day : 13/06/2017 2 results

Samphire Restaurant at the Headland Hotel, Newquay

For me, one of the greatest pleasures in life is discovering new restaurants, and trying dishes that you would never be whipping up for yourself at home- I don't often eat out these days, and so when I do it is an extra special treat. I was thrilled to be invited along to the The Headland Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall recently for an evening with their head chef, Christopher Archambault to try out some of the dishes offered at the 2- Rosette awarded Samphire Restaurant. My first ...

Pomegranate and orange glazed ham

  Right on my doorstep is The Old English Pig company- they breed beautiful free-range, traditional Old English pigs, and their sausages are honestly the best I have ever tasted (and they are working on a low fat one!). I've had a lovely piece of gammon from them sitting in my freezer since Christmas, and I really wanted to do it justice by finding an unusual and delicious glaze for it! I think for an effective glaze you need to have a really good amount of sweetness, and so I ...