After a long, drab winter, the Easter holidays herald the beginnings of Spring and signify brighter days ahead, giving us all something to look forward to. But have you ever wondered how the Easter bunny came about? Some of the traditions which have evolved over the years seem to have very tenuous links to the original Christian celebration and the exact origins of the Easter bunny are clouded in mystery. Continue reading →
Who doesn’t love gorgeous, gooey, melt-in-the-mouth Fudge with a cup of tea! Here at TLH Leisure Resort in Torquay we make our own homemade Devon Fudge. Our TLH Toorak Head Chef Nick Coombes’ homemade fudge is a popular treat for everyone. Find out his recipe and see how he makes his scrumptious fudge!
January is officially over, and many of us have already given up on our New Years’ resolutions; instead of going to the gym three times a week, it’s possibly dwindled down to once a week, and instead of salad for lunch every day, perhaps the odd dessert has already managed to sneak its way back onto the menu. To make matters even worse we’ve now got Pancake Day looming, to bring us even more temptation – oh dear! Fret not though, it is possible to eat pancakes without giving up all your good intentions! This is how to make a quick, healthy panacake: Continue reading →
We all know that local produce is always better than having it shipped in from overseas. It’s fresher and helps to support the local economy. This being said, we don’t often get to see firsthand exactly where our food comes from. This was what Lee, our Head Chef at the TLH Carlton Hotel, wanted to do and I was excited to join him and document the occasion. In this blog, you’ll see how we sourced some whole Plaice from Brixham Fish Market and took it from boat to plate in a day, serving it to our guests in the restaurant. Continue reading →
As a member of staff here at TLH Leisure Resort, we are encouraged to use the facilities around the resort so we can get a better understanding of what we have to offer for our customers. As I am a vegan, I was very excited to hear that the Aztec Bistro, the local restaurant here at TLH, decided to add a range of vegan options to the menu. Plus with Veganuary in full swing, there’s more and more people looking for places that offer tasty plant-based meals, so I decided there was no better time to pay a visit! Continue reading →