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Inspirational ideas for your Christmas menus

28-Aug-2014 - Here's PubFood's guide to how to make the most of the festive period with creative menu options and time-saving tips

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Bloody Mary: More than just a cocktail

28-Aug-2014 - Given the number of different ingredients that it can contain, it’s no surprise that a Bloody Mary is often known as the world’s most complex cocktail.

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English producers team up to make wine-flavoured sorbet

28-Aug-2014 - Jenkyn Place, the Hampshire based wine producer, has combined with supplier Cream & County Ice Cream to produce a sorbet made with English sparkling wine.

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Plusfood creates a cheesburger with a difference

28-Aug-2014 - Plusfood UK has come up with a novel take on the conventional cheeseburger – by creating a burger with the cheese inside.

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Money Makers: Ideas for driving food and drink sales at your pub

28-Aug-2014 - Pub Food's focus on event and promotional ideas for your pub

New allergens law ‘will cost £200m a year’

27-Aug-2014 - Complying with food allergen requirements could cost the food service industry £200 million a year, the British Hospitality Association (BHA) has warned.

Good Food Guide 2015 reveals country's top 50 pubs

27-Aug-2014 - The Good Food Guide has for the first time listed its top 50 UK pubs.

FSA advises caterers on safe handling of eggs

26-Aug-2014 - The Food Standards Agency is reminding caterers of its advice on the safe handling of eggs.

Foundation Inns to open first Craft & Grill site in Surrey

26-Aug-2014 - Managed pub operator Foundation Inns is set to launch its first branded site Craft & Grill in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.

Tom Kerridge recipe for cottage pie with blue cheese mash

26-Aug-2014 - Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge, who runs the award-winning Hand & Flowers in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, shares his take on a childhood favourite.

Licensees host Great British Bake Off events

22-Aug-2014 - A number of publicans are holding their own baking events to capitalise on the popularity of BBC One show Great British Bake Off.

Fuller’s purchase field of strawberries

22-Aug-2014 - London brewery Fuller’s has purchased a field of strawberries in Hampshire.

MasterChef finalist takes the reins at Sunderland pub kitchen

22-Aug-2014 - Leon Dodds, who reached the finals of MasterChef: the Professionals, has taken over the reins in the kitchen at the Pullman hotel and bar in Sunderland.

Study shows health goes under the table when eating out

22-Aug-2014 - New research from Mintel shows that over one third (37%) of diners don’t think about the healthiness of food when eating out.

Kent pub teams up with London pie and mash shop

22-Aug-2014 - The Telegraph pub in Deal, Kent, has teamed up with London pie and mash shop M.Manze.

Burgers remain nation’s favourite dish despite peak in popularity

21-Aug-2014 - Burgers are still the nation’s number one dish although their popularity has peaked, according to research carried out by foodservice consultancy Horizons.

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Erlenbacher presents individual cake range

21-Aug-2014 - Erlenbacher has launched a new range, Sunshine Cakes – individual servings of their current cake range. 

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Carpigiani introduce new batch freezer

21-Aug-2014 - Carpigiani has launched the HE Maestro Batch Freezer.

Trend Watch

Trend Watch - Goat meat

21-Aug-2014 - It’s a key ingredient in Caribbean and African curries and has long been seen on menus in parts of America. 

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Money Makers

21-Aug-2014 - Ideas for driving food and drink sales at your pub

Menu ideas

Game on

21-Aug-2014 - Sheila McWattie looks at seven ideas for game menus 

New marketing campaign for Welsh lamb

21-Aug-2014 - A new campaign from Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) will launch in September to promote Welsh lamb.

Government approves new chef apprenticeship standards

20-Aug-2014 - New chef apprenticeship standards developed by the hospitality industry’s Trailblazer Group have been approved by Government.

Hampshire’s youngest landlord and head chef helping to support new talent

20-Aug-2014 - Hampshire’s youngest landlord and head chef is providing opportunities for students to gain experience in his pub.

London pub bags capital’s first grouse of the season

20-Aug-2014 - A London pub succeeded in becoming the first restaurant in the capital to serve the first grouse of 2014. 


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