We’ve been a bit absent on the blog front recently, big apologies from the Pickle Palace. We have been absent from the ‘palace’ for most of June catering for people on their holidays. Alex was away in the South of France and I was in Cornwall working near Polzeath. Most people would of thought that …

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More and more we are getting requests for breakfast catering. Imagine you hire a cottage for a weekend with a group of friends and you are in a village that has just one local pub that doesn’t open until midday, hiring us to make a gourmet breakfast could be just the job to solve your …

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Posted on: 19th May 2016
Categories: buffet catering Chef

Summer is upon us! Well it was last weekend anyway. Granted, it is a little bit cooler and wetter now, but we’ve got faith the sun will be back out in no time. Last weekend, as well as two dinner parties and a market in Cheltenham we provided a picnic for a group attending the …

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Posted on: 11th May 2016
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To be asked to make someones wedding cake is a massive honour (as well as being a little daunting!). We were thrilled to be asked by Charlotte and Harry to make their wedding cake and wanted to make sure it pleased both the bride and groom. Harry had requested a ‘brownie type cake’ and Charlotte …

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Posted on: 5th May 2016
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The first bank holiday in May is always highly anticipated, people are ready for a long weekend after those hectic few weeks following Easter. Lots of plans get made for seeing friends and family and getting out exploring. The weather always has a lot to answer for on a bank holiday, it can make a …

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Posted on: 5th May 2016
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We first visited the Cotswold Distillery back in January, we had been wanting to visit for a while after trying their gin (we like to think of ourselves as knowing a good gin when we taste it!). As we are based in Moreton-in-Marsh the distillery is just a short drive away. As you drive to …

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Posted on: 27th April 2016
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Despite the drizzly weather over the Easter weekend we were busy little bunnies. On Friday evening we were in Upper Slaughter in Gloucestershire cooking for a family get together in their rented holiday cottage. A feast for the adults to allo them to go to the village pub and relax by the fire while we …

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Please excuse the pun…any egg-cuse! The time for restriction and frugal food is almost over! What have you given up for lent? Here at Little Pickle Towers one of us has given up sugar (mouth watering at the thought of chocolate right now…) and another has given up alcohol. Two of the trickier vices to …

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Posted on: 22nd March 2016