British Sandwich week is here (Sunday 20 to Saturday 26 May 2018) – a week-long celebration of the ultimate on the go food – The Sarnie! Sandwich, sarnie, baguette, cob, bap, buttie, or whatever you call it in your local area, the sandwich is possibly the most iconic British culinary invention ever. John Montagu (1718-1792), [Read more…]


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It’s National Vegetarian Week 2018, a perfect time for devoted Vegans and Vegetarians to celebrate what’s truly great about living meat-free. And also a fabulous opportunity for the wider-public to benefit from the pleasures of meat and dairy alternatives too such as Quorn! Many people have been taking the plunge in 2018 to switch to a [Read more…]


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Leicester Curry Awards 2018 finalists revealed!
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In Leicester, there’s plenty of history in Indian cuisine. And with curry houses, restaurants and takeaways dotted all over the city, it’s hard to ignore the fact that it’s a community built on spices and flavour. Pukaar News, based in Leicester, will present the 2018 Leicester Curry Awards on 22nd April at Athena in the city [Read more…]


National Samosa Week 2018
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Brought to you by the Leicester Curry Awards, National Samosa Week has been launched with the aim to encourage everyone to try, taste and enjoy the savoury bundles of joy, filled with some of the most exciting and delicious ingredients and spices from all corners of Asia. This is the first ever celebration of samosas in [Read more…]


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New Steak Lounge opening in Leicester
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There’s a brand new restaurant opening on Abbey Street, Leicester called Steak & Lounge! You can expect to see a delightful mixture of Indian and African cuisine with a modern twist. The black and gold colour scheme of the restaurant creates an elegant atmosphere along with a flavoursome menu with spices from India and the South [Read more…]


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Independent coffee shop opening at Fosse Park
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A new family run business will be opening at Fosse Park, Leicester on March 16. You can expect to see traditional Italian beverages such as coffee, tea and hot chocolate along with patisseries such as cakes, pastries and muffins. Valentina’s Coffe Bike is named after the owner, Edwards Busko’s daughters name Valentina-Lenor. The homely cafe [Read more…]


Food Festivals 2018
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Food glorious food! A delicious snack or a scrumptious roast it doesn’t matter because we all love food. So, what better way to get excited about our food than to visit a glorious food festival. Now, food festivals take place across the world from Nigeria to Australia and the USA to the UK giving you a brilliant [Read more…]


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Vegan Festivals 2018
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Veganism has become massively popular in the UK in recent years. It is a fantastically healthy way to live and the commitment comes with a level of empowerment in knowing that you are promoting your wellbeing by making a conscious effort to not consume any animal products. According to the Daily Telegraph, the number of vegans has increased some [Read more…]


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British Pie Week
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We Brits do love wholesome delicious pies, so much so, that every year we dedicate a whole week to them. And with British Pie week just around the corner, 5th – 11th March 2018, I thought I would do some research and seek out where you can get your hands on the ultimate pie perfection. [Read more…]


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The UK’s First Chicken Nugget Festival
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We as a country have an obsession with chicken. If you need any proof then just look at the recent KFC shortage crisis. In the past few years, we have become obsessed with chicken nuggets, especially on social media with lots of love for chicken nuggets on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. In fact, you may [Read more…]


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