To tie in with the Dalemain Marmalade Festival 2015, James Watt, Sous Chef at the Inn on the Lake has come up with a magical marmalade dessert to get your taste buds going for March’s recipe of the month.
Mums are the glue that holds most families together, so why not give Mum a special treat this Mother’s Day… it’s never too early to start thinking about the perfect gift. Here are some ideas for all ages and budgets on how to make Sunday, 15th March a memorable day.
Photos are so easy to create these days, we spot lots of people using tablets and uploading their photos to our Facebook page. Your stunning images have inspired us and for the last two years we have run a competition to collect the best 12 images to produce a calendar, with £2 of each calendar sale going to our chosen charity.
Did you know that we’ve just refurbished 25% of our bedrooms at the Skiddaw Hotel? We like to make sure our rooms are as up to date as possible. That also means checking the mattresses are still as comfortable as they can be. We also work with local and international acclaimed bed company Sealy Beds to ensure our guests have a great night’s sleep.
A dusting of snow on the mountains reflecting across the lakes like a mirror, Jack Frost’s signature across the fields and the sweet smell of crisp fresh air – it’s the perfect tonic to revitalise your senses. The stunning scenery of the Lake District is within easy reach and makes the perfect getaway for a relaxing break.
Much loved by locals and visitors alike, our popular Ramblers Bar has had a face lift and is due to open in February half term. Gary Wilson the General Manager and his team have been very involved in the styling and colours – so let them know what you think if you call in for a pint of real ale and a hearty lunch.
February Recipe of the Month… comes from Kings Arms Hotel, Head Chef Dan Grimshaw. Dan has voted his ‘Mocha Crème Brûlée’ as his dish of the month and says it’s time to have a break from the detoxes and dieting, as we all need a little indulgence in life.
The four-star AA Rosette Lodore Falls Hotel welcomed the three winners of the Keswick School heat of the Rotary Young Chef competition, for lunch and a guided tour of the hotel and kitchen on Friday 30th January. Becky Askew, aged 14 from Keswick, winner of the competition was kindly offered the opportunity to work in the hotel kitchen alongside Shane Hamilton, Sous Chef, to produce a 3 course menu of her choice for the 2 runners up and their GCSE catering teacher, Mrs Mather.
Our brand new hotel will open in Spring 2015 after a complete refurbishment and needs a
new name. The modern look brings laid-back luxury combined with urban-cool to the centre of Keswick – a unique eating, sleeping and dining experience. Features include designer furniture and lighting from Sweden, Denmark and Italy, references to our woolly friends the Herdwick sheep and a delicious restaurant called ‘Brossen Steakhouse’.