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31st May 2016

Dine & Drink

Meet our Head Chef – Marcus Van Luttmer

I started cooking at home when I was young, but my first paid job was in a National Trust kitchen at Lanhydrock in Cornwall when I was 15 making splits and scones for the ever popular Cornish cream tea. My career has taken me all over Cornwall, and more recently to Edinburgh, but I have to say I’m very happy to be working now in the Lake District, and one of the most beautiful of English villages, Grasmere nestled in the fells surrounding it...

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28th April 2016

Dine & Drink

Meet our Pastry Chef – Sarah Howe

My family have always been keen cooks. Since I was young I baked with my Mum and Grandma making sweat treats such as coffee cake, lemon drizzle and layered apple cake. It was my uncle Dereck that introduced me to pastry, making pies for the working men’s club...

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News

The Daffodil welcomes Lifestyle Bloggers

A few weeks ago lifestyle bloggers Laura Cranston from Girl Talk With Laura and Tasha Steel from Hello Freckles visited The Daffodil...

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New Year, New You?

For some, January can be a difficult month to get into following the Christmas and New Year excitement. Here we offer some inspiration to...

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Weddings

5 Wedding Trends for 2017

Couples are taking advantage of the vertical visual space above guest tables. Options include luxurious candelabras, low hanging florals...

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The Lake District

Experiences you can’t miss when in The Lake District

In 1854 the famous Grasmere Gingerbread was invented by Victorian cook Sarah Nelson right here in the village.

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