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Venison Stew with potato dumplings

This delicious recipe comes from Executive Chef Neil Haydock and is featured in The New West Country Cook Book, a beautiful recipe book by David Griffen.

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Ten things to do when staying at Watergate Bay

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.

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Chorizo with squid and ratte potatoes

Take a look at this recipe for pan fried chorizo with squid and ratte potatoes, straight from Zacry's restaurant at Watergate Bay Hotel.

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Cornish sausage cassoulet

Our favourite winter warmer recipe - Cornish sausage cassoulet with crispy bacon and cannellini beans - delicious!

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#twoingredient cake

Chef set a challenge. Create a cake using just two ingredients. Most were more like omelettes than cakes, although we did have a good meringue suggestion. This is the Watergate two ingredient cake using only Nutella and eggs.

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Proper fudge cake

Here's the recipe for our favourite recipe from the Macmillan cake bake off as voted for by you on social media. The 'proper' fudge cake baked by an anonymous baker.

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Amaretto Sour cocktail

The Amaretto Sour is a classic cocktail. Amaretto is a sweet, almond-flavoured liqueur, made from a base of apricots, almonds or sometimes both.

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End of Summer Staff Party

Last night we hosted an end of summer party for all of our staff on the beach. We wanted to bring our whole team together to let their hair down and thank them for an amazing summer.

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Damon's coffee art

Having always had a flare for art, enjoying drawing and sketching, Damon, Zacry's, has transferred his skills onto the canvas of coffee. Take a look.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
15 September 2014
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Top ten tips for a beginner kitesurfer

Kitesurfing is a form of kite boarding that's specific to wave riding. It's the ultimate connection between wind and waves.

Carl Coombes Carl Coombes
10 September 2014
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