Baking Supplies

When did ‘baking supplies’ take on a greater meaning than flour and pastry?

Published December 30, 2016

Are simple culinary terms and references now associated with deeper meanings and interpretation?Words like baking supplies now conjure up images of the popular television series and the associated fame and glory for the ultimate winner. The almost limitless interest that the British public has with competitive cooking programmes, makes the simple phraseology traditionally associated with […]

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Finalists Announced for Game Chef of the Year 2017

Published December 20, 2016

Our top recommended supplier, Braehead Foods have announced that there will be 10 finalists for this years’ Game Chef of the Year competition. Now in its sixth year, the search has begun to find the UK’s best professional game chef. Contestants will be challenged to cook up fresh, innovative dishes using some of the finest […]

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CNG kitchen solutions for professionals, by professionals

Published November 16, 2016

Creating design solutions for all sectors of the hospitality industry, award-winning CNG Foodservice Limited offers everything from design, estimating, procurement and project management, through to installation, commissioning and servicing. The latest showcase for the company’s talent is The Food Hall at Fenwick in Newcastle, a multi-million pound redevelopment that offers top dining alongside exciting retail […]

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How to prevent sugar from clumping

Published October 12, 2016

Air, heat and humidity are all factors that can quickly turn your sugar lumpy and both white and brown sugar require special storage to help protect them. Both white sugar and brown sugar react to air very differently – white sugar clumps together when there’s too much moisture in the container whereas brown tends to […]

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i-Chef tips: 6 quick fixes for too spicy dishes


So  what really works? We British love a bit of spice but what about if you’re serving to paying customers whose palettes might not be quite so appreciative? So how can you tone down the heat-factor? 1) Add more ingredients Yes I know, the obvious choice but by adding more volume to your dish, the […]

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Register NOW for our outstanding sushi masterclass!

Published October 11, 2016

Join us on Tuesday 15th November for this unique i-Chef opportunity. Attend a masterclass hosted by a top i-Chef supplier to learn & make rolled Sushi and see a demonstration of Nigiri Sushi at the esteemed Sozai Japanese Cookery School – Middlesex Street E1 – 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm ( We are offering all […]

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i-Chef Event Announcement

Published October 6, 2016

Just a quick note from us to let you know that we are hosting a fine evening event at Pulia Restaurant, London on the 19th October. We have literally a handful of spaces left. If you are interested and want further details, let me know at [email protected] or of course any other comments or points […]

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The Springboard Charity

Published September 30, 2016

I have always been a big fan of the Springboard Charity and everything they do within the hospitality world. Springboard helps young people to achieve their potential within the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. Nurturing future talent has never been more important with the pronounced shortage of chefs currently being experienced within the hospitality industry […]

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