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  • Hot smoked tofu with morels, spring greens and toasted pumpkin seeds

    08-03-2012


    This early-Spring dish combines crunch and sizzle with spicy heat and fuller, smoky flavours, and it’s as healthy as it is delicious. Ingredients: 250g home smoked tofu (firm), Rice flour for dusting, Oil for frying, Large knob of root ginger sliced into fine strips1x red chilli, finely shredded, 2x… Read More

  • Independents’ Day

    29-02-2012


      This week we attended the Bath Life Awards. These are an evening to celebrate much of what Bath offers in the areas of retail, food and drink. It was a great evening, and everyone who was nominated, who won or who simply came to support these great… Read More

  • The Bucket List

    19-01-2012


    What do we have in common with Royal Ascot, Stonehenge and The International Antiques and Collectors Fair in Newark, Nottinghamshire? It turns out we’re included, like them and quite a few others, in the UK section of ‘1,000 Places To See Before You Die’. This book was first… Read More

  • Christmas pudding truffles

    20-11-2011


    Well, it’s now mid-November, and the menus are at their autumn-season peak. To my mind it’s the best time of year in Britain, especially with my love of game and the multitude of British vegetables; it makes menu-planning a real pleasure. But as with all Novembers, there’s a… Read More

  • As winter draws in something to warm the spirit!

    10-11-2011


    As always, in search of the “Artisan” produced spirit to add to the collection in the Old Q bar, we recently had a tasting of rum from our great friend Bruce, at Eaux de Vie. Bruce, who is probably the most passionate advocate of the world of fine spirits that… Read More

  • The Soap Box

    13-10-2011


    Everyone knows the price of raw ingredients just gets higher and higher, and this month I’ve mainly been trying to keep kitchen costs down. This involves a constant uphill struggle to control menu prices; we’re continually going through invoices, costings and dish development to make sure we’re passing on a… Read More

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