The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Christmas in Hospitality

For us caterers, Christmas sings atmosphere, countless turkey lunches, mulled wine and parties! Whether you love it or loathe it, it promises a busy time for all involved. At Peach, we get started back in August, with a session planning this year’s festivities. All the pubs get together, pull on their Santa hats and enjoy a … Continued

A new way to drink whisky

For many, the thought of adding anything other than a couple of drops of water to single malt is sacrilege. Luckily, the new generation of scotch lovers understand that not only can whisky be enjoyed straight, but some single malts work wonderfully when mixed. One serve that has caught the imagination of bartenders, because of … Continued

Why Hudson Baby Bourbon is our favourite…

December 1933: New York rejoices at the end of prohibition and in 2005 Tuthilltown Spirits brings the tradition of small batch spirits back to the Hudson Valley. Hudson Baby Bourbon is the first legal pot-still whiskey produced since prohibition, and today they distill whiskey using grain harvested from farmers less than ten miles away. Proud to … Continued

A trip to the coast…

The Amalfi Coast, a beautiful place, full of rolling mountain villages and glimmering beaches. Diary entry written by Emily Dolan from The Embankment. It’s 9am on a Monday morning and I’m sitting at the airport four and a half hours before our flight, waiting to be joined by six other unknown faces to this whimsical fairytale … Continued

Fussy eaters…

At Peach, we don’t have a children’s menu, as we believe kids should eat food as good as yours, but with the end of the school holidays in sight, we know how hard packing a well-balanced, healthy lunchbox can be. Getting the kids to eat more of the good stuff can be quite the challenge … Continued

Are you ready to be hooked?

Hooky from Hook Norton Brewery is our new cask ale. This multi-award winning bitter is golden, hoppy and malty – a classic clear, bright and quaffable beer. Only last year, it took Gold in the International Brewing Awards.  Hook Norton’s ales are made with traditional quality ingredients and, like us, source locally where possible. Most … Continued