Monday, 22 April 2019

Chefs can’t wait to show off their skills at food festivals

Chefs can’t wait to show off their skills at food festivals

CALLING all gastronauts, foodies, cider sippers, Bake Off and Fake Off fans. The food festival season is almost upon us, writes Paul ...

 

Food swap

A FOOD swap will be held at TS Guardian, the Henley Sea Cadets’ base, off Wargrave Road, Henley, on Saturday, May 25 from 11am to noon....

 

New pub landlord finally fulfils childhood ambition

New pub landlord finally fulfils childhood ambition

THE new landlord of the Horns in Crazies Hill says he is fulfilling a childhood ambition by running the pub. Richard Chapman has taken ...

 

Rugby clubs hosts first gin and fizz festival

Rugby clubs hosts first gin and fizz festival

HUNDREDS of people attended a gin and fizz festival during ladies’ day at Henley Rugby Club. Ten businesses offering food and drink ...

 

Mishap made Otway whistle

Mishap made Otway whistle

FOUR decades on, it remains one of the most memorable moments in the history of the classic BBC music programme The Old Grey Whistle ...

 

Gin and fizz day

A GIN and fizz festival will be held at Henley Rugby Club tomorrow (Saturday) from noon. The ladies’ day event will coincide with the ...

 

New landlord

THE Horns pub in Crazies Hill has a new landlord. Richard Chapman has taken over from Sandra Bernard (Purdy) who has stepped down ...

 

Food swap

A FOOD swap will be held at TS Guardian, the Henley Sea Cadets’ base, off Wargrave Road, Henley, tomorrow (Saturday) from 11am to noon....

 

Dinner on the move

WARGRAVE’S “biggest ever dinner party” will be one of the new attractions at this year’s village festival. The walking safari supper ...

 

Pub landlord and chef joins best pie-makers

Pub landlord and chef joins best pie-makers

PIES have long been a staple of British pub grub. Now the Bull & Butcher in Turville can proudly boast to customers that its recipe is ...

 

Back on menu

TWO chefs from Shiplake have been chosen to appear on the BBC’s Great British Menu again. Ryan and Liam Simpson-Trotman, ...

 

New eatery

A NEW restaurant is due to open in Henley. Shellfish Cow, which already has a restaurant in Wallingford, has not revealed which empty ...

 

Tribute to magician

THIS year’s Wargrave Village Festival will have a theme of “That’s magic” in honour of Paul Daniels. The magician, who lived in the ...

 

Chocolates with fizz

TWO Henley businesses have joined forces to create a wine-filled chocolate. Chocolatier Gorvett & Stone in Duke Street and Fairmile ...

 

Guess which Beatle turned out to be the egg (and chips) man?

Guess which Beatle turned out to be the egg (and chips) man?

RINGO STARR was there. Henley dinner party — an informal affair. Twenty guests and a vegetarian buffet (after much research into ...

 

Pizza cake... children demonstrate culinary skills to Mary Berry

Children demonstrate culinary skills to Mary Berry

MARY BERRY watched little children make pizzas at a new cookery school in Henley. The television presenter and writer, who lives in ...

 

Restaurant opening delayed until March

THE opening of a new restaurant in Henley has been delayed until March. The Mediterranean restaurant will be at the former Cau ...

 

‘Frugal’ has plenty to be said for it — just ask Prue Leith!

‘Frugal’ has plenty to be said for it — just ask Prue Leith!

FRANKLY, I’m exhausted with Christmas excess, over-spending, over-eating and over-indulging, writes Paul Clerehugh. They reckon 30 per ...

 

Older villagers enjoy each other’s company over lunch

Older villagers enjoy each other’s company over lunch

ABOUT 60 pensioners attended a Christmas lunch party at Nettlebed Village Club. They were served homemade vegetable soup, crumble with ...

 

We can't wait to tuck into winter warmers

We can't wait to tuck into winter warmers

AS soon as we’ve passed bonfire night there’s something in our DNA hankering for winter food, writes Paul Clerehugh. A switch in our ...

 

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