The Curve

The Curve offers innovative freshly cooked food serving a variety of hot & cold food from around the world to "eat in" or "take-away".

The Deli Counter serves a range of "food of the world" items and snacks, the Eatery offers a range of hot foods and the Cafe Bar serves Starbucks Fairtrade coffee, sandwiches, home made cakes and desserts.

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Each month our chefs in the Curve create dishes containing the 'seasonal vegetable' of the month. Below you will find interesting fact sheets on the seasonal ingredients as well as recipes inspired by the ingredients that you can try at home!

To download the fact sheets on these vegetables, please use the links below:


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Broad Beans [PDF]Broad bean and ricotta tagliatelle
Eat Peaches [PDF]Georgia peach cobbler


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Blackberries [PDF]Apple and blackberry frangipane crumble
Eat Butternut Squash [PDF]Spicy butterbean, chickpea and butternut squash stew


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Kale [PDF]Pepper, spinach and coconut curry with crispy kale
Eat Artichoke [PDF]Rabbit, artichoke and rosemary paella


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Beetroot [PDF]Beetroot and lentil burgers
Eat Pears [PDF]Boozy pear trifles


Seasonal ingredient Recipe
Eat Brussels Sprouts [PDF] Brussels sprouts with bacon, leek and caraway
Eat Chestnuts [PDF] Chestnut and pumpkin pie with meringue


Seasonal ingredient Recipe
Eat Celeriac [PDF] Celeriac, pancetta and hazelnut soup
Eat Rhubarb [PDF] Rhubarb and custard tart


Seasonal ingredient Recipe
Eat Main Crop Potatoes [PDF] Chips with spiced salt and smoked garlic mayo
Eat Pomegranate [PDF] Feta and pomegranate salad


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Apples [PDF]Baked apples with Calvados glaze
Eat Leeks [PDF]Leek vinaigrette with eggs


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Jersey Royal New Potatoes [PDF]Sauteed Jersey Royals with black pudding and fried egg
Eat Purple Sprouting Broccoli [PDF]Purple sprouting broccoli gratin


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Asparagus [PDF]Asparagus crespelle
Eat Runner Beans [PDF]Gujarati-style runner beans with spiced chicken skewers


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Gooseberries [PDF]Elderflower fool with poached gooseberries
Eat Strawberries [PDF]Strawberry shortcakes


Seasonal ingredientRecipe
Eat Aubergine [PDF]Roast aubergine salad with chickpeas and tamarind
Eat Raspberries [PDF]Raspberry and thyme custard tart