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How to organise an amazing event

Do you love to party? Whether you’re an experienced event goer or prefer to pick and choose what you attend, organising one is very different to just turning up.

7 spicy foods that have the X factor

It might be worth keeping a large glass of water nearby for this gastronomic tour of some of the globe’s spiciest foods, including spice-laden tom yum and taste-bud-searing vindaloo – sure to make your eyes water with one bite!

5 dishes that go well with sweet potato

Sweet potatoes are a wonderfully versatile and filling food, packed with goodness. Whether they are roasted, boiled, mashed or baked, this traditional side dish has become a dinner-time staple.

The surge of the eat-out revolution

With new platforms giving consumers the ability to order food direct to their home, the takeaway industry has undergone an extreme makeover.

Six essentials for easy-breezy spring picnics

Picnicking has been around since the 18th century and this long tradition of dining outdoors continues today. There's nothing quite like a spring picnic when romance is in the air or when families are getting together to share a few laughs over good food and drinks.

Revolutionising Your Morning Brew: Teaching Transparency with Traidcraft Shop

Revolutionising Your Morning Brew: Teaching Transparency with Traidcraft Shop

As the original ‘rule breaking’ fair trade wholesaler, Traidcraft is proudly committing two of its single origin coffee blends to the Transparency Pledge, as well as launching its own Transparent Organic Coffee.

Clean Cafés: The North-Easts high hygiene standards

Owners of restaurants and cafes will be no stranger to the importance of an eye for detail to make sure your eatery meets the UK’s hygiene standards.

The problem with the ‘Blue Planet effect’

We’re waging war on single-use plastics, such as straws and bottles, after witnessing marine life struggle and suffer through swathes of plastic.

Quirky catering ideas for corporate events

In today’s world, most businessmen and women live a health-conscious lifestyle and would likely opt for a Mediterranean-style scrambled egg breakfast or an avocado shake over the traditional English fry-up.

Food with a view

Food with a view

Charter-A Ltd and Deliveroo have teamed up to offer diners the opportunity to experience takeaway meals with a difference.

How our glittering oceans became plastic soup

Our oceans are blighted with plastic waste. Globally, we're creating over 300 million tonnes of plastic every year, as it is a cheap and adaptable form of packaging.

Impress your BBQ guests this summer

Want to do something a little bit different this barbecue season? Take a look at these recipes below – put together by Flogas Gaslight (who supply BBQ gas bottles) – and you’ll be sure to wow your guests:

Get on board with the rise of gin distilleries

In the past few years, the popularity of gin has soared, and the beverage has become a fashionable choice for drinkers old and young.

How the world of tea is changing

There are few things in the world more ‘British’ than drinking tea. Tea-drinking has gotten us through some very difficult times: hard day at work? Cup of tea.

Inspired waste solutions

We are already creating approximately 2.12 billion tonnes of waste around the world every single year, and this figure is set to increase to 4 billion tonnes in 2100.