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Raised pies are in my mind the most satisfying you can make. For starters, the dough is good-tempered and can be handled more readily than, say, puff pastry – it’s fun to work with. And the result, with its crisp, toothsome edges, makes you feel like a proper baker.

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Neil Phillips, The Wine Tipster, gives his take on the best Cotswold wine and bubbles to enjoy this Christmas

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One pub in Winchcombe and one in Chipping Norton have been named best of the year in two categories in the Good Pub Guide 2021 awards

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Stroud writer Kate Young’s debut cookbook The Little Library Year was published to great acclaim last year, and now she’s back with her follow-up, The Little Library Christmas, a collection of 50 festive recipes

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Stroud writer Kate Young’s debut cookbook The Little Library Year was published to great acclaim last year, and now she’s back with her follow-up, The Little Library Christmas, a collection of 50 festive recipes

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Christmas recipe: Turkish delight

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Stroud writer Kate Young’s debut cookbook The Little Library Year was published to great acclaim last year, and now she’s back with her follow-up, The Little Library Christmas, a collection of 50 festive recipes

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Stroud writer Kate Young’s debut cookbook The Little Library Year was published to great acclaim last year, and now she’s back with her follow-up, The Little Library Christmas, a collection of 50 festive recipes

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As people seek reassurance from their food, our traditional Cotswold butchers are once again in demand, writes Guy Warner

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We’ve gathered some great restaurants, pubs and cafes in the Cotswolds that are offering takeaways during lockdown

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Ad Feature A butcher’s guide to buying better meat

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Looking to buy better quality, more sustainable meat this Christmas? Butcher Ben Creese offers his advice.

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Best cosy pubs in the Cotswolds

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Dark and chilly winter evenings are perfect for huddling in the corner of a country pub with friends, catching up over beer and supper. The Cotswolds have cosy pubs aplenty – here are 12 of our favourite places to go...

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Once the preserve of high society, an afternoon tea is now widely available in cafes, tearooms and restaurants across the UK. This is no less true in the Cotswolds. We pick 12 of the best places to enjoy this indulgent treat in the region

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The government initiative to help boost the hospitality economy comes into effect this week, so here are the places to visit for money off your bill

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Keep that rubber on the road with a motivational refuel at one of these top cycling cafés in the Cotswolds

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There can’t be many better places to enjoy dinner and drinks than in a stunning riverside setting in the Cotswold countryside. From a position on the banks of the River Thames to the River Churn, here are some of the best riverside pubs that the region has to offer…

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A creative new patisserie specialising in beautiful, colourful and unique pastries and cakes is coming to Cheltenham

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Flowers have been used for culinary purposes as far back as Ancient Greek and Egyptian times. Emma Hutchinson of the Cotswold florist, The Bespoke Flower Co. takes a closer look at edible flowers, why they are enjoying a renaissance on our plates and what you can grow at home to tempt your taste buds!

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A much-loved staple in the community, it’s a tragedy when a local pub is unable to continue serving its local patrons. Our pubs need to be cherished, celebrated and protected. Liz Hartland joins the group of passionate pub-lovers on a mission to encourage the public to do just that

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A brand new, unique dining experience is coming to the Cotswolds

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From 4th July, pubs will be reopening their doors in the first time for months as lockdown restrictions ease. We’ve gathered some must visit pubs in the Cotswolds to revisit

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