Say cheese: many cheeses can be matched with a huge variety of cider and perry styles


Matching cheeses with ciders

By Andy Swinscoe, co-owner of The Courtyard Dairy

Cider and cheese are traditional bedfellows.

Indulgence: Brits want to let loose this Christmas

Gluten-free and vegetarian off the Christmas menu

By Nicholas Robinson

Free-from foods have fallen to the bottom of Brits’ Christmas party food wish lists, while traditional turkey and British cuisine top the charts, new research has claimed.

Chef's Choice: winners across 19 categories will be announced on 7 March

Chefs' Choice awards finalists announced

By Daniel Woolfson

The finalists have been announced for the upcoming Chefs' Choice awards, which celebrate the highest quality products available from foodservice suppliers.

Donald Trump-inspired parties to be held by pubs

Pubs cashing in on Trump inauguration

By Helen Gilbert

Pubs are gearing up to hold Donald Trump-inspired parties ahead of the president-elect’s imminent inauguration on Friday (20 January).

Small plates with a twist

Pub food pop-ups

Clapham pub pop-up brings tapas with a twist

By Nicholas Robinson

Clapham pub the King & Co got a touch of Barcelona cuisine when prominent pop-up chef team Tiberi set up shop earlier this week to serve traditional tapas with a twist.

New menu for M&B chain

New menu for M&B chain

By James Evison

Sizzling Pubs' new menu includes a collection of on-trend food.

Harvester Salad & Grill launches spring and summer 2015 menu

Harvester Salad & Grill launches new menu

By Daniel Woolfson

The new food offer focuses on the Mitchells & Butlers owned chain’s trademark grilled meats with a range of customisable salad options and new desserts.

Bath Blue has won the World Cheese Awards

Bath Blue crowned World Champion Cheese 2014

By Noli Dinkovski

A classic blue-veined cheese made by a West Country producer has scooped the top honour at the World Cheese Awards, which took place in London earlier this week. 

Cheese: Winning ways to boost sales


Cheese: Winning ways to boost sales

By Sheila McWattie

From a 'fromage and friends' night to homemade ricotta, Pub Food looks at seven different cheese-themed events and recipe ideas.

Poutine: No dog’s dinner

Trend Watch

Poutine: No dog’s dinner

By Noli Dinkovski

On first glance, poutine resembles little more than a pile of food leftovers ready for the bin. But for many Canadians at least, the chips, gravy and cheese curd combination is, in fact, a culinary treat.

Chef James Browne outside ULG's latest venture Ask for Janice in Farringdon, London

Chef Focus

Urban insights - James Browne

By PubFood

PubFood talks to James Browne, executive chef at bar group Urban Leisure Group, which operates seven London sites about menu trends and rated concepts.  The group’s newest opening is Ask for Janice in Farringdon.

Operators can serve mac n cheese in a variety of ways

Trend Watch

Trend Watch - Mac n Cheese

By Elliot Kuruvita

PubFood looks at how pub caterers are capitalising on food trends – this week mac n cheese.

sandwiches, business ideas


Ideas for Sandwich Menus

By Jo Bruce

Jo Godden looks at seven ideas for adding interest to your pub's sandwich menu

Booker: locked down prices

Booker locks down prices for summer

By Lesley Foottit

UK food and drink wholesaler Booker has locked down food prices for pubs for the summer. Discounted products include Chef's Larder tuna chunks in...

Brakes: triumphant at awards

Brakes Group scoops eight gongs at BFFF

By Lesley Foottit

Foodservice supplier Brakes Group swept the board at last night's British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) awards winning eight gongs.

D'arrys: lunchtime flatbread menu

Fast flatbread pub menu gets moving

By Jo Bruce

D'arrys Cookhouse & Wine in Cambridge has launched a lunchtime flatbread menu with a 15-minute service guarantee or customers don't pay. The...

Cheese: price rise likely

Cheese price hike fear

By Jo Bruce

Pubs face another food cost blow — with the price of Cheddar set to rise at least 10% in the next six months. It's in reaction to a major...

SnackaDoodle: Warburtons entry to the pub snack business

Warburtons moves into snacks

By Robyn Lewis

Bread brand Warburtons is entering the pub market for the first time with a new range of healthier baked snacks. Backed by a £1m marketing campaign...

Bull Inn: free food offer

Free 'credit munch' meals at Kent pub

By Lucy Britner

A Kent licensee is giving away food in a bid to get customers back into the pub — in a deal called "credit munch". Punch lessee Charlie Gibbons at...

TV show pair open Charles Wells pub

TV show pair open Charles Wells pub

By Lucy Britner

Two contestants from Raymond Blanc's BBC2 programme The Restaurant have taken on a Charles Wells lease. Mother and son team Nicola and Tom Nickerson...

Perfect ploughman's

Perfect ploughman's

By Joe Lutrario

This month looks at how pub classic the ploughman's is an ideal dish for licensees wanting to develop their food offer Why put it on the menu British...

Cheesy does it

Cheesy does it

To find out, brewer Harviestoun recently teamed up with respected Scottish cheesemonger I J Mellis. Paul Thomas is the company's affineur - the...