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:
Join us in the month of romance and enjoy three signature experiences with a tasting menu candlelit dinner, Champagne afternoon tea and clifftop hot tub. Our Classic Scarlet break includes:
- Two nights in one of our beautiful sea view rooms with a long leisurely breakfast each morning
- One evening celebrate with a five-course taster menu created by our head chef, Tom Hunter with a selection of exceptional wines from small artisan producers beautifully paired to compliment each course of your meal
- Another afternoon indulge in a Scarlet Afternoon Tea with a glass of fizz, with homemade scones and a selection of sandwiches and cakes
- Anytime in your stay, enjoy a cliff top hot tub together, embracing the storms below from the steamy warmth of the hot tub
Available Sunday to Thursday until the 26th February 2015, with prices starting from £340 per person based on two people sharing a Just Right room.
Price includes breakfast each morning, a five-course tasting dinner on the night of your choice, a Champagne Afternoon Tea one afternoon of your choice and a cliff top hot tub.
To book please call us on 01637 861 800 or email us at email@example.com
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 →
Revive yourself in the warm comfort of the Scarlet spa with a rejuvenating bathe in our copper tub, a luxurious Voya facial or therapeutic massage and delicious Afternoon Tea.
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.
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