I think all of us know the feeling when the grey Manchester autumn becomes too much. It was mid-November, summer was a distant memory and Christmas was still just that bit too far away for my wife and I to fully get into the spirit. We needed SUN!! With that, we booked some cheap flights to Alicante and planned a week of vitamin D, blue skies, and San Miguel.
Disclaimer: This blog covers how I avoid wastage at home and does not apply to restaurant trade.
Studies carried out by the likes of Jamie Oliver to the government have long been showing that food wastage in UK homes is something we need to address. Continue reading
Over the course of my career, I’ve seen chefs go from being the rarely seen, bad-tempered ogres lurking in the bowels of restaurants and hotels, to being shoved to the fore blinking through our pass lights at our expecting audience. I believe this steady change is delivering a boost to the dining experience and quality of dishes being served.
When wandering the aisles of our supermarkets, I’m struck by how often we are urged to buy locally. While there are the obvious market benefits to this, how important is it to the quality of our dishes? Continue reading
Dry flesh? Soggy skin? Bland watery fillets?
Here you’ll find a few simple tips and steps to make sure you serve up perfect fish every time! Continue reading