Tag Archives: Wahaca

Mexican Fiesta at the Manor

The past weekend saw the return of Mexican flavours at the Manor – it may have been chilly outside, but we brought some much needed warmth, spice and sunshine! We didn’t quite get through a hundred limes, maybe around fifteen, but we did use thirty six eggs, thirty eight passionfruits and made over fifty tortillas! Hard work, but worth it! As soon as we held our last Mexican event in 2012, we were keen to make a return. This time we used Thomasina Miers’ second Mexican book, Wahaca – Mexican Food at Home, another book that has been a favourite of ours in 2012, which we both cook from regularly as unfortunately there are no Wahaca restaurants north of the M25 – Boo! Fresh, punchy flavours were the order of the day and our lively guests, some returning diners, some new to supperclubs as a whole, seemed to love them too!

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New Dates for the New Year…

Yes, it’s only September but we’ve had an overwhelming influx of emails from our readers eager to experience Dinner at the Manor.

We’ve finally agreed on dates and themes for the first few events of 2013, so we wanted to share them with you as soon as possible! We’d love to know what you think. Click on the links below for more details on each event and how to book.

Saturday January 12th 2013 – Wahaca: Mexican Food at Home
Just like last year we want to bring a touch of sunshine to cold, dark January and blow those post holiday blues away! Sold Out!

Saturday February 16th 2013 – River Cottage Veg
We’re going veggie once more, this time with the delights of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall! Sold Out!

Saturday March 16th 2013 – Little Paris Kitchen
We love Rachel Khoo so much, we want to hold a French themed event in her honour! Sold Out!

Expect to experience a delicious 7 course menu in a beautiful Victorian home. You’ll be dining with strangers who will seem like old friends by the end of the night! For more info take a look at our what you need to know page.

More Mexican Sunshine at Dinner at the Manor!

Saturday 12th January 2013 – Sorry this event is now fully booked

Last January Dinner at the Manor blew those post holiday blues away with some zingy, spicy lip tingling food courtesy of Thomasina Miers’ Mexican Food Made Simple. The great news is she’s back with Wahaca – Mexican Food at Home and what better way to see in 2013 than with some sunshine at the Manor!

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A hundred limes – Dinner at the Manor goes a bit Mexican

A hundred limes, forty eggs, a small forest of coriander and a little bit of spice were some of the key ingredients for our most recent supperclub – inspired by Thomasina Miers’ ‘Mexican Food Made Simple.’ To brighten up a cold January weekend, we brought the exotic colours and flavours of Wahaca into the Manor and our guests positive response to this was wonderful!

Dinner at the Manor Canapes

Susie and I have been planning this event for some months now, as Miers’ book was our favourite of 2011. Continue reading

Dinner at the Manor Mexican Menu

Wow, what a year it’s been and in just over a week’s time we will be opening up the doors of Dinner at the Manor for 2012!

We want to bring some Mexican Sunshine for a dull, blustery January and we will be cooking up a storm of zingy, zesty, spicy flavours all inspired from Tomasina Mier’s Mexican Food Made Simple

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Mexican food made… for Dinner at the Manor!

My dining adventures continue. You can rely on the Christmas period to bring lots of greedy opportunities into life and I’m never one to turn one down! This weekend saw me within a one mile radius of Thomasina Miers’ chain Wahaca, and seeing as they have foolishly failed to bring this Mexican eatery to the North, tsk, I had to grace them with my presence and fill myself with their nosh. Plus we’re featuring Thomasina’s Mexican Food Made Simple at our January supperclub so I thought I’d go and get some presentation tips. Continue reading