Cooking Tips

How to prepare and cook mussels

7th Sep 2016

When it comes to mussels, there are a few top tips that you need to know. Whether you know of a great local place to buy them fresh, or ...


Five top tips when seasoning fish

4th Feb 2016

Perfect seasoning is the secret to fully appreciating the flavour of fish, but it’s not always that easy to get it right. Mark Puckey, head chef ...


Great British Bake Off: the final

7th Oct 2015

What an incredible 11 weeks of bake off! With just three bakers left in the final, we asked our head pastry chef Stuart Pate for his final ...


Great British Bake Off: Chocolate

30th Sep 2015

Tense week in the GBBO tent this week as the remaining bakers take on the semi-finals. This week the bakers will be working with a notoriously ...


Great British Bake Off: Patisserie

23rd Sep 2015

What better week to call on our head pastry chef than patisserie week on the GBBO. This week the remaining bakers will create cream horns, ...


Great British Bake Off: Victorian era

16th Sep 2015

This week’s episode of bake off is devoted to the Victorian era – a game pie, the perfect fruit cake and finishing with a Charlotte ...


Great British Bake Off: Pastry

8th Sep 2015

Stuart’s eyes lit up when he heard it was pastry week on GBBO, a passion for our head pastry chef at The Seafood Restaurant. The bakers ...


Great British Bake Off: Alternative ingredients

2nd Sep 2015

It’s a challenging week for the bakers on GBBO this week as they have to make a sugar free sponge, gluten free pitta breads and finish with ...


The Great British Bake Off: dessert week

26th Aug 2015

It’s dessert week on the GBBO this week with crème brûlée as the signature challenge, a Spanische windtorte from Austria as Mary ...


The Great British Bake Off: bread week

19th Aug 2015

Bread week is the next challenge for the remaining GBBO team. The signature challenge is quick breads, with no proving necessary, then Paul ...