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  • Best beaches in the South & South West

    Heading south for the summer? Then you'll be needing our guide to the 18 best beaches including the inside line on the best activities, foodie joints and sundowner spots.

  • Review: A boozy lakeside picnic at Albourne Estates

    Award-winning wines? Tick. Top notch countryside? Tick. Friendly (non snooty) approach? Tick. Next stop the Albourne Estate near Brighton - although frankly, you had us at the word wine.

  • Brunch time! Where to eat the best meal of the day

    A bona fide excuse to drink before midday, plus, it's way easier to get a table booking for a morning slot. What are you waiting for? Bag brunch at one of these Sussex gems

  • Review: Sussex Pass at The White Hart, Wadhurst

    An upmarket restaurant from an established Sussex foodie team, housed within a cosy village pub with a menu that celebrates the best of local food and drink.

  • Five luxe alfresco afternoon teas

    Picnics are all very well, but for true indulgence, enjoy an upmarket afternoon tea with a breathtaking beach or garden view at these luxe Sussex hotspots.

  • Pub gardens for post-lockdown fun

    Here's to alfresco meet-ups! We've cherry-picked some of the best pub gardens for eating and drinking in Sussex. Your round!

  • Restaurants to book now

    Counting down until you can eat out again? Sussex's gourmet hotspots are getting ready to open their doors and already taking bookings - here's our pick of where to make your reservation.

  • Try this light but warming spring supper

    Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's healthy take on this Scottish fish soup makes for a quick and hearty but healthy supper that's perfect for cool spring evenings.

  • 9 fab picnic spots (and where to get your food)

    Picnics are officially THE social event of the summer. Dig out your hamper and waterproof blanket, and order a bite before you find a bench - or beach - with your besties.

  • Mother’s Day meals for an at-home celebration

    We're all au fait with the lockdown celebrations drill by now. This Mother's Day, bring the fun home with a takeaway breakfast, afternoon tea, cafe lunch, restaurant meal or Sunday roast.

  • Comforting classics from The Pie Room

    Ooh, is there anything more satisfying than good flaky pastry? These two tasty recipes from Calum Franklin's new cookbook The Pie Room are just the ticket.

  • Takeaway Review: The Royal Oak, Midhurst

    Muddy samples a veritable treasure trove of classic, comforting cooking in a box, perfect for an indulgent at-home treat on a grey Sunday afternoon.

  • Nine of the best Sunday roasts to order in

    This grey weather is begging for a slap-up Sunday roast you haven't had to cook yourself. Tuck in with a takeaway from these Sussex pubs.

  • Asian-inspired healthy dinners for reboot February

    January didn't quite live up to your healthy living expectations? Cosy food doesn't have to come at the cost of health. Try these tasty plant-based recipes made with warming ginger and miso.

  • 48 Mother’s Day afternoon teas that deliver

    Can't give mum a hug? This is a close second: tiny sandwiches, a lot of clotted cream, and an optional bottle of fizz. Here are the 48 best afternoon teas for delivery and takeaway around the country.

  • Fast and filling recipes for Feb

    No time/energy to cook (let alone make it healthy)? Don't worry, we've got you. Here are two low-effort, speedy suppers under 500 calories to feel good about.

  • Eat Better Forever, Hugh? Oh, OK then.

    Spent December scoffing mince pies? Whip up a veg-packed soup or hot pot from Hugh's new cookbook and feel the smug glow of a healthy New Year.

  • Cookbooks 2020

    The best cookbooks to buy now

    Sick of making the same seven dinners, week in, week out? Or just a sucker for tempting pictures of food? If any of the above apply, we’ve got you covered.

  • 40 of the best indie coffee roasters

    Can't function without your morning brew? Try one of these delicious artisan blends, from indie coffee roasters across the Muddy counties, to kickstart your day with a caffeine boost. 

  • Launch review: The Pig, Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

    On its opening day, Muddy's ed-in-chief Hero Brown was the first to eat lunch at the brand new Pig hotel in Harlyn Bay (what a trooper!). So what was the verdict - and is it worth a trip to North Cornwall?

  • Smokin’! The perfect summer burger recipe

    The weather's pulling a blinder this week, so fire up the BBQ and rustle up this bad boy with homemade ketchup (fancy!) from Muddy favourite The Pig group.

  • Quarantini time! Heston’s Gold Rush

    Looking to up your cocktail creds during lockdown? We've rifled through Heston Blumenthal’s cocktail bible, so perk yourself up with a Gold Rush.

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with our favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Ready, set, bake with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Speedy supper, anyone? Make THIS tonight

    Looking for healthy dinner ideas - take inspiration from Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for a meal that's quick, tasty and packed with protein.

  • Ready, set, cook! 8 new cookbooks for spring

    Looking to up your cooking creds whilst in quarantine? Then you'll be needing our curated guide to the most useful and inspiring cookbooks for spring. Yes, chef!

  • Cook THIS for dinner tonight

    Running out of ideas for midweek meals? Yup, us too. Take inspiration from the hottest new cookbook on the block by pop star Jessie Ware. Yum!

  • Asparagus tart with quails egg and prosciutto ham

    This super-simple tart recipe, from Cotswolds based Gluts & Gluttony, makes the most of seasonal ingredients and takes a mere 30 minutes. Count us in!

  • Recipe: A salad for sunny days

    This peach and lentil salad with warm pork tenderloin by renowned chefs Kate & Giancarlo Caldesi, is easy peasy, looks amazing and tastes delicious.

  • Restaurants with rooms

    Dreaming of a foodie getaway? We've scoured the Muddy counties for hotel stays with serious culinary credentials for when lock-down lifts. Tuck in.

  • The best brunch in town

    The most lipsmackingly indulgent meal of the day and we have 47 of the best ones to tempt you with, from vegan to full English, flat white to green detox. Just add friends and a hangover.

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