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Thank you for visiting our blog.  We hope you enjoy the wide variety of posts on here. Please do comment, ask questions and engage we us - we love to chat and sharing the knowledge and passion for food and drink is very much a part of who we are. 

(The latest 5 Posts are listed below)


Supercar Gourmet Event 2015 - The Line Up
EVENTS Posted: 19/08/2015
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Supercar Gourmet Event 2015 - The Line Up The date is fast approaching for this year's charity event and the cars are booking up fast. This is how the line up looks so far....  JAGUAR F-TYPE ...

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Kristopher Rushby - Head Pastry Chef
MEET THE TEAM Posted: 11/08/2015
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Kristopher Rushby - Head Pastry Chef From squid ink bread to spiced set cream, Kristopher Rushby has created some innovative and exciting dishes since joining L’Ortolan as Head Pastry Chef. It was only three years ago that Kristopher questioned what career path he should take. Kris found a job working at Wynyard Hall as a Commis Chef, but soon realised he didn’t feel as fulfilled as he initially hop...

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Rare and interesting wines from Bordeaux
WINE Posted: 10/08/2015
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Rare and interesting wines from Bordeaux Being from Bordeaux I am passionate about its wines and I am always trying to source interesting and rare wines that are rarely found in restaurants. The idea that lies behind this last shipment coming from Bordeaux is to offer our guests at L’Ortolan some of the best wines found in Bordeaux at a very competitive price. Great wines express their typicity: not just th...

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Open Day at LOrtolan - June 2015
EVENTS Posted: 24/06/2015
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Open Day at LOrtolan - June 2015 On Friday 19th June locals and guests were invited to take a look behind the scenes at L’Ortolan and enjoy a whole host of displays, demonstrations and tastings.  Around 200 visitors attended on the day and ticket sales raised a total of £871 for Alexander Devine children’s charity. ...

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The Apprentice - I never thought it would lead to this
KITCHEN Posted: 23/06/2015
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The Apprentice - I never thought it would lead to this Welcome to my blog! I'm a soon to be, 17 year old apprentice working my crocs off to be the next Gordon Ramsay. Looking back, I never thought my school work experience would lead to this (just want to thank my food tech teacher in this space, as I'm not sure I ever really did. You know who you are). A three year apprenticeship with a Michelin starred restaur...

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