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Halloween Recipe

Halloween Recipe

Halloween, or All Hallos eve, is a celebration for many countries on October 31st and is a time to remember the dead including Saints and Martyrs and its Christian origins date back to around 1745. The word Halloween means “Hallowed evening” or “Holy evening” and comes from a Scottish term for “All Hallows Eve” where Eve is Even and became shortened to “e’en” or “een” so over time All Hallows Even became Halloween So it’s [...]


Scottish Recipes – Cock a Leekie Soup

View of Portpatrick lighthouse and Harbour

My wife and I recently enjoyed a stay at The Portpatrick Hotel and were delighted to find that our room overlooked this pretty harbour on the West Coast of Scotland.  The views were breath-taking and added to the relaxing time we spent at this charming Coast and Country Hotel. We were even more pleased to find that we could take our drinks from the bar out onto the balcony and sit in comfortable chairs and [...]


Witches Turkey A Winter Warming Recipe

Head Chef Suzie Molnar

Turkey breast filled with Prunes and smoked Cheese bound in Parma Ham served with a fruity red wine Fig sauce and sweet Potato Donuts. Suzie joined The Ship and Castle Hotel, St Mawes in August 2009 as 2nd chef and was promoted to Head Chef in September 2010. Since being at the hotel Suzie has successfully overseen a number of menu changes. Suzie started her career in her native Hungary before spending three and a [...]