March 29th, 2019   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Ah, Mother’s Day, the time of year when restaurants and pubs across the UK rub their hands with glee at the thought of a fully booked service. For some, it may be the one of the few times of the year that they are full. Let’s face it though, you can’t be choosy when you […]

March 21st, 2019   |  
Author: Katie Beaumont   |  
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Do you know that Waffle Day is approaching? When you think of waffles, what country springs to mind? The USA or maybe Belgium? Both countries are, of course, renowned for their waffles and in Belgium’s case, it’s in the name! But, we actually have Sweden to thank for giving us waffle day. There it is […]

March 14th, 2019   |  
Author: John Connell   |  
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So, who has given up something for Lent? In the days before Veganuary, Dry January, Stoptober etc, the only time of the year when people tended to forgo nice things was Lent. Of course, this six-and-a-half week period before Easter was originally a Christian tradition involving fasting. But like many things it has become commercialised […]

March 7th, 2019   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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There are some strange food awareness days, National Tartar Sauce Day and National Melba Toast Day to name just a few hundred, but one day which deserves to be recognised is Plant Power Day. Not so long ago, you would have recoiled at the thought of a day which is about eating plants, I mean […]