Cornwall’s top ten festivals in 2013

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It’s fair to say that Cornwall hosts and eclectic mix of festivals throughout the year providing entertainment for everyone in the family, from Rock Oyster Festival to Boardmasters. Which festivals will you be attending this year? 1. Rock Oyster Festival 21st – 23rd June Rock Oyster Festival is a mid-summer celebration of food, music and […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Events, Out & about and tagged , , , , on May 26, 2013


Ceviche of salmon and scallops with tomato salsa

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Serves 4 Ingredients 300g salmon fillet 8 scallops cleaned Juice of 8 limes 500g plum tomatoes or similar 2 banna shallots (or 1 small red onion) 100g coriander 100ml extra virgin olive oil 30ml sherry vinegar Cornish sea salt Micro leaves to garnish Method Skin and remove any dark meat from the salmon before cutting […]

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Cornish monkfish with asparagus, new potatoes and wild garlic pesto

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This recipe has come straight from the dining room dinner menu. Executive Chef, Neil Haydock, has decided to pick this for the bank holiday weekend as monkfish is abundant in the Cornish waters and very underused outside of restaurants. It’s not your typical fish neither being round or flat and therefore people are scared to […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Recipes and tagged , , , on May 24, 2013


The Beach Hut: Extreme hot chocolate

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The Beach Hut is famous for it’s Extreme hot chocolate and now you can make it for yourself by following the new recipe, making it even thicker and creamier. Ingredients Origin cocoa powder. Rodda’s full fat milk. Cornflour. Squirty cream. Large marshmallows. Jazzies. Method Stir a teaspoon of cornflour into a mug of milk. Heat until simmering. […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , on May 8, 2013


Scone recipe for Polo on the Beach

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Scones will be served as part of the afternoon cream tea at the House Party VIP reception for Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach. If you can’t make it to polo this year you can still enjoy a proper Cornish cream tea by making your scones at home. Take a look at Neil Haydock’s recipe for […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Neil Haydock, Polo on the Beach, Recipes and tagged , , , , , on April 24, 2013


Beach Hut summer cocktails

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The sun has been shining relentlessly at Watergate Bay getting us all in the mood for summer; late night strolls on the beach, bbq’s, surfing and of course cocktails! At the Beach Hut we serve a menu of delicious cocktails so we thought we’d share a few of the recipes with you. Each of the […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes, The Beach Hut and tagged , , , on April 17, 2013


Pasta recipe and tips

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We always have a busy events calendar at Watergate Bay, one of the highlights is the Fifteen Cornwall Farmers’ Market. The Spring Farmers’ Market was on the 16th March, we sent our Digital Marketeer, Lucie, along to check out the local suppliers and growers and all their Spring produce. As well as chef demos throughout […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , on April 3, 2013


Chocolate and mango pudding

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Serves 6 Ingredients 250ml mango puree 80g castor sugar 1 lemon juice of 4 eggs 2 egg yolks 100g unsalted butter diced Cocoa powder 250g unsalted butter 250g dark chocolate 5 egg yolks 5 eggs 125g castor sugar 80g soft flour Method To make the mango curd whisk together the mango, sugar, lemon juice, eggs […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , on March 27, 2013


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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