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Archive for 'Providers (Producers)'

Aubrey Allen Master Butchers Celebrate with Royal Warrant

Warwickshire’s Master Butcher, Aubrey Allen is celebrating the highest and most privileged honour of receiving the Royal Warrant to Her Majesty The Queen, as suppliers of meat, poultry and game. The official Royal appointment has resulted from their supplying the Royal Household at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Sandringham, and the

Birmingham Silverware Company wins contract from Largest Hotel Company in the World

A Birmingham company is on top of the world after beating off competition from France, Germany and China to win a lucrative deal to supply designer tableware to worlds

Best Butcher By Far

A Midlands-based retailer has been crowned the UK’s best butcher’s shop of 2012 at the annual Butcher’s Shop of the Year awards! Aubrey Allen, a third generation family butchers from Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, successfully defended its title as the region’s favourite butcher in the Midlands and East of England and then

Ludlow Food Festival Chefs Table Restaurant Success

More than 20,000 people enjoyed the best food and drink from Shropshire and the Marches at Ludlow Food Festival. They enjoyed demonstrations, met producers, bought from vendors and feasted on great produce at a pop-up restaurant, called The Chef’s Table. The event was hailed a success by organisers, who described the 2012 Ludlow Food Festival […]

Fresh asparagus arrives early to liven up the regions Spring menus

Caroline Hulland Picking Bridgnorth Asparagus

A farm near Bridgnorth has welcomed an early crop of asparagus – after the warm weather encouraged the shoots to pop through earlier than normal. The British asparagus season usually runs from St Georges Day April 25th to Mid Summers Day June 21 – but the shoots are already available in local shops. And restaurants […]

Bet your sweet potatoes you can!

Felice trys his Sweet Potato Ice Cream

Worcestershire chef, Felice Tocchini, has teamed up with the Evesham based Scott Farms International, the UK’s leading grower and importer of sweet potatoes.   Felice has come up with a whole host of delicious recipes for people to make at home which can be found on As an added bonus you can follow the […]

Taste of the Med

Del Villaggio

Wine and Cheese afternoon at Del Villaggio   To mark the start of British Summer Time, the Bullring’s Del Villaggio will be hosting ‘Taste of the Med’, wine and cheese event on Friday 30 March from 12pm to 2pm.   Shoppers will be able to make a quick stop at the restaurant for a glass […]

The Perfect Match

Freedom Brewery at The Crown, Elford

Elford pub hosts Staffordshire food matching evening. Guests at the Crown in Elford were treated to a food matching evening with a special menu of dishes made with, and matched to, hand-crafted Staffordshire lager and stout. Councillors and local food producers were among the guests as Freedom Brewery, an award winning English brewery in Abbots […]

New Menu for The Hundred House

Stuart Phillips, Chef Patron, Hundred House, Norton, Shropshire

There have been some wonderful smells coming from the kitchens as Head Chef Stuart Phillips has been using his skills to coming up with a fabulous new menu full of delicious dishes.   Stuart also joined forces with Bridgnorth Master Butcher, Keith Alderson, to create a new dish using an unusual cut of beef. Jacob’s […]

Celebrate the Best of British

Hadley Park House Hotel

This April, Hadley Park House Hotel in Shropshire kicks off the celebrations for a memorable year for Britain with the first of its Best of British special events. The events will highlight some of the best and most traditional flavours in our local larder and menus will be given a Best of British theme. Throughout […]