Indian Cuisine

Classic ingredient: mushrooms are just one trend that are predicted to pop up in hot drinks

10 food trends you need to serve in your pub

By Nikkie Sutton

Consumers are ultimately led by trends when it comes to their eating and drinking habits, and a report has explored dishes to put on the menu this year.

Pie chart: what do consumers want in their pie?

Food trends for 2018 – what do customers want?

By Nicholas Robinson

Diners are more willing to go solo and dine out alone, with more than three quarters of those asked in new research claiming to find eating without a partner socially acceptable.

Some like it hot: how are curry sales doing in pubs?

What's the future of curry in the pub?

By Daniel Woolfson

While pub giant JD Wetherspoon is now the biggest seller of ‘classic’ curries in the UK, the rise of street food has led to a new interest in pairing craft beers with more ‘authentic’ versions in the independent pub sector

Sharma: development chef for Knorr Pataks

Spice up your offer with Knorr Pataks

By PMA reporter

Manish Sharma, development chef for Knorr Pataks offers tips on how pub caterers can spice up their menus: Spring is the perfect time to spice up...

GBPFA 2011: last chance to enter

Still time to enter GBPFA 2011

By Jo Bruce

If your pub offers a fantastic steak, all-day dining, Italian food or Indian food then don't miss the chance to enter the Great British Pub Food Awards.

Cobra: pushing curry

Cobra urges pubs to aid curry sales

By Jo Bruce

Cobra is encouraging pubs to build curry sales with a starter pack that includes recipes and PoS material. With Indian food one of the nation's...

Bilimoria: entrepreneur

Karan Bilimoria: the dream lives on

By Phil Mellows

Lord Bilimoria is inextricably tied in with his greatest creation, Cobra beer. And, as Phil Mellows found out the two are still closely yoked today.

Whitbread: Brewers Fayre brand trials curry night

Brewers Fayre trials curry night

By Jo Bruce

Whitbread brand Brewers Fayre is trialling a Thursday curry night at 32 of the brand's 131 sites. Customers can choose from a range of seven curries...

Cobra to get £10m investment

Cobra to get £10m investment

By The PMA Team

A total of £10m will be invested by the Cobra Beer Partnership, the joint venture between Molson Coors and Cobra founder Karan Bilimoria, over the...

All spiced up

All spiced up

Sameer and Sheetal Malik are making their mark with a North Indian food offer at the Zan Zi Bar, in Middlesex. Humayun Hussain reports Why my food...

Brand activity

Brand activity

Be prepared Unilever Foodsolutions Knorr Patak's prepared sauces help pub caterers to bring an intense flavour to their meals. Using a blend of...

Not just with curry

Not just with curry

There was a time when matching lager with food was considered to be a pointless exercise. Noli Dinkovski discovers how this view is changing Last...

Curry connection

Curry connection

The typical image of an Indian meal is a dish served up with ice-cold lager, but the classic combination was created purely by chance, says Adam...

Spice of life

Spice of life

What: Five new Knorr Patak's prepared sauces Who: Unilever Foodsolutions What Knorr Patak's says: "Made to authentic recipes using a blend of...

New Products

New Products

l The Authentic Food Company has six new Indian products. Bombay potatoes, aloo gobi saag, aloo gobi, saag aloo, chick pea masala and tarka daal can...

Lights fantastic

Lights fantastic

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance with lights,...

Loco

Loco

steams ahead It's not every village pub that boasts part of a real steam loco in the main bar­ or houses an Indian restaurant and takeaway. Point...

Currying flavour

Currying flavour

I'm guessing that there are a fair number of you out there that offer curry on your menu, or even do special curry nights. But how much thought (if...

Fish biryani

Fish biryani

Preparation: 10 minsCooking: 30 minsServes: 10Ingredients:12kg mixed fish, eg ling, prawns, salmon saltone tsp ground turmericjuice of two lemonsfour...

Quick Bite

Food file - Quick Bite

Woodward Foodservie has launched a new range of desserts including Chocolate & Blueberry Cheesequake and Cream Tea Cheesecake.

Pearl of a buy

Pearl of a buy

The Birmingham office of agent Christie & Co has sold the former Café Puccino's premises at 12 Bennett's Hill, Birmingham, to the Pearl Hotels...