Chef's Recipes

Our recipe book is brimming with ideas from our very own Executive Chef, Martin Hollis. From light lunch bites to scrumptious seasonal blowouts, you’ll find a recipe for any occasion. We update our recipes all the time; so if you’re a regular to this page, please flick through ‘new recipes’ for the most up-to-date additions. 

New Recipes

Apricot and Almond Tart with Anglaise Sauce
Apricot Clafouti
Apple and Frangipane Cream Pizza 

Starters & Canapes

Curried Pea Lettuce Soup
Watercress Cappuccino
Pate A Blini
Potato Bilinis
Potato Latkes
Mussel & Saffron Soup
Cullen Skink
Leek and Asparagus Soup

Meat Dishes

Irish Stew
Steak with Pepper & Mustard
Steak & Mushroom Pie
Seared Beef Tournedos with a Crust of Brioche Bone Marrow
Roast Rib of Beef
Beef Cheeks
Beef & New Potato Casserole
Traditional Steak Pie
Venison Sausage and Olive Pasta
Spiced Venison Sausage, Onion and Pepper Omelette

Fish Dishes

Roasted fillet of Sea Trout with Charred Baby Fennel Tomato Fondant and Fresh Pea Sauce
Turbot with Crispy Potato Scales
Chilled Roulade
Pan Roasted Fillet of Cod
Salmon Cakes
Sea Trout 
Smoked Haddock 
Thai Mussels
Smoked Haddock, Leek and Anster Cheese Omelette
Sundried Tomatoes, Artichoke, Potato and Anster Cheese Omelette
Pan Fried Salmon with Asparagus, Samphire, Chestnut Mushrooms, Baby Spinach and a Lemongrass Butter Sauce
Smoked Salmon Pasta


Baby Spinach, Advocado and Bacon Salad
Spicy Cous Cous Salad
Pasta Salad
Salad of Goats Cheese with Pepperonata
The Classic Waldorf


Bubble and Squeak
Fennel, Cavolo Nero and Mushroom Pasta
Sundried Tomato, Basil and Olive Pasta
Risotto Base


Rhubarb Crumble Tart
Ecclefechan Tart
Crepes with Apple & Victoria Plum Filling
Banana Bread
Strawberry Champagne Jam
Green Tea Cake
Scottish Black Bun
Old Course Hotel Shortbread
Brown Bread and Butter Pudding with Mincemeat
Deluxe Mincemeat
Mincemeat Parfait
Mincemeat Roulade
Mincemeat, Pear and Banana Filo Parcels
Apple Mousse
Apple Tarte Tatin
Bramley Apple Brulee
Apple and Frangipane Cream Pizza
Infused Berries with Basil Syrup
Mixed Berries with Sabayon


Super Strawberry Shake

Preserves & Sauces

Green Tomato Chutney
Gaspachio Dressing
Blue Cheese Vinaigrette
Green Goddess Dressing
Veirge Dressing
Spiced Plum Jam
Apple and Ginger Chutney
Vegetable Stock

Seasonal & Special Occasion

Turkey Tagine
Turkey Soup
Christmas Fowl Play
Canapés Recipes
Preserved Fruits in Alcohol
Traditional Christmas Cake
Christmas Pudding
Rhubarb Crumble Tart
Marinated and Roasted Plum Tomatoes with Reblochon Croutons Baby Leaves and Pesto Dressing
Fruity Greek Salad
Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake
Butternut Squash Soup
Cream of Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin Mousse
Pumpkin Muffins
Pumpkin Pie
Roast Pumpkin Risotto with Frizze