Spring Tide Food Festival is back for its 10th year

The ever popular Spring Tide Food Festival is celebrating its 10th year, with its event taking place next weekend. Taste buds will be teased on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May from 10am to 4pm, at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock, as the event takes place on the spectacular Jurassic coast, where event goers will find […]

Mitch Tonks’ Rockfish heads to Dorset

Weymouth Esplanade is set to be the new, picturesque location for Mitch Tonks’ restaurant group, Rockfish. Chef and CEO Mitch Tonks is bringing his award-winning seafood restaurant group, Rockfish to Dorset. Opening restaurants in Weymouth in July, with a date to be announced, and at Poole Quay in October, bringing the group to 8 restaurants […]

Driving up the heat with Dorset Chilli Shop

Andy Guy was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. His Father was in the RNZAF and they were constantly on the move, which gave Andy plenty of opportunity to sample many different cuisines.  His first chilli recollection was when he was a boy and persuaded his Stepmother to try some chillies from a street stall in […]

Abbotsbury Food Fair Stall Holders

It’s back for 2019! Join us for another year of fabulous food and drink at Abbotsbury Food Fair! With around 30 local producers selling distinctively Dorset produce set in the stunning Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens. More info Abbotsbury Food Fair Facebook Event List of Stall Holders Producers Bayside Bakery Cerne Abbas Brewery Dorset Chilli Shop Dorset […]

Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2018 – Winners Revealed

The Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards took place on Thursday 27th September at The Italian Villa. These awards are organised by Dorset Magazine, whose greatest passion is the food and drink produced in this county, and the farms that produce it. The awards are designed to showcase the great and the good in Dorset, […]

Gingernut’s Free From Goodies

From an early age Steph Lowe learnt how to bake from her Mother and after leaving school she enrolled on the Chef Scholarship course at Bournemouth & Poole University. But this was cut short due to Steph’s growing intolerance to dairy products. Then gradually over time she also grew intolerant to wheat & gluten, which […]

Chilled Tomato Soup – In Season with The Pig on the Beach

The Pig on the Beach prides itself on its kitchen garden, supplying simple British produce for their restaurant. Currently being harvested at The Pig on the Beach: – Tomatoes in the Polytunnel (7 different varieties). The Pig’s favourite is Sungold, due to the great texture and acidity. – Chillies in the Greenhouse (around 10 varieties) […]

A Real Cure For Dorset

The Real Cure charcuterie was formed in 2013 by James Smart & Lucy Hagan, it was a one room, one fridge experiment in his Father’s old workshop. It is now a multiple award winning business and going from strength to strength, also it has a lot more rooms. James was brought up on his family’s […]

Delicious, Delicious Deli

St. Alban Street in Weymouth is a quintessential English seaside thoroughfare, but amongst the buckets & spades and objet d’art, there is an oasis of wonderful Dorset produce. Delicious is a delicatessen championing great Dorset food, sourced from local farms & producers. Delicious was created by Carl MacShilton and his brother-in-law Mark MacCormack both passionate [...]