These are the latest insights into the Tickled Trout restaurant
Turkey Top Tips
I’m taking a few minutes from the madness of December to share a few top tips to help your Christmas day turkey be the best ever. Gone are the days of getting up around 3am to put the turkey in the oven for hours on end! I remember mum worrying if it didn’t have about 10 hours it wouldn’t be co
Finding time for a break is near impossible as owner of the TT but I was determined to have a few days off after a busy summer so Rachel and I escaped to France in October.
Time Flies when……
…. you are working hard! It’s now over 3 years ago that I took a deep breath and was handed the keys to the Tickled Trout.
Celebrating local produce
You really don’t need to look far afield to find fabulous produce – it really is right on my doorstep here. Our ethos at the Tickled Trout is always to start with the best of the best so a lot of time and effort is given to sourcing great ingredients. Literally on our doorstep is the Barlow pot
Tempted to a little retreat?
A year ago we plumped the last cushion and hung the last picture and opened the doors of ‘Little Trout’ and ‘Wellside’ – our beautifully refurbished holiday cottages. Having a rare moment
Just that little bit special!
This month it was great to be able to prepare for a family celebration in our private dining room to create a special 70th birthday party with family and friends. Careful menu planning, a cake and of course a couple of
Reaching just a little higher!
Driving around you can’t fail to notice the bumper crop of blackberries this year. The number of them is certainly impressive and with a few days of good weather this week they will continue to ripen perfectly.
The Rise of Gin
Recently we learnt that in the UK gin outsold beer. Gin distilleries are popping up everywhere and a Cornish gin won the best gin the world award in the USA recently. 2016 was declared “year of the gin” as annual UK sales exceeded £1bn.
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