British Dairy Rationing in WWII and its Impacts

British Dairy Rationing in WWII and its Impacts

Rationing is an often overlooked aspect of British war life. It quite literally governed what people could and couldn’t eat for over a decade. It instilled into a generation a particular mindset which my own Nana holds to this day; one of frugality, home-growing, eating everything put in front of you, and… spam. A lot…

18 Egg-citing Facts About Eggs

18 Egg-citing Facts About Eggs

Eggs are one of the most versatile foods and remain hugely popular in the UK and around the globe. They are also a fascinating food which never fails to amaze with their bizarre facts and whacky properties! Here’s a list of 18 egg facts which are bound to crack you up! 1. The US disinfect…

3 Must-Have Buttercream Cakes for Your Hotel or Cafe

3 Must-Have Buttercream Cakes for Your Hotel or Cafe

Buttercream is an excellent addition to any cake or dessert bread because it’s rich and it provides another texture. Best of all, it tastes great on a broad variety of cakes. To give you some inspiration for your cafe, hotel, or your next baking session, here are three classic cakes which can be complemented with…

Unique Ways to Enjoy Your Packed Lunch

Unique Ways to Enjoy Your Packed Lunch

Whether you’re a student or a working adult, you can save quite a bit of money by packing your own lunch to take with you. The main issue with this is that people get pretty tired of the same old sandwiches every single day and there’s not enough variety to keep them interested. If that…

Simple Breakfasts Your Hotel Can Offer

Simple Breakfasts Your Hotel Can Offer

A very easy way to add value to your hotel or inn is to provide a complimentary breakfast. It’s something that doesn’t need to cost a lot but can cause someone to choose your business over another. However, you need to provide something that is not only cost effective, but delicious. Breakfast is an important…

Three Delicious Cream-Based Desserts for Summer

Three Delicious Cream-Based Desserts for Summer

Summer is finally here and many people’s fondest summer memories revolve around food; whether that’s an icecream on the beach or a barbecue in the backyard. Many iconic summer meals are based around cream, from strawberries and cream at Wimbledon or a scone and clotted cream on holiday. Cream is a very versatile ingredient and…

Picnic Foods That Will Survive Hot Weather

Picnic Foods That Will Survive Hot Weather

We’ve finally seen some sun across the UK and that means only one thing – time to hit the beach, park or your friend’s back garden for some al fresco dining. A picnic is a great way to spend time with family and friends but it’s important to choose foods that can withstand the hot…