Category Archives: Food and Beverage

TREND WATCH: Plant power from Speciality Food

 Follow us @specialityfood Plant power from Speciality Food An interesting article, it would appear that the a lot of people are moving towards being vegetarians for a number of reasons, health, slaughtering animals, fitness, the list is nearly endless. Having been taken round a large Abattoir some years ago I was appalled at the cries… Read More »

Would you like to advertise with us?

Would you like to advertise with us? We do not push advertising, since our readers are people looking for business information and help. This puts them in the category of looking for reliable business agents and reliable companies that have pubs/restaurants etc. to lease or tenancies. They are also looking for suppliers of all commodities… Read More »

How to:- pair cheese,  Speciality Food Magazine

If you would like to Advertise with us, please click on the following:- Link How to:- pair cheese,  Speciality Food Magazine Clare Jackson of Slate, a specialist cheese retailer and delicatessen in Aldeburgh, walks us through her ultimate cheese pairing suggestions Blue: Blue cheeses are wonderfully enhanced by a touch of sweetness to cut through… Read More »

Christmas West Country Gin Cocktails from “Rise and Shine”

If you would like to Advertise with us, please click on the following:- Link Signature Chukka Cocktail British Polo Gin www.britishpologin.co.uk Tel 01452 730770 Contact richard@britishpologin.co.uk British Polo Gin was created with this bespoke cocktail in mind. It’s the best apres polo thirst quencher. Ingredients 2 parts British Polo Botanical Gin 1 part sugar syrup 1… Read More »

Buying a Country Pub, Part 5

 If you would like to Advertise with us, please click on the following:- Link Buying a Country Pub, Part 5 One of my regular locals owned a Guest House a mile up the valley from the Pub. He had semi retired from Leicester, moving down to Exmoor with a fairly recent Wife. She seemed determined… Read More »

Buying a Country Pub, Part 4

Buying a Country Pub, Part 4 The alterations were duly completed, with nicotine stained beams being erected everywhere and plaster work painted nicotine white to give that aged look. I actually found a beam with an old date carved into it which I put in a secondary position to make it look genuine rather than… Read More »

Buying a Country Pub, Part 3

Buying a Country Pub, Part 3 We had been warned about Dicks’ habit of drinking after hours and we duly fell by the wayside and joined our predecessors in long nights. Dick would bring an assortment of Visitors, Farmers, Horse Dealers, all sorts of people in late at night drinking vast amounts of Manns Brown… Read More »

Buying a Country Pub, Part 2

Buying a Country Pub, Part 2 Easter came and went, this was an ordeal by fire, the World and his Wife descended on us, we had no concept of what it would be like. If anyone suggests taking over a business before a Bank Holiday to enjoy the benefits, don’t ever do it, it is… Read More »