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The Royal Wedding

Sherry trifle, egg and cress sandwiches, chicken supreme and fruit cake have all starred in royal wedding menus over the years – but what can guests expect on Saturday 19 May when Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle? Well there’s plenty of speculation about the royal wedding menu – with chefs up and down the country offering […]


Food, food and more food!  That’s the standout wedding catering trend for 2017, according to market-leading Brides Magazine. The UK’s longest established bridal magazine recommends its readers splurge when it comes to wedding day catering – from welcome canapes through to the midnight feast. Indeed bridal magazines and blogs from around the world have all […]


Dunblane will once again hit the headlines this month when tennis star Andy Murray marries fiancé Kim Sears.  And having reportedly chosen Dunblane Cathedral for their ceremony, the couple will celebrate at the Wimbledon champion’s own luxury hotel. With wedding catering overseen by Michel Roux, Cromlix Hotel is, without a doubt, an elegant and impressive […]

Your Local Independent Coffee Shop Needs You!

With the Black Friday mega-store-dominated shopping bonanza looming, smaller independent retailers could be forgiven for feeling a little overshadowed.  But worry not, it’s Small Business Saturday next weekend and as an independent Norwich coffee shop it’s a thumbs up from us. Here in Norwich, The Lanes were recently honoured in the Great British High Street […]

Coffee & Cake? Come to Norwich!

It’s official – women would rather have cake than sex! So with TV cookery shows sometimes described as food porn, let’s consider what it is about coffee & cake that turns us all on! Millions of us have spent the last few weeks glued to the action in the Great British Bake Off tent – […]


As The Great British Bake Off returns to our screens all thoughts are about to turn to afternoon tea! And as leading Norfolk vintage afternoon tea party caterers needless to say we’re very excited. Vintage afternoon tea parties remain hugely popular across Norfolk and here at Expresso we’re proud to have helped hundreds of people […]

Gay Weddings – The Big Day Looms!

It’s countdown time to the legalisation of same sex ‘gay weddings’. While same sex civil partnerships have been legal since 2005, it’s been a long wait for those wanting a ‘proper wedding’.  But in less than two weeks’ time – on Saturday 29 March – gay weddings will, at last, become legal. And while that’ll […]

Food Provenance – The Shocking Truth

  A bloody row has blown up concerning the rights and wrongs of dead animals being displayed in butchers’ shop windows.  While the food provenance lobby is keen to defend the traditional-style display, others feel it’s simply a gruesome and unnecessary spectacle. Those against have accused the butcher in question – JBS Family Butchers of […]