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Strawberries and Cream

Strawberries and Cream
  Each year at the start of Wimbledon, every market in Britain runs short of strawberries and double cream – it’s as much a tradition as mince pies with brandy cream at Christmas! Whilst the strawberry season may be short, our chefs have created this stunning dish that has proved extremely popular at formal lunches and banquet dinners over ...
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Love is in the air: Valentine's Day Recipes

Love is in the air: Valentine's Day Recipes
Valentine's Day is the the perfect time to surprise your better half with some sweet delights and there is no sweeter way to say that you love someone than with these Valentine's Day treat recipes.  Chocolate Truffles Truffles are the epitome of sweets treats and such a traditional gift for Valentine's Day. Instead of buying a usual heart-shaped box...
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Dark Chocolate and Pomegranate Pots

Dark Chocolate and Pomegranate Pots
Our second recipe for Chocolate Week are these sumptuous Chocolate Pots adorned with glistening pomegranate jewels - enjoy!  Dark Chocolate and Pomegranate Pots Ingredients 150ml double cream 1 vanilla pod 125g dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids)  100ml milk 2 egg yolks 2 tbsp icing sugar 200g pomegranate seeds Preparation method Preheat the oven to 140 degrees centigrade. Gently warm the cream in...
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Pinterest Picnic!

All this beautiful weather has got us very excited about picnic season, head over to our Pinterest for some pretty picnic pinspiration!  Think classic gingham (obviously!), wicker baskets rather than hampers, salads, and desserts layered in jars and adult Capri Suns!
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Wedding Daze: A Most Curious Bride

The hunt is almost over, just find the last key hole to discover your ideal wedding venue and unlock your prize! How to plan your perfect wedding Experience As with most things experience is key to planning a successful wedding, which is why having family and the in-laws on hand to help bring everything together can be a real help. But we...
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Perfect Pancake Recipe

Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day as it is affectionately known, is quickly approaching (its on the 4th March if you didn't know!), and it is the perfect day to allow yourself to eat as many pancakes as humanly possible (it would be rude not to).  We believe the pancake is one of the most humble and versatile foods and can be...
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Wedding Daze: Lucy and Tony - The reality of a dream wedding

It must be almost every little girls' dream to get married in a Castle or a Palace and what more of an incredible place to get married than the Tower of London, which is exactly what Lucy and Tony were able to do!  I was able to speak to Lucy in retrospect of the big day, to find out how everything...
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Brandy Snap Baskets Recipe

This week the amazing PI kitchen have been cooking up beautiful brandy snap baskets!  Brandy snap baskets are a fun-to-make, impressive looking treat. You can serve a finished product with a variety of delicious fillings. Our head chef decided to fill them with a handmade lemon-grass and lime sorbet with kissel of red fruits, which served as a show stopping dessert...
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Unique London Venue: The Fifth Platinum Friends' Dinner at Royal Hospital Chelsea

Designed by Sir Christopher Wren more than 300 years ago, the Royal Hospital Chelsea is a prestigious venue, situated in the heart of one of London’s most fashionable districts on the banks of the River Thames. The venue offers a number of historic and beautiful spaces for private and corporate hire, the most impressive of which is the Great Hall....
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BNC Scavenger Hunt: Choose your crew

Choose your crew! Just like organising a crew for a pirate ship (as you do), organising an event means you need a crew you can trust, a team who will accommodate each and all of your requests! That's what we pride ourselves on at PI; providing a team of experienced event coordinators who are responsive, creative and unflappable! We can take...
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