Food and Wine

Autumn Has Arrived – Chef Adam Draper

The days get shorter and the leaves are falling but it is such a sweet time of year. It’s the end of the tomato season, so roast them to make…

Food and Wine

Adam’s Cookbook – Chia Pudding Cup

This recipe is so easy and it is a healthy snack loaded with protein, fibre and healthy fats! Ingredients 2 cups almond milk ½ cup chia seeds ½ tsp vanilla extract…

Corporate Retreats

Three Ideas for a Corporate Retreat Agenda

You may have noticed your team’s morale is down, productivity isn’t as high as expected and your employees are lacking in creativity. But what you might not have realised is…

Food and Wine

Adam’s Cookbook – Slow cooked beef cheek

Slow cooked beef cheek, red wine, petit carrots with mashed potato. (Serves 4) Preparation 4 beef cheeks  (trimmed of sinew) Cut each cheek in half Marinate Place the following in a…

Food and Wine

Why Do I love Summertime – Chef Adam Draper

It’s easy to eat fresh, locally grown food when fruits and vegetables are as abundant and available as they are during the Summer months. And when food is more available,…

Food and Wine

Adam’s Cookbook – Lemon Drizzle Cake

The perfect combination of tang and sweetness, this lemon drizzle cake is always a crowd favourite. Enjoy with a cuppa or serve with ice cream, either way is delicious! Ingredients…

Food and Wine

Meet the producer – Scotchmans Hill Winery

When it comes to our producers, we strive to work with the best of the best, so it’s no surprise that we choose to stock wines from Scotchmans Hill, the…

Food and Wine

Adam’s Cookbook – Almond Biscotti

Biscotti is usually a twice cooked biscuit but this is my version of them and they are simply delicious and so easy to make. Crispy, crunchy and a little chewy,…

Conferences

Top 3 common mistakes when booking a conference venue

Whether it’s your first time organising a conference, or you’ve been doing it for years, mistakes can always be made, especially when you’re pressed for time. Here, we discuss some…

Venue

The Estate and its Purpose

With 25 years, comes a lot of change. Over the last couple of years, Waurn Ponds Estate has really begun to make their mark in corporate functions and its individuality…