ARTICLES 2018-01-05T10:17:47+00:00

Recipe: Pork Skewers

Moo Ping (Grilled or Barbecued Pork Skewers) with Nam Jim Buay (sweet chilli plum dipping sauce) There are so many mouth-watering dishes to choose from in Chilli Banana, and this pork starter dish is just one of many authentic Thai [...]

Recipe: Cured Salmon

Henderson's & Black Treacle Cured Salmon Taken from our very tasty Henderson's Relish Cook Book, this recipe teaches you how to create a version of gravlax. Don't be put off by the curing process; it's far easier than you'd think! [...]

Future Food Trends

Future Food Trends Chewable coffee, anyone? Our dinner plates are destined to look very different in the near future, as are our restaurant set-ups, takeaways and even the contents of our refrigerators. Within as little as five years, we could [...]

Veggie Myth-Busting

Veggie Myth-Busting: thinking of taking the meat-free plunge? Here are the facts As a life-long vegetarian, I have become accustomed to hearing numerous myths about my lifestyle choice, some of which are harmful in the sense that they can discourage [...]

Amazon’s shift towards bookselling

Amazon declares a shift towards physical bookselling: what this means for the competition The world of book publishing, to put it simply, has been divided into what seemed to be two opposing, un-mergeable forces since the introduction of the first [...]

Whipped and Charred

Introducing our latest hearty British cook book by an inspired and inspiring chef: Whipped and Charred This October, Meze brings you Thomas Curtis’ Whipped and Charred: a classic cook book packed with dishes that everyone can tuck into. Inspired by the good [...]

Fancy a brew?

Fancy a brew? Like the majority of UK cities, Sheffield has embraced European cafe and coffee shop culture with open arms, so when it comes to cosy cafes and top-notch coffee, you’re spoilt for choice round ‘ere. Here are ten [...]

Calling all cat lovers!

Calling all cat lovers: Sheffield welcomes its first ever cat café! Ever find yourself procrastinating in the most purrr-fect way possible? Do you have your own beloved playlist of cats doing funny things on YouTube? Of course you do, watching [...]

Sheffield’s first board game café

Calling all board game lovers: Sheffield’s set to get its first board game café!   We’ve seen a fair few new café trends in recent years, from books to cats and everything in between – and now it’s all about [...]

Trendy Street Eats

Trendy Street Eats - the rise of urban foodie events In cities all over the UK, understanding ‘street food’ to mean a greasy burger from a roadside van is a thing of the past. The rise of food festivals, or [...]

Spotlight On: Miss Macaroon

Miss Macaroon is a social enterprise that aims to change the world one macaroon at a time – and with high-profile customers including Adidas, Ted Baker, EE and ITV, it’s certainly having the desired effect. This week we are shining [...]

Spotlight On: Barton Grange

A farm shop that’s a cook’s delight, plus a restaurant and café majoring in Lancashire flavours gives Barton Grange Garden Centre some real foodie credentials. This week we are shining the spotlight on Barton Grange after their great success with [...]

Can Gluten Free Be Hassle Free?

Publishing writer Bethan Littley was encouraged to go gluten free. These days, she’s learning to embrace the change… Having been gluten free for two years now, I never think twice about what I eat. But it hasn’t always been that easy. [...]

The rise of the single-dish restaurant

Are specialised restaurants just a gimmick? Or does a narrow focus mean a better-executed dish? The trend has acquired so many devoted fans but is it one that will last? It is often said that less is more and some [...]

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