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  • April Recipe Of The Month
    April 1, 2022

    April Recipe Of The Month

    Ingredients 2 teaspoons chilli powder1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon smoked paprika3 cloves garlic, mincedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste1 1/2 pounds flat iron steak2 1/2 tablespoons canola oil, divided1 red bell pepper, cut into strips1 yellow bell pepper,...

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  • March Recipe Of The Month
    March 22, 2022

    March Recipe Of The Month

    Ingredients 30g butter 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 leeks, sliced, white part only 2 garlic cloves, sliced 3 floury potatoes, such as king Edward, chopped 1 litre fresh vegetable stock, or 500ml chicken stock mixed with...

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  • February Recipe Of The Month
    March 22, 2022

    February Recipe Of The Month

    Ingredients Salad Olive oil for drizzling6 medium skin-on free-range chicken breasts300g sourdough or good quality chewy bread, torn into chunks12 British free-range streaky bacon rashers3 romaine lettuces, leaves separated, large leaves torn in halfSmall bunch fresh chives, roughly snippedParmesan for...

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  • Autumn is in the air....
    October 13, 2021

    Autumn is in the air....

    A bite in the air, the leaves starting to turn, autumn is almost here, A copper barrel mug makes the perfect glass for a Moscow Mule, or how about a Spiced Apple Moscow Mule…yum 🍎 What is a Moscow Mule...

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  • Where does the word Cutlery come from? - Smashing Supplies
    February 9, 2021

    Where does the word Cutlery come from?

    The origin of the word “cutlery” s derived from the Old French word “coutelier” (knife), and cutlery originally was used to describe just cutting implements. The origins of word were first documented by use of the term “cutler”, in 1297, in Sheffield (Sheffield Steel even then!). However eating implments...

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  • Why is the Smashing logo Purple? - Smashing Supplies
    January 29, 2021

    Why was the Smashing logo Purple?

    The colour used in the Smashing logo is known as 'Royal Purple', linking to the quality of the products and service that we offer.  The colour purple has been associated with royalty, power and wealth for centuries. ... Purple's elite status stems from the rarity...

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  • What is the origin of the word ‘Bar’? - Smashing Supplies
    October 8, 2020

    What is the origin of the word ‘Bar’?

    The origin of the word ‘Bar’ is although dating back many years and associated with England for centuries is actually believed to come from an old French word ‘Barra rod’ or ‘Barre’, meaning barrier or rod, which is believed to...

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