Monthly Archives: January 2011

Housekeeping Tip of the Week #5

by Rachel Levy, Head Housekeeper How to Clean A Vase Vases often get dull and grimy with water scale and algae: this gets them clean and gives them their old sparkle back! Fill the vase with water and biological washing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Chef’s Recipe of the Week #6

by Chef de Parte Daniel Smiesny Chocolate Truffles  This recipe will make 60/70 truffles  (There are many recipes for chocolate truffles, but this is my favourite!)  Ingredients:  360gm dark chocolate 160ml double cream 240gm unsalted butter 30gm ‘popping candy’ granules … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The Ultimate Teambuilding Award!

Looking for a different team building idea? Have you considered a flying ‘taster’ at Enstone Flying Club in the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds? The nearby Holt Hotel can offer companies and organisations the following guaranteed accommodation rates for your … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Chef’s Recipe of the Week #5

by Sous Chef James Bruce Holt Homemade Bread Ingredients: 450gms strong plain flour 7gms fast action dry yeast 40gms melted butter 1 level teaspoon salt 300ml warm water 1 large beaten egg (to glaze) Method: Preheat oven to 200′C (Gas … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Housekeeping Tip of the Week #5

by Rachel Levy Head Housekeeper How to Remove Stains from Carpets If you’re anything like us, we got lots of stains on the carpet after the New Year’s Eve celebrations! It really depends on what the stain is but always … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments