Author Archives: Rob Laughton

“Remember, remember the 5th of November The gunpowder, treason and plot I know of no reason why the gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot” Ready the fireworks and bonfire supplies, as it’s that time of year again: time to celebrate a great British tradition dating back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. So the legend […]

Barbecue, barbi, braai or char siu – whatever you prefer to call it, grilled meat is a worldwide favourite.  Each country and nationality has its own unique traditions when it comes to barbecuing, but its essence remains the same.  The social or bonding element is the thread that unites BBQ masters and their guests around […]

Your wedding is a special day where you can celebrate the love you’ve found, while enjoying the company of your family and friends. As perfect as you hope your big day will be, there’s no getting around the fact that tying the knot requires lots of planning! Food is one of the most important aspects […]

Very little beats a good old BBQ.  It’s social, uncomplicated, unpretentious, and just what you need after a long week at the office.  It’s the perfect way to get in touch with your inner caveman – just throw some meat on the grill, cook and eat. However, not everyone knows how to get the best […]

Wherever you go in the world, you’re bound to come across people with varying tastes towards meat. Some prefer their steaks medium to rare, while others relish the thought of frog legs with their salad. However, you’d only really get to experience this extraordinary inclination once you’ve had the chance to travel and appreciate the […]

Dealing with a difficult guest can be challenging in many ways than one, especially when they dislike almost everything to do with your function. Either they’re complaining about the seating arrangement which so them sitting far away from the guest speaker, or the catering staff aren’t dressed as nobly as they expected. it can certainly […]

  Unlike a family birthday party or couple’s anniversary, corporate events are another ball game entirely. It’s less about keeping the birthday boy or girl happy, and more about ensuring that the business leaves an exceptional impression on its guests and stakeholders. If one minor incident occurs, there’s more to worry about than family members […]

  Thinking of breaking out the barbecue grill in your new country of residence? It’s certainly a good way to get to know your neighbours, and show off your culinary skills. However, have you considered the cultural differences in barbecuing? If you haven’t, then here are some things you should keep in mind when you […]