Ice Cream

Big numbers: some 1.5bn desserts were consumed in the out-of-home market in the year to November 2017, according to global information company The NPD Group.(image credit: unalozm/istock/

Sweet wise: how to get desserts right

By Nikkie Sutton

Though desserts are traditionally the final taste diners have of a meal, it also means the dish will be their last impression, making it crucial operators get it right.

Keeping it simple is key to good desserts

Keeping it simple is key to good desserts

By Nikkie Sutton

Whether you’re a baking whizz or a beginner, desserts in pubs are an important course for punters and shouldn’t be forgotten. On all accounts, though, keeping it simple is the best way forward. Nikkie Sutton reports.

Fridges and freezers for pubs

Which fridges and freezers for your kitchen?

By Nicholas Robinson

No pub chef could successfully run an efficient kitchen without fully working fridges and freezers. While they may not be the sexiest pieces of equipment, they’re definitely some of the most important. Nicholas Robinson points out some of the best currently...

New equipment and products

New Products

New equipment and products

By Fred A'Court

Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment has launched a new tableware range themed around the great Impressionist painters.

New equipment and products

New products

New equipment and products

By Daniel Woolfson

This week's round-up of new equipment and products for the pub trade.

Charity: pubs can learn from each other

Feed off big boys' ingenuity

By The PMA Team

Pubs can capitalise on the fact that it's good value, and more convenient, for punters to venture out to eat than dine at home, says The PMA Team.

Jolly Cricketers: serve homemade dog biscuits

Jolly Cricketers: good innings

By Noli Dinkovski

Amanda Baker, owner of the Jolly Cricketers, talks book signings, home-made dog biscuits and JDW's John Hutson with Noli Dinkovski.

Cones and pints: Britania licensee Ron Lambton, Amanda Dowson and Albert Colville

Double decker bus scoops extra sales

By Jo Bruce

A ice cream parlour is helping boost sales at a Daniel Thwaites pub in Lancashire. Licensee Ron Lambton has transformed a vintage double decker bus...

The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn

Lower Froyle, Alton, Hampshire GU34 4NA 01420 23261 ? The doors of the new-look Anchor Inn may have opened four months...

The Green Jacket - Shoreham-by-Sea

Evolution - not revolution

Mark Taylor talks to Paul Mason took over a five-year Punch lease on the Green Jackets in Shoreham-by-Sea

Jac Roper

Desserts - Products

Available from Kerry Foodservice, Margetts Sprinkles are dessert toppings suitable for everything from ice cream to cheesecakes. There's chocolate...



Ice cream Serving idea: l Maple and walnut ice cream in a brandy snapbasket ­ the Walpole Arms, Itteringham, Norfolk Why it's a winner: Brent...

Gastro Nerd

Starters - Gastro Nerd

Death row last meal requests. 1. IVAN MURPHY, EXECUTED IN TEXAS, 2003 Among other things, Murphy ordered a pint of Moollennium Crunch ice cream for...

Summer lovin’

Ideas for summer - Summer lovin'

As the temperature rises, it's time to add a lighter touch to your menu. PubChef looks at some summer menu ideas. Ice cream's an ice dream The George...

Maggie Lover, Crawley

Food File - Tools of the trade

The Jolly Frog in Leintwardine, Shropshire, has been reaping the rewards of a Frigomat G5 icecream machine from supplier RSS Hereford. Its selection...



Christmas spirits 'Tis the season for punters to steer away from their "usual" tippleand upgrade to other brands toget into that festive mood....

Dessert recipes

Dessert recipes

Eating out allows customers to over-indulge themselves a little - so why not give them, and your takings, a helping hand by offering a tempting range...