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Training for a Career in Cookery

Years ago, cookery used to mean baking cakes and perhaps diversifying to cook a few savoury dishes as well. You can now do so much more than that, learning about anything from being a chef in a busy pub kitchen to high-end patisserie. If cooking is your passion, why not make it into your career as well? The easiest first step is to go to a catering or cooking college, where... Read More

Is There a Market for Publishing your own Recipe Books?

Recipe books are used to share recipes, give people something to work with and to use in their own home cooking. With the age of the internet and everything being online, is there still any kind of market for recipe books? If you have something that can add to the market, it is still possible to release a recipe book and have some success with it. It often helps if you have... Read More

Finding Catering Equipment to Rent

As a caterer, you won’t be able to have everything you need for every single job. This means that you will either need to buy some additional equipment or hire it out from an events hire company. Often, hiring can be more cost-effective, because as a caterer rather than an events planner, you can’t be expected to have everything. You will need to find the right... Read More

Christmas Parties – it’s Time to Get Planning

Christmas party season might seem a long way off to you, but in the eyes of an events planner, it is just around the corner! Christmas is the biggest time of year and is something that will need to be thought about well in advance if you want to secure the best venues, the best food and the right party planners to plan it. If you are based somewhere close to some good... Read More

How Mainstream has Veganism Become?

The vegan diet has been growing in popularity for quite some time. More and more people are choosing to adopt a plant-based diet, whether it is for health reasons or ethical reasons. Whilst it used to be a highly uncommon diet, it can now be much harder to avoid providing a good vegan menu. Has veganism become mainstream? There are now lots of restaurants that are offering a... Read More