Turkey Again for Christmas? Try These International Favourites…

By popular demand, the Chefs of English Lakes will be serving up hundreds of platters of succulent turkey with all the trimmings this Christmas. It’s reckoned that the British nation consumes around 10 million turkeys at this time each year. Why is this country gobbling so many of these big birds and where did the tradition come from? Continue reading “Turkey Again for Christmas? Try These International Favourites…”

Introducing the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk Steak

Just when you think the flavour of the steak can’t get any deeper or more intense, along comes the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk! What image just assaulted your mind? Believe me, the reality is not as terrifying as the picture you’ve just seen. Let me explain … Continue reading “Introducing the Himalayan Salt-Aged Tomahawk Steak”

Gin of the Month – Langtons No. 1

Langtons No. 1 has been an important part of our gin collection at Waterhead Bar and Grill since we first started to stock our ever-expanding gin library. It’s one of those gins that has become a firm favourite with many of our guests. Continue reading “Gin of the Month – Langtons No. 1”

Malt of the Month – Cardhu 12 year old

George, our very own Master of Malt, once again presents his Malt of the Month at The Wild Boar. It comes from the same home as the Johnnie Walker portfolio and is their most popular single malt, with a huge following in France and Spain. As with many of these now world-class distilleries, it had a fairly humble beginning…

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How to Make Apple Tart Tatin to Celebrate Apple Day

The view over the lake at Waterhead can only be described as Autumnal glory at the moment! Definitely the season to fill the senses with sugar and spice and all things nice.

Nick, our Head Chef, has been creating the perfect pud for Apple Day on 21st October and he’s agreed to give us a sneak peek at the recipe. Continue reading “How to Make Apple Tart Tatin to Celebrate Apple Day”

How to make our Delicious Chocolate and Mint Torte with Chocolate Jelly

To celebrate British Chocolate Week, 13th – 19th October, Lancaster House are featuring on their Specials Menu, Dark Chocolate, Mint and Cream Cheese Torte with Gooey Chocolate Jelly.  Take a look at the recipe …

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Sweet Facts about Chocolate

Did you know it is UK Chocolate Week? The celebration of chocolate runs from 12th to 18th October 2015 and it’s the perfect excuse to sample as much as we can over the next few days!

Before we get down to the real business of chocolate chomping, we did a little research and found out a few facts about one of the nation’s favourite obsessions.  Continue reading “Sweet Facts about Chocolate”