The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Sustainable Wines – A Handful of Options

Are you trying to make good choices in what you drink as well as what you eat these days? Since each individual year in a vineyard provides a detailed record of how the weather is changing, winemakers have a front-row seat at the climate emergency. The best don’t sit back and simply watch. Our latest … Continued

Supplier Spotlight – Union Hand-Roasted

Pubs make great coffee shops if the quality of the coffee and training is right. We’ve worked with premium supplier, Union Hand-Roasted, since their early days. Now celebrating their 20th year, their coffee remains superlative and ethically spot-on – they were the first foreign buyers to return to Rwanda after the genocide. They are also fanatical … Continued

Let’s talk exotic fruits

Whether it’s to do good for the planet and reduce food miles, support British farmers or eating seasonally, we all know how important it is to serve the great produce available to us. From the earliest asparagus, to British strawberries, Jersey Royal potatoes, heritage tomatoes, chicory and roasted roots, we’re proud to serve the good … Continued

Peach at Home ❤️

We’ve been overwhelmed with the the amazing feedback we’ve received since launching our Peach at Home boxes. Here are some of the lovely comments we’ve been getting; “We had our Valentines meal from you last night. It was absolutely gorgeous – thanks so much 🙌” Stephie “That husband of mine outdid himself with the lockdown … Continued

Bigger Promise 2 – We Feed Our Guests Well

Back in 2019, when The Bigger Peach Team was born, we created a set of promises to follow, to set us on the path of being the most sustainable Gastro Pub Company on the Planet! Some of the promises, we’d already been living by every day – feeding our guests well, is one of them. … Continued

Our Peachy Recipe Cards

Our Peach Chefs have been cooking up a storm at home! Here are their recipe cards; Chef Sam Collins’ Roast Chicken           Chef James Durrant’s Cheese and Bacon Scones           Chef Sam Collins’ Beer Bread           General Manager Lianne’s Banana Bread Muffins   … Continued

Lockdown Cocktails

Cocktail making. The perfect way to spend an evening. Why not try these out on Zoom with friends or family? Aperol Spritz Ingredients ice 100ml Aperol 150ml prosecco soda, to top up Method STEP 1 Put a couple of cubes of ice into 2 glasses and add a 50 ml measure of Aperol to each. Divide the … Continued

Try going meat-free this January!

In any “normal” year, January sees the tackling new beginnings, setting out on new resolutions and fresh starts, but here we are finding ourselves in a similar position to where we were back in March last year. Maybe you’re doing dry January (we’re proud of you!), or perhaps you want to do you bit for … Continued

A sustainable 2021…

As proud members of The Sustainable Restaurant Association, we continue to work closely together, looking at ways we can become more sustainable, and help our guests be sustainable too. They recently shared their top tips for the food, drink and hospitality industry to strive towards in 2021. Having read through the list, it was with … Continued