The Penninghame Process – A Transformational Journey

Do you sometimes feel that you have lost your way in life? Is your life not working out how you planned and you don’t know why? Do you want to take a new direction, resolve issues from the past and … Continue reading

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Leave the past behind and live the life you want!

Leave the past behind and live the life you want……   Join us for our next Penninghame Process (Primal) programme starting on the 2nd November. The Penninghame Process (previously known as Primal) is a 6 day residential course focused on … Continue reading

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Penninghame Programmes

Surrounded by the beauty of nature and nourished with delicious healthy meals you will see why our guests agree that we are the premier location for nutrition and well-being education in the UK and Europe.

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Venue Hire

A Scottish mansion house, the beauty of the Scottish countryside and facilities to make your event remembered for a long time!

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Vegetable and Smoked Duck Spring Rolls with Sweet Chilli Dip

Vegetable and Smoked Duck Spring Rolls with Sweet Chilli Dip 1 garlic clove crushed Half a fresh chilli finely chopped Half inch piece of ginger finely chopped 2 carrots julienned Half a daikon radish (mouli) julienned  (can use red radish) … Continue reading

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Stir-fried Vegetables

Stir-fried Vegetables 2 tsp cold pressed sesame oil or olive oil 1 onion cut into thin half moons 2 carrots cut into thin half moons 1 cup mange tout 1 red pepper quartered then finely sliced 1 spring cabbage finely … Continue reading

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Asian Marinated Baked Salmon Fillet

Asian Marinated Baked Salmon Fillet   4 salmon fillets 2 tbsp shoyu soya sauce 2 tbsp sweet white miso Juice of 2 limes 1 clove garlic – crushed 4” piece of ginger 1 bunch fresh coriander Wash and pat dry … Continue reading

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Tempura Monkfish Martinis with Ginger Lemon Dipping Sauce

Tempura Monkfish Martinis with Ginger Lemon Dipping Sauce   2 monkfish tails (approx 150g each) 8 6” BBQ skewers 1 ½ cups of rice flour (or plain white flour) 1 tbsp Arrowroot 1.5 ltr chilled sparking water 2 tbsp lemon … Continue reading

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Pan-Fried Sea Bass with Dill & Parsley Pesto

Pan-Fried Sea Bass With Dill & Parsley Pesto   1 tsp frying oil 2 sea bass fillets Salt Pepper Lemon cut into wedges   For the pesto: 2 cups of fresh dill 2 cups of fresh parsley 2 tbsp olive … Continue reading

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Mushroom & Herb Polenta

Mushroom & Herb Polenta   4 tbsp olive oil 350g mushrooms – halved 2 cloves garlic – crushed 2 tsp dried tarragon 2 tsp dried thyme 4 ½ cups hot water or vegetable stock 1 cup traditional polenta (or you … Continue reading

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Puy Lentils with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Goats Cheese

Puy Lentils with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Goats Cheese   1 red onion – sliced into very thin half-rings 1 tbsp red wine vinegar salt 250g dried puy lentils (or 1 tin of pre-cooked) 3tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Vegetable Pancakes

Buckwheat Vegetable Pancakes 2 cups buckwheat flour 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt 2 tsp curry powder ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda water 1 carrot cut into thin strips 1 red pepper cut into thin strips 1 … Continue reading

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Squash Risotto

Squash Risotto 4 cups cooked brown rice 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onion, finely diced 4 clove garlic, minced 2 cups squash, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 tsp marjoram Salt ½ glass white wine (optional) 1.5 ltr hot … Continue reading

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Roasted Squash with Rosemary

Roasted Squash with Rosemary 1 medium squash sliced (butternut squash, pumpkin) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons rosemary Salt to taste   Toss the squash with the salt and rosemary in a baking tray.  Leave to stand for as long … Continue reading

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Courgette & Pea Soup with Fresh Mint

Courgette & Pea Soup with Fresh Mint 1 onion, diced 2 medium sized courgette, sliced 2 cups of fresh or frozen peas 10 – 15 mint leaves Salt to taste 1ltr (approx.) hot water or veg stock Fresh ground pepper … Continue reading

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Stir-Fried Spring Greens

Stir-Fried Spring Greens 2 heads spring greens finely sliced 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 garlic clove finely diced and crushed A pinch of turmeric A pinch of sea salt   Heat the oil in a wide bottomed pot, sprinkling in … Continue reading

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Curried Rice With Vegetables

Curried Rice with Vegetables 2 cups cooked rice 4 spring onions, finely chopped 2 small carrots, cut into matchsticks 1 tsp medium curry 2 tbsps fresh parsley or coriander, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp salt 1 tbsp … Continue reading

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Quick Miso Soup

Quick Miso Soup 1 onion, sliced in half moons 1 carrot, sliced in half moons 1 celery stick, finely sliced 2 strips of wakame, soaked then chopped finely Pinch of salt 3 teaspoons of barley miso Parsley or spring onion, … Continue reading

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Penninghame House plays host to Europe’s most exclusive weight loss & fitness boot camp

Penninghame is very pleased that The Camp will be using Penninghame House and Estate as the new Scottish venue for their boot camps. The first camp at Penninghame starts on the 30th June, with future dates in 2012 being 28th … Continue reading

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Special Tapas and Paella Demonstration and Dine

We are delighted to offer a very special Demonstration and Dine evening at Penninghame House Cooking School.  Our visiting Spanish chef, Ioel Ezkurra, will be cooking for the evening showing how to make authentic Spanish food.  Ioel has worked in … Continue reading

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Seed Crunch Recipe

Great tasty and healthy snack for lunch boxes or picnics……… Seed Crunch ½ cup sesame seeds 1 cup sunflower seeds ½ cup pumpkin seeds ½ cup brown rice syrup Lightly toast seeds separately in a medium hot oven or in … Continue reading

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Men’s Cooking to Survive!

Tuesday night saw our first ‘Men’s Cooking to Survive’ class. One of our chef’s Jack Lambeth demonstrated the recipes before the gentlemen of the class went to their own cooking station to try them out themselves. The focus of the … Continue reading

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QVC’s Debbie Flint blogs about Penninghame “one of my highlights of the year”

Debbie Flint from the shopping channel QVC joined us at Penninghame for our April Ultimate Health Experience. “At Penninghame in Scotland, I learned how to cook delicious macrobiotic food every afternoon, had some fabulous therapies every lunchtime, did lots of … Continue reading

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Penninghame introduces a Pasta Class with local Chef, Douglas Lisi

Penninghame is delighted to announce that we are offering a fresh pasta class in the Cooking School in conjunction with Douglas Lisi. Douglas is a local “celebrity” chef who owns the Italian restaurant, L’Aperitif, in Stranraer with his family.  Douglas … Continue reading

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Penninghame makes it into the Telegraph’s 10 best health and fitness retreats

We are delighted to have made it into the Telegraph’s  top ten of health and fitness retreats. Here is the link to the online article.  Telegraph Article In November last year Jason Morris, who writes for the Sunday Telegraph’s magazine … Continue reading

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Chocolate Muffins

Chocolate  Muffins 350grm whole spelt flour 100grm chopped hazelnuts 50grm Cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3 teaspoons baking powder Pinch of salt 200ml soya milk 100ml sunflower oil 250ml maple syrup In a bowl mix dry ingredients.  In another … Continue reading

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Penninghame Out and About

Marie has been busy this week! Thursday Marie was at St Medan Golf Club, Monreith giving a cooking demonstration and talk for the ladies of the club for their fundraising evening.  The club had also invited Ann Barclay and “Jamie … Continue reading

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Marlene Watson-Tara’s New Website is launched

Message from marlene To all of you who are interested in creating good health for yourselves and your families, please check out my new website at www.marlenewatsontara.com My mission is to share the knowledge and experience I have gained in … Continue reading

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Health & Beauty Talk

Marie Butler has teamed up with Claire Marr to give a free health and beauty talk on Monday 23rd April at Claire’s Hairdressing Salon in Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway.  Marie will talk about food, nutrition and the effects on … Continue reading

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Do you want to grow your own delicious, healthy food?

Do you want to grow your own delicious, healthy food in your own garden?….. Do you want the garden to also be beautiful, efficient, good for wild life, highly productive and easy to maintain? Then this 3-day workshop is for … Continue reading

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