Because we care about your diet. Labelled with love. Totally homemade food by TRUFFLEicious
From 1st April – 30th October 2018 you can taste our fresh homemade food at The Coach House in the beautiful grounds of Great Chalfield Manor, Nr Melksham, Wiltshire.
You may also be able to meet our furry friends at Chalfield. Orla, Gypsy & especially a sweet little terrier called MING who’s bark is worse than her bite!
Our light lunches, soups, cakes, desserts & chocolates are freshly made our converted Stables Kitchen & served from the Coach House.
I am open from 12.30 – 3.30 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. As I am an independent, sole trader the food is freshly cooked in small batches by me from my own recipes & served by me from the Coach house. Our style of cooking is fresh, vegetarian & healthy with a few naughty bits on the side. All dietary requirements are catered for and gluten free cakes are always available.
We have seasonal menu changes & like to use fresh local ingredients. Each day we have a light lunch special. As our business is weather & visitor dependent it is advisable to choose & pay for your lunch on arrival, before touring the house & garden, to avoid disappointment. You can also book afternoon tea for groups wishing to visit the Manor.
Check out our new Summer Menu here: TRUFFLEicious Summer Take away Menu
You can follow me here on twitter, instagram & facebook to find out more.
I am registered as a food business with Wiltshire Council and hold a current (2018) Level 2. Food hygiene certificate.
Look forward to meeting you in the coming season. Your comments are appreciated.
“I’m not eating that” . “It’s all brown & slimy” . Is this a cry you often hear from your kids, when you point them towards the fruit bowl. You want them to eat a healthy snack & those hard, green bananas you bought just the other day have gone soft already. So, what to do? don’t throw them in the bin, after all they have cost you money, turn them into a delicious pud. I bet the little darlings won’t turn their noses up at this and after all it can nearly be part of their 5 a day.
STICKY BANANA & CHOCOLATE PUDDING
Serves 4. Contains Dairy & Gluten.
Time taken: 30 mins + 30-40 mins Cooking time Oven Temp 190c, Gas 5, 375F
100g Self-raising Flour
2 Tbspns Cocoa powder
2. Large over ripe bananas
75g Dark Brown Sugar
2. Tbspns Milk
Pinch of salt
FOR THE STICKY BIT:
115g Dark Brown Sugar
2 Tbspns Cocoa
200ml Hot water
Sift flour, cocoa & salt together,
Cream together the butter & sugar until light. Add the bananas & continue beating to mix
Lightly mix the eggs together & gradually beat into the creamed mixture, adding a little of the sifted flour with the last additions of the eggs.
Fold in the remaining flour mix with enough milk to mix to a medium soft consistency.
Spoon into a greased, 1.2 Ltr baking dish.
In a bowl, mix together the Sticky Bit ingredients until well blended & pour over the top of the cake mixture.
Place, at once, just over centre of the pre-heated oven & bake for 30-40mins.
During cooking the cake will rise to the top, leaving the gooey, sticky bit at the bottom.
Serve hot with Greek Yoghurt, cream or ice cream. You can always add more fruit when serving this pudding. I just love it with frozen Fruits of the Forest. Thawed of course.
Pop over to our blog page Radio Recipes to find my original recipes which have been broadcast by BBC Radio Wiltshire on The Sue Davis Show, Sunday’s at 10.15am throughout September & November 2017.
Also find my chat with BBC Wiltshire’s Marie Lennon on her Morning Show on Wed 13th December 2017 at 11am #Loveyourleftovers #HomemadeChristmas Pop over to my blog to read more: Christmas Present
#Loveyourleftovers. On Thursday 28th December 2017 I will be cooking live on Marie Lennon’s Show at 10am. BBC Radio Wiltshire. The subject, you’ve guessed it Christmas Leftovers.
Catch up on the BBC I player BBC Wiltshire
Check out @BBCWiltshire’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/BBCWiltshire/status/932190206962421760?s=09
Should you wish to seek us out on the run up to Christmas this is the page you need. Here you will find events we are attending, any offers we have running and mouth watering photos of our seasonal products.
Our next event is at a beautiful, moated, medieval Manor. Great Chalfield Manor is a National Trust Property, near Melksham, Wiltshire.
The Christmas Fair takes place on Saturday 16th December 2017 from 10.30 – 3.30
You will be able to buy our 100% Homemade Chocolate Truffles (Gluten-free ), Cakes and Stollens.
Should you wish to order any Homemade goods, for collection at the Fayre, please contact us using the form below:
Our first event on Friday 17 Nov 2017 6pm – 8.30pm & Saturday 18th Nov 9.30 – 4pm will be at Lowden Garden Centre, Bath Road, Shaw, Melksham, Wiltshire. SN12 8EZ.
As well as our own recipe homemade Chocolate Truffles, this year we will be giving you the chance to sample & order our new, own recipe gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian alternative Christmas Cakes. These come in 3 different varieties & can be decorated (not dairyfree) or left unadorned for the purists among you.
All the above will be available at the events for sampling and can also be ordered for collection or delivery within a 3 mile radius.
Hope to see you #Foodies