Some of you may remember the Three Chefs & a Pig Dinners that happened late last year and January this year. Three chefs, from three different restaurants, Restaurant Atelier, Bishop Sessa and Lochiel House, cooking up a pork degustation, they were simply delicious. We attended the first two dinners but couldn’t attend the third at Lochiel House.
It was a week night and Lochiel House is just shy of a two hour drive from where we live. Even though from our place it is a bit of a hike, that wasn’t going to deter me from visiting on a weekend. A leisurely Sunday lunch was booked and we escaped to the country for a day.
Lochiel House is a gorgeous heritage cottage built in the 1820′s. Located at Kurrajong Heights in the foothills of the Blue Mountains. A pretty cottage garden out the front and a massive organic kitchen garden out the back, it would be the envy of any chef. Cosy inside with fireplaces, but if it is a lovely sunny day, I suggest sitting out back in the courtyard. Enjoy the garden, and the birds and butterflies it attracts. Read more →