National Curry Week

Posted: October 2021

Winter’s certainly in the air and what better way to warm up your customers than with the nation’s favourite dish… a curry! In fact, we love the fragrant meal so much there’s a whole week dedicated to curry, with this year’s running from 4–10 October.

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The rise of Sourdough

Posted: October 2021

Sourdough bread was once a rare find, saved for specialist shops and on-trend cafés. Over the past few years, the delicious bread has become a weekly buy for many – or bake, if you’ve jumped on the sourdough making bandwagon, as so many did during lockdown.

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Reinventing the omelette

Posted: October 2021

An omelette has been a menu classic for years. So simple, quick, and in most cases cheap to make. In fact, there’s something quite magical about a good omelette – a few eggs, a pinch of salt and within minutes you have a light, fluffy and satisfying meal.

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Natasha’s Law

Posted: October 2021

From 1 October Natasha’s Law requires that all food businesses in Wales, England, and Northern Ireland to label all pre-packed food with a full ingredients list. The law has been introduced to protect allergy sufferers and give them confidence in the food they buy.

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US food trends to try now

Posted: October 2021

Trends in the food industry seem to move fast. One minute it’s all about sourdough pizza; the next it’s plant-based alternatives, poke bowls and bhorta (thanks Nigella). Luckily, the UK tends to be around six-twelve months behind the US.

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Frozen or fresh?

Posted: October 2021

Somewhere along the way, frozen vegetables got a bad rep. Well, all vegetables apart from maybe peas, which almost everyone keeps in their freezer for more than just eating (any bump, peas will sort!). So are frozen vegetables are any less nutritious for you than fresh?

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