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Wine of the month: Fiano Falanghina Greco

Falanghina, the delicious character-filled taste of southern Italy.

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4th Oct 2011
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Wine of the month: La Multa

Pieter Rosenthal ponders why the vocabulary of wine labels.

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6th Sep 2011
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Recipes: Moules a la creme

Simple seafood recipe that feeds five in 20minutes.

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17th Aug 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Wine of the month!

Pieter Rosenthal talks aromatics...

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2nd Aug 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Wine of the month: Chianti

Chianti comes out on top at the Bristol Foodies Festival

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13th Jul 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Food safety week!

Brush up on your basic food hygiene skills to avoid E.coli and other food bacterias

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7th Jun 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Wine of the month: What's in a blend?

Your chance to buy a wine that doesn’t exist yet!

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6th Jun 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Book Review - 'On a Stick'

Food on sticks goaded into life

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31st May 2011
Alexander Hay
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Mama’s saucy spaghetti with lamb meatballs

Dolmio share Mamas top ten recipes with 50connect

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20th May 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Wine fit for a King (or Queen)

Pieter Rosenthal ponders the wine selection at the Royal wedding and offers up his regal winner!

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5th May 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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A Tasting Challenge

Would you recognise your favourite wine in a line up if you were tasting it blind?

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28th Mar 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Wine for Fairtrade Fortnight…

Pieter Rosenthal shares his take on the Fairtrade wine market and offers up his Fairtrade wine of the month

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2nd Mar 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Valentine's Day recipe!

Chef Paul Rankin shares his recipe for Daube of beef with saffron risotto, gremolata and wild mushrooms

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8th Feb 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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A Year of Drinking Better Wine

With 2011 barely even started, VAT was raised once again up to 20%. What the overall impact of this will be remains to be seen, but for wine it is certainly not good news.

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3rd Feb 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Host your own: Burns Night

End your January in style by hosting your very own Burns night. Get your mates round on the 25th January to eat haggis, drink whiskey and be merry!

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19th Jan 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Turkey club sandwich

Turkey sandwiches can be an ordeal ... but not if you use your imagination. Discover the wonders of the club sandwich and enjoy turkey year round.

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5th Jan 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Shopahoilc: an alternative festive dinner

Get bored with the traditional menu for the festive season and fancy something a little different? Give turkey a rest this year and try my alternative festive food...

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22nd Dec 2010
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Thoughts for Food

For both economical and environmental reasons we have to be more considerate about the amount of food we consume and try where possible not to waste anything...

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6th Dec 2010
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Britain's Wierdest Pubs

Visit one of Britians wierd and wonderful public houses, why not have a pint while you're there? Well, it would be rude not too...

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22nd Nov 2010
Rhian Mainwaring
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Perfect wine decanting

50Connect's wine expert Pieter Rosenthal reveals all on decanting wine, and reviews a wonderful pinot grigio from Chile.

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12th Nov 2010
Alexander Hay
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Collops of beef with Grant's Ale Cask Whisky and mushroom cream

Nick Nairn cooks delicious collops of beef with Grant's Ale Cask Whisky and mushroom cream, served with wilted spinach and crushed tatties

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9th Nov 2010
Gareth Hargreaves
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How to cook perfect ‘Special Fried Rice’ on a budget

Easy to follow tips for special fried rice.

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22nd Oct 2010
Mark O'haire
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Half-term treats: yummy winter fudge

Gizzi Erskine shows how easy it is to create a delicious winter fudge with only four ingredients.

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12th Oct 2010
Gareth Hargreaves
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Wine of the month: Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most recognised and popular white grape varieties on the planet and can be found in the most far-flung corners of the wine world.

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1st Oct 2010
Mark O'haire
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Take part in British Food Fortnight

We suggest 14 things that you can do to eat more healthily, more variedly and to discover the diverse and delicious range of food that Britain has to offer during British Food Fortnight.

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13th Sep 2010
Mark O'haire
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How to get good tables at top restaurants

Mark Bower from lastminute.com and Paul Welburn, head chef at top restaurant Rhodes W1 talk about the current trends and how to get the best tables at top restaurants.

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10th Sep 2010
Mark O'haire
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Wine of the Month: Les Clos Perdus - Cuvée 61

Adding bags of character for your money, why not try a fantastic organic wine such as the 2008 Les Clos Perdus - Cuvee 61 - Corbieres.

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1st Sep 2010
Mark O'haire
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Seven magnificent Chinese sauces

Fancy an easy night’s cooking and too tired to spend time preparing it? Why not spruce up your food with a spoonful or two of these fantastic Chinese sauces.

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25th Aug 2010
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Restaurant quality in your own home

Wine expert Jilly Goolden shows you how to create the ultimate dining experience.

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16th Aug 2010
Mark O'haire
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The Great British Beer Festival 2010

The annual Great British Beer Festival takes place from August 3-7 at Earls Court and CAMRA has some great brews to tempt beer lovers. Here's a taster of what's to come.

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2nd Aug 2010
Mark O'haire


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