Zesty barbecue sauce

Dust off the deckchairs and get the beers on ice; it’s barbecue season and we’ve got the ultimate sauce recipe from Chris Hicks at The Catherine Wheel

Witching hour cocktail

When the clock strikes midnight, we’ll want an enticing glass of this witching hour cocktail to hand, provided by Aaron Lee Mander of The Dark Horse in Bath

Winter negroni recipe

If last summer saw vermouth finally back in vogue, this year is all about its darker, winter look. This slinky seasonal negroni from North Coast Wine Co in Bude uses spicy red El Bandarra Catalunyanian vermut

Where did all the chefs go?

The nation’s appetite for eating out is at an insatiable high. Yet as our taste for table hopping continues to rise, the number of skilled chefs is dropping. How will this affect our dining habits? Kathryn Lewis got the low-down from some of the South West’s leading chefs

What's the hype about coffee stout?

Creamy, rich and smooth, stout has been reinvented for a new generation of sippers. Find out what the hype’s about with Jo Flanagan from Bristol’s Small Bar