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Jason Atherton's new book 'Social Sweets' will give readers a change to brush up on their kitchen skills.

Michelin starred chef Jason Atherton explains how his love of dessert inspired his new book 'Social Sweets'

Shining student's dream job success

Shining student's dream job success

Palmers Brewery chairman John Palmer (left) with David Sheppy, managing director of Sheppy’s Cider, in one of the orchards near Beaminster in Dorset used by Dorset Orchards.

Dorset apples key to Palmers Brewery success

Spencer Cullum (left) with two members of Cerne Abbas Brewery, who helped to make the 'Meet Brewers Garden Party' and celebrations possible.

Portland pub celebrates top award for cask ale

Trawlermen star set for Dorset Seafood Festival appearance

17/04/15- A riverford recipie box (29219990)

Riverford's Dorset due sprout success at awards

SAY CHEESE: Tom Elliott (right), Despatch & Planning Manager at Ford Farm receives a trophy for best PDO cheddar at the British Cheese Awards

You cheddar believe it! Dorset cheese scoops 14 top awards

JG16374.  28.05.2015. Award winning brownie made by Katy Howell of Loders.                                     Picture:JOHN GURD  JG16374  (28154302)

Dorset companies scoop top awards at Taste of the West

Festival-goers soak up the sunshine at last year's Dorset Seafood Festival

Weird Fish keeps its 'plaice' as the 'sole' clothing retailer at seafood festival

10/06/15- Students from HIX academy who visited Furleigh Estate (28568092)

Students visit to study the fizz that makes Furleigh Estate pop

Westbourne High Street

Seven restaurants that prove Westbourne is foodie heaven


Hix restaurant shortlisted for top award

A royal well-done for top chefs' school teacher

A royal well-done for top chefs' school teacher

PACKED WITH PRODUCE: Each riverford recipe box has all the ingredients you need to create the perfect meal.  (25385045)

Healthy change to mid-week meals

30/04/15- Julia's House Time For Tea Logo (24820953)

Make time for tea to support Julia's House

Tim Purbrick, commercial director at Hive Energy Ltd

Tea is served sunny side up at Clipper Teas

Jersey Royal baby bite canape recipe to celebrate the new Royal baby

Jersey Royal baby bite canape recipe to celebrate the new Royal baby

24/04/15 Gabriela Lerner of Radiant on Raw (24134650)

Try something new this Meat Free May

RECOGNITION: Amanda Edwards, Director, Gyle 59 received the Silver award from Stephen Heptinstall, SIBA Regional Chairman

Brewery's delight at scooping silver award for its bitters and pale ales

Pic by Sally Adams  8/12/07  edPudding4The Great Pudding Stir takes place at Wimborne Priest's House Museum. LR : Di Ganderton, Eileen Carter, Tara Coffin and Carole Vaughan get stuck into the Christmas Pud. (23763096)

Memories to be shared at museum event

17/04/15 A horse and cart that was used to deliver goods to the people of Stalbridge in the 1900s. (23478212)

Local food on your doorstep in one click

16/04/15 Dorset wasabi ice cream (23477786)

Food gets its just desserts with Purbeck

Bailey's cupcakes (22804799)

Dorset charity urging people to get baking for their Great Dorset Vintage Bake Sale

10/04/15 Big Barn logo (22875335)

Small change for mankind, big results for rural businesses - New campaign urges shoppers to 'Make One Change'

10/04/15 Adam Richman talks about his new food programmes avaliable on Food network. (22877171)

Man vs Food star Adam Richman is hungry for more as he brings his new series Food Fighters to screen

No. 4 restaurant, which is relaunching, Weymouth, owner Michelle Hind (owner), centre left, and head chef and business partner Jason Hall, centre right, with staff at the opening, 25/03/2015, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17191 (21749249)

No 4 re-launch with new chef as a seafood restaurant

Pam Lloyd PR Beetroot Recipes (26th February 2014) (21160257)

RECIPE: Chicken and bacon salad with sweet chilli beetroot, new potatoes and an orange and walnut dressing

26/03/16 Furleigh Estate (21748620)

Wine club offer to toast Furleigh Estate's 10th anniversary

The Hive Beach team

Beach cafe scoops top award

TASTY: Oysters are a great aphrodisiac

Try oysters - the food of love

Sol Campbell

Former England star Sol Campbell pitching it just right in the kitchen to support children

Amelia Freer's book on nutrition

Ten easy steps to a healthier body

Put an ethical brew on

Put an ethical brew on

Make a fresh start with these healthy eating tips

Make a fresh start with these healthy eating tips


Celebrate Chinese New Year with chef Ken Hom

VERSATILE: Broad beans

Bean a good start to year

TV chef Phil Vickery

Most important meal of the day

You can eat your way to happiness

You can eat your way to happiness

HIS BEST CLOVES: Mark Botwright

Add chilly and garlic to taste

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: Natalia Conroy knows how to make good food

Spice up your January with top recipes from chef Natalia Conroy

TEA-RIFFIC: Directors Ross Tapley and Ed Snook

Something big is brewing as Dorset friends launch tea business

TEA TIME: Rob and Michelle Comins

Entrepreneurs celebrate success of Comins Teahouse in Sturminster Newton

BE AWARE: Many do not realise how many calories they should eat to stay in shape

Healthy eating partnership aims to get South West in shape

Takeaways required to give allergy advice under Food Standards Agency guidelines

Takeaways required to give allergy advice under Food Standards Agency guidelines

Spring Rolls

Spice up your nibbles over the New Year

Ayya in Weymouth

Let your taste buds travel the world at new Weymouth bar

CHAMPION: Mince pie competition winner Lynne Atkinson with landlady Geraldine Baker

Lynne lifts mince pie title

Potato, Feta and Watercress Parcels

Create a party to remember

DELIGHTFUL BIRD: The perfect turkey for Christmas

It’s turkey-licious

Victorian pud set to tickle your tastebuds

Victorian pud set to tickle your tastebuds

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