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Cook with homegrown herbs this summer

Now’s the time for planting herbs. Conditions are perfect in the summertime while the weather is warm and hopefully the livin’ is easy! Our gourmet gardener, co-owner and top chef, John gives his tips below on how you can get the best from your homegrown herbs. Before you do anything, consider where you will put […]

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Log off in luxury with us on Exmoor

We’re offering guests that book in with us the chance to log off from the digital world and achieve some inner calm this year without having to go completely back to nature. We’re encouraging those who need some time away from their smart devices the chance to do so in luxury. Apparently, the average adult […]

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John’s culinary guilty pleasure…

We caught up recently with our co-owner and chef, John to find out what he likes to eat (on the quiet) when he isn’t rustling up lots of delicious dishes for our guests. This is what he had to say: “My guilty pleasure has got to be the full English breakfast, but only when the […]

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How to get a good night’s sleep

The best advice that anyone can give you when you have a problem is to sleep on it. This is proven to be the ultimate way to soothe worries and refresh the body and mind. But if you struggle to get to sleep then here are a few tips to help you out. The key […]

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Increase in foraging in past five years

Our co-owner and chef John Bradley says in the past five years he has seen an increase in the trend for food foraging in the area (2017). But he warns that foragers do need to be responsible and to take care when picking and harvesting wild produce. John says: “With regards to recent trends in […]

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Totally tea

Tea is not just the nation’s favourite beverage, it’s apparently good for your health too. Researchers say tea includes an antioxidant called polyphenols and also has phytochemicals. Here are six of the best reasons to have a cuppa. Drinking tea could help reduce the risk of a heart attack. The antioxidants in tea may help […]

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Asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto with Hollandaise Sauce

Asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto with Hollandaise Sauce

John has popped together a recipe below to help you make the most of the fresh English asparagus that’s now in season. He says: “Asparagus recipes are very simple, but are particular favourites in the restaurant, especially with the rich silky buttery-ness of Hollandaise and crisp saltiness of the Prosciutto. 4ptns. Vegetarian alternative is to […]

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