Pumpkin Toffee

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This recipe is a definite Halloween treat.

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , on October 31, 2013


Baked pumpkin cheesecake

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Pumpkins want to be so much more than scary lanterns! Take a look at our pumpkin cheesecake recipe and make your pumpkin happy this Halloween.

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Our five favourite desserts

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Today is National Dessert day, a day filled with delicious treats. It’s time to forget the healthy eating and indulge in your favourite pudding; today you really can have your cake and eat it too.

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , on October 9, 2013


Toad in the hole with Kernow Sausages

This is a classic comfort food recipe from The Kernow Sausage Company. It takes very little time to prepare but is a real crowd pleaser.

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , , on October 7, 2013

Beef Stroganoff with Rodda’s clotted cream

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This Saturday, 28th September at 4:15pm, Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, will be demonstrating how to make beef stroganoff with Rodda’s clotted cream at Cornwall Food and Drink Festival in Truro. Head down to see Neil, alongside other chef’s, demonstrate some of their favourite recipes. Serves 4 Ingredients 500g trimmed beef fillet 100ml vegetable oil 2 […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , , on September 23, 2013


Tarte Fine

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Makes 12 Ingredients 175g unsalted butter 175g castor sugar 3 medium eggs 175g ground almonds 50ml calvados 12 disks of puff pastry the size of a side plate (16cm) 15 apples peeled and cored 200g melted butter 500g castor sugar Method For the frangipane Beat the butter and sugar until smooth and light in colour, […]

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This entry was posted in Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , on September 19, 2013


Glossary – know your coffee

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All our coffee at Watergate Bay Hotel and The Beach Hut comes from our friends at Origin Coffee. A local Cornish coffee brewing company from Porthleven, west Cornwall. We love our coffee and hope you do too. But do you know your latte from your cappuccino, or your piccolo from your ristretto? If not, here’s […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on August 21, 2013


Sea-side mussels with pasta, chilli and lemon

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A Beach Hut classic, mussels are the perfect beach-side dish, enjoyed with a glass of white wine. This weekend Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, is stepping onto the stage at the Newquay Fish Festival to showcase his favourite mussel recipe, sea-side mussels with pasta, chilli and lemon. Serves 4 Ingredients 400g pasta (pick your favourite there […]

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Fried green tomatoes with crab

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Whilst on a trip to the America, Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, stumbled across this dish and has created our very own Watergate Bay version. Green tomatoes are basically unripe tomatoes. You couldn’t do the same recipe with a ripe tomato as you would loose the firmness. This is perfect for those who grow their own […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , , on August 15, 2013


The story of an award-winning coffee

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The story of an award-winning coffee The Beach Hut and Watergate Bay Hotel are proud to use Origin Coffee as one of our local Cornish suppliers. They are passionate about what they do and produce exceptional coffee for our guests. They know their coffee is good because they know how its grown. They visit the […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on August 14, 2013