Waterhead Welcomes Cumbria Wooden Spoon

Cumbria Wooden Spoon returned to English Lakes Hotels, Resorts & Venues for their annual dinner which this year was held at Waterhead in Ambleside on Thursday 26th November 2015. Continue reading “Waterhead Welcomes Cumbria Wooden Spoon”

Recipe: Kitchen garden roast beetroot and curd cheese salad

iStock_000009175134Large-MWe have a small veg patch at The Wild Boar which Laura has been lovingly tending to. This year the beetroot has been extremely good. We planted a one of the most popular varieties of beetroot called Boltardy and harvested them when they were the size of golf balls. Bolt-resistant, this variety of beet can be sown earlier than many other varieties and as long as it’s under cloche protection it can be sown as soon as the soil warms up at the start of the year.

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Recipe: Lemon Mousse and Berry Compote with Biscuits

Lancaster House Head Chef, Damien Ng.
Lancaster House Head Chef, Damien Ng.

Lancaster House Head Chef, Damien Ng, shows us how to make a simple, but tasty summer dessert.

With the temperatures finally warming up, and the increased availability of fresh, summer fruit now upon us, we find ourselves turning more to lighter, chilled desserts to tempt our palette. With this in mind, here’s an incredibly easy and quick-to-make pudding that the whole family should enjoy which celebrates the arrival of summer. It’s so easy; you can even get the kids involved without the risk of a ‘Kitchen Nightmare’.

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