The training allowed our bar staff to taste a good proportion of the wines on our new wine list. We were then able to discuss the properties of the wines, where they are from and why certain aspects make a difference to the taste. Continue reading →
With Christmas around the corner, add a little Christmas sparkle to your taste buds with these homemade recipes. We spoke to three of our hotel chefs and asked them to serve up their favourite festive treats at Christmas time. Continue reading →
A year has passed since our last chefs challenge here at TLH Leisure Resort which meant that our chefs were raring to go for our chefs challenge 2016. Last year we saw great invention with a selection of desserts, two of which made it onto our hotel restaurant menu. This year the challenge brief was slightly different. Continue reading →
You may not immediately associate the South West as a being a popular base for top celebrity chefs, but you would be wrong. Here in Devon and Cornwall we can boast being a base for Michael Caines, Mitch Tonks, the Tanner brothers, Rick Stein and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, to name but a few. And if you’re a food lover looking for what’s on in Devon, you can take your pick from a number of food festivals throughout the year.
In this final instalment of our festive food blogs, Head Chef at the TLH Derwent Hotel, Andy Johnston, has suggested a couple of tasty soup ideas and a deliciously indulgent Cheeseboard Macaroni to make good use of your Christmas leftovers.
You’ll also find a link for you to download a leaflet containing all of our festive leftover recipes . We hope you enjoy them.
Next in the spot-light for our December “foodie” line-up is Nick Coombes, head chef at the TLH Toorak Hotel. When I asked Nick to come up with some ideas for using up Christmas leftovers, I wasn’t expecting him to top the list with a recipe using the controversial Brussels sprout. However, now the BBC have adopted “Sprout Boy” as part of their promotional campaign for this year’s Christmas viewing, Nick is completely on trend with his Creamy Green Sprout and Horseradish Soup, which is absolutely delicious. Continue reading →