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RICHARD ESLING: Could this be the new wave Italian wine for the UK?

There is a relatively new wine in Italy that is starting to make a bit of a name for itself.

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A trio of cocktails  Last Word, San Remo and  Le Ciel

DAVID WOODS: These attractive cocktails are sure to cause a stir

Whether you like them shaken or stirred, cocktails are on the menu this summer, says executive head chef David Woods, of the Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel.

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Lydia Wilkins

What next?

This is a question that I have been asked a lot recently; teachers, parents, relatives, friends, bloggers, etc have all asked me it at some point in conversation.

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Justin Knock MW (centre) leading the California Masterclass

RICHARD ESLING: ‘Unexpected’ wines from California

What do you normally think of when you hear the words ‘Californian Wines’?

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Dr Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester

Accountability on earth is vital and must be effective

On Saturday 1 July in Chichester Cathedral, 12 men and women became clergy in the Church of England.

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Lamb Curry with spiced potato croquetts and shallot bhajis

TONY STAPLES: Curry can be great for dinner parties

It’s the nation’s favourite food but have you ever seen it looking this posh? Executive head chef Tony Staples, of the Arora Hotel in Crawley, gives curry its best bib and tucker...

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Chateau Saint Michel, Rully

RICHARD ESLING: Discover a different part of Burgundy

Summer’s here and holidays are around the corner.

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Richard with Francois Lethier at Vinexpo

RICHARD ESLING: Bordeaux International Wine Fair is a huge success

Last week saw the 19th International Wine Fair called Vinexpo take place in Bordeaux.

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Native wines from Sicily

RICHARD ESLING: Sicilian wine is sunshine in a bottle

Open a bottle of chilled Sicilian white (or red for that matter) and you can almost feel the sunshine that has ripened the grapes to produce these delicious and eminently affordable wines.

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A strawberry parfait tennis ball with tutti frutti sauce

DAVID WOODS: Get ready to serve an ace with this delicious dessert

Sometimes you need to have fun with food.

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Dr Rob Marshall

Getting together has never been so important.

So now we know! Brighton kick off their first ever Premier League campaign with a home game against Pep's Manchester City. What a day that will be!
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etc Columnist - Louise Margaret

etc Columnist - Louise Margaret

Louise Margaret on the tricks she uses to make household chores more bearable

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Sussex PCC Katy Bourne

Sussex PCC's video log: Top ten tips for keeping safe from fraudsters

"In the UK, our population is ageing; the proportion of those aged over 65 has never been greater.

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etc Columnist - Alexia Rowley

Alexia Rowley on how to cope with being appraised by a child.

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Make the most of the sunshine by enjoying sherry with your picnic

RICHARD ESLING: Sherry can make an interesting picnic wine

With mid-Summer’s day just around the corner, it’s time to make the most of the sunshine, find the picnic rug at the back of the cupboard, put the folding chairs and table in the boot and pack the picnic basket.

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A selection of French ros� wines for sale

RICHARD ESLING: Rosé wines great for the warmer weather

Just when you think Summer’s arrived, it buckets down and turns cool.

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Strawberry and basil sorbet with vanilla cream

TONY STAPLES: Turn your extra strawberries into a pretty sorbet

It’s strawberry season so make the most of them with this pretty dessert says Tony Staples, executive head chef at the Arora Hotel in Crawley.

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Fresh Start Portslade was funded by the Young Peoples Fund earlier this year. The group renovated an old public loo in Easthill Park, Portslade and it is now a busy caf where apprentices like Crystal (pictured here) can gain work experience and accredited training.

Applications invited to young people's funds

Being a young person in 2017 is not plain-sailing.

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Oriental barbecue chicken and Asian salad

DAVID WOODS: This marinated chicken dish is perfect for barbecue season

It’s National Barbecue Week next Monday, so why not start with a bang rather than bangers. David Woods, executive head chef of the Sofitel London Gatwick, shares a zingy oriental marinade and salad that will put sausages in the shade.

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The M&S summer line-up

RICHARD ESLING: Line-up for summer wines from M&S

Summer has come early, or at least it had last week.

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