One of the simplest, delicious breakfasts, scrambled eggs are so easy to get wrong. Contrary to most methods we feel the best way of cooking scrambled eggs is to start off on a low heat to cook them slowly, leaving you will silky smooth eggs.
Most people prefer to cook asparagus in boiling salted water, and indeed this is how we as chefs were taught to cook it. However, it is now quite common to cook the asparagus in fat, a mixture of olive oil and butter. This produces a better result because the flavour molecules in asparagus are soluble in water, but not in fat, meaning when it is boiled it loses a large amount of its flavour. This won’t happen if you use this method.
As part of the Taste of the Spring gourmet break our head chef, Tom Hunter, has created a special five-course tasting menu showcasing the best of local, Cornish spring produce: freshly landed seafood, seasonal fruits and vegetables and locally reared meats. Each course has been paired with a selection of exceptional wines from small artisan producers.
With winter coming to a close, the kitchen is getting excited for all the new produce, spring will soon be bringing – along with all the fresh wines to sample alongside them. If you’re looking for some inspiration for cooking with the seasons, here is what we’ll be looking our for:
Stay two nights and sample our favourite most flavourful foodie experiences with our Taste of the Spring gourmet break. This special break celebrates the amazing spring produce that our suppliers bring us each day: freshly landed seafood, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and locally reared meats. Read more →
This two-night break will leave you feeling nourished, revived and rejuvenated. Harnessing the nourishing properties of hand-harvested Cornish seaweed these spa treatments will detoxify and soften your skin ready for the spring sunshine. Read more →
It’s hard to beat a brisk walk along the cliff path and a run along the beach followed by a traditional roast lunch – so just to give you further encouragement we’ve created a special Sunday lunch offer just for spring. During March and April* enjoy a beautiful Sunday lunch and dessert with your choice of Cornish drink for just £19.50 per person. Read more →
Pancakes make the perfect quick weekend treat – for breakfast, brunch or even tea time – using basic ingredients you’ll already have in the cupboards at home. Here is the Scarlet recipe for pancakes that are thick like American pancakes, but very light and delicious.