Lake Country House Hotel & Spa

A Taste of Spring: Seasonal Ideas & Foodie Breaks in Wales

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Combining authentic Welsh ingredients with fresh ideas, Head Chef Josh Donachie has an exciting selection of spring dishes in store at Lake Country House. With the emphasis firmly local and seasonal produce, menus change every day, ensuring that guests...

Hello Pancake Day! Here's a great recipe Idea

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Buttermilk Pancake Recipe Move aside Valentine’s Day, Pancake Day is coming! Our Head Chef, Josh Donachie has shared his delicious Buttermilk Pancake recipe with us, complete with his favourite topping. Breakfast is not going to be the...

Top Christmas Cocktails & Festive Drinks with a Welsh Twist

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As the nights draw in and thoughts turn to festive food and drink, something served with an added kick never goes amiss. Especially when that extra zing comes courtesy of one of our favourite Welsh craft alcohol producers. Christmas drinks are always...

How to create the perfect Afternoon Tea

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Simplicity The key to a good afternoon tea is to not mess about being too fancy or tricky with what you serve. For example, we include a deliciously delicate Victoria sponge, which is exactly that. An individual sponge cake with soft vanilla mascarpone...

Easter Biscuits

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Ingredients 340g Butter 230g Caster Sugar 500g Plain Flour 115g Currants 60g Mixed Peel 1 egg Method Cream sugar and butter, gradually add flour and bring to fine crumble. Add the fruit and mix well...

Mulled Cider

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Our Head Chef, David Brown has shared with us one of his favourite recipes this Christmas. His delicious mulled cider is a crutial element in one of the best desserts we've tasted. 'Apple Pie Parfait with mulled cider and calvados cream' However...

Head Chef, David Brown, Shares His Focus & Passion For Food

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Our Head Chef, David Brown believes in creating classic dishes with the finest local produce. We chat to him about what's next for the restaurant and why he's not scared to introduce new dishes to the menu.   Fillet Rossini, Mackerel...

Behind the Scenes in our Kitchen

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Delicious Celtic-inspired cuisine is one of the key reasons guests love the Lake Country House Hotel. Naturally, we’re always keen to keep our menu as fresh as our produce (guests can keep an eye on current choices in our dining section). So for...

Christmas Preparations Begin

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Christmas is nearly upon us and preparations are up and running here at the Lake Country House and Spa. Presents have arrived, Christmas Cards are printed, mince meat is made! It’s all so exciting! After recently contacting our guests who will...

Shin of Beef

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 2 AA Rosette standard Mid Wales Restaurant presents Braised Shin of Welsh Beef,Goats Cheese and Spinach Ravioli, Buttered Leeks, Potato and Truffle Espuma, Red Wine Reduction Warm Potato Espuma 600g boiled potatoes (boil until ...

Rillette of Salmon

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Rillette of Salmon  75g Crème Fraîche Juice of 1 Lime 1teaspoon Dijon Mustard Few dashes of Worcestershire Sauce few dashes of Tabasco 1 teaspoon Capers, Chopped 1teaspoon Caper Juice (Liquid From Caper Jar) Pinch of Sea Salt...

Chestnut Parfait Recipe

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with Citrus Praline Sorbet, Chocolate Oil and Caramelised   Chestnut Parfait Recipe Ingredients 225g Sweet Chestnut Puree 225g Unsweetened Chestnut Puree 37g Dark Rum 200g Sugar 12 Egg Yolks 150g Double Cream Method  ...