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Mix & Match: how spirits can unlock the potential of dining occasions

Mix & Match: how spirits can unlock the potential of dining occasions

51 per cent of all meals in the on-trade are enjoyed with an alcoholic drink and 51 per cent of people say alcohol is an important factor in where they choose to eat.

Mix & Match: how spirits can unlock the potential of dining occasions
Brioche can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes

Brioche perfect for brunch (and Christmas menus)

Forget a buttery biscuit base, this year it's all about the buttery, brioche bread.

Brioche can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes
Get ready for a cracking egg week

Get ready for a cracking egg week

Is there anything in your kitchen as versatile as an egg? And no, your sous-chef doesn't count.

Get ready for a cracking egg week
Serve a top roast? This is your chance to prove it...

Serve a top roast? This is your chance to prove it...

The hunt for the best pub roast in Britain is closing in, with the deadline for entries to the Best British Roast Dinner competition just around the corner (1 October 2017).

Serve a top roast? This is your chance to prove it...
Gourmet Burgers for National Burger Day

Are your burgers good enough?

Even 100 per cent British beef patties aren't good enough for discerning customers these days, apparently.

Gourmet Burgers for National Burger Day
It's National Burger Day

Looking for some inspo this National Burger Day?

Looking for some last minute inspiration to help you make the most of this meaty celebration? Don't worry we've got you covered.

It's National Burger Day
Rising costs will be passed onto pub-goers

Will rising costs will have to be passed on to customers?

Over a third of hospitality businesses believe the rising costs of raw ingredients will have to be passed onto customers via price increases, according to a new survey.

Rising costs will be passed onto pub-goers
Pubs urged to give lamb a chance

Pubs urged to give lamb a chance

Love lamb? Now's the time to show it with farmers urging more pubs to put it back on the menu.

Pubs urged to give lamb a chance
70 per cent of pub goers expect table service when eating

70 per cent of pub goers expect table service when eating

A survey of over 1,500 people has found that the vast majority of pub customers expect a more restaurant-like service when eating dinner in pubs.

70 per cent of pub goers expect table service when eating
5 questions to ask before you start cooking with beer

5 questions to ask before you start cooking with beer

You've ale taps a plenty, but have you considered putting beer on the food menu and not just the drinks list?

5 questions to ask before you start cooking with beer
Get North Sea cod back on menus

Get North Sea cod back on menus

North Sea cod can be eaten with a “clear conscience” from today, over 10 years after its population was close to collapse.  

Get North Sea cod back on menus
Declining bee colonies could change your menu

Declining bee colonies could change your menu

A campaign to protect British bees has launched after warnings that the dwindling population may impact the food industry.
Declining bee colonies could change your menu
Is this Britain’s happiest pub chef team?

Is this Britain’s happiest pub chef team?

This team of chefs have been crowned “Britain’s Best Brigade”, praised for their camaraderie and sense of fun.

Is this Britain’s happiest pub chef team?
Latest craze prompts edible flower shortage

Latest craze prompts edible flower shortage

Growers have warned of an edible flower shortage due to “huge unprecedented demand”.

Latest craze prompts edible flower shortage
Brewery launches “beer cheese”

Brewery launches “beer cheese”

Cheese and beer is a wonderful combination, so it was really very kind of the chaps at Wimbledon Brewery to join forces with the Cheddar Gorge Cheese co to create a cheese made with beer in it.

Brewery launches “beer cheese”
Customers want calories on your menus

Customers want calories on your menus

Two thirds of your customers want nutritional information on the menu, research says.

Customers want calories on your menus
These made-up shapes can change the way your menu tastes

These made-up shapes can change the way your menu tastes

Did you know that the shape of food; the colour of the plate it is served on and even background noise will affect your customer's tasting experience?

These made-up shapes can change the way your menu tastes
Is this the most eco-friendly pub in the UK?

Is this the most eco-friendly pub in the UK?

This London pub will open with an in-house urban farm and a “packaging free” beer concept.

Is this the most eco-friendly pub in the UK?
This pizza could make offering a vegan menu easier

This pizza could make offering a vegan menu easier

Love it or loath it, Veganism is spreading, and this cheese can help you cater for it. 

This pizza could make offering a vegan menu easier
The future of ketchup is tomato-less

The future of ketchup is tomato-less

Germany is shaking up its ketchup scene, could the UK be next?

The future of ketchup is tomato-less

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