Top 5 places to buy Caviar in the UK

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July 18th marks the day of the fishy prestige starter we know as Caviar! This expensive delicacy is sold in some of the worlds top restaurants – but you don’t have to go out  fine dining to try it – here are 5 of the places in the UK where you can order Caviar straight [Read more…]

The historic and wonderful streets of Nottingham are riddled with little walkways and alleys. As you walk through the busy Market Square or down Clumber street it’s easy to forget about the hidden pleasures you’ll find if you really look close enough in Nottingham. There are bars tucked in nooks and restaurants tucked in cranny’s, there [Read more…]

Today is National Pineapple Day. People throughout the UK, and maybe even the world, will be celebrating the exotic, luxury fruit by making their own fruit salads and blending rum and ice to make their own pina colada’s! But there’s now another area in our lives where farmers and the general public never thought they’d [Read more…]

National BBQ Week 2018

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Ah, the English BBQ. In the UK there’s probably only one rule when it comes to having a BBQ. Don’t plan it. The British weather is famously well-known for being absolutely and undeniably unpredictable. So, if you plan with your family and friends to have a BBQ on the upcoming bank holiday, there’s no guarantee that the [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]