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April 21, 2017: April’s Recipe of the Month

  British asparagus comes into season at the end of April and lasts until June. When British asparagus is in season you want to make the most of it, our Head Chef, Byron Franklin, likes to have it for breakfast or a light brunch. British asparagus, toasted muffin, poached egg and crispy pancetta

March 30, 2017: 5 things every event planner should tell their venue

  What does your venue expect from you? A successful event is the result of hard work and advanced planning but there are some key pieces of information that are vital to a well-run event. Here’s what your venue wants to know from you. Room layouts This may seem obvious and can be straightforward if…

February 28, 2017: Did you know these facts about Clare College?

  Founded in 1326, Clare College is the second oldest of Cambridge University’s colleges and the oldest college on the River Cam. The West Range of Clare’s Old Court, beside King’s College Chapel, forms part of the most photographed view in Cambridge. Though famous for these very reasons there is much that is not widely…

February 28, 2017: Pancake Day – Ideas from Clare College

Whether you like to keep it classic or want to be a little inventive, this recipe from our Head Chef, Byron Franklin, gives you perfect American-style pancakes every time. It’s then up to you what you choose to top it off with!  

February 6, 2017: Top things to do in Cambridge: spring

Spring, arguably, is the most beautiful season to see Cambridge. The evenings are lighter, the sun shines more regularly and flowers bloom all over the city. As Clare College now has spring dates for bed and breakfast available to book on our website (for more information click here), we take a look at the best…

February 6, 2017: 4 steps for greener events

Organising events with greater sustainability does not need to increase your workload or negatively impact the delegate experience. Here are four simple steps to help you make your next event more ‘green’. 1. Encourage public transport Did you know, on average, more people cycle each week in Cambridge than in any other local authority in…

December 9, 2016: Christmas pudding souffle

Using leftovers – Christmas pudding soufflé If you’re feeling adventurous and have Christmas pudding leftovers why not try something different? Here is our Head Chef’s recipe for Christmas pudding soufflé:  

December 9, 2016: Festive Yorkshire Puddings

Yorkshire Puddings Last year, our chefs gave tips on how to perfect your roast potatoes, this year we look at another Christmas dinner accompaniment – the Yorkshire pudding:  

December 9, 2016: Apple and Thyme Fizz

Apple and Thyme Fizz Enjoy a wintery take on the tasty Bellini cocktail by substituting peach for apples. Here is a simple recipe that creates a refreshing beverage to be enjoyed by you and your guests over Christmas:    

December 5, 2016: Mince pies

Cranberry and orange mincemeat for mince pies A staple snack for any Christmas get together and a tasty treat throughout the festive season; there’s no doubt that mince pies remain a popular part of Christmas cuisine. Here’s a Clare College twist on how to create your mincemeat filling – to form the basis of the…