5 Practical Ideas for In Office Catering

With limited equipment, enclosed spaces and business to attend to, in office catering can be a challenge. For caterers working to serve up something special in a corporate environment, there are dozens of hurdles and hitches to navigate – all of which call for more than a little culinary ingenuity and creativity… Office kitchens and fridges are typically small and …

5 Halal BBQ Tips for Summer

Summer’s coming, which can mean just one thing for meat lovers: It’s barbecue time. Whether you’re catering a relaxed wedding, or a big outdoors event, putting on a sizzling spread which impresses every guest is a great way to keep true carnivores happy. That means investing in your produce, checking up on its provenance and making sure you’re serving halal …

Conventional Meat: Why Are Chicken, Pork, Lamb & Beef Our Staples?

Why do British meat-eaters today consider chicken, pork, lamb and beef to be the “normal” meats? Across the channel in France, our carnivorous cousins have a much more diverse repertoire when it comes to meat, regularly eating horse, rabbit and all manner of poultry. Even further afield in East Asia, meats including dog are often on the menu, while in …

5 Lesser Known Cuts of Meat Which Cost Less & Taste Better

Little inspires culinary creativity like a brand new ingredient to work with. Whether you’re keen to offer cheaper alternatives in your eatery, or are looking for something new to serve your diners, these 5 unusual cuts are very economical and perfect for innovative menus. Lesser-known cuts of meat are becoming increasingly popular, both on restaurant menus and amongst the foodie …

5 Big, Meaty Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Steak

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the trickiest to perfect. When you’re serving up something that’s “simply” delicious, you need to get it spot on. Steak is the ultimate challenge for lovers of pared back, perfect food. Get it right and the sheer goodness of the meat will shine through, making your dish a triumph. Get it wrong, and you’ll be …