RICHARD ESLING: A wine list for the 21st century

There are wine lists and then there are wine lists.

Rye Bay plaice fillet roulade with cheesy dill potato croquettes and saffron mussel velout�

DAVID WOODS: Roll up for a fresh fish dish

Put plaice on your supper menu this spring, says David Woods, executive head chef of the Sofitel London Gatwick.

Cafe Malbec

Review: Cafe Malbec

Brighton and Hove has a long-standing relationship with Argentina.
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TRAVEL: Golfing getaway to relaxing retreat – Norfolk’s broad appeal

The stately stature of Dunston Hall at the end of a meandering drive, flanked by a procession of towering trees, confirms arrival at one of Norfolk’s premier addresses.

On Egrets Way

Explore ‘slow Sussex’

Lucy Bryant discovers how to find the Sistine Chapel in Goring, with travel writer Tim Locke.

Cabernet Franc from Hungary

RICHARD ESLING: Hungary for Cabernet Franc

No, it’s not a spelling mistake in the title.

Bluebells at Angmering Park Estate. Photo by Lisa Jane

Best bluebell spots in Sussex – as chosen by our readers

Our readers have shared with us some of their favourite spots in the county to see these beautiful flowers.

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Eastbourne mum on TV this morning

A mother from Pevensey Bay is featured on the BBC2 Victoria Derbyshire Show this morning (Tuesday April 18) alongside women across the country fighting to get a controversial operation stopped.

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Pet owners stump up almost £3,500 in the first year of owning their animal, a survey has found.


Alexia Rowley - Parenting the role of a lifetime

Alexia Rowley on why having a child really is for the long term

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Byrd and Spry

Byrd and Spry’s how to guide - DIY decoration

Byrd and Spry’s Ella Turner shares her DIY Easter tips.

Richard Esling at Chateau LAuberdiere with Jean-Michel Morille and Pascal Houis

RICHARD ESLING: Muscadet re-invents itself

The French dry white wine produced in the Western Loire valley, not far from the Atlantic Coast, has been around for a long time, not just in France but also on the UK market.

A painting of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Cloudesley Shovell in full fig. His mothers house in Hastings is pictured to his right. Intriguingly, an 1824 edition of The Gentlemans Magazine asserts that Shovell himself lived there for a while.

Admiral who took Gibraltar died in shipwreck tragedy

A distinguished admiral who in 1704 helped capture Gibraltar for England counted among his many civic appointments that of Commissioner of the London Sewers. The latter an amusingly apt role for a man whose surname was … Shovell!


COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Fatboy Slim thrilled to be performing on ‘his doorstep’ at Wild Life

Sussex’s Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim) said he is thrilled to be performing on ‘his doorstep’ at this year’s Wild Life Festival.

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The average UK homeowner moves out of their parent’s at 21, lives in seven houses and spends £26,295 on redecorating over their lifetime, according to new research.

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Get out in the garden ready for spring

Stone Cross Nurseries explore the spring sensation which offers some of the biggest and best blooms in spring.

Hot cross buns

Make your own hot cross buns

Easter is just around the corner on Sunday, April 16.

Adding colour to the garden

Video: Transform your garden into the outdoor space you’ve always wanted

Getting the garden ready for summer can be a daunting task after a long winter and it can be hard to find the time or motivation to get out there and tackle it in one go.

PDA chief executive Neil Ogilvie. Picture: Shepherd PR Limited

COUNTY NEWS: Householders warned of unscrupulous tradesmen

Sussex householders are being warned about unscrupulous tradesmen using a national trade body’s logo illegally.

This year's runners. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

PICTURES: This year’s Brighton Marathon runners

Our photographer Eddie Mitchell captured these terrific pictures of this year’s Brighton Marathon runners.

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