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Recipe: Dessert - Fresh Strawberry Tart with Clotted Cream

End your meal on a high with this decadent strawberry tart recipe.

Culinary Teamscapes - What are the benefits?

Nothing brings people together like good food and drink. 

What to look for when choosing an external meeting venue

Searching for a meeting venue? Here are some things to look out for.

Boost Creativity in your Next Meeting

Increase productivity at your next meeting with these ideas.

Real Wedding: Kerry and Nick's Story

Kerry and Nick celebrated their special day at Woodside in August 2014.

Real Wedding: Claire & Will’s Story

Claire and Will celebrated their wedding reception at Highgate House in July 2014. 

Increase Employee Motivation with Team Building

Increase engagement amongst employees by introducing team building.

Increase in Stress in the UK Workplace

How to effectively manage stress levels at work. 

Recipe: Main - Roast Fillet of Pork Tenderloin

Recipe for Roast Fillet of Pork Tenderloin wrapped in Pancetta.

Recipe: Starter - Smoked Salmon Galette

Delicious Smoked Salmon Galette, perfect for a starter. 

Recipe: Main - Red Pepper and Saffron Risotto (V)

Red Pepper and Saffron Risotto, ideal as a vegetarian main course.

9 New Year’s Resolutions for Every Bride to Be

Bride to be? Here are 9 promises to make to yourself this new year.

Case Study: FFP Packaging Solutions

How FFP Packaging Solutions generated a more motivated and productive workplace.

Why Family Businesses are Best for Customer Service

'Family' is a fundamental of the human spirit. It comes from the heart and really is better.

Case Study: Periscopix

Periscopix wanted to encourage their staff to get to know each other better.

Recipe: Main - Pan Fried Supreme of Chicken

Pan Fried Supreme of Chicken, a delicious main course.

Recipe: Starter - Caesar salad (V)

This is a perfect vegetarian dish, either as a starter, main or side. 

Recipe: Main - Shank of Lamb (Kleftico)

Shank of Lamb (Kleftico), perfect for a delicious main meal.

Real Wedding: Mary and Graeme's Story

Mary and Graeme married at Highgate House in September 2013.