• TAKE INSPIRATION WITH OUR SPOOKTACULAR ROUND UP OF HALLOWEEN FOODIE FAVOURITES

    October 24, 2016 Drink Recipes; Drink Trends; Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    It’s that time of year again – out come the annual Halloween costumes, pumpkins and trick or treating, not forgetting the ‘resurrection’ of spooktacular sweets, cupcakes, and even mocktail concoctions. We have put together a round-up of our favourite recipes to give you inspiration this Halloween. Whether you are having a foodtastic Halloween restaurant event or a family friendly bash, there is always space for cupcakes. With the rise of social platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest, there has never been a more inspirational... Read More

  • ‘FRIDGES DO FLAVOURS NO FAVOURS’

    August 22, 2016 Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    We’re celebrating one of the UK’s favourites; tomatoes. We are thrilled to offer you some summery, refreshing and scrumptiously tasty tomato based recipes to make the most out of this flavoursome fruit all year round. Did you know that four out of five tomatoes are imported from European countries? Whilst these countries are very good at producing them, many British consumers of such products are not aware how long their produce has actually spent on the road and may have even been refrigerated on... Read More

  • 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

  • SEEING IS BELIEVING – LOCKHART INTRODUCES EXCLUSIVE NEW MIRAGE RANGE

    July 04, 2016 Food Recipes; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    The Mirage exclusive range of shatterproof 100% melamine products takes your food presentation to the next level with shape and colour choices which are specifically designed to elevate your food display to another dimension – literally. This collection comprises of four styles manufactured with your use in mind. Whether you are catering for a buffet, or regularly display your food in style, the Mirage range of bowls and platters will add a complimentary pop of colour to any food offering. Mirage is highly durable... Read More

  • TASTE OF LONDON

    June 13, 2016 Events; Food Recipes; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Trends

    Taste of London, ‘The World’s Greatest Restaurant Festival’ taking place this month between 15th-19th June. Taste of London is a festival designed for food lovers across the UK. Whether you’re a well-dined gourmand, a new-found lover of food or simply looking for a fun day out with friends, this event is set to please all with lessons on the tricks of the trade from world-class chefs, plus a delicious sampling of gourmet food and drink suppliers. Located in Regent’s Park, London, the foodie wonderland... 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

  • RUN AWAY FROM YOUR REAMS OF RECIPE BOOKS

    April 17, 2016 Drink Recipes; Drink Trends; Events; Food Recipes; Food Trends; General; Latest Features; Latest News; Recipes; Trends

    In today’s society we are pushed to reform to structure and formulaic ways of life, from work place hierarchy down to our level of gym membership. The same can be said about cooking. We are presented with endless recipe books in retail outlets, countless cookery programmes with sweaty chefs and contestants following recipes to a tee and even apps that guide us through a water-tight process to make pretty much anything. But there are some cooks, chefs and foodies that are throwing caution to... Read More