Best Hot Chocolate Ever!

Another fantastic memory from growing up was playing around with hot chocolate and toasting marshmallows on the fire. We live in a funny world… so for health and safety reasons

Gingerbread Yum!

For me, a favourite childhood Christmas treat was freshly baked gingerbread. The smell coming straight from the oven brings me right back, including burning fingers from not allowing it to

Only 6 Weeks Until Christmas

We’ve only 6 more weeks until Christmas.  It hadn’t occurred to me until I saw the new John Lewis advert.  You know the time is nigh when the war of

Spiced Chick Pea Fritters with Broccoli and Carrot

Autumn is a great time of year to try vegetarian cooking. Hearty root vegetables and slow cooked beans make for satisfying dinners that give you an added feel good factor. 

October Roundup from the Castle Kitchen

October has arrived and with it the beautiful smells and autumnal colours of orange, red, brown and deep shades of green. The weather is getting a bit colder so it’s

Mackerel with Heritage Tomatoes and Coriander

This is such a little summer sizzler and available in Castle Bow restaurant. If you see heirloom (heritage) tomatoes at the farmers market or somewhere reputable, snatch them right up.


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