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​Warm Spiced Apple Juice: The Winter Winner

​Warm Spiced Apple Juice: The Winter Winner

Posted by Emily on 6th Oct 2023

When winter rolls around, there's nothing more comforting than a heartwarming drink. Elevate your festive offerings and make your customers' season unforgettable with our delightful, sweet spiced a … read more
​Festive Gingerbread Pancakes

​Festive Gingerbread Pancakes

Posted by Emily on 6th Oct 2023

Unveil the charm of the festive season with our luscious Gingerbread Pancakes. Simple to whip up and bursting with rich flavours, they're a sumptuous treat perfect for the post-Halloween chill. W … read more
​Puff Pastry Mince Pie Squares

​Puff Pastry Mince Pie Squares

Posted by Emily on 6th Oct 2023

Kickstart the festive season with a delightful treat that's quick, easy, and full of holiday cheer. Our Puff Pastry Mince Pie Squares are ready in less than half an hour, and they're an absolute cr … read more
​Home-Made Honeycomb

​Home-Made Honeycomb

Posted by Emily on 6th Oct 2023

This airy and effervescent honeycomb is remarkably easy to create and serves as a delightful festive gift for colleagues or clients at Christmastime, particularly when broken into pieces and enrobe … read more
​Media coach adds a boost to Ceres Media Day

​Media coach adds a boost to Ceres Media Day

Posted by Emily on 6th Oct 2023

Learn the art of clear communication and boost your confidence at our Ceres Media Training Day with an exclusive session from dedicated media coach Liz Goddard. This is the latest addition t … read more
​Tortilla Mexican Grill Eyes European Expansion

​Tortilla Mexican Grill Eyes European Expansion

Posted by Emily on 5th Oct 2023

Britain's leading Mexican restaurant chain, Tortilla Mexican Grill, is setting its sights on European expansion while continuing to amplify its presence domestically. The chain, which went public w … read more
​Stichelton Cheese vs. Stilton Cheese

​Stichelton Cheese vs. Stilton Cheese

Posted by Stelios on 30th Sep 2023

Britain boasts over 700 cheeses. While many are churned out in mass and lack character, a treasure trove of exquisite artisanal cheeses awaits those willing to seek them out. Enter Stichelton chees … read more
​A Review: Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

​A Review: Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

Posted by Stelios on 28th Sep 2023

Dan Ariely's "Predictably Irrational" offers an insightful journey into the quirks of human decision-making and delves into psychology and economics, making it a valuable read for business professi … read more
​Sriracha Ketchup Recipe

​Sriracha Ketchup Recipe

Posted by Stelios on 28th Sep 2023

If you're fond of tangy, sweet, and spicy flavours, you will adore this sriracha ketchup recipe. It's a delightful blend of all these tastes and is simple to prepare. Image Source: Paul Nar … read more
​The True Story Behind Spam

​The True Story Behind Spam

Posted by Stelios on 24th Sep 2023

Spam celebrated its 80th birthday on 5th July 2017. As documented by the Smithsonian, the product's journey began with a naming contest. Hormel, the company behind Spam, was looking for a suitable … read more
​Improving Your Tomatoes with Salt

​Improving Your Tomatoes with Salt

Posted by Stelios on 24th Sep 2023

A ripe, in-season tomato bursting with rich flavour is unparalleled, especially when compared to the dull, grainy texture of an off-season one. However, even the finest tomatoes can be enhanced usi … read more
​Jaffa Debates: When VAT Takes the Cake!

​Jaffa Debates: When VAT Takes the Cake!

Posted by Stelios on 23rd Sep 2023

First introduced in 1973 by the then-Chancellor Lord Barber, VAT has since been adopted by over 130 nations, contributing a staggering £70 billion yearly to the UK's coffers. In essence, VAT is a l … read more
​The Chemistry of Loving Spicy Food

​The Chemistry of Loving Spicy Food

Posted by Stelios on 23rd Sep 2023

Ever wondered why, after indulging in a spicy curry or Taco Bell meal, we can't help but crave it again, even after its fiery aftermath? Simply put, spicy food gives us a thrill. Image Source: … read more
​The Truth About Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

​The Truth About Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

Posted by Stelios on 23rd Sep 2023

Have you ever wondered about MSG? Is it truly a headache-inducing culprit? Should you incorporate it in your recipes? Well, let me take you on a journey, backed by science, to discover the truth. … read more
​The Taxing Question: When is Bread Not Bread

​The Taxing Question: When is Bread Not Bread

Posted by Stelios on 22nd Sep 2023

In October 2020, Ireland's Supreme Court ruled that the rolls used in Subway's hot sandwiches contained excessive sugar to be legally classified as bread. This surprising decision revolved around t … read more
​UK Inflation Slows Amidst Falling Food Prices

​UK Inflation Slows Amidst Falling Food Prices

Posted by Emily on 22nd Sep 2023

In a surprise turn of events in August, UK inflation experienced a fall, primarily driven by the slowing of food prices. According to official figures, prices are increasing at their slowest rate i … read more
​The Loss of the Original McDonald's French Fry

​The Loss of the Original McDonald's French Fry

Posted by Stelios on 21st Sep 2023

By fate, Interstate Foods, a shortening company, sought cost-effective measures and incorporated beef fat into the equation; they unwittingly birthed the oil that would soon bestow fame upon McDonald' … read more
​The Saga of the 2018 KFC Chicken Shortage

​The Saga of the 2018 KFC Chicken Shortage

Posted by Stelios on 18th Sep 2023

The KFC fried chicken shortage, spanning nearly a week, provides a quintessential lesson in logistics management. Why did the chicken refuse to cross the road, you ask? Well, blame it on a single p … read more
​The History of Fish and Chips

​The History of Fish and Chips

Posted by Emily on 18th Sep 2023

Ah, fish and chips - a delicious love story wrapped in newspaper and seasoned with a sprinkle of British culture. This quintessential dish, with its hot, flaky fish and crispy chips smothered in sa … read more
​Chorizo Mayonnaise

​Chorizo Mayonnaise

Posted by Emily on 17th Sep 2023

This delicious chorizo mayonnaise will become an essential part of your sauce collection. Bursting with flavour combines spice, smokiness, and creaminess to burgers, buttermilk-fried chicken, or ch … read more
​New Orleans Rémoulade

​New Orleans Rémoulade

Posted by Emily on 17th Sep 2023

This rémoulade is a luscious blend of mayonnaise, fresh herbs, and spices, making it a sophisticated version of tartare sauce. Etymology Rémoûlade (n.) Originating as a French salad dress … read more
​Chinese Crispy Fried Salt & Pepper Squid

​Chinese Crispy Fried Salt & Pepper Squid

Posted by Emily on 16th Sep 2023

We've put a fresh twist on the classic dish in Chinese restaurants, making it delightfully light and straightforward to prepare. Toasting the blend of peppercorns is a step you will want to take. A … read more
​Marie Rose Sauce

​Marie Rose Sauce

Posted by Emily on 15th Sep 2023

There's just something about Marie Rose Sauce that boosts seafood to another level. This iconic dipping sauce is not just for prawns; it's also a great companion for salmon, as a rusti … read more
​The Intriguing Tale of McDonald's Filet-O-Fish

​The Intriguing Tale of McDonald's Filet-O-Fish

Posted by Stelios on 5th Sep 2023

The Filet-O-Fish may not enjoy the same status as the Big Mac, but it's a McDonald's offering that has withstood the test of time since 1962. This simple fish sandwich, consisting of a fish filet, … read more
​Smokey & Sweet Tomato-Bacon Relish

​Smokey & Sweet Tomato-Bacon Relish

Posted by Emily on 4th Sep 2023

Indulge in a delectable relish teeming with bacon, onion, and tomato, subtly enhanced with maple syrup, demerara sugar, balsamic vinegar, and Dijon mustard. Imagine this Tomato-Bacon Relish accompa … read more
​The Ultimate Umami Caesar Dressing

​The Ultimate Umami Caesar Dressing

Posted by Stelios on 3rd Sep 2023

Whipping up your own Caesar dressing is a doddle, and it trumps anything you can buy off the shelf. You can tailor it to your requirements, making it as garlicky or fishy as you fancy. Trust me, yo … read more
​Make-It-Yourself Homemade Corn Relish

​Make-It-Yourself Homemade Corn Relish

Posted by Emily on 2nd Sep 2023

This simple accompaniment pairs wonderfully with hot dogs, burgers, homemade fishcakes, and rustic haddock goujons. While you can easily purchase corn relish from a cash & carry, making … read more
​Zesty Jalapeño-Lime Mayonnaise

​Zesty Jalapeño-Lime Mayonnaise

Posted by Stelios on 1st Sep 2023

This Jalapeño-Lime Mayonnaise recipe is not just your run-of-the-mill sauce; it bursts with a stimulating blend of heat, tang, and freshness. It's the secret sauce your menu has been yearning for - … read more
​Cullen Skink Luxury Fishcakes

​Cullen Skink Luxury Fishcakes

Posted by Stelios on 1st Sep 2023

Indulge in the sumptuousness of these Smoked Haddock Fishcakes, a luxurious tribute to the Scottish classic Cullen Skink - a hearty, smoky haddock soup from the northeast coast of Scotland. … read more
​Introducing Alabama's White Wonder Sauce

​Introducing Alabama's White Wonder Sauce

Posted by Stelios on 28th Aug 2023

Indulge in a revelation that boldly stands apart from traditional red barbecue sauces. This lusciously creamy yet tangy Alabama White Sauce is perfect for lavishing over golden buttermilk-frie … read more
​Superior House-Made Ranch Dressing

​Superior House-Made Ranch Dressing

Posted by Stelios on 28th Aug 2023

Upgrade your menu with this exceptional house-made Ranch dressing. Its creamy texture and robust flavour profile surpass any shop-bought alternative, making it the perfect dipping sauce. Craf … read more
The Ultimate Classic Russian Dressing

The Ultimate Classic Russian Dressing

Posted by Emily on 27th Aug 2023

If you're fond of Thousand Island Dressing, you'll likely be equally obsessed with this Classic Russian Dressing. Like our other homemade sauce recipes like Classic Russian Dressing,  … read more
​Heavenly Tahini Sauce

​Heavenly Tahini Sauce

Posted by Stelios on 27th Aug 2023

Let your customers indulge in this luxurious and robust flavoured Tahini Sauce. Prepared with just a few ingredients like tahini paste, garlic, and freshly squeezed lemon juice, this sauce offers a … read more
​Salmon Farms Face 'Biological' Issues

​Salmon Farms Face 'Biological' Issues

Posted by Emily on 25th Aug 2023

Several of Scotland's leading salmon farms have highlighted ongoing significant "biological" issues. This frequently pertains to challenges like sea lice or illnesses, and there's been added pressu … read more
​Easy & Delicious Steak Pie: A British Classic

​Easy & Delicious Steak Pie: A British Classic

Posted by Stelios on 24th Aug 2023

Who doesn't adore a hearty steak pie, especially after a gruelling day or to warm up on a chilly winter evening? This foolproof recipe is a doddle designed to save you time without skimping on flav … read more
​Subway: Closing the Book on Family Ownership

​Subway: Closing the Book on Family Ownership

Posted by Stelios on 24th Aug 2023

Subway, a leading sandwich chain, has entered a definitive agreement to be acquired by Roark Capital, a major private equity firm. This marks a significant shift for Subway, moving it away from nea … read more
Spicy Korean Fried Chicken Wings

Spicy Korean Fried Chicken Wings

Posted by Nick on 14th Aug 2023

This korean fried chicken is super addictive, coated in a glossy sauce made from smoky ‘gochujang’ chilli paste, roasted sesame oil, garlic, ginger and tangy rice vinegar. The recipe can easily be … read more
A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

Posted by Emily on 14th Aug 2023

What is your biggest asset? If you think about it, it should be your staff. Without them, where would you be?While costs are rising for you – wrapping is the latest commodity to go through the roof, d … read more
Greek Fried Chicken Drizzled With Honey

Greek Fried Chicken Drizzled With Honey

Posted by Nick on 13th Aug 2023

This recipe is fragrant and tasty; you wouldn’t usually think of greek food and fried chicken. This recipe is easy, and you prepare it in advance.  The chicken in this recipe is su … read more
Supercharge Your Mushy Peas: The Freezing Secret!

Supercharge Your Mushy Peas: The Freezing Secret!

Posted by Stelios on 12th Aug 2023

Fancy an uncomplicated trick to upgrade your pea game? Ever been caught off guard and wished for a quick stash of ready-to-cook peas? Dream of consistently creamy mushy peas every time you make them?E … read more
​Perfecting the Marrowfat Pea Soak

​Perfecting the Marrowfat Pea Soak

Posted by Stelios on 12th Aug 2023

We're all familiar with the routine of soaking marrowfat peas. The common adage has long been to let them steep overnight. But what does 'overnight' truly entail? 8 hours? Perhaps 12? Have you ever … read more
​The Ultimate Indulgence: Buttermilk Pancake

​The Ultimate Indulgence: Buttermilk Pancake

Posted by Emily on 12th Aug 2023

Pancakes reign supreme at the table, their flavour evoking the essence of breakfast: eggy, a touch salty, and just shy of sweet. Slightly indulgent yet entirely fitting for the morning, th … read more