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Different options: this recipe can include a variety of flavours of Callebaut Callets

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How to make: ice cream cookie sandwiches

By Nikkie Thatcher

Make this summer special with a match made in heaven. What better way to show off than with Callebaut’s delicious ice cream cookie sandwiches

Killer griller: it's not just the UK that loves barbecues. Here's what happens around the rest of the world when it comes to outdoor eating

Around the world in 8 barbecues

By James Beeson

With summer just around the corner, we head overseas to find the best barbecue cuisine to spruce up your pub menu

Sweet sensation: this dessert will tickle the tastebuds

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How to make: marmalade ice cream sandwich

By Nikkie Sutton

This stunning dessert comes from London’s only Michelin-starred pub, the Harwood Arms, which is run by head chef Sally Abé.

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.

Inside the dish: the crab ravioli is stuffed with salmon mousse

Top 50 Gastropubs

How to make: the Beehive's ravioli of crab

By Nikkie Sutton

There’s little more enjoyable than a simple cock crab ravioli, stuffed with salmon mousse and garnished with samphire as shown in Top 50 Gastropub the Beehive’s recipe

Top food: fried rat is a popular dish in Asia (image credit: Nicolai Bangsgaard)

Top 10 strangest dishes

By Nikkie Sutton

From breaded chicken covered with cheese and sauce to fried insects, The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the weird and wonderful dishes from the UK and across the globe.

Proud of provenance: Local produce is crucial to the Parkers Arms menu

Top 50 Gastropubs

Inside the Parkers Arms, Clitheroe

By Nicholas Robinson

Over the past 11 years Stosie Madi, chef-patron of Lancashire gastropub the Parkers Arms, has grown the business to dizzying heights with her family and business partner. But what’s in store for this pub’s future and will this inspiring chef open more...

Vegan dish: jackfruit is set to be a big trend in the coming months

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How to make: smokey barbecue vegan jackfruit tacos

By MA editorial

If you don’t know about jackfruit yet, you soon will. A truly versatile food increasingly used in vegan cooking, it is set to be one of the biggest trends of 2018. Available from Bidfood, this adaptable ingredient absorbs the flavours of sauces you cook...

Vegan-friendly: the delicious dish from The Stable is a vegan recipe

How to make: The Stable's Good Life pizza

By Nikkie Sutton

Pizza is a staple dish that is simple and effective to create. Here, cider and pizza experts at The Stable reveal their tasty vegan pizza recipe

Popular meal: pizza is the leading dish, consumed on almost one quarter (23%) of visits

Serving pizza pays profits

By Nikkie Sutton

With sales of pizza showing the biggest increase in leading out-of-home lunch and dinner dishes, savvy operators would be wise to take a slice of the action.

Perfect pair: IPA goes brilliantly with grilled meats such as steaks and burgers

Five dishes to pair with IPA

By James Beeson

Finding food matches for India Pale Ale can sometimes be a challenge, as the aggressive bitterness and juicy, citrusy hop flavors can overwhelm more delicate dishes.

Back story: offering street food can boost a pub's bottom line but operators should still highlight the heritage of the food

Summer BBQ boom: capitalise on the flavour trends

By Nikkie Sutton

Barbecue flavours are on the rise so it’s time to formulate a plan of how you can take advantage – and with summer on its way, perhaps getting the heat on in the garden is the way to go?

Popular meal: the dish is a best-selling starter at the Parkers Arms

Top 50 Gastropubs

How to make: the Parkers Arms' fish croquettes

By Nikkie Sutton

These croquettes are a staple dish at Top 50 Gastropubs darling the Parkers Arms in Clitheroe, Lancashire, featuring great, luxurious flavours.

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