Perfect Christmas breakfasts

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Deliciously decadent or a light bite before the main event? These Christmas breakfast suggestions should keep everyone at the table satisfied while retaining a little bit of festive indulgence.

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Neil Haydock and tagged , , , , , on December 17, 2014


Christmas Day hints and tips

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Be prepared, write a list, do something different… These are all executive chef, Neil Haycock’s top tips to get ahead this festive season so you have time to enjoy Christmas Day.

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Festivals in Cornwall 2014

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Cornwall boasts an excellent line up of festivals throughout 2014 including Boardmasters, Cornwall Food and Drink Festival and Electric Beach Festival. Which are you going to this year?

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , , on April 20, 2014


Food festivals in Cornwall 2014

All corners of the county host annual food festivals that celebrate not only Cornish produce, but Cornish talent. Take a look at the line up in 2014.

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This entry was posted in Events, Out & about and tagged , , , on April 16, 2014

#ChooseCornish this Christmas

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This Christmas, whether you’re prepping for the main event, entertaining a few friends or just relaxing at home with some nibbles, #ChooseCornish.

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This entry was posted in Christmas, Eat and tagged , , , , on December 4, 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


Top five Cornish food bloggers

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It’s no secret that we love food at Watergate Bay, we take pride in the food served in our hotel restaurants, the Living Space and Dining Room, and at The Beach Hut, and support local suppliers throughout. We especially enjoy sharing our recipes with you as do our five favourite foodie bloggers from Cornwall. Each […]

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


Razor clams with D’Nujotto

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Serves 4 (starter) Ingredients 1 roll of fresh razor clams (1kg) 100g D’Nujotto (Italian spreading salami) 200ml white wine 20g flat leaf parsley Method Rinse the razor clams really well in cold water. Place a large saucepan with a tight fitting lid on the stove and get it quite hot before adding the cleaned razor […]

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


Summer pudding and clotted cream

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Serves 8 Ingredients 1 x 2pt pudding bowl 1 white sliced loaf 750g mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, blueberries etc) 200g castor sugar 1 lemon 250g clotted cream Method Take half of the washed berries and place in a saucepan and add the sugar, place over a medium heat until it starts to bubble. […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , , on June 18, 2013


Pan fried Cornish hake with Rodda’s clotted cream and cider sauce

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Serves 4 Ingredients 50g shallots (peeled and sliced) 200ml of dry cider 100ml of apple juice 200ml of fish or chicken stock I find chicken stock works well with fish as it is light in flavour and doesn’t overpower the fish 200g of Rodda’s clotted cream Salt and pepper Flour for dusting 4 darnes of […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , , , on June 10, 2013