Interesting queries from customers

Read More Gamey Food

Posted on Sun, 14/01/2018

  The girls have headed over to the Redwoods for some mountain bike riding, and we've just finished reading the Sunday papers, and done up a prep list for the dinner party we're having tonight. That makes...>>>

Read More Heating

Posted on Tue, 25/04/2017

Customers can and do, say the damnedest things, and we are used to dealing with people who think that their specific needs should have precedence over a whole restaurant full of people. Sometimes people don't realise...>>>

Read More Comments overheard

Posted on Sun, 27/03/2016

We overhear alot of comment in the restaurant. That isn't out of any desire to be nosy, but purely a byproduct of the time we need to spend at each table delivering and removing food and drinks. Some tables include waiting...>>>

Read More Cutlery at twenty five past

Posted on Sun, 14/06/2015

We had a young couple in last night who had just got engaged, and coming out to dinner to celebrate as you do. I'd pegged them as sweet, young and pretty innocent but even so I was a little taken aback when I came to...>>>

Read More Rhubarb

Posted on Fri, 21/11/2014

This more appropriately should come under the heading : Strange things people say!  Customers do occasionally say the darendest thing, and you can't help but wonder about the back story, the reasons why they pronounce...>>>

Read More Peas

Posted on Fri, 25/04/2014

Rick and I have just spent an hour or so over at the restaurant, photographing yet more photos for the Cookschool recipe book - a somewhat massive job, that we trying not to feel too daunted about, by just doing a few at...>>>

Read More A query that had me shaking my head.

Posted on Sat, 03/08/2013

Maybe I was tired... maybe I'm a bit out of practise, becos I don't often take the orders from big tables these days, but with Roz gone, I'm needing to step into the void created a little bit, under the younger staff are...>>>

Read More The Queen

Posted on Fri, 02/11/2012

Am in that interesting patch of time, when tables have started to arrive, but at a very leisurely pace, and Rhonda and Roz have everything under total control, so I've mooched back over to the house, just to check on a couple...>>>

Read More Fire in the kitchen

Posted on Fri, 16/03/2012

We are deepfrying one of the dishes in this current cookschool series, and that process  always seems to segue into a discussion about what fats to use, how often you can reheat the oil, temperatures to cook at, and...>>>

Read More No.1

Posted on Fri, 03/10/2008

Another list that I've decided I should start, is to catalogue some of the wierld and wonderful comments and queries we get periodically from customers. I don't do a double take often, but then sometimes people will ask something...>>>

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