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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.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
08 December 2014
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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.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
22 November 2014
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Cornish sausage cassoulet

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

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
06 November 2014
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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.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
21 October 2014
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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.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
16 October 2014
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Banoffee-Bocker Glory

Now this is what we call a dessert! Introducing the Banoffee-Bocker Glory from The Living Space. We insist you make one right now!

JudiBlakeburn©DavidGriffen.jpg Judi Blakeburn
27 August 2014
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What is seasoning?

Seasoning is so much more than just salt and pepper. We find out what is seasoning? Why should we use it? And which sort should we use?

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
22 August 2014
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Lemon sole with brown shrimp and Cornish Sea Salt

Lemon sole with brown shrimp, samphire, cucumber and Cornish Sea Salt, can you think of a dish you'd rather eat? Find the recipe here.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
13 August 2014
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Chocolate Brownies with Cornish Sea Salt

The sea salt cuts through the sweetness of the sugar and the chocolate resulting in an indulgent treat. Be warned, one is never enough!

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
08 August 2014
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Producing Cornish Sea Salt

We spoke to Cornish Sea Salt to find out how they create great tasting sea salt in the Cornish climate? Take a look.

Sam Crosby Sam Crosby
23 July 2014
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