5 easy-to-prepare recipes for a children’s summer birthday party

Win every kid’s attention with these 5 fun and simple-to-prepare catering ideas for children’s summer birthday bash. Fruit Doughnuts- Doughnut shaped slices of fruits like apple and pineapple dipped in vanilla or chocolate and sprinkled with candies will be loved by all. Fruit Punch- A mixture of delicious fruit juices like cranberry, mango, apple, litchi and lemon teamed up with a small portion of the soda and ice-cubes can do wonders. The best thing being, it is healthier than aerated drinks. Cheeseburgers- Burgers loaded with mozzarella or cheddar cheese is every kid’s favourite. Add it to the party menu, and the kids will love it. Chicken Nuggets and Cheesy Dip- Yummy chicken nuggets with a delicious, cheesy dip make a perfect snack. No doubt, they all love it! Honey Garlic...

Easy summer BBQ side dishes

With the weather improving across the UK, the smell of tasty BBQ’s is beginning to hit our noses. Whilst it can be easy to marinade and cook up the meat, when it comes to making a good selection of side dishes to accompany it, things can seem a little tricky. If you not entering the next best chief competition, then the best thing to do with your side dishes is to keep them simple. The most popular being a mixed leaf salad with some added cherry tomatoes, cucumber and onion, then have a few salad dressings to choose from which guests can add on themselves later. To help guarantee your guests will be full and satisfied is by making a potato salad, simple boil up some potatoes, add your salad...

Cake decorating and catering

Cake decorating and catering is a fantastic business to venture into for all cake enthusiasts. Creating your own business within your own home, can be simple. Once you have set up a business name, you will need to obtain a certificate for food hygiene, this can be done as an online course. Once you are all set up, you can start experimenting with sponge flavours and improve your decorating skills. Cake decorating can cover a wide range of events, including birthdays, christenings, weddings and more. When it comes to cake catering you must be able to calculate the size of cake required for the amount of people at the event. This may take some time, however there are some easy calculation charts available should you require a quick answer. You...

Top 3 Thai Breakfast Dishes

Thailand is a country that’s known for its unique culture but if you haven’t had the chance to visit this popular destination, don’t let it stop you from tasting some of these popular Thai breakfast dishes: Joke Head to your local Thai restaurant or create a breakfast dish called ‘Joke’. No, that is not a misprint; it is a delightful dish comprising of rice, porridge and pork. Khao Mun Khai If the joke is excessively stodgy for you, try Khao Mun Khai which is a basic chicken and rice dish that is sure to kick start your day. Kai Jee-o If you’re a little bit out the type of sorts and are searching for something more Western, order Kai Jee-o which is an omelette dish that packs plenty of flavour....

Creating a buffet style lunch for a small business group

In case you have a small business group to organise lunch for, there are some things you need to know. Primarily, the fact you’re catering for a business group often means that they would be hard-pressed for time. Hence food will not be a priority in their meeting or conference. In fact, they may even find it an ordeal to go to the buffet, choose dishes and then come back to sit down and eat their food. This is why you should ensure that you have a simple buffet. It should be wholesome but not calorie-rich food. This is because these people have to go back to work after the lunch is over! This means that you should not have too many choices. If possible, inquire how many are vegetarian,...

Easy desserts for valentine’s date

Where there is great love, there is always dessert. Love kindles the hearts but stimulates the taste buds. Your taste of desserts will help you in being the perfect date for this valentine. Your dessert must be delicious, romantic and of course, easy to make. You do not want to spend your whole special day in kitchen. Here are some of the desserts that are going to make your valentine’s date splendorous. When it comes to desserts, cake is the thing that deliciously comes in mind. The Truffle Box cake is one of the most romantic and easy dessert for valentine’s date. Your valentine loves surprises and the loving disguise of this cake in a truffle box is going to make your date the best thing that could have ever...

When did halloumi become so popular?

Talk to your parents or grandparents about halloumi cheese and they may not know much about it. For those who don’t know, probably not many, it’s a Cypriot semi-hard, unripened brined cheese made from a mixture of goat’s and sheep’s milk. But with it now holding a spot on many restaurants’ menus, when did it become so popular here in the UK? It’s hard to say but it’s largely come from the gourmet burger market, whereby popular brands began adding it to some of their burgers. This squeaky cheese can now be found on most menus, but the likes of GBK and Nandos played a part in its revival here in the UK. That said, Greek and Cypriot food is more popular and easier to find now, so supermarkets played...