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the lodge blog slow braised norfolk pork

Slow-braised Norfolk pork cheeks with Italian Parmesan polenta and Agen prunes

The Lodge’s head chef, Nicholas Parker shares a favourite seasonal dish… This pork dish is probably in the top ten of my favorite dishes to eat of all time. I came up with its ‘cousin’ about eight years ago, when I matched polenta with slow-cooked Norfolk hare and blackberries – a few variations have passed since and now we arrive at this fabulous meal. Packed with autumnal flavours, the richness of the…

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the lodge blog christmas is coming

Christmas is coming…

OK, we know September’s just started, but for those charged with organising friends and family get-togethers, or the company ‘do’, time is fast running out. The Lodge’s popular party nights – which this year take place on Saturday 10, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 December and include a free disco – are a great solution, but what makes a great party? Well, we may be biased, but in our opinion it’s…

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Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

The seasons are shifting and with it comes a wonderful crop of new wines at The Lodge. As ever, we seek out unique and interesting bottles that aren’t neccessarily ‘big names’ you’d find on supermarket shelves – our hope is to tempt you to pass by the usual suspects and try something new that you find surprising and delightful. Here’s our bar team’s picks,…

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norfolk asparagus at the lodge old hunstanon

Dish of the day

Ah, asparagus, synonymous with the start of British summertime. The season is short though, so we make the most of its delicious window by using the ingredient creatively at The Lodge. Once you’ve steamed, grilled and dipped (in a soft boiled egg at breakfast, yum!), here’s a wonderful recipe from our kitchen team to try at home – and, of course, if that sounds too much like hard work, head to The Lodge and enjoy our chef’s culinary creations…

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