Finding fabulous and generous businesses to donate prizes & gifts for the Charity Auction at our Awards in February is always high on our agenda so ‘Hats off’ to Lisa who last week met with Trevor Sorbie at his Manchester salon as Trevor has kindly agreed to provide us with a fantastic prize to auction off…..
ONE YEAR’s FREE HAIRDRESSING !!!
Trevor is also one of our celebrities who is presenting an award on the night.
The Telegraph have bought forward the feature date of Michael Caines’ interview and recipe of the week and will now be printing this on 29th October ~ not 5th November as originallyblogged…..
How excited are we??!! Not only do we have our top -secret host confirmed but also The Legendary and super glamourous Rose Royce singer Gwen Dickey is headlining our National Dining Awards on Feb 3rd 2012 .
In the words of Lisa ~ “Gwen put the funk into soul and disco so lets all be ready to GET DOWN & GROOVE“.
With hits including Car Wash, Wishing On A Star and Love Don’t Live Here Anymore I’m certainly going to put my dancing shoes on and follow Lisa’s advice ~ are you??
Tickets are on sale now :call 01253 608910
Well ~ here is a little gem especially for all the budding chefs out there. Did you know that this Friday is National Apple Day!!
Stacy (our Company PA) loves to follow Jamie Oliver’s Apple Crumble recipe ~here it is.
We hope you enjoy baking it ~let us know how you get on! (and don’t forget to have an extra spoonful for all of us in the office!!)
For the crumble:
• 35g rolled oats
• 35g wholemeal flour
• 20g caster sugar
• 35g margarine or butter
For the filling:
• 400g cooking apples, peeled, cored and quartered
• 50g sugar, to sweeten
• 1 tablespoon water
Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas 5. Peel and core the apples, quarter and cut in to chunks.
Put the apples into a pan with the sugar and water. Cook over a low heat for 5 minutes and place in a small ovenproof dish.
Place the flour and oats in a bowl and mix well. Cut the margarine or butter into small cubes and add this to the oats and flour. Mix with your fingertips until it resembles an even crumb texture. Add the sugar and mix through.
Cover the fruit with the crumble mixture. Bake for approximately 20 minutes until the crumble is golden and the apple hot
Lisa’s S.O.T.W !!…..Each week the Telegraph produce Subscriber Corner which highlights a ‘recipe of the week’ feature from one of our fabulous restaurant partners!
Today the Telegraph editor Derek Bishton went to Abode in Chester and cooked the ‘recipe of the week’ at Michaels Caines fine dining restaurant with Executive chef Stuart Collins! Official Feature and photos to be published in the Telegraph on Sat 5th November.
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