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Waters Edge Dine at the Wetlands Centre Horsell

Waters Edge Dine at the Wetlands Centre Horsell

Heather Farm , Horsell Common, GU21 4XY The upside: Delicious, locally sourced and well executed food The downside: If it’s busy service can be slow because everything is made fresh to order! The flipside: A lot of the food here comes from the proprietors own farm and is picked within hours of arriving at your table! Newly … Continue reading

Banana Scones

Banana Scones

Makes 8 scones When you have a sad looking single banana in the fruit bowl this is the perfect rescue recipe. I have never served these to kids who didn’t like them or adults for that matter. Perfect with home-made fruit packed jam and a dollop of something creamy (I often use half fat creme … Continue reading

Spiced Chicken and Spinach Tray-bake

Spiced Chicken and Spinach Tray-bake

There is nothing better for a midweek meal that throwing a load of chopped veggies in a tray with some seasoning. Ever since reviewing Sarah Lazell’s lovely spice mixes I have been adding the mixes she kindly gave me into lots of the dishes I have been cooking. And to great effect! We served this … Continue reading

Sally Iddles Fabulous Food

Sally Iddles Fabulous Food

A food consultant and caterer who teams creative prowess with exuberant energy The Main Event: Restaurant menu development and gorgeous food for events. Tips: Need a forkful of inspiration for your menu? Give Sally a call! Sally and I first met at Sainsbury’s when she was a development chef in the late 1990’s. After we … Continue reading

Treacles Tea Shop

Treacles Tea Shop

The Green, Chiddingfold, GU8 4TU An elegant tea-shop serving homemade classics with provenance Go there for: Overfilled sandwiches, gorgeous cakes and afternoon tea. Avoid: Not ordering afternoon tea in advance if you want the full monty. Is it worth the calories?: Go for a walk first and earn a guilt-free treat. Tips: Check out the … Continue reading

Luscious lemon and courgette cake

Luscious lemon and courgette cake

(makes 12 generous portions) This moist veg packed cake is adaptation of Flora’s famous courgette cake featured in Nigella Lawson’s ‘How to be a domestic goddess’. I added lemon zest to the cake mix to give it a citrus kick and tweaked some of the ingredients to fit our food ethos for the Pop up … Continue reading