Top 10 Ways to Use Crème Fraîche

Crème Fraîche is a very underrated produce that can be used to brighten up many foods. Here we look at the top 10 ways to use Crème Fraiche.

The literal translation of crème fraîche is “fresh cream” but the product we know as crème fraîche is France’s version of our soured cream. Made with full-fat Jersey milk, our crème fraîche is thick and creamy, and it’s one of the most versatile ingredients around. Its high fat content prevents it from curdling or splitting when heated, but it’s equally delicious eaten cold. So what can you do with crème fraîche? …
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The Office Christmas Party Survival Guide

It can be a huge challenge to ensure your office christmas party is a success. We have compiled The Office Christmas Party Survival Guide to help get you through.

The office Christmas party – the mere mention of it puts fear into many of us. For while we may get on well with our colleagues, mixing business with pleasure and a liberal shot of alcohol can lead to disaster. But we have some great tips to help you have the most amazing Christmas party yet – and, of course, a few fabulous food ideas. Keep off the drink When …
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The History of Haggis

The history of Haggis is quite unusual in that its origins are unknown.

Who said this … and what on earth was he talking about? It was Rabbie Burns, of course, Scotland’s most famous poet, in his poem Address to a Haggis, in which he honours that traditional Scottish fare. In fact, haggis takes centre stage on Burns Night (25th January), when, with much pomp and circumstance, it is served on a silver platter and cut with a ceremonial knife, all accompanied by …
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Christmas gifts for your staff and clients

What gifts are you buying your staff and clients this Christmas?

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat … and your thoughts may have turned to what to buy your business clients or staff. If you’re tired of ordering the usual chocolates and wine, here are our suggestions of some unusual gifts to delight. A Bottle of … Why not ditch the wine this year and offer your clients a bottle of something a little more interesting? Our selection of …
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Our Favourite Top 10 Ways to Use Olives

What can you do with olives? In this blog we explore 10 ways to use olives.

Olives are one of the oldest foodstuffs around. The first olive trees are thought to have grown 7000 years ago in ancient Persia, and there’s evidence of olives being used in cooking from as early as 3000 BC. Olives grow naturally across the world, from Argentina in the west, throughout the Mediterranean and even as far east as China, and there are hundreds of varieties. Yet ask a room of …
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6 Fantastic Fillings for National Sandwich Day

Everyone loves a sandwich. National sandwich day gives us chance to celebrate this tasty snack.

Described as Britain’s “biggest contribution to gastronomy” by no less a publication than the Wall Street Journal, sandwiches are a huge part of our national culture. The sandwich takes its name from John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, who is credited with coming up with the idea of putting some tasty fillings between two slices of bread. But sandwiches date back much further than the 18th century, though before the …
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