Month: March 2013

Peach Melba French Toast ala Lake House at Ferry Point

One of our signature breakfast dishes is our Peach Melba French Toast.  This guest favorite is a twist on a classic dessert with an interesting back story. The Peach Melba is a classic dessert, invented in 1892 by the French chef Auguste Escoffier at the Savoy Hotel in London to honor the Australian soprano, Dame Nellie Melba.  Escoffier created his new dessert, and displayed it in an ice sculpture of …

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Maple Weekend Right Around the Corner

New Hampshire’s Maple Weekend, March 23 & 24th, 2013 Right around the time that the cracks form on Old Man Winter’s armor comes the sweetest time of year in New Hampshire. Snow still coats the ground. The nights are frosty. But as the days continue to stretch towards summer, daytime temps creep above the freezing mark. Before the first crocus pokes through the snow and hibernating animals wake from winter’s …

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Tough Mudder comes to the Lakes Region

Tough Mudder comes to New Hampshire’s Lakes Region on June 1-2, 2013. Tough Mudder, as the name implies, is likely the toughest event on the planet.  Over the past three years, it has built a series of more than 50 events around the globe, and this year Gunstock Mountain will be hosting the event in the Lakes Region. More than 12,000 participants are expected throughout the weekend. This is not your …

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Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby

   When the Lakes Region Goes to the Dogs: The Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby. A gust of wind picks up snow in a cloud of gritty white, which billowing, hurries across the frozen field. Except for the wind, there is nearly no sound. But wait… in the distance, borne on the icy wind, suddenly there is a cacophony of barking dogs. There is almost a musical quality to …

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