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Leyla Kazim to make debut appearance as food critic on BBC’s MasterChef

Food presenter and writer Leyla Kazim has announced she is to appear on BBC One’s hit cooking show MasterChef as a food critic in the episode airing on Friday, 11 November 2022. Posting on her social media page, The Cutlery Chronicles, Leyla wrote, “There’s a new MasterChef UK critic in town”, adding that she will […]

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Pandemic innovations bring JJ Foodservice new business and record sales

JJ Foodservice has reported record sales as the eating out market picks up and home consumers continue to shop in bulk. Sales in August 2020 increased by 9.27% compared with the same period last year, with the government’s Eat Out To Help Out scheme boosting sales as people started eating out again. “We are by […]

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JJ Foodservice launches new Turkish Bakery section

One of the UK’s biggest food wholesalers has introduced a new range of Turkish bakery products. Both trade and consumer customers can now purchase a tasty selection of Boreks, Baklava and Simits from JJ Foodservice. Part of its own-label Letsdough bakery range, the new products are authentically Turkish, produced by JJ’s suppliers in Turkey. The […]

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Why are dates always on the iftar table at Ramazan?
 

The month of Ramadan, or Ramazan in Turkish, has started. The holiest of months for Muslims, Ramazan commemorates the time when the Ku’ran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammed. For the next thirty days, all healthy Muslims will fast during daylight hours. This means not eating or drinking anything from sunrise to sunset. Dates […]

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JJ to the rescue: giant wholesaler offers ‘next day delivery’ to British homes during coronavirus crisis

The British public’s frustrations at failing to find essential household items such as toilet paper, detergents and pasta in their local supermarket during the coronavirus pandemic has prompted one major wholesaler to act. JJ Foodservice – one of the UK’s largest wholesalers – has just launched a new home delivery service. Members of the public […]

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Turks ‘throw away 26m tonnes of food a year’

PEOPLE in Turkey throw away 26 million tonnes of food every year, the head of an anti-waste lobby group has said. The startling figure was revealed by Aziz Akgül, chairman of the Turkey Waste Reduction Foundation [Türkiye İsrafı Önleme Vakfı], in a story published by the Anadolu news agency. The amount lost or wasted every […]

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Selin Kiazim hoping for more success on this year’s Great British Menu

  The new series of Great British Menu is upon us, and after opening with three leading culinary talents from the North East, the second week moves to the London and South East heat, which features Selin Kiazim. Last year, Kiazim’s Turkish-inspired muhallebi dish Honouring Venus Rosewater Champions was the winning dessert on Great British Menu […]