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  • Speedy supper – tonight’s dinner dilemma solved

    Dinner dilemma? You need Melissa Hemsley's easy-peasy, super-healthy fried chermoula cauliflower on herby bean dip with slaw. I'll be around at 7, OK?

  • Chocolate making with Noble and Stace

    Join a fun workshop to learn some tricks of the trade from West Sussex experts

  • Gotta Have It

    You can keep your Caipirinha, these traditional chocolate coated honey cakes are the real taste sensation from Brazil (via Sussex) and they'd make a great alternative to flowers for Mothers’ Day.

  • Easy cheesy festive nibbles

    Pallant of Arundel share their expert tips to help you entertain over party season.

  • Ding Dong!

    Our guide to the most dreamy and funky places to get yourself wed, from Cornwall up to Norfolk - including Sussex, natch!

  • Speedy supper – fish tacos

    Too knackered to cook a fancy supper? A 20 minute fish tacos recipe from Wahaca supremo Thomasina Miers

  • Planning a party? New wedding and events barn at Bolney

    I went along to the opening of new wedding and events venue Chapel Barn on an organic farm at Bolney just recently and thought you’d like to see some of the pics. With music and Sussex suppliers from near and far showing off their wares on the day (yay, free ice-cream!) it was a bit like […]

  • Muddy Stays: The Barn at Roundhurst

    Remember that dramatic wedding scene at the end of The Graduate when Dustin Hoffman bangs on the glass at the top of the church? I had to fight the urge not to recreate it when I stayed over at The Barn at Roundhurst recently. Just look at this epic lounge/restaurant space with a glass-fronted snug […]

  • Big new South Downs drive-up deli

    So, the garden centre at Hassocks has had a big extension. No, WAKE UP this is about food – a huge new deli in fact. The barn-like addition called the South Downs Heritage Centre has been filled with various elements including, I kid you not, a small lawnmower museum, but the main event as far […]

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