Parsley in Time Blog

The key to the perfect gin and tonic


The UK’s love of gin has blossomed in recent years and shows no signs of slowing down, but do you serve yours in the correct glassware? A gin and tonic is one of the most popular mixed drinks requested in most bars. A G&T is the perfect combination of good quality gin, tonic, and luscious […]

Successful open day showcased latest in catering equipment trends


Last week Parsley in Time had the chance to host a fantastic open day at the new Steelite International flagship showroom in London, showcasing the latest in tableware and kitchen light equipment.   We were really thrilled with the turnout for the event which featured eight top suppliers and their latest and most exciting products. Companies that featured alongside Steelite included Hamilton Beach, Robot […]

Why switching to paper straws is important


Plastic is a material that is commonly associated with pollution, yet it is a regular feature in our lives. There has been a widespread effort made to reduce the usage of plastic bags, but there is still one single-use product that we can’t seem to get rid of – straws. Around 550 million plastic straws […]

How to upgrade your table settings with premium cutlery


  Most dining establishments will put significant thought into the crockery and tableware that they use to serve their food upon. Whether you are looking for clean and elegant white plates; colourful stoneware to complement the dishes you are serving; or rustic tableware that brings an authentic feel, chances are that you have given plenty […]

How to match glasses to your wine menu


Many restaurants will pair wines with items on their food menu, as the flavours in each dish will suit certain types of wine better than others.  For the optimum dining experience, you can also complement each type of wine by matching it with the correct glass. Our trusted supplier Riedel Glass have launched a new […]

Why you need to add colour to your crockery


There is nothing quite as classic and clean-looking as the simple white plate, but we think it’s far more fun to update your tableware with a pop of colour. This month we are exploring the new blue trend and introducing a new line of plates from one of our suppliers. True blue tableware While grey […]

Cups, Saucers and Mugs


When Should you Use a Cup and Saucer Instead of a Mug? Although mugs have become increasingly popular and are now commonplace in many cafes and restaurants, the cup and saucer appears to be making a come-back. Mugs were once only used in an informal setting such as a work place as they were not […]

Upgrade your cocktails with our glassware range


The number of bars and restaurants offering cocktails as part of the menu has definitely increased over the last few years, but for many establishments they are a bit of an afterthought. Here at Parsley in Time we think that all cocktails deserve their own dedicated glassware. Serving them in a stylish glass to match not […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Bowls


Soup Bowl or a Pasta Bowl? Buying a bowl might seem like a simple task but it is not quite as straight forward as it might seem. The generic term covers a wide range of bowls which vary dramatically in both size and volume. In fact there are at least seven different types of soup […]

A History of Jugs


The Origins of Jugs Jugs have been in use since the days of the Anglo-Saxons jugs have changed little in form over the centuries. Despite being in existence for a long time, the word jug did not become part of the English language until the 15th century. The Anglo-Saxons used jugs made of clay but […]

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