Monthly Archives: November 2010

Housekeeping Tip of the Week #3

by Rachel Levy Head Housekeeper How to Keep Shower Screens Shiny If you live in a hard water area, you’ll soon get a build up of limescale on your shower screens and doors The easy way to clean the limescale … Continue reading

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Chef’s Recipe of the Week #2

By Sous Chef James Bruce Goats’ Cheese Soufflés Ingredients: 6oz goats’ cheese 2 egg yolks 4 egg whites 1 ¼ oz butter 1 ¼ oz plain flour 1/3 pint of milk ¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard pinch of salt & pepper ½ … Continue reading

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Housekeeping Tip of the Week #2

by Rachel Levy Head Housekeeper How To Whiten Tile Grouting An old toothbrush is useful for this Dip the toothbrush into undiluted white vinegar (must be white colourless vinegar!): scrub across the affected dirty grouting This will remove most stains … Continue reading

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Chef’s Recipe of the Week!

Chef’s Recipe of the Week by Executive Head Chef Paul Sheriff The Holt Hotel’s Homemade Biscuits Ingredients 250gm Demerara Sugar 250gm Plain Flour 250gm Salted Butter 1 tablespoonful Bicarbonate of Soda 100gm Ground Almonds 100gm Mixed Chopped Pistachio, Hazelnuts & … Continue reading

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Housekeeping Tip of the Week

Housekeeping Tip of the Week By Rachel Levy, Head Housekeeper A topical one with Christmas coming up: How to clean candle wax off a carpet or tablecloth! Accidents can happen with candle wax, they certainly do at The Holt during … Continue reading

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Messing About on the River (..or Canal!)

The Holt Hotel has recently set up a working relationship with Oxfordshire Narrowboats at nearby Heyford Wharf so that Oxfordshire Narrowboats’ users can have special accommodation rates at The Holt Hotel before and after their canal cruise or holiday. Corporate … Continue reading

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