isle of Wight's music, food, people and red squirrels will launch this August. There has not been a music festival like this on the IOW for some time, catering to lovers of both classical...

Photography Competition

.Congratulations to our 'Unexpected' theme winner Arthur Moore with this fantastic shot, Bridgenorth Ghost.  Cameras at the ready? The title and theme of the next Competition is…Life How It Works: With each edition we will be running a competition for photographic images open to all; novice, semi professional, or well-established full time photographer.  For...

Leek and 2 Cheese Pasty

Leek and 2 Cheese Pasty By Editor, Christian Warren Me and my little brother would make these with our Nan - often using leeks from Grandpa's allotment. Fresh from the oven wrapped in foil they would keep out pockets and hands warm until we were hungry. Nan would of course make...

Mumma’s Cakey Bars

Mumma's Cakey Bars By editorial assistant Chloe Gwinnett A lunch box staple, these were so popular that we would take spares to school which would then be divided into tiny morsels amongst our friends. The tray bake has the advantage of being a 'throw it all in the bowl bake' and...

Gypsy Tart Reminiscences

Gypsy Tart Reminiscences With Chef Robert Thompson  Robert Thompson recalls the Gypsy Tart of his youth. A school dinner staple, he has reinvented it and elevated it to a pudding that we'd all be delighted to have on our New Year table with a few easy updates. Gypsy Tart is a tart...

Basco Bring Denmark to Britain: Music for the Feet and the Soul

Basco are coming to tell you some stories at The Quay Arts Centre Basco are coming to tell you some stories. A few words, many more where melodies alone weave the spell. From February 13-17th, 2018, the Danish four-piece will be back in the UK, with dates in England and...

Festive Tipples

Make your holiday season merrier with these amazing Christmas cocktail recipes The Negroni By Xavier Baker, Isle of Wight Distillery With gin, now being a popular drink of choice, part of the reason for its success is due to the fun and experimentation you can have. Trying different gins with different garnishes and...

The Isle of Wight Festival 2018 reveal 50th anniversary headliners

50th anniversary headliners Depeche Mode / The Killers / Kasabian / Liam Gallagher Also joining this year’s line-up: The Script / Van Morrison / James Bay / Blossoms 21st - 24th June Tickets on sale today: www.isleofwightfestival.com As tickets go on sale today, The Isle of Wight Festival 2018 is excited to announce Depeche Mode, The Killers, Kasabian and...