Water’Cake Bake Off For Comic Relief

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On Friday 1st March all our attentions turned to cake! We’d been baking all week, the cooking gloves were off and it was time for the Water’cake’ Bake Off, a slight twist on Mary Berry’s Great Comic Relief Bake Off, with all the money raised going to Comic Relief. It was a great success, we had […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , on March 25, 2013


Butternut Squash, Piquillo Pepper, Feta, Rocket and Pomegranate Salad

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This salad has it all; roasted spicy squash, sweet smoky peppers, salty creamy cheese, sweet and sour pomegranate, peppery rocket and crunchy toasted seeds, what more could you possibly want in a salad? Did you know: Piquillo pepper is a variety of chilli. It has a sweet taste with no heat, perfect for salads. Traditionally […]

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Barefoot Running Clinic

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10/11/12/13 OCTOBER 2013 Have you ever fancied trying barefoot running? Or are you already a convert and would like to improve your technique? Then this is the break for you. The Barefoot Performance Academy active break is an extended weekend from Friday to Sunday where you will learn more about your body than ever before. Rollo […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Swim Club and tagged , , , on March 21, 2013


Ten Things To Do When Staying At Watergate Bay

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Watergate Bay is all focused around relaxing, playing, eating and socialising but there is also so much to do both close by and further afield through Cornwall. Here is a list of our top ten things to do whilst you are staying at Watergate. 1.         Eden Project, St Austell No trip to Cornwall is complete […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , on March 15, 2013


Water’Cake Bake Off – Lisa’s Rainbow Victoria Sponge

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Thank you to everyone who voted for their favorite Water’cake’ bake on Facebook. Lisa’s Rainbow Victoria Sponge receive the most lines online and was crowned the Facebook winner. Lisa, who works in the Living Space, beat 20 other Watergate Bay cakes which raised £200 for Comic Relief. So here’s Lisa recipe so you can also […]

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Rodda’s clotted cream rice pudding with baked fruits

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Serves 8 Ingredients 200g of short grain rice (I like to use aborio risotto rice which I find keeps its shape better when cooked) 800ml of Rodda’s full cream milk 400ml Rodda’s double cream 300g of Rodda’s clotted cream 150g castor sugar 2 vanilla pods split Unsalted butter for greasing 4 ripe apricots 4 ripe […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , on February 26, 2013


Mother’s Day gift ideas from Watergate Bay

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Another Place Collection Everyone’s mum is special so this year treat her to a little piece of Watergate Bay with our Another Place skin and hair care collection. Designed to give the sense of active relaxation you get from being in the Great British outdoors and a good walk on the beach, invigorating the skin […]

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Sea bass with new potatoes, spinach, tomato, pancetta and brown shrimps

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Head Chef, Carl Paparone, picked this dish because it uses lots of local produce including a good, sustainable Cornish fish, the wild sea bass. At the Watergate Bay Hotel we can trace all our fish back to the fisherman, which is really important to our chefs. The brown shrimps provide a delicate saltiness and the pancetta adds […]

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This entry was posted in Dining room, Eat, Recipes and tagged , , on February 20, 2013


The Beach Hut’s marmalade brownie

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Come and get stuck into an Origin coffee and cake at The Beach Hut, or bake it at home, or even do both!

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , on February 14, 2013


Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall at Watergate Bay

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In May 2006 Fifteen Cornwall opened it’s doors for the first time to the people of Cornwall. 8 years on they’re still serving great food with great views.

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This entry was posted in Eat, In the bay and tagged , , , on February 11, 2013