Open for business

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

ONE Bridport restaurant is now open seven days a week in the town centre due to the high level of demand from the public.

Simply sweet

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A WEYMOUTH bakery is celebrating after being named Best Sweet Bakery at the Taste of the West Awards.

Two win Best in the West awards

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

1:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Two food businesses enjoyed a welcome day of travelling to Bristol for the Taste of the West Awards Ceremony 2014.

County is a hot spot for foodies

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

ONCE again Dorset has maintained its position as one of the foodie hot spots of the country.

Sisters show their great taste with big award win

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

The owners of the Green Yard Café in Bridport are celebrating winning a Taste of the West Gold Award.

Award-winning food fair will feature special guests

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

3:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

Award-winning food fair Eat Dorset takes place on Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 from 10am to 4pm at Parnham House, Beaminster.

Hundreds hail the ale as the Beer Bus arrives at market

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 6th October 2014

HUNDREDS of people enjoyed free samples of Palmers 200 and Dorset Gold ales when the Bridport brewery’s Beer Bus joined the town’s Saturday street market on September 27.

Sake it to me, baby!

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

11:46am Thursday 2nd October 2014

An evening of Japanese culture was on the cards for diners at one West Bay restaurant.

Healthy cooking for care-home clients

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

6:26pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A care home has launched a new and free cookbook designed for people living alone or couples.

Win height in beer at brewer’s festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

SAY three cheers for 33 beers – the annual Hall and Woodhouse festival is fast approaching.

Savour the flavours at the Eat Dorset Food Fair

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

FOOD lovers are being invited to eat the county.

Portland residents discover sugar is a sweet but silent enemy

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THERE is nothing to brighten up the day like a sweet treat.

See how your produce is grown

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

FANS of organic fare have taken the opportunity to see how their produce is grown.

Taste of France in Brewery Square

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A TASTE of France will soon be on offer at Brewery Square, right, in Dorchester.

Former Masterchef champion up for top award

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

2:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

FORMER Masterchef champion Mat Follas is in the running for a top award months after opening a new restaurant in Dorchester.

Tuck in at Poundbury food festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

SHELLFISH to charcuterie, marshmallows to water buffalo- the mother of all food festivals is coming to Poundbury.

Say cheese! Last ever Denhay truckle is sold

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

MULTI-AWARD-WINNING Town Mill cheesemonger Justin Tunstall is celebrating his fifth year in business by selling the last truckle left in the world of one of Britain’s great cheddars.

Walk or run to help Heroes charity

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Walkers and runners are invited to take on a spectacular full or half trail marathon in South Dorset on September 13. The Heroes Challenge will raise funds for local charities. Details at: hangersheroes.co.uk

Make a splash with some tempting summer refreshment

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

WITH the summer holidays approaching, packing a picnic has never been more tempting.

Chef teams up with fisherman to launch innovative cooking scheme

Bridport and Lyme Regis News:

3:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH chef is hoping to catch new trade with an innovative idea utilising the town’s location.

Pick up some some tasty treats at the Seafood Festival

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

3:02pm Monday 7th July 2014

FISH lovers rejoice, the time is almost upon us. Dorset’s famous Seafood Festival takes place this weekend.

Summery recipes to enjoy during Wimbledon

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Summery recipes to enjoy during Wimbledon

11:04am Monday 30th June 2014

THE strawberries are being diced, the Pimms is on ice and inevitably, as usually is the case, it’s probably raining.

Dorset's first ever vegan fair

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: A vegan-friendly dish

3:05pm Monday 23rd June 2014

DORSET’S first-ever Vegan Fair will be held this weekend.

Ethical victory for organic delivery firm

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Gill and Gareth Rossiter of Riverford Organics

3:03pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A DORSET couple are celebrating the taste of success after scooping an award for their clean-living ethos.

The freshest flavours from Italy

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: AUTHENTIC: Stall holders at the Italian market

11:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

ENGLAND may have lost to Italy in the World Cup at the weekend but we still love Italian food.

Fay cooks up a treat

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: NO STRESS: Fay Ripley gets ready to enjoy one of her dishes

3:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

FORGET slaving and sweating away in the kitchen for hours – wow your family and friends with fabulous food that’s tasty and simple to prepare. Actress and cook Fay Ripley reveals her secrets.

Three of the best: Healthy meal helpers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

11:00am Monday 16th June 2014

• The Lake District Dairy Co. Quark, £1.25, Morrisons Naturally fat-free with a smooth, creamy texture, ideal for substituting into both sweet and savoury meals as a lower fat alternative to ingredients like cream cheese and double cream.

Italian food on sale at Dorchester's Brewery Square market

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Stall holders at the Italian market

11:00am Monday 16th June 2014

ENGLAND may have lost to Italy in the World Cup at the weekend but we still love Italian food.

Actress Fay Ripley's food for smiles

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Fay Ripley

11:00am Monday 16th June 2014

FORGET slaving and sweating away in the kitchen for hours – wow your family and friends with fabulous food that’s tasty and simple to prepare. Actress and cook Fay Ripley reveals her secrets.

Nominate top school for cooking

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

10:04am Monday 16th June 2014

DORSET foodies are being urged to nominate their favourite cookery school for an award.

Watercress company taking part in charity fun run

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: UNDER A VEST: Tom Amery and Jason Bushnell

3:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A DORCHESTER watercress company is putting the fun into their upcoming run for charity, which runs directly through their competitor’s watercress fields.

County’s finest food and drink at Dorset Food Week

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

3:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

A POPULAR week to celebrate Dorset’s food and drink is being revived.

Become official beer taster for Oddbins

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Become official beer taster for Oddbins

3:00pm Monday 26th May 2014

PINT-SIZED dreams do come true. A jammy job for beer lovers who fancy tasting dozens of craft ales and recommending which brews should go onto the shelves at Oddbins branches, the retailer has launched a national hunt to find an official customer Beer Taster to assist them.

Camp Bestival’s Feast Collective is a feast for all the senses

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

HAPPY campers will get to sample foods from right across the country- without having to step foot outside the county.

It’s a shore thing – the Seafood Festival is back

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: FISHY FEAST: Last year’s Seafood Festival

4:00pm Monday 19th May 2014

SOMETHING fishy is going on in Weymouth.

Pizza chain's new lunchtime menu

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Pizza Express has a new lunch menu

5:01pm Monday 12th May 2014

Pizza Express has launched a new lunchtime menu.

Fishy business in Lyme Regis

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Mark Hix pours out crabs on to the table at last year’s event

4:57pm Monday 12th May 2014

FISHY things are happening in Lyme Regis this summer.

Garlic bulbs pack a powerful punch

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Mark Botwright of the South West Garlic Farm

4:54pm Monday 12th May 2014

WHEN a top TV chef like Nigella Lawson says she loves your produce, you know you’re on to a good thing.

Pub's grub is 'one to watch'

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: COOKING UP A STORM: Karl Bashford, and Suzie Prekopova

4:00pm Monday 5th May 2014

A PUB in West Dorset has been shortlisted as a ‘rising star to watch’ in the exclusive invitation only Trencherman’s Guide.

Head chef to demonstrate at Knob Throwing event

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Ashley Palmer-Watts

3:00pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

ASHLEY Palmer-Watts, group executive head chef of Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck group, will be attending the Dorset Knob Throwing and Frome Valley Food Fest, at Cattistock on Sunday May 4.

RECIPE: Try Great British Bake Off champion John Whaite's Beet Hotpot Picnic Slices

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: GRAB A SLICE: John Whaite’s Lancashire Beef Hotpot Picnic Slices

4:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

FORMER Great British Bake Off champion John Whaite loves testing out his sweet creations on family and friends.

Here's some recipes for feel-good food

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: HELPING HOSPICE: Christina Hart-Davies with her charity cook book

2:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

IF you’re in need of some feel-good food, then take a leaf out of this recipe book and help raise funds for a good cause at the same time.

Totally addicted to curry

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: SPICY: Anjum Anand

12:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

MOST of us love Indian food, but cooking it from scratch seems like too much hard work. However, it doesn’t have to mean hours in the kitchen, mixing and marinading, according to Anjum Anand.

Big Lunch is a recipe for community spirit

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

THERE’S still time for Dorset residents to get involved with this year’s Big Lunch on Sunday, June 1, when the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours takes place.

Lyme Regis hotel wins gold and is praised for localism effort in the kitchen

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Owner of the Alexandra Kathryn Haskins, centre, with some of her staff

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A ‘COMMITMENT to local sourcing’ has earned a Lyme Regis hotel praise for the fourth year in a row.

Fresh flavours in store for Camp Bestival festival-goers

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: COLLECTIVE: Camp Bestival

12:00pm Monday 31st March 2014

FESTIVAL-goers are in for a feast at Camp Bestival 2014.

Dishes from masterchef

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Chorizo and anchovy pappardelle.

4:00pm Monday 24th March 2014

MASTERCHEF returns to our TV screens this week on BBC 1 on Wednesday.

Taste Best Buys

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

10:59am Monday 24th March 2014

SAINSBURY’S.

Prosecco producer raises a glass in Dorchester

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Dorset web button

10:55am Monday 24th March 2014

A RENOWNED Prosecco producer raised a glass in Dorchester on his tour of the ‘wild west’.

Take a walk on the wild side with award-winning Blue Vinny ice cream

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: Take a walk on the wild side with award-winning Blue Vinny ice cream

4:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

A DORSET ice cream company has scooped a top award for its Blue Vinny flavour following a Dragons’ Den-style presentation at a national food show.






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