StarBistro blog: Good food that does good

StarBistro Blog

Our StarBistros serve some of the finest food from the Cotswolds, and over the years we’ve built great relationships with local suppliers, created some truly amazing dishes and taken full advantage of deliciously seasonal produce. Along the way we’ve supported National Star College learners to gain real work experience both in our kitchens and front of house, preparing them for a future full of new possibilities. We’ve got a lot of knowledge, experience, recipes, ideas and tips that we’d like to share. If you’re interested, please take a look at our blog!

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National Burger Day

Create our Bistro Burger for National Burger Day

Thursday 23 August marks National Burger Day, and to celebrate our StarBistro head chefs Joe and Ryan are sharing their special recipe for our moreish Bistro Burger.

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Isaac prepares for an exciting career in catering

Isaac prepares for an exciting career in catering

Isaac Wide is preparing for an exciting career in catering thanks to a work placement at National Star’s StarBistro.

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Alex's Chilli Con Carne

Make Alex’s delicious Chilli Con Carne

All of the young people at National Star’s StarBistros are encouraged to make the dishes that they love, and we hope you will love making one of Alex’s favourites: Chilli Con Carne with Jewelled Rice, Sour Cream, Guacamole and Nachos.

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Bitter Chocolate Tart with Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Bitter Chocolate Tart with Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Easter is around the corner and on the food front that can only mean one thing: chocolate! Our recipe for our Bitter Chocolate Tart with Peanut Butter Ice Cream is sure to hit the spot.

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Pollo alla Cacciatora recipe

Pollo alla Cacciatora

Joe, StarBistro at Ullenwood Head Chef, has spent time working in Italy. For our February blog post he has partnered with Chesca, a student at National Star who speaks fluent Italian, to share a delicious chicken-based Mediterranean recipe.

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Make our warming Wild Mushroom and Dark Beer Soup

It’s cold and dark outside and Christmas is a distant memory. That means there’s no better time to eat and drink the things that give us comfort – starting with a bowl of our delicious Wild Mushroom and Dark Beer Soup!

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Christmas Food Top Twelve Tips

Christmas is a busy time for us all and StarBistro is no exception!

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