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

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

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


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


Fifteen Cornwall gets revamped!

With only a day to go until the big opening Fifteen Cornwall is certainly looking quite different! After a few weeks of the restaurant looking like a building site, it is now starting to take shape, and for all those guests who are booked to stay with us on our Taste of the Bay offer, […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, In the bay and tagged , , on February 8, 2013

Spring ‘Taste Of The Bay’

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Come and stay for three nights at the Watergate Bay Hotel with ‘Taste Of The Bay’ and experience three of the bay’s best restaurants. Bite into the fresh flavours of spring with an Italian twist in the newly refurbished Fifteen Cornwall complete with a brand new look, new menu and Italian antipasti bar, enjoy the European influenced […]

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Confit duck leg with chorizo, spinach and butterbeans

This is a real one pot winter warmer of a dish! Don’t be put off by the process of confit (to cook in it’s own fat), it doesn’t take long and transforms tough duck legs into a delicious meal, tender and full of flavour. Head Chef, Adam Stock, chose this duck leg recipe to showcase the Living […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , , on January 29, 2013

The Kernow Sausage Company visit The Beach Hut

What better way to start the week than with a sausage making workshop from the best in the business? To celebrate Farmhouse Breakfast Week, several foodies gathered in The Beach Hut bright and early on Monday morning to try their hand at making homemade sausages, all under the watchful eye of Gavin Roberts from the […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on January 24, 2013

Taste of the Bay now runs over Half Term!

Come and stay three nights and eat in three great restaurants! The offer includes: A three night stay on a B&B basis Dinner on one night at the newly refurbished Fifteen Cornwall Dinner on one night in the hotel’s dining room Lunch on one day at The Beach Hut. Arrival dates: Sunday 10th February – […]

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This entry was posted in Eat and tagged , , , on January 16, 2013