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From secretary to spice girl – New Forest producer’s story

September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival|

Claire Lee had to go half way round the world and back again before she found her passion – for producing artisan, far-Eastern inspired chutney. But since she first started experimenting in her New Forest [...]

Iceland with Tastes of the Forest – yes really!

September 21st, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival|Tags: , , |

Owned by Icelander Oddny, Oskubox is a Nordic Cafe on Lymington High Street, featuring local Forest produce. Forest food with something of an unusual twist! Born and raised in Iceland, Oddny moved to the UK [...]

Car-free stays and the Forest on bike or foot

September 20th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival|Tags: , , , , |

Why not leave the car at home as you feast on the finest Forest food this autumn? We’ve a range of fun and easy ways to explore with us during The New Forest Food & [...]

Six Succulent Sausage Dishes and a Chef’s Challenge

September 20th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival|

The Great Forest Banger is a thing of delight! In celebration of its beauty, The New Forest Inn at Emery Down is hosting a lunch showcasing ‘Six Succulent Sausage Dishes and a Chef’s Challenge.’ On [...]

Meet Our fabulous Food and Drink Festival Chefs – Thomas Baker

September 19th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival, Food & Drink Festival Chefs|

The people who make and produce the food we enjoy so much in the New Forest are one of the reasons we are such a top foodie destination. Over the past few weeks and months [...]

The Big Cheese

September 17th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival|

Cheeeeeeeeese! Yes. We all love it. But unless you count the Cistercian Monks at the Abbey at Beaulieu, who were making cheeses in the 13th century, the New Forest doesn’t actually have an enormous cheese-making [...]

Time for Tea

September 16th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival|Tags: , |

Our Afternoon Tea theme is evidence of just how popular a phenomenon this tradition has become in recent years – and we’re expecting a line-up of amazing offerings making their way onto the menu in [...]

Meet Our fabulous Food and Drink Festival Chefs – Phill Butler

September 15th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival, Food & Drink Festival Chefs|

The people who make and produce the food we enjoy so much in the New Forest are one of the reasons we are such a top foodie destination. Over the past few weeks and months [...]

Our Guide To International Chocolate Day

September 13th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival, Uncategorised|

Yes, yes yes, many of us don’t need no excuse to celebrate International Chocolate Day. But just in case you did… here are our scrumptious suggestions. 1. Pop over to www.harleysweet.co.uk and have a browse [...]

Pannage Pig Season is underway!

September 12th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival|

If you see a pig running round the woods and commons on your visit to the New Forest today – or for the next few months – don’t assume there’s been a farm breakout. It’ll [...]

A five-course Celebration of Fish and Seafood at The Master Builder’s

September 11th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival, Uncategorised|Tags: , |

Sitting on the banks of the Beaulieu River, The Master Builder's House Hotel has to be the perfect spot for a lunchtime celebration of the fabulous fish and seafood that the New Forest coastline has [...]

New Head Chef at Lymington’s Passford House Hotel

September 10th, 2016|Categories: Food & Drink Festival, Food & Drink Festival Chefs|Tags: |

It shouldn’t be the case but it’s true – there are far fewer female head chefs then there are male. But the Passford House Hotel in Lymington is proud to announce that its new head [...]