We share our most delicious cocktails, much-loved recipes and favourite foodie destinations, as well as take you behind the scenes of our exquisite dining venues.

 
Shortbread
How to make perfect shortbread

Our founder’s recipe for the crumbliest, most buttery treat.

24th March 2020

Delicious Dorset bacon sizzling in a pan
Dorset's delicious Denhay bacon

Denhay Farms supplies Summer Lodge's delicious bacon. In 2008, they were awarded a Royal Warrant for their sublime cuts.

19th February 2020

Loveheart macaroons at Hotel d
Crafting a love story with Red Carnation Hotels

Red Carnation Hotels' bespoke dining and curated experiences write love stories the whole year through.

14th February 2020

Sustainable initiatives in technology
How technology transforms sustainability

Technology is helping people around the world live greener lives, here's how it's applied across our hotels.

 

Our local suppliers
Evershot Bakery: the best bread in Dorset

The Evershot Bakery has been delighting guests for over a century. Here we discover what makes them so revered.

13th November 2019

Summer Lodge Signature Dish
Summer Lodge Signature Dish

Our Executive Chef Stephen Titman, shares his signature recipe for Flaky Cheese Breadrolls, one of the most popular at the restaurant.

 

Seasonal cooking
Why seasonal cooking has become so important

We take a look at why seasonal menus are better for the environment and offer diners variety, with input from Red Carnation Hotels' chefs.

 

British Summer Vegetables
Grow your own British summer vegetables

Summer Lodge's Head Gardener, Michael Francis gives handy advice for growing fresh produce at home.

 

01st August 2019

Zero Waste Lifestyle
The perfect picnic for a zero-waste lifestyle

As dining al fresco often creates lots of waste, here's how to plan an environmentally friendly picnic.

 

Be A Sommelier
What does it take to be a sommelier?

We introduce some of our most acclaimed connoisseurs.

29th July 2019

Restaurant
Delicious cuisine with Red Carnation Hotels

Take a seat at our most exceptional restaurants.

01st July 2019

Steven Titman
Meet Steven Titman: Executive Head Chef
Steven Titman discusses his love for food and his top tips for aspiring chefs.

27th June 2019

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