Monthly Archives: August 2014

So how safe is – Sushi?

Sushi has a reputation. It is loved by many, hated by almost as many and is often portrayed in the media as being a dangerous food. It is considered to be a Japanese food, but did it really originate there? So what is it, where did it come from and is it actually safe or…
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So how safe is – Red Meat?

This week, I thought it might be interesting to look at  red meat  - what it means and whether it is safe or not. Red meat is considered to be any meat from the following; beef, sheep, pork, deer, goat, buffalo, bison, kangaroo and ostrich. Safety Red meat is one of the potentially hazardous foods…
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So how safe is – Bacon?

Let's have a look at how safe another food is , as well as a bit of history and whether it is good for you or not. This time - BACON. Safety bacon is a potentially hazardous food (it will allow bacterial growth if not handled properly) so must be stored below 5C (41F) and held above…
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So how safe is – the potato?

This is the first in a new and ongoing fact series  showing how safe certain foods are, as well as some history and other interesting facts about those foods. We start with - the potato. It is perhaps the most versatile vegetable in the world and can be served; roasted, grilled, boiled, mashed, BBQ, sautéed…
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Rubbish in Rubbish out.

It doesn't matter how good your systems are or how fabulous your equipment is, if you are using poor quality ingredients or packaging, you will be struggling to produce a really good quality final product. We all know that cost is everything, or at least that is how we have thought in the past. The…
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