BBQ Tips: How to perfect your BBQ this summer

BBQ Tips: How to perfect your BBQ this summer

by Mathew Taylor, Head Chef at Hestercombe We all like the idea of sitting out in the sun and having a barbecue with family or friends during the summer. For most people it’s a great occasion but for that one person put in charge of the catering (which usually happens...
Chef’s Rocky Road

Chef’s Rocky Road

A sure favourite in the Stables Café – Rocky Road is a delicious treat full of confectionary surprises. It took a bit of arm twisting, but our head chef Matt has agreed to share his Rocky Road recipe with us so that you can recreate it at home… maybe one to try with...

All ready for Summer…

To my worldly blog followers, sorry for my absence over the last few weeks, it’s been a busy time in the kitchens. A little belated I know but I wish Liz our old pastry chef good luck in her new venture. The weeks that passed after Liz left were busy ones but (would...

Watch Out For the NEW MENU!

Another week, and it’s a week that is filled with menu planning for the new spring season. A visit to a local food show always gives a great opportunity to meet new suppliers and find new ideas. As winter is still upon us a great and versatile (if a little bit...