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Thanksgiving with a twist

We have a twist on the classic Thanksgiving Yam dish and a throwback to the earliest American settles who would have had molluscs as a prominent feature on their Thanksgiving table due to its popularity at the time.Candied Yams with Orange BittersServes 6-8- RECIPE -1/2 cups orange juice1/4  cup brown sugar1/4  cup red wine vinegar1/4 … Continued

Event Awards 2018

The Create events team returned to the Campaign Event Awards this year, not to accept another award but to cater to this year’s very special ceremony which marked the 21st edition. The night kicked off with a five-piece band marching through the auditorium and up onto the stage, later guests enjoyed performances from British rock … Continued

A night to Remember

Last week we catered for The Dream Ball 2018 in aid of Supporting and raising awareness for Big Change Charity at Lancaster House. Big Change Charity equips young people in the UK to rise through difficult circumstances along with proving projects to help prevent problems and help young people thrive in life through support and … Continued

Eating in Season This November – Cooking with Jerusalem artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes, also known as Sunchokes and Topinambor are often mistaken to be part of the artichoke family, however, this versatile vegetable is actually from the sunflower plant family. This tubular-shaped root is known around the world for its cooking versatility, why not try roasting, frying, baking, pickling and even eating it raw? Jerusalem artichokes … Continued

Cocktail of the month- White Pumpkin Spice

Halloween is a time of year where everyone goes to town with decorations and styling their events and homes. Food usually takes on a haunted or gory feel whether it be bloodied finger foods, eye ball canapes or spooky cake designs. But sadly most Halloween parties see the drink offering lacking in creativity or class. … Continued

In the press: City Matters

This month saw City Matters showcase London’s best Livery halls, highlighting Plaisterers’ Hall as one of London’s most prestigious hire venues with first-rate service. The venue was praised for being a dynamic space that is ideal for “Asian, Jewish and African weddings alongside corporate events, Christmas soirees and once-in-a-lifetime bashes”. The paper also highlights the venues high end … Continued

Creative Christmas Checklist

Christmas is a time to celebrate and spend time with family and friends, relax and enjoy festive celebrations. The festive food offering usually plays a big part of any event, whether it is a five course sit down meal, mouth watering finger foods, light and healthy bowl foods or a selection of delicious canapes with … Continued

Cocktail Of The Month – Spiced Pear Gin Fizz

We love to use British seasonal produce, so this month we are showcasing the pear with our cocktail of the month!  British pears are available from September through to January with eight varieties to choose from, ranging from the classic lunch box Conference pear to the Anjou pear which is commonly used to cook and … Continued

#OrganicSeptember what’s it all about?

So what’s all the fuss? With the current climate change, declines of wildlife and diet- related ill health the need for healthy produce has risen steadily over the last few years. These days leading an organic life is easier than ever, due to many brands sporting the official EU organic logo on their packaging. This … Continued

World plant milk day

Today is World Plant Milk Day and we are celebrating by sharing two easy dairy free recipes. Dairy intolerances have become more common in recent years seeing many people between their 20s and 40s loosing the ability to break down lactose, opposed to having this intolerance from birth. Approximately 65 percent of the human population … Continued

Cocktail Of The Month – Harvest Sparkle

Autumn is around the corner and after having a beautiful summer with lots of alfresco dining and generous amounts of refreshing cocktails, beers and bubbles it’s going to be hard to transition. But whilst we have been working on sunning ourselves this summer has seen British farmers having to harvest their crops earlier than recent … Continued

Autumn Wedding Trends 2018

REFINED CAKES This year has seen an increase of classic and pared back wedding cake styling such as clean minimalist icing paired with a satin ribbon or simple yet stunning cake topper. But we cannot forget the most popular wedding cake trend the ‘naked cake’! Named naked because of the cakes sponge layers exposure with … Continued

Eating in Season This July – Cooking with Aubergines

At Create, we believe in cooking with seasonal and fresh ingredients. You’ll get extra flavour, extra crunch and extra juiciness in all your dishes.  Stick to nature’s bounty and you’ll get the added benefit of nutrients tailor-made for the time of year.   For us, July means Aubergine We love aubergines for their versatility; they … Continued

Summer BBQ Recipes

Gone are the days of the charred sausages and blackened burgers! With BBQ’s these days it’s all about using fresh ingredients and having fun with flavours! Here are three of our Chef’s favourite dishes to cook over hot coals.   Richie’s BBQ Prawns Ingredients  Lemongrass Garlic Kaffir lime leaves Krachai King Prawns – shells on … Continued

Vibrant Autumn Winter Menus

Executive Chef Richie Hobdell and Development Chef Danny Cheetham, present Create’s new Autumn Winter menus, focusing on the Create philosophy of quality and fine seasonal ingredients. During the cooler months our menus lean towards heartier fare and as always, we use only the best seasonal ingredients. Our chefs and exceptional development team have taken inspiration … Continued