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  • The Cat Inn, West Hoathly

    A genuine destination pub with spacious and quirky rooms, that oozes charm and quality and showcases the best of Sussex produce and hospitality.

  • 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?

  • Rum – it’s the new gin!

    In honour of National Rum Day, we’re benching our usual G&T for something a little spicier. Here’s what to buy and how to drink it.

  • Jam or cream first? Where to eat afternoon tea in Sussex

    It's Afternoon Tea Week - bet you didn't even know that was a thing. Celebrate tarts and fancies (steady on now) with our pick of the best places to indulge in Sussex.

  • Beachside Eats: The coolest coastal cafes in Sussex

    Heading to the beach? You'll be wanting somewhere to eat, then. How about a laid-back beach cafe serving top quality grub al fresco? Coming right up, milady.

  • Sussex new restaurants

    Eat out to Help Out! Where to get a discount in Sussex

    Sick of cooking? Good news - from 3 Aug, you can get a 50% discount on your dinner and drinks when you eat in, and even better news, no washing up.

  • The White Hart, South Harting

    Fill your cup, both literally and figuratively, at this cosy country inn tucked away in the heart of one of Sussex's prettiest South Downs villages. High end pub fare, a charming and friendly atmosphere and a blissful night's sleep await.

  • Five healthy drink swaps to keep you cool all summer

    Overdid it on the wine during lockdown? Get your chops round these healthy alternatives, all light on calories and packed full of botanicals. You'll be glowing in no time.

  • Sussex’s foraged gin

    Gin has been having a moment for, er, quite a few moments now. Muddy's had a sneak peek behind the scenes at Slake, a truly original artisan distillery here in the heart of Sussex.

  • 15 gorgeous pub gardens in Sussex

    It's been a while - more than 100 days, actually - but the pubs are open again. Here's where to enjoy an al-fresco tipple in Sussex.

  • Hic hic hooray! Local vineyards to enjoy for English Wine Week

    English wine is officially having a moment and Sussex wines are raking in the awards - and what better time to try it than during English Wine Week? Top up your glass with a drop from one of these local vineyards.

  • 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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