Menu Ideas

What a pickle: fermenting and pickling offers new flavours

How chefs can get themselves into a pickle

By Robert Mann

Pub chefs need to be able to make the most of seasonal produce – in some instances that may mean being able to save on costs – and fermenting and pickling fits the bill perfectly.

The sauce: what's your flavour?

In association with Unilever

Our guide to getting saucy

By Emma Eversham

Condiments may be regarded by many as a side note or afterthought, but operators across the country are finding that they can in fact be key to repeat business.

No rules: Throw away the book and experiment, advise chefs who cook with beer (image: Abbeydale Brewery)

Combining two greats: how to use beer in food

By Emily Hawkins

Beer and food can be used together in many ways, from adding one to the other in cooking through to finding the right beer to pair with a meal. Don’t be scared to experiment, though, because you may be on to a winner.

Snack attack: Made For Drink is aiming to become the UK's top pub snack

Could this be the future of pub snacks?

By Robert Mann

In the hope of becoming the UK’s go-to bar snack, Made For Drink has released a selection of nibbles to cater for hungry punters.

Shake it off: new seasoned fries concept launches

Farm Frites shakes it up with new concept

By Nicholas Robinson

An extra pound can be added to the price of a portion of chips with Farm Frites new Shake Your Fries concept, the foodservice potato supplier has announced.