June 24th, 2022   |  
Author: jack Hunter   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

The glorious warm weather (we have even had some on our fair shores this week) being enjoyed across Europe offers a chance to carry on an ancient tradition of getting out and about to celebrate midsummer. The long summer days have inspired artists throughout time, from George Gershwin’s 1934 classic Summertime to Monet’s 1891 masterpiece Grainstacks […]

June 17th, 2022   |  
Author: SK Foods   |  
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When the price of cooking oil rises as it is now, the ripples are felt across the globe – commercially and domestically. From a consumers point of view, cooking oil is bought on a regular basis by 75% of supermarket customers for home cooking. It’s also a vital ingredient for most restaurants and takeaways with […]

June 17th, 2022   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

When it comes to a day of devotion, it has to be said that fathers get the best of the parental deal. With Mothers’ Day falling in March the options available in the UK are often limited weather wise. Experiential presents are all well and good but having to break the ice before enjoying a […]

June 9th, 2022   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

Whether it’s food or drink, few countries have had such an enormous impact on world cuisine as France. Champagne to start of course, followed by Chateaubriand washed down with a ruby red Bordeaux or a coq au vin accompanied by Sauvignon Blanc, then there’s the cheese to follow and a glass of cognac. Yet French […]

June 1st, 2022   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Food is essential for life and good food can be one of our greatest pleasures, but there’s nothing more important than food safety. However, if food isn’t stored or prepared carefully it can have adverse impacts, which is why the United Nations takes time each year to encourage global food safety awareness.  Under the slogan “Food […]

May 26th, 2022   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

As the nation prepares to take a well earned breather to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, it’s worth reflecting on the influence Her Majesty has had on modern life. During her 70-year reign she has inspired many through her choice of clothes, jewellery, hairstyle and of course established corgis as the pet by royal […]

May 19th, 2022   |  
Author: Oliver Parkinson   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

There’s no doubt that great food can inspire – whether that’s in art, literature or song. But in some cases the impact can be so profound it’s the last thing we think of during our time on Earth. Legendary American frontiersman Kit Carson, whose anniversary falls next week, inspires admiration and revulsion in equal measure. […]

May 5th, 2022   |  
Author: Jane Beesley   |  
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Categories: Chefs' Blog

As sunshine threatens (watch this space) to break out across the UK we can celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the real treats of summer – the ice lolly. It emerged by accident, when 11-year-old Frank Epperson left some home made lemonade in a glass, along with a stirring stick, outside on his porch […]

April 28th, 2022   |  
Author: Sean Flint   |  
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How will you spend the forthcoming Bank Holiday? Visiting a local beauty spot or heritage site? or just relaxing at home, possibly pondering how you will spend the double bank holiday coming up in June that marks the 70 year reign of Queen Elizabeth. Well, however you spend the day, spare a thought for Sir […]

April 21st, 2022   |  
Author: jack Hunter   |  
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You’ll no doubt have heard how dangerous the age of 27 can be for rock stars. The “27 Club” charts the demise of famous musicians at this age. It’s an extensive list that starts with the father of the blues Robert Johnson, includes Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison either side of […]