With the help of HCC cook Elwen Roberts, Mr Heinrich rustled up a rapid Welsh lamb stir-fry with oriental flavours, while Mr Roderick's creation was a panfried
leg steak with red wine sauce.
This was followed by Grilled Tiger Prawns with strawberry gazpacho, Panfried
Halibut wth Pork Ragout and Crispy Iberico, and Seafood Risotto.
Choose as much as you like including crispy back bacon, succulent premium sausages, eggs as you like them, hash browns, panfried
mushrooms and more, alongside baked pastries, cereal, fresh fruit, plus chilled juices, tea and unlimited Costa Coffee.
No fewer than eight were on offer including: Coq au vin, Fish and Chips, Crispy Slow Cooked Pork Belly, Chef's Cottage Pie and Panfried
Lambs Liver with crispy bacon, chive mash, roasted chantenay carrots, parsnips and caramelised onion gravy.
mushrooms with garlic were served on a bed of rocket and toasted bread with a fine finish of truffle oil.
With recipes ranging from Peach Cardamon Honeyed Yogurt; Very Veggie Farro Salad; Creamy Grits with Roasted Tomatoes and Sauteed Spinach; Grilled Beet and Goat Cheese Burgers; and Panfried
Tofu and Vegetables over Brown Rice; to Orzo Kale Soup; Blueberry Ginger Coconut Smoothie;
Although the restaurant is full, my starter of panfried
hedgehog mushrooms, roast squash, artichoke and poached egg with preserved lemon aioli and ras-el-hanout crumb arrives in 10 minutes.
The wharfside brewpub has fantastic local seafood and great beer (we usually get the panfried
petrale sole and the hoppy, malty NW Red), and windows looking out on the river.
The soft chunks of duck worked well with the thick, meaty strips of sweet panfried
chorizo and crunch croutons but the spiced pineapple was just too sharp and after a while I felt like the mouthfuls of this generous serving were a bit of a lottery.
The food was amazing, including treats like honey straight from the hive at breakfast and mussels panfried
in front of you at dinner.
Words that can tip you off include breaded, battered, creamed, escalloped, butter sauce, panfried
, and sauteed.
This is an extensive menu offering a range of classics - mains included daube of beef, slow cooked chicken, belly pork with pea puree or panfried
hake, all at less than PS20, or there was 28-day "Grand Reserve" fillet steak.