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New Italian cafe proving popular in Preston

A new Italian cafe and takeaway has opened its doors in part of Preston.

Tapas at Ziggy's

Lancashire recommends... great tapas bars

Readers have voted. Here are the top tapas bars in Lancashire.
How will you eat your pancakes on Tuesday?

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!
James Martin.

Five minutes with... James Martin: Enjoying French adventures and lots of French cuisines

Saturday mornings couldn’t be more different for James Martin, now he’s longer getting up at 5am to host Saturday Kitchen.

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Health Kicks Kitchen in Lane Ends, Preston

Health kicks on offer at new Preston cafe

Diners looking for a health kick are heading to a new cafe, hoped to be a popular alternative to traditional fast food.

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Gin Festival is coming to Blackpool

National gin festival will be quite the tonic

Gin lovers of Blackpool rejoice, the UK’s original Gin Festival is visiting the town for the first time ever.

Brabin's, Chipping

Brabin's Shop and Tea Room saved from closure

Britain’s longest trading shop will remain open as new tenants are to move in this week.

Tapas bar

Where are the best tapas bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Macmillan cake sale 2016

Could the much-loved charity cake bake be under threat?

Fears have emerged for the future of the charity bake sale amid changes to food regulations across the county.

The Walled Garden at Barton Grange Hotel recipe Goosnargh chicken

RECIPE: Breast of Goosnargh chicken, parma ham and basil, roasted beets, saffron, potato, red pepper coulis

When serving delicious food at home it really doesn’t have to include obscure ingredients or dishes.

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Work taking place at the Dog Inn, Market Place, Longridge

Flats plan for top of landmark pub

Plans to transform the upper storey of a landmark Longridge pub into five flats have been lodged with Ribble Valley Council.


Could you defeat the 8000 calorie tribute to Winckley Square?

It’s the ultimate tribute to Preston’s historic Winckley Square ... a 14ins, 8,000 calorie burger named after it.

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Yummy Cupcake Company owner  Jen Cavanagh shows off her delicious delights, the recipes for which can be found in Jens book, A Decade of Cake.

Lancashire baker's new book is the icing on the cake

A popular baker is bidding farewell to the popular Yummy Cupcake Company, after 10 years of baking sweet treats for the people of Lancashire.
Tom Jones, owner of The Whalley Wine Shop with operations Jen Nott at the Ribble Valley Business Awards 2016.

Fine wine has seen Tom build up a fine business

Located in the Ribble Valley in the picturesque village lives the Whalley Wine Shop.

Spring 1951 - Children eating sweets in Chorley Market after the ration ended

Sweet memories of once-rationed treats

Who remembers scoffing on sweets once the ration was over?

Gurumukh Singh with Amrit Kaur, Haesel and Gurpreet Singh

Free kitchen to set up in Preston’s Flag Market

A free kitchen is to be set up in the centre of Preston, offering meals to anyone who wants them.

Michael Wan's Mandarin

Lancashire recommends... Chinese restaurants

Readers have voted. Here are the best Chinese and Cantonese eat-in restaurants.
King Karai, Preston

Takeaway review: King Karai, Preston

Preston’s Watery Lane is a great place to start if you fancy a takeaway from a variety of different cuisines.

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Chinese food

Where are the best Chinese restaurants in Lancashire?

As we enter the year of the rooster, we want to know where the best Chinese eat-in restaurants are.

Newcomer Volare really is a cut above for Italian cuisine

Newcomer Volare really is a cut above for Italian cuisine

Cafes and takeaways seem to come and go don’t they. Maybe there just are too many of them.

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