Food Blog

Food Blog

Food Blog

Our Leamington Spa food blog!

Here at Whittle's at Binswood Hall, our food and drink experts are continuously creating new recipes and menus. From recipes to food-related trivia our blog hosts a little bit of everything about the food and life we love in and around Leamington Spa.

Summer Fair

Join us on Thursday 28th July 2022 from 11am to 2pm for our Summer Fair in Leamington Spa. Food and drink stalls include local crafts and handmade gifts including jewellery, cards and wooden items, clothes, handbags, cosmetics and childrens books. Entry is free!

Father's Day gift ideas

We've pulled together some of the top gift ideas to make dad feel special this Father's Day!

Buttermilk Scones

Scones became popular in the 18th Century and are considered to be an essential part of the fashionable ritual of taking tea in England. With the Queen's Jubilee approaching, we asked our Head Chef at our Yorkshire restaurant for his tried and tested recipe to bake 10-12 crumbly scones at home.

Growing fresh veg

National Gardening Week is coming up and we're feeling inspired to try a spot of 'grow your own'. If you haven’t tried to regrow vegetables from scraps, it is a great activity to try at home and many vegetables can be planted in tubs on a balcony or terrace.

Hot cross buns recipe

Looking for a classic recipe? You can't go wrong with hot cross buns! Just follow our step-by-step guide to creating your perfect hot cross buns. 

Steak & Guinness Pie

This Pie Week, get stuck in to our tried-and-tested recipe for a delicious homemade Steak & Guinness Pie with Beef Dripping Pastry. Delicious!

For the love of food

Whether you plan to dine in, dine out or order a takeaway this Valentine’s Day, our expert Chefs have some inspiration for you.

Healthy chicken curry

We asked Gurpreet, Head Chef at Three Church Road Restaurant in Edgbaston, to share with us a curry recipe that is as equally healthy as it is delicious and his recipe certainly doesn't disappoint. 

Protein sources

Today, a new focus on protein intake has turned nutrition on its head and we see vegetarian and plant-based protein products becoming increasingly popular across the UK. Here are our top protein sources for vegetarians.

Classic roast goose

You often hear that “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a turkey”, but we'd like to suggest an alternative this festive season. Delve into preparing this classic roast goose recipe, shared by the Head Chef at our Ilkley restaurant.