Life in Lockdown: Bjorn Moen, Head Chef of The Commodore Hotel in Instow

In our penultimate Life in Lockdown interview, we speak to Bjorn Moen, Head Chef of the Commodore Hotel in Instow. It is strange to think that the UK went into lockdown in March, nearly six months ago. Yet the effect was profound and has had lasting repercussions. The Commodore Hotel lies in North Devon and is popular with tourists and locals alike. A locally sourced … Continue reading Life in Lockdown: Bjorn Moen, Head Chef of The Commodore Hotel in Instow

Sandford Orchard’s Secret Cider Society presents: The Devon Food Movement with Chef Luke Fearon

Some of the photos included in this blog post are courtesy of Paul from Clash & Clash Photography¬†http://clashandclash.com/ Don’t tell anyone – but did you know about a secret society located deep in the heart of Devon? I have exclusive photos from the last meeting of this secretive bunch of cider lovers!¬† I’m kidding by the way, tell anyone who you think would enjoy some … Continue reading Sandford Orchard’s Secret Cider Society presents: The Devon Food Movement with Chef Luke Fearon

Spaghetti Carbonara from Chef Tom Allbrook

This has to be one of my favourite dishes and if done well, is truly a great dish that can be whipped up quickly for an evening meal, or for a bit of comfort food. This dish is a favourite at Hornbrook HQ, I’ve played around with a few different ways of making it and it is so simple and quick, I know you’ll love … Continue reading Spaghetti Carbonara from Chef Tom Allbrook

Veggie Shepherd’s Pie from Chef Tom Allbrook

Ingredients: 1x Sweet potato (Large) 1x Normal potato (Large) 2x Banana shallot 3x Smoked garlic gloves 1x Tin flageolet beans 1x Small tin butter beans 1x Tin Italian plum tomatoes 1x Veg stock cube 1x Pinch of dried chilli flakes 1x Tsp. Smoked paprika Salt & Pepper to taste 50g feta 70g gruyere cheese 30g butter Method: Peel the sweet and normal potato and chop … Continue reading Veggie Shepherd’s Pie from Chef Tom Allbrook