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Bang Bang Chicken Recipe

Made with poached chicken and topped with a spicy peanut and sesame dressing it's a fresh, light meal perfect for your healthy eating resolution in 2014

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Grilled vegetable and halloumi salad

Grilled vegetable salad with halloumi cheese and a refreshing sumac yoghurt dressing. A great vegetarian option from The Living Space menu. Read our recipe!

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Swim Clinic round up

On the weekend of Saturday 30 November to Sunday 1 December the Watergate Bay Hotel hosted its first Swim Clinic with Swim Lab. Check out how it went.

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Chocolate orange martini

Treat yourself to a very grown-up chocolate orange this Christmas by adding a dash of Baileys and Cointreau. Trust us it's delicious.

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Strawberry and apple crumble cocktail

Two strawberries, a splash of apple juice and a little spirit makes a refreshing winter cocktail. Made in the Living Space at Watergate Bay Hotel.

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The history of Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay Hotel's history stretches back to 1900. It's been through some radical changes since then and here we'll tell you all about them!

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Our five favourite desserts

In celebration of National Dessert Day we're bringing you five of our favourite dessert recipes from our restaurants. Indulge yourself!

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Toad in the hole with Kernow Sausages

This is a classic comfort food recipe from The Kernow Sausage Company. It takes very little time to prepare but is a real crowd pleaser.

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11 gnarly surfing facts

Find out about the longest barrel and the biggest wave ever recorded and the origin of the Hawaiian “shaka” from this infographic by Calypso Soft drinks.

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Tarte Fine

Caramelised apple, puff pastry and almond frangipane, the three elements that make Tarte Fine. Follow Executive Chef, Neil Haydock's recipe and make yours!

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