The Orangery Blog

The Orangery Blog

The Orangery Blog

Welcome to our food and drink blog!

Our food enthusiasts at The Orangery have been hard at work preparing new menus, planning events, and even filming video cooking demonstrations.

From recipes, to food-themed trivia, it's all here on our Darley Dale food guide. Subscribe to our emails at the bottom of this page to keep up to date.

A classic Christmas Pudding recipe

Enjoy our tried-and-tested version of the humble Christmas pudding.

Tips for a stress-free Christmas

Cooking Christmas dinner can be a daunting experience, so we asked our head chef for some tips to help ensure that the day goes smoothly.

Making hot drinks healthier

How to make healthier versions of Britain's favourite hot beverages.

World Vegan Month

We caught up with our head chef to chat about the growing veganism movement.

Toad in the Hole Recipe

Although Sausage Week has been cancelled this year, we still wanted to share this delicious recipe with you.

Re-opening in 2021

Our beautiful restaurant, bistro and terrace will re-open to the public in 2021.

Classic sourdough recipe

This Sourdough September, follow our recipe and bake your own unique, delicious homemade delicious bread, nurtured from a small mother dough over 14 days to create a delicious full loaf.

Esquites

Alex, Head Chef at our sister restaurant Langton’s at Cooper’s Hill, has a delicious recipe for Esquites - a fresh Mexican corn salad to give your summer barbecue extra oomph.

New safety guidelines

We've pulled together a video to show you how we're keeping our customers and staff safe during your visit to The Orangery.

Temporary closure

As our restaurant sits within the grounds of an Audley village, we will unfortunately not be opening to the public on 4th July. When the time is right to open our doors to a wider audience we will certainly let everyone know.