Born in the USA: Barbecue food takes inspiration from overseas

Brits go gaga for US barbecue

By Daniel Woolfson

Pub gardens are perfect for barbecues. But barbecue cooking is more complex than slapping some flaccid meat on a smouldering grill.

Reassurance: the new scheme will ease consumer concerns

AHDB launches revamped quality scheme

By Nikkie Sutton

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHBD) has launched a revamped quality standard mark (QSM) scheme alongside a new team of ambassadors.

Not-so-meaty dish: More Than Meat's 'lamb casserole'

Free-from food

Extra '£5k profit' in pubs from vegan food

By Nicholas Robinson

A meat and dairy alternative company that is growing in popularity in UK pubs has launched a ‘joint of lamb’ and ‘chorizo sausages’ specially for eateries, following an uptick in demand for vegan and vegetarian products in pubs.

Boosted food offer: Sam Smith's pub food trade is roaring

In association with Booker

A meatier steak in food

By Nicholas Robinson

A keen eye for meat prices and a focus on what his customers want has led licensee Sam Dainter of the Old Court House, Dudley, to raise the food covers at his Marstons pub from just 10 a week to 1,500 in six years

Venison tartare: served by James Mackenzie at the Pipe & Glass inn


How to make: chef James Mackenzie's venison tartare

By Daniel Woolfson

This take on a classic tartare by James Mackenzie, chef-patron of Michelin-starred pub the Pipe & Glass Inn, South Dalton, Yorkshire, combines succulent venison with rich, fruity flavours and a haggis Scotch egg.

Ultimate sport sandwich

Summer of Sport

Feeding the fans

By Nicholas Robinson

You may have a quality food offer that you are rightly proud of, but when the fans are packing your pub — and if you’ve got your offer right, they most certainly will do this summer — you’re going to need fare of a different kind, and finger food is just...