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  • Street food heaven

    Chewy churros, sensational seafood, delicious dim sum, perfect paella and more: the UK's touring collective of scrumptious street food comes to Somerset and Dorset

  • Incredible, edible art

    Channel 4's Extreme Cake Maker, Wells-based Zoe Burmester, swapped a behind-the-scenes career in TV and film to create showstopping celebration, wedding and event cakes that tell a story

  • The 30+ best local artisan gins

    The 30 best artisan gins across the Muddy counties - rack them up, throw in some juniper berries and rosemary, and let's get drinking!

  • Mistletoe and WINE

    Christmas wine pairing: what do three South West wine buffs suggest we uncork on Christmas day?

  • Crack open the Cava !

    Fizzier and drier than Prosecco, Cava's more like Champagne. Want to quaff some on us? We've got SIX bottles to give away!

  • Bottoms up!

    To do list: start working your way through these local craft distilled gins from Somerset, Bath and Bristol.

    • Cook *this* at the weekend!

      Here's a scrumptious Donna Hay weekend lunch recipe for you - and a chat with the super-chef herself. If we ask nicely, will she cook it too?

    • The Food Medic recipe

      Fancy a speedy supper?

      Step away from that tin of baked beans lady, here's a goats cheese & greens frittata, courtesy of The Food Medic.

      • corkscrew coming out of a bottle of wine, bbg fire in the background

        First of the Summer wine

        Pop a cork – or should that be unscrew the lid – on the best summer wines for barbeques: what to quaff when you scoff

      • Beetroot carpaccio salad

        The delicious red one has loads of health benefits but don't wear white when you're scoffing

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