The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Top Tips for Christmas Success

Christmas Day is hectic, but if you do the prep, it will be a breeze. Prep the night before, with a glass of wine in one hand and a potato peeler in the other . Champion the old hospitality saying of “mis en place saves your a**”. All veggies can be prepared in advance. Use outside … Continued

Have yourself a Peachy little Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The fridge is stocked, the decorations are up and there’s cheer all around, unless you’ve got to cook Christmas lunch. So, who better to offer up some advice than those who have cooked 100s of Christmas dinners? Whilst we can’t loan you a chef for the day, … Continued

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

Our turkeys are bronze, free-range birds from Worcestershire…

We only serve what we want to eat and drink ourselves and for 15 years we have sought out the very best food and drink suppliers. We work closely with our suppliers, and all our meat is free-range and British. All our meat comes from Aubrey Allen, supplying us since 2007. Grass-fed dry-aged prime beef … Continued

Quirky stocking fillers for grown ups…

I find stockings such a chore – but they really can bring some little giggles to a sleepy Christmas afternoon… Here are some quirky favourites on offer this year… 1. Ladybird books for grown ups – £6.99 If you’ve not seen these before – have you been living under a rock? These hilarious little books for … Continued

What to cook a vegetarian on Christmas day

We’ve all been there… Christmas is fast approaching, you’ve got the turkey, enrolled your elves; then you realise, one of your guests is vegetarian! You’ve hits a crossroads in your preparation, what will you make them? Fear not, we have done the legwork for you. Simply whip up one of these dishes and you’ll be … Continued

Make the perfect hamper this Christmas.

It’s always the thought that counts and if it’s homemade you can feel particularly smug, you’ve nailed the thoughtful factor. The beauty of making it yourself is you can choose how luxurious you want to make it, and if you save a few pennies in the process, who’s complaining? Here are our top tips to … Continued

Bizarre Christmas Traditions

There are many different factors that contribute to the festive season: tucking into Christmas dinner, hanging up stockings, opening presents under the Christmas tree, and having a great time with family and friends. At least, that’s what the common notion of Christmas is to most of us, but in some parts of the world, you … Continued

Turkey you’ll want to gobble up!

While those Chestnuts are roasting on the open fire, and Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, our minds are firmly on the Turkey on your plate this year! Here at Peach, we pride ourselves on always serving the good stuff, and there are no exceptions during the busy festive season! If you want to … Continued