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.

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.

Food and drink quiz

How well do you know your food and drink trivia?

Nourish your insides with our pamper platter ideas

Our top tips for healthy food platters that taste as good as they look!

Pimp your Prosecco

Our top tips to make Prosecco even more delicious with fruit, sorbet and even glitter.

Recreate that authentic BBQ taste

No barbecue? No problem. Serve up the best BBQ flavours from the comfort of your kitchen.

Hot Banoffee souffle with salted caramel ice cream & toffee sauce

This recipe is delicious, served with home-made salted caramel ice cream and toffee sauce.

Rosemary & Garlic Popcorn recipe

Savoury popcorn! Easy to make and a perfect accompaniment to film night, or nibbles for your next party.

Hot cross buns recipe

Hot cross yum! This classic hot cross bun recipe promises to raise a smile this Easter.

Easter Wordsearch

Just for fun, try our Easter-themed wordsearch. Can you find the 20 hidden words?

Stilton paté recipe

A great family favourite that is always a winner at buffet-style celebrations.