December in the Castle Kitchen – It’s Game Time!

December has arrived in earnest, office parties, roast turkey, sprouts, mince pies, crackers and the odd sherry. Always a fun time of year in the restaurant and a time of

The Ultimate Chocolate Mousse with Mulled Winter Berries and Brandy Snaps

This is our tried and tested chocolate mousse recipe. It’s so beautiful and really light. I know the Italian meringue is a bit of work, but the extra work makes

Painted Wolf Staff Wine Tasting

On Friday the 12th October we had the great pleasure of hosting the amazing Jeremy Borg of Painted Wolf Wines from South Africa. He came in to us for a

Burger & A Beer

First… the Burger Serves between 6-7 1 kg beef mince 100g gluten-free breadcrumbs 1 whole egg beaten 1 red onion 100g vegetable oil 1 garlic clove 4 large gherkins 200g

Joseph Perrier Champagne, France

Last week I was so lucky to be invited by St Austell to visit Champagne for a tour of the Joseph Perrier vineyard. It’s difficult to call it work as

Carl Abrams – Taunton

Aka. Abey Baby / Carlmeister / Carlos It’s been a long time since we wrote a blog and no better way to break the absence than to talk about this

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