Eggs & Dairy, Seasonality, Wild Foods

Gull’s Eggs: A Chef’s Guide

Gull’s eggs are an age-old delicacy that — for 3-4 weeks each year — become one of the most sought-after British eggs by chefs around the UK. Their stunning appearance and mouth-watering flavour, coupled with their fleetingly brief season make gull’s eggs one of the most expensive ingredients a chef can buy; sometimes fetching as […]

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Eggs & Dairy, Seasonality

British Eggs: A Chef’s Guide

It’s well-known that the UK is home to a wide selection of fantastic fruit and veg. But it’s also home to a variety of British eggs too. From tiny quail eggs to huge ostrich eggs, we’ve explored the variety of English eggs on offer. Check out our chef’s guide — in size order — below. […]

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Eggs & Dairy, Insight

How to Store Eggs: Refrigerated or Ambient?

In the food world there are several age-old debates surrounding ingredients, dishes and the world of catering, such as: Should pineapple ever be on a pizza? Is a fillet steak best served rare or medium rare? Is the gluten-free trend a fad or here to stay? And is it jam first or cream first?! But […]

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Eggs & Dairy, Insight, Seasonality

Introduction to Pheasant Eggs

Aside from your everyday hen’s egg, there are actually a wide selection of eggs that chefs can source for their kitchens. Duck and quail eggs are well-known favourites for a gourmet dish, but have you ever tried using pheasant eggs?  What do pheasant eggs look like? Pheasant eggs excel visually. They are about half the size of a hen’s […]

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