Celebrate New Year with a Cocktail!

Impress your guests with a sophisticated cocktail this New Year. You don’t need a drinks cabinet heaving with weird and wonderful spirits either.  Our own Jen George is the Hive’s queen of cocktails so we’ve got a few of her top tips and simple recipes for delicious alcoholic and ‘drivers’ cocktails in the run up […]

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Jolly Holly Christmas

Food inspired treats and decorations for your tree… If you need to keep the kids busy at the weekend (or you’re just obsessed with creating your own Great British Bake Off-style showstoppers) then these biscuits will be right up your street. Once you’ve got the recipe down, hand them over to any artistic types for […]

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The Hive Beach Café Cookbook – available now for Christmas

The Hive Beach Café Cookbook – the ideal Christmas gift ‘The perfect introduction to seafood cookery, courtesy of Dorset’s coolest beachfront café.’ Lesley Waters The Hive Beach Café Cookbook, featuring more than 100 fish and seafood recipes divided into four seasons, is now available to buy. The ultimate Christmas gift for anyone who loves seafood […]

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Pan fried John Dory with wilted spinach and sorrel sauce (for 2)

Pan fried John Dory with wilted spinach and sorrel sauce (for 2). 2 fillets of John Dory 200g each. 2 handfuls of washed spinach
1 bunch of sorrel, Butter, Salt and pepper, Splash of white wine 50ml, Double cream 100ml

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Pan Fried Squid with Spring Onion, Chilli, Coriander and Lime Butter

Ingredients: 4 squid and tentacles, cleaned and sliced into even pieces 4oz unsalted butter 1 red chilli deseeded and roughly chopped Handful of coriander 5 spring onions chopped roughly 4 limes, zested and juiced Method: Place butter, chilli, spring onions, coriander, lime juice and zest into a food blender and blitz until evenly mixed. Put […]

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