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.

 
Honeycomb ice cream
Bea Tollman's honeycomb ice cream

Celebrate with a delicious recipe from our President and Founder, a favourite amongst guests and our staff.

15th July 2020

Rice pudding
Bea Tollman's rice pudding

A hotel favourite, make Bea's rice pudding at home with family or friends.

30th April 2020

Shortbread
How to make perfect shortbread

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

24th March 2020

Bea Tollman in the kitchen with Paula Stakelum
Eliminating waste with Winnow Solutions

We have recently partnered with Winnow Solutions, a cutting-edge waste management company who will help us reduce our food waste.

10th 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.

22nd November 2019

The Acorn Inn Signature Dish
The Acorn Inn Signature Dish

Our President and Founder, Beatrice Tollman, shares her signature recipe for Cheesecake, one of the favourite dishes on the menu at The Acorn Inn.

 

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.

 

Black Cow Vodka
Dorset's Black Cow Vodka

Get to know more about this award-winning vodka, made in Dorset.

 

Dorset Cereals
Meet our Muesli Suppliers Dorset Cereals

A well established Dorset company, Dorset Cereals are proudly served as part of the breakfast selection at the Acorn Inn.

23rd August 2018

Furleigh Estate Wine
Interview with Furleigh Estate on Dorset Wine

One of Dorset's premier vineyards, explore the 85 acres of the Furleigh estate and sample their award winning still and sparkling wines.

28th March 2018

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