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Recipes by Jean-Christophe Novelli

Over the last 10 years, the Guide has had the pleasure of working with some brilliant chefs, both locally acclaimed and otherwise. French chef and frequenter of Whitehaven, Jean-Christophe Novelli has featured in these pages many times with his delectable dishes and last month he returned to Cumbria to show off his skills at Carlisle’s […]

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Apple Spiced Cake Recipe

By Kat Hale Everyone loves cake and our customers are always excited to hear we have vegan cake, freshly baked every day. I have previously written about flax egg as an egg substitute in baking, but here at Kat’s Kitchen, we use many different ingredients, or combinations of ingredients, in our baking depending on the […]

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Tara’s Seasonal Delights

The welcoming change of the Season brings new and fresh ingredients to the table and more importantly, allows you to get resourceful with what Mother nature is offering up. Ginny’s storm in a teacup It would be fair to say that gin is having a bit of a moment right now. Although Mothers ruin has […]

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Gin & Tonic Ice Cream Recipe

This really simple recipe combines your two favourite summer indulgences; gin and tonic and ice cream. Just five ingredients create this delicate but utterly delicious dessert, perfect for enjoying on a lazy afternoon or balmy summer evening. A little bit naughty, but very nice. Ingredients 1 cup of sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice 3 tbsp […]

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Pears With Blue Cheese, Walnuts and Bacon Recipe

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 firm ripe pears halved and poached in stock syrup  Blue whinnow cheese, sliced (please check spellingof supplier 100g Smoked bacon pardons about 3 cm long Sprinkle of cumin seeds Bay leaves 4 sprigs of Thyme 2 cloves garlic sliced Handful of shelled walnuts 2 little Gem lettuce leaves balsamic vinegar glaze […]

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BBQ Recipes

With the weather warmer and the evenings longer, it might finally be acceptable to dine Al Fresco again. We British love nothing more than getting everyone together, throwing a couple of burgers on the BBQ, and pouring a large glass of Pimms. These mouth-watering recipes taste divine straight off the Barbie, but would be equally […]

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Asparagus and Cheese Quiche

Bring together seasonal British flavours with this springtime quiche For the pastry: 140g plain flour 85g butter cubed 85g cheddar (such as Montgomery or vegetarian alternative), or other hard cheese, finely grated For the filling: 5eggs 175ml milk 100g cheddar (such as Montgomery or vegetarian alternative), or other hard cheese, grated 300g asparagus trimmed and […]

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Rhubarb and Coconut Meringue Pie

This scrumptious recipe takes a seasonal twist on a much loved classic. Ingredients: 700g trimmed rhubarb, cut into 3cm pieces 160g golden caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp extra to taste Grated zest and juice of ½ orange 4 tbsp cornflour 4 large free-range egg yolks (use the whites in the meringue) 50g unsalted butter, melted […]

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Hunday Manor Breakfast and Lunch Menu

À la Carte Breakfast Menu Locally Sourced Cumbrian Breakfast Cumberland sausage, bacon, black pudding, tomato, baked beans, mushrooms, fried bread and eggs cooked to your liking Home Cooked Cumbrian Ham Served cold with sliced tomato Locally Smoked Haddock fillet Served with soft poached eggs Locally Smoked Kipper fillets Served with grilled plum tomatoes Locally Smoked Peppered […]

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Kat’s Kitchen: A Guide to Vegan Cheese

On Kat’s journey to a plant-based diet, cheese was the biggest challenge. She shares her inside knowledge on cheesy alternatives and a mouth-watering recipe that you won’t believe is 100% vegan. If you’re someone who would miss the decadence of a rich and creamy brie or the joy of grating mounds of cheddar onto your […]

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