Crystal Palace FC sell wines for the Easter period

Croydon Guardian:

5:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Crystal Palace fans have the opportunity to take home some top wines this Easter.

Chocolatier recreates Noah's Ark in honour of Russell Crowe movie

Croydon Guardian: The chocolate ark

5:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

A chocolatier has recreated Noah’s Ark in honour of the biblical blockbuster.

Is this the new bestselling popcorn flavour?

Croydon Guardian: Two teens treated for smoke inhallation after microwave popcorn drama

11:40am Friday 4th April 2014

Sutton woman Alexandra Blue has come up with a flavour that could soon be sold at cinemas nationwide.

Blumenthal's Duck to fly Down Under

Croydon Guardian: Heston Blumenthal is moving his restaurant to Australia for six months

10:01am Monday 31st March 2014

Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal is to move his landmark The Fat Duck restaurant more than 10,000 miles (16,000 km) across the world.

On the Ale Trail - Wandsworth Beer Festival set for sixth year

Croydon Guardian: On the Ale Trail - Wandsworth Beer Festival set for sixth year

10:04am Monday 24th March 2014

Wandsworth Beer Festival returns for the sixth year running with more breweries than ever before, writes Michael Greenfield.

Wimbledon takeaway restaurant celebrates award nod

Croydon Guardian: Restaurant owner David La

1:10pm Friday 21st March 2014

The owner of a Wimbledon restaurant is delighted to have been nominated for an award based on customer reviews.

Food Glorious Food festival runs until Sunday in Epsom

Croydon Guardian: Jayne Kidd and Janet Noble

4:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

Foodies still have time to head down to the Food Glorious Food festival at a shopping mall.

Burger bar brings American taste and seven flavours of Coke to Kingston

Croydon Guardian: Indre Sadonyte, Rachael Pedro and Louise Campbell at the new Five Guys restaurant in Kingston

2:30pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

This is a burger joint flown right out of the US for hungry Kingstonians – four of whom we were told were waiting outside the restaurant for an hour before the 11am opening.

Chef gives students a taste of Brazil ahead of World Cup

Croydon Guardian: Hubert Visschedijk

9:43am Monday 10th March 2014

Students got a taste of Brazil this week as a chef served up some south American treats ahead of the World Cup.

14 fun facts about Pancake Day and why we go flippin' crazy for Shrove Tuesday

Croydon Guardian: Send us your Pancake Day photos

6:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Get your frying pans at the ready as one of our favorite days of the year is here - it’s Pancake Day!

Good news for pubs at last, as Mute Swan opens in Hampton

Croydon Guardian: Cheers: The Mute Swan is open for business

5:22pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A new pub opposite the gates of Hampton Court Palace opened its doors for the first time this week.

Two top names on the bill for first Richmond Fine Food and Real Ale Festival

Croydon Guardian: Soul sister: Jo Harman

9:38am Monday 3rd March 2014

Kokomo and Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash are among the big names to be confirmed for the Richmond Fine Food and Real Ale Festival (Fab) this summer.

VIDEO: International food market comes to Croydon town centre

Croydon Guardian: Olivier's Bakery - French Bread

1:12pm Monday 3rd March 2014

Shoppers in the town centre had the opportunity to try something a little different for their lunch at the weekend.

Farmers' market makes welcome return to the Heart

Croydon Guardian: Tasty: The farmers' market returns

4:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

Foodies will be delighted to hear the farmers market will return to the Heart shopping centre once again.

Gordon Ramsay opens new restaurant in Battersea

Croydon Guardian: Bradwell: Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay to run triathlon

11:09am Tuesday 11th February 2014

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has opened a restaurant in Battersea.

VIDEO: Married TV couple Angelica Bell and Michael Underwood sample cakes at Earlsfield Cake-Off

Croydon Guardian: Angellica Bell, Jacqui Kelly and Lesley Cox.

4:12pm Monday 10th February 2014

TV presenters Angelica Bell and Michael Underwood sampled cakes at a charity baking competition.

Putney pulled pork dish named the most innovative breakfast in UK

Croydon Guardian: Rob Kelly poses with his certificate

5:20am Friday 31st January 2014

A pulled pork breakfast recipe has been named the most innovative in the country.

Walton farmers' market offers healthy start to 2014

Croydon Guardian: Food for thought: Head to the heart

4:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

If you have pledged to create a new you in 2014, the Heart’s farmers market will have plenty of healthy treats in store as it makes its return to Walton.

TV chef Heston Blumenthal tries curry in Epsom

Croydon Guardian: Le Raj owner Enam Ali and celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal

3:23pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal visited the kitchen of an award-winning Indian restaurant yesterday.

Putney pork recipe in running for 'best breakfast'

Croydon Guardian: The café's barbecue pulled pork benedict

9:25am Tuesday 14th January 2014

A Kiwi breakfast recipe is in the running to be named the most innovative breakfast in the country.

Wanda reviews The Stonhouse, Clapham

Croydon Guardian: The Stonhouse, Clapham

9:20am Tuesday 14th January 2014

My new year’s resolution to eat more delicious food continued with a trip to the Stonhouse.

Masterchef winner Shelina Permalloo offers her weight loss tips for 2014

Croydon Guardian: Shelina Permalloo

5:00am Friday 10th January 2014

Christmas has just passed and a month of over indulgence may have began to take its toll on your waistline.

PICTURES: Venn Street Market welcomes visitors beginning their new year's resolutions

Croydon Guardian: Nova Manabat and Gino Pineda sell some of their Phililpine food

1:19pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

Visitors flocked to a street market to kick start their healthy new year's resolutions.

Wanda visits Chicken Shop, Tooting

Croydon Guardian: Half a chicken portion from Chicken Shop

5:00am Friday 20th December 2013

There has been quite a buzz about Chicken Shop since it opened its doors last month.

Last restaurant standing of Surrey's oldest curry empire to close

Croydon Guardian: Mohammed Fazlul Haque established the Ashtead Curry House 3 in 1980

5:30am Tuesday 17th December 2013

Christmas Eve marks the end of an era when the man who founded the oldest curry house in Surrey closes his last restaurant for the last time.

Christmas trees and hot cider available at pubs

Croydon Guardian: Christmas trees and hot cider available at pubs

6:00am Sunday 15th December 2013

Pub goers will be able to pick up their Christmas tree while enjoying a free hot cider.

Fast food outlets urged to offer healthier choices

Croydon Guardian: Cllr Margaret Mead and Dr Robinson with the Heart Town banner

9:35am Wednesday 11th December 2013

Fast food restaurants are being lobbied by the council to offer healthier food alternatives as part of plans to crack down on one of the borough's biggest killers.

Gordon Ramsay to open new restaurant in Battersea

Croydon Guardian: Bradwell: Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay to run triathlon

5:30am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is opening a new restaurant in Battersea.

Students cook up a storm for Masterchef challenge

Croydon Guardian: Student Isabelle Holder cooking up a storm in front of judges

5:00am Tuesday 3rd December 2013

The heat was on as pupils swapped their notebooks for saucepans and battled to become the winner of a Masterchef-inspired challenge.

Men battle it out in Wimbledon Village bake off

Croydon Guardian: green WIMB: Men battle it out in Wimbledon Village bake off

5:00am Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Wimbledon's best bakers did battle this weekend in a men’s only bake off.

Ninety-year-old recipe resurrected after lost notebook discovered

Croydon Guardian: green WIMB: 90-year-old Piccalilli recipe resurrected after lost notebook discovered by grandson

6:00am Wednesday 27th November 2013

An original, 90-year-old recipe for piccalilli has been reproduced after it was accidentally stumbled upon.

Gravity-defying cake to go under the hammer

Croydon Guardian: A gravity-defying cake similar to the one above is to be auctioned for charity

12:15pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

A gravity-defying cake is to go under the hammer to raise cash for a charity close to the baker’s heart.

Cameron applauds British-made curry heading to South Asia

Croydon Guardian: The British Curry Awards founded by Enam Ali of Le Raj in Epsom Downs

10:53am Tuesday 26th November 2013

The prime minister has said selling curry to South Asia is no longer like "selling ice to the Eskimos" during at speech at the "Curry Oscars" last night.

Get your dose of Hollywood in Croydon

Croydon Guardian: Paul Hollywood

5:00am Sunday 24th November 2013

Hold onto your waistlines - the man who helped to make baking fashionable is coming to Croydon, and he's bringing enough food to feed Fairfield Halls.

VIDEO: Speed-eaters battle clock in Man vs. Burrito challenge

Croydon Guardian: Challengers tuck into grub

10:00am Wednesday 20th November 2013

Thirteen voracious gluttons battled against each other and the clock to munch their way through lunch in the fastest time possible on Friday.

Wanda visits Bill's, Wimbledon

Croydon Guardian: Afternoon tea at Bill's

5:00am Sunday 17th November 2013

Bill’s began as a small restaurant in East Sussex and has spread across the South of England.

Rick Stein discusses Under a Mackerel Sky at Harrison's, Balham

Croydon Guardian: Rick Stein with Sam Harrison

5:00am Saturday 16th November 2013

Celebrity chef Rick Stein signed copies of his new book at the restaurant of a former colleague.

Sweet treats mark the re-launch of cake shop

Croydon Guardian: Izzy, Christina Georgiou and Tracey Newton

2:30pm Monday 28th October 2013

A cupcake party and cake decorating session were among activities to mark the re-launch of a cake shop.

Reckon you can create a better Halloween pumpkin than our reporter?

Croydon Guardian: Sophia Sleigh's Halloween carving called "Vomkin"

12:01pm Thursday 24th October 2013

A Sutton Guardian reporter is challenging you to come up with the most creative Halloween pumpkin.

Winning Epsom sweet going on sale!

Croydon Guardian: Winning Epsom sweet going on sale!

12:18pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Your Vibe: Eleven year old MOLLY CHARTRES, winner of Hatty’s Sweet Shop competition to design a brand new Epsom sweet was the very special guest in The Ashley Centre this week when she was the first to see and sample her successful confectionery.

Great British Bake Off show inspires new Streatham baking club

Croydon Guardian: Jackie McDonald, owner of Serendipity in Streatham High Road

9:41am Tuesday 22nd October 2013

Fans of The Great British Bake Off, rejoice - after Series Four ends in December, you can try a spot of baking yourself by joining Streatham's cake club.

New shop is sweet like chocolate for brother and sister duo

Croydon Guardian: Su Bennett at the pair's SUGU Chocolate shop in Wimbledon

8:00am Saturday 19th October 2013

Owning a chocolate shop must be every child's dream, but for one brother and sister team it has become a reality.

Merton has 'best food in London': Do you agree?

Croydon Guardian: SUTT: Merton officially has best food in London

6:00am Saturday 12th October 2013

Merton has the best food in London according to a new report.

Mushroom magic with Kew Incredibles events

Croydon Guardian: Delectable fun: All at Kew Gardens

5:00am Thursday 10th October 2013

Fun guys, and girls, will enjoy trips to Kew Gardens this autumn as their edible plants festival turns a seasonal corner, focusing on mushrooms and pumpkins.

Jamie's Italian restaurant in Kingston turns five

Croydon Guardian: Jamie's Italian restaurant turns five

5:00am Wednesday 9th October 2013

A celebrity chef’s restaurant in Kingston has celebrated its 5th birthday this week. Jamie’s Italian in High Street has been serving food with influences from Italy with much success over years. But this week foodies are in for a treat as the chefs will be conjuring up their mouth-watering delights for just a fiver a dish to celebrate the birthday.

Youngsters celebrate harvest festival across Sutton

Croydon Guardian: yellow SUTT: Youngsters celebrate harvest festival across Sutton

5:00am Wednesday 9th October 2013

Youngsters celebrated harvest festival across Sutton yesterday.

Cook and Garcia takes another award

Croydon Guardian: Tasty food: Richard and Janet Garcia getting their award

5:00am Tuesday 8th October 2013

An independent sandwich shop that has been feeding people in Richmond for more than a year has picked up another national award for its popular grub.

Popular Epsom restaurant expands

Croydon Guardian: Popular Epsom restaurant expands

2:56pm Monday 7th October 2013

Popular chinese restaurant and take away Bamboo Basket in The Ashley Centre has expanded! When it opened in 2010 there was only enough seating for eight people but with the expansion into the empty unit next door there is now seating for a capacity of 30.

Hate food waste? Love Surrey's newest app

Croydon Guardian: Glorious: Food is tempting, but don't just throw it

5:00am Friday 4th October 2013

Foodies who hate wasting ingredients can enjoy new recipes from like minded people across the county by using a new Facebook app.

Learn how flamingos’ tongues were once height of good taste

Croydon Guardian: green EPS VIBE Learn how flamingos’ tongues were once height of good taste

6:00am Tuesday 1st October 2013

It seems far-fetched now but flamingos’ tongues, snails fattened on milk and roast dormice were once considered the height of good taste.

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