• Spitfire Flies High at Glittering Awards Ceremony

    25 February 2014

    The redesign of Shepherd Neame’s flagship Spitfire ale scooped a top honour at a national awards ceremony. Created by Tunbridge Wells-based design agency JDO, the revamp took silver in the branded drink packaging category at the Design Business Association’s annual Design Effectiveness Awards.

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  • Featured Recipe: Carrot ‘Lox’ with Red Onion Capers and Dill

    22 February 2014

    A vegetarian and gluten free starter dish that packs all the flavour of smoked salmon and makes a special dinner party dish or buffet special. It has such vibrant colours and will impress any vegetarian.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Granville, Canterbury

    18 February 2014

    The Granville has carved out an excellent reputation for serving modern European food of the highest quality and is featured in The Good Food Guide and other major listings.. The pub is full of character and is divided into a comfortable sofa area, a bar area and an eating area, with a central fireplace and original artwork on display for sale.

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  • Call for beer duty freeze to help British economy

    17 February 2014

    More than 900,000 UK jobs depend on Britain’s brewing and pub trade. That is the finding of a new study by Oxford Economics for the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), which looked at the industry’s impact on employment, wages, and the economy at a local level. 

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  • Featured Recipe: Mozzarella and Cherry Tomato Pot

    15 February 2014

    Simple salad starters or snacks served in jar jars or kilner jars look great on wooden boards with some rustic bread and can be prepared in advance and stored in the fridge until required.

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