Hot Toddy

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Autumn is here and winter is on it’s way; learn to make hot toddy, a classic winter warmer to keep you toasty throughout the colder seasons.

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Recipes, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , , , on September 23, 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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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


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


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


Roddas clotted cream panna cotta with poached fruits

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Panna Cotta Makes 5 Ingredients 450g clotted cream, crust taken off 125ml semi skimmed milk 60g caster sugar 1.5 gelatine leaves (equivalent to or 6g) 1 vanilla pod Method Soak the gelatine leaves in cold water till soft Bring the milk, sugar and vanilla to a simmer and take off the heat. Add the soaked gelatine […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , on August 7, 2013


Espresso martini

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Two shots of naughty makes something extremely nice! This is certainly the case with our espresso martini (espresso-tini). They’re a favourite in the Living Space bar and make an appearance on the cocktail menu in autumn, although we will always make one on request. Our bartender describes it as the posh red bull and vodka, […]

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Barbecue at Watergate Bay

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You know it’s summer when the barbecue’s come out. At Watergate Bay we have seen families and friends all tucking into feasts of sausages, burgers and seafood cooked on the barbie and enjoyed by the sea, but there is no reason why you can’t pull on a pullover and barbecue through the autumn as well. […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, In the bay, Recipes and tagged , , , , on August 2, 2013


Strawberry cheesecake in a jar

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Serves 4 – 6 Ingredients 200g digestive biscuits 100g melted butter 1tbs golden syrup 500g mascarpone 200ml whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla extract/ ½ pod of vanilla seeds Zest and juice of ½ lemon 150g icing sugar Punnet of strawberries Mint leaves Method Whizz the digestive biscuits in a food processor. Add the melted butter and […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , on July 31, 2013


In season – July

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We’re lucky in Cornwall that we have such an abundance of great producers and suppliers on our doorstep. Our chefs are always looking for the tastiest ingredient and one of the fist things they’ll be interested in seasonality. Produce that is grown locally in it’s season will always taste better, that’s why when designing their dishes […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , , , on July 15, 2013