• The Rock Inn
    Restaurant review: The Rock Inn, Haytor Vale
    This cosy Dartmoor inn, with its huge fireplaces, flop-down-with-a-sigh sofas and excellent cooking, is a delightful antidote to feeling fraught and frazzled
  • Craig Davies
    Bite sized: Craig Davies
    High-end dining, a trusty Thermomix and Granny's ham hock: the head chef at Paschoe House near Crediton gives us a peek inside his culinary world
  • Gather
    Restaurant review: Gather, Totnes
    In a time of industry uncertainty, Gather’s fresh-out-of-college kitchen team are reason to be optimistic about the future of fine dining, says Kathryn Lewis
  • Drinks Finder
    Christmas cocktail cabinet
    Mark and Andrew Rowe, founders of Constantine Stores in Cornwall, share their essential picks for a stellar Christmas drinks collection
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    Win a gourmet escape to Marazion
  • Lords of the Manor
    Win an enchanting Cotswolds escape


Explore our favourite recipes from the Food Insider’s Guide – we’ve got everything from starters and salads to main dishes and desserts

  • Mount Haven Hotel
    Porthilly oyster and potato fritters with seaweed tartare
  • Lamb with beetroot and salsa verde
    Lamb with roasted beetroot and salsa verde
  • The Scarlet Hotel's gin and tonic cupcakes
    Gin and tonic cake

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