GREAT NEW PRODUCTS YOU NEED IN YOUR CUPBOARD!

I’m a bit of a shopaholic. It used to be shoes, but now it’s food. My idea of window shopping is finding unique and wonderful food products made by small independents that catch my eye as I’m scrolling through Instagram. Try before you buy? Nah, I’ll take my chances, and I’ve discovered some of my […]

ARE WE READY TO GIVE UP MEAT?

I should start by saying I’m not vegan, or even vegetarian. I grew up in a country where we threw great slabs of meat, fresh fish and seafood onto barbeques on a daily basis, and I struggle to imagine a world without cheese. I took part in Veganuary a few years back – mostly out […]

WHAT ARE WE DRINKING IN 2021?

This week our Content Director Chris caught up with local suppliers, craft producers and industry experts to get their take on what they think we’ll be drinking in 2021.    Where do we even start with 2020… A global pandemic, three lockdowns and plenty of tiers! I think we can safely say it was a […]

THE FUTURE OF FOOD IS FERMENTED! A Q&A WITH THE FERMENTATION STATION

We’ve identified fermented foods as one of the key menu trends for 2021. I caught up with Amy and Sam – founders of local startup The Fermentation Station – to find out why we should all be putting a focus on fermenting this year! So… What is fermentation? Fermentation is roughly defined as the chemical breakdown of a substance […]

THE LOCAL LOCKDOWN FOODIE STARTUPS I’M EXCITED ABOUT IN 2021!

Lockdown 3.0 has been the hardest so far for me. I miss working on my laptops surrounded by friendly faces in coffee shops. I miss meeting start-ups at makers markets and hearing the stories behind street food stalls. I miss finding a new favourite restaurant where I can discover a beautiful dish. And it seems […]

WHAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR RESTAURANT MENU IN 2021?

From fermenting to grazing and everything in between… Welcome to our take on the key food and drink trends you need to know about in 2021! The Future is Fermented Fermented foods have long been a menu staple in Asian countries, but we’re going to see a huge increase in the consumption of pickled and […]