New Year’s Eve in Val d’Isere – at an unbeatable price!

17th December 2015

Save £1050 on a fantastic self-catered apartment with Fish & Pips for the New Year week in central Val d’Isere Fancy escaping for the New Year week, but put off by the sky-high prices for accommodation? We have just the solution with an UNBEATABLE offer in central Val d'Isere. Chalet Apartment Pierre in central Val d’Isere is the perfect location for an affordable New Years break....

Read More

Winter 2015/16 Is Finally Here

24th November 2015

The snow gods answered our prayers .. Last week we promised you snow, and we got plenty of it!! Over the weekend winter finally arrived in the Alps.. and after a couple of days of crisp sunny weather, more is set to come, with cold air lingering over the Alps and more snow forecast to fall to low levels tonight and over the next couple of days. Team 15/16 training is well underway and in be...

Read More

Winter Will Return Next Weekend!

16th November 2015

Here comes the white stuff: 'Widespread heavy snowfall in the Alps is 'very likely' this weekend. The area of high pressure, that has dominated proceedings so far in November, will gradually pull away to the south-west allowing a more mobile Atlantic airflow to move across the Alps. This will then turn north-westerly, and eventually northerly over the weekend as successive fronts pile in and intro...

Read More

Ricotta, spinach, pea and broad bean tortellini

9th October 2015

(Serves 4) Ingredients For the pasta dough 500g “00” flour 9 egg yolks + 2 whole eggs 1tsp table salt Splash of water & 50ml olive oil   For the filling 250g spinach 50g peas 50g broad beans Small handful of mint 200g of ricotta cheese 50g of parmesan, grated Zest of ½ a lemon Nutmeg, to grate Salt and pepper   For the spring...

Read More

Lemon Polenta Cake

9th October 2015

(Serves 8) Ingredients 150g soft unsalted butter (plus some for greasing) 150g sugar 100g ground almonds 50g fine polenta 1 tsp baking powder 3 large eggs Zest of 2 lemons (save juice for syrup) For the syrup Juice of 2 lemons 125g icing sugar Method Line the base of a 23cm / 9inch spring-form cake tin with baking parchment and grease its sides lightly with...

Read More

Five Textured Chocolate Cake Recipe

9th October 2015

(Makes 6-8)  Cheesecake Base 225g digestive biscuits 55g butter 55g Chocolate Method Preheat the oven 140°C. Crush the digestive biscuits up in a cloth or sandwich bag using a rolling pin Melt the butter and chocolate. Mix through the crushed biscuits and press onto the bottom of an 85cm ring mould and refrigerate. Chocolate Mousse 325g dark chocolate, finely chopped 50...

Read More

THE CHALET BOOK BOOK

9th October 2015

The Abinger Cookery School and Fish & Pips both come from a team of culinary enthusiasts, with the desire to extend this passion to their customers through the work and lifestyle they love. From the chalet kitchen to Michelin starred restaurants, supper clubs to large-scale catering events, hotels to traditional country pubs; the driving forces that created this cookbook have a creditable a...

Read More

The Santons Chalets, Val d’Isere

17th September 2015

If you are looking to book a 6 person chalet in an unbeatable location in central Val d'Isere, look no further than the Santons Chalets. Chalet Santons Solaise and Chalet Santons Isere combine convenience with tranquility in one of the best resorts in the world. Just 100m from the nursery slopes and major Solaise and Belvarde lifts, the chalets have easy access to the whole Espace Killy ski...

Read More

August Newsletter

21st August 2015

Summer News and Offers from Fish & Pips You might think the pace of life at F&P settles down a bit during the summer months, but July has been full steam ahead for the full-time team. It’s now only 17 weeks to go until you can hit the slopes again (not that we’re counting) and we want to make sure we’ve got everything polished and finely tuned before we welcome our guest...

Read More

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside ..

14th July 2015

What do the F&P team get up to in the summer?    (Alderney) It seems hard to believe that July is already upon us; chalets have been closed down, summer holidays are well underway and the Fish & Pips team have scattered from the Alps to various locations across the world. As a relatively new member of F&P (I took over the sales role in March) it has been a pleasure to meet...

Read More