• BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT – THE BIGGEST ANNUAL, NATIONAL CELEBRATION OF BRITISH FOOD AND DRINK

    August 05, 2016 Drink Recipes; Drink Trends; Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Trends

    Along with ‘Organic YOUR September’, this year’s British Food Fortnight is taking place on September 17th and is sponsored by the Co-op food stores where celebrations will take place, as well as in restaurants, visitor attractions, street markets, schools, hospitals, universities and care homes. Activities will be led by Ambassadors Raymond Blanc and his son, Oli, and a National Committee including the National Trust, Hospital Caterers Association, The Women’s Institute, National Association of British Market Authorities and the Campaign to Protect Rural England. Organisers... Read More

  • ‘SHARING IS CARING’ – HOW SHARING FOOD BUILDS TRUST, CO-OPERATION AND IMPROVES YOUR SOCIAL STANDING

    July 18, 2016 Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Studies suggest sharing food is both good for your heath and your social stability. The idea of sharing food may be daunting to some who are territorial with their food, however accompanied by sunshine and a BBQ, we all love occasionally indulging in a sharing platter or two. Countries all over the world take pleasure from sharing food between their family and friends. However, it seems to be quintessentially British to eat a traditional three-course meal dressed in your favourite attire, but is this... Read More

  • THE CRÈME DE LA CRÈME OF THE CATERING AND HOSPITALITY WORLD – CRÈME TABLEWARE

    July 11, 2016 Drink Trends; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The Crème tableware collection is simple and refined with an unmistakable air of quality. It combines a perfectly balanced ivory colouring with a range of innovative shapes and profiles to create the ideal blank canvas on which the chef can present their artistic flare. This collection is cleverly designed to stand the test of time; perfect for catering and hospitality environments. Built to last, the Crème ranges are strong and durable, and to prove this it also offers a Lifetime Edge Chip Warranty. Promoting... Read More

  • THE GREAT BRITISH PICNIC

    June 27, 2016 Drink Trends; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The Great British Picnic has come a long way since its origins of the medieval hunting feasts that took place around the UK. Evolving over time, the picnic has become a trip out for all of the family on a warm sunny day in some of the most beautiful destinations throughout the country; from parks to riversides, beaches and hilltops. In the Victorian era, the picnic grew into something for those who travelled far and wide, needing something to keep them energised along the... Read More

  • TIME FOR TEA… AND SCONES – HAPPY NATIONAL CREAM TEA DAY – JUNE 24th 2016

    June 20, 2016 Events; Food Trends; General; Latest News; Trends

    National Cream Tea Day has come around again for another cream filled day full of British traditions. Whether you’d like to host an afternoon tea fit for the Queen, or you simply want to treat your loved ones to freshly baked scones overflowing with jam and cream during Wimbledon at the end of the month, Cream Tea Day aims to inspire all to celebrate the quintessentially British convention. Crumbly scones, sticky fruit jam, lashings of clotted cream and perfectly brewed tea. It’s a heavenly... Read More

  • INSPIRED BY GLOBAL CUISINES

    June 06, 2016 Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    Summer is fast approaching and the desire to eat fresh healthy food in the great outdoors is once again at the forefront of our minds. Many people will be jetting off to exotic countries in the coming months, leaving the rest of us to create and experience dynamic culturally inspired dishes without having to walk through the door. The perfect outdoor dining experience to many, is with family and friends, on a sunny day with sharing platters of colourful, mouth-watering food. Sharing platters are... Read More

  • NATIONAL FISH AND CHIPS DAY – QUINTESSENTIAL BRITISH FOOD

    May 30, 2016 Events; Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    ‘Winston Churchill called them ‘the good companions’, John Lennon smothered his in tomato ketchup and Michael Jackson liked them with mushy peas’ – Happy National Fish and Chips Day! There is nothing more British than smothering salt and vinegar over your fish and chips, wrapped in newspaper and eaten outdoors! June 3, 2016 is National Fish and Chips Day in Britain and we are celebrating it by giving you an insight into the origins of the beloved meal, and a more contemporary and healthier... Read More

  • Bread glorious bread

    May 15, 2016 Events; Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    BREAD GLORIOUS BREAD They say baking a loaf of bread and filling your house with the delicious smell is more likely to help it sell. Does this show how much the UK loves bread? Well from 14th -22nd May it is officially the UK’s Real Bread week in which we are all being asked to bake our own, support our local baker and also teach our little ones how to make bread too. So get ready to knead fair hands of Britain, it’s time... Read More

  • IS TRADITIONAL BRITISH FOOD AND DRINK STILL GREAT?

    April 25, 2016 Drink Trends; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Many will remember the advert that asked the vital question – ‘Daddy or chips?’ well the newest trending question is ‘British food and drink or not?’ Many consumers are turning against the traditional drinks and meals from their beloved country opting instead for more modern delicacies on their local high street when eating out, or even when purchasing to cook at home. Is traditional British food and drink still great? Or are foodies turning their back on bowls of sausage and mash for tasty... Read More