Club On Tour – la pause pour l’inspiration # 2

The Club is taking its biannual break. Our final day is Sunday 17th February and we re-open on Thursday March 14th with a splendid Spring Programme. Click on the bottle above to find out more.

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Tastes of Japan # 4 – The Art of Cooking

The Ageing Gaijin seeks out interesting food experiences in and beyond Tokyo and heads to Lionel Beccat at Esquisse in the Ginza area of Tokyo for an introduction to French and Japanese fusion.

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HSC W.L.T. Eat / Sheffield

Here at the Club, we’re lucky enough to have the best of both worlds – the gorgeous, peaceful surrounds of the Peak District, with the bustling and multicultural city of Sheffield just a short journey away. Sheffield is a great spot for foodie treats from all over the world. Here are a few places we’ve frequented recently – they come highly recommended

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Gaillac red wines at the Club

Why do all but one of our wines come from Gaillac? Is it the wonderful climate and amazing terroir that make for the ideal wine producing environment ? Last year, our very own Alfie bravely set out on a solo journey to the south of France, to meet up with a couple of passionate wine aficionados in Gaillac. Taking the train from Toulouse, he journeyed through beautiful rural France on a tour of ‘what seemed like every single vineyard’ in the vicinity!

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A Chef’s Special : France

You’re probably wondering what Vertical Horizons by Jack Alun has remotely to do with Hathersage Social Club. Well, first of all Jack Alun is a pseudonym for me, John Couth, Simon’s father and, second, the place the poems are about is where Simon first came into contact with the culture of the Aveyron.

Manzanilla sherry: not your gran’s festive tipple!

You may have noticed a few new additions to our menu. Some gorgeous Basque pintxos, spicy brunch specials and some favourite new tipples including La Gitana Manzanilla sherry – inspired by Lucy and Simon’s Autumn travel adventures.

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The Ageing Gaijin – Tastes from Japan # 3

This is the third Chapter from our Ageing Gaijin in Japan. Here David shares the New Years Day tradition of o-sechi, a feast for the eyes and the palate. The most luxurious lunchbox ever.

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Feuerzangenbowle – The Recipe

Revellers at the Club during the festive season can choose to treat themselves to a real blaze of glory: our Feuerzangenbowle! This German tradition literally translates to fire tong punch, and it’s essentially a flaming cauldron of sugar-rum-sozzled mulled wine. Amazing! Find out how to make this yourself at home right here.

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Petals and Stones – Jo Burn’s Debut Novel

As you may already know, a large proportion of staff here at the Club have many strings to their bows. We’re open Thursday to Sunday, which gives our team some time to pursue their various callings in life. Our very own Joanne Burn has recently enjoyed the huge success of having her first book published – and it’s fantastic. Find out more about Petals and Stones, what Jo is up to now and how she can help you find the inspiration, motivation and skills to make your own writing dreams a reality.

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StrEAT at the Club – Simon’s Greek street food menu

We’ve recently launched our exciting fortnightly StrEAT nights, serving up summertime street food loveliness in our gorgeous garden. Every two weeks, we’ll be treating you to a choice of Zanzibari and Greek offerings in the Club’s unique style. Find out more about our Greek strEAT and Simon’s menu.

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