Green Eating: How to Eat More Sustainably in London

Living and working in a city like London has many benefits, one of which is the sheer volume of options available to those looking to live an eco-friendlier lifestyle. With a huge range of local and sustainably sourced produce markets, shops and eateries on your door step, finding what you need is really easy. It […]

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Organising a Gala Dinner with a Difference

For event planners, organising a gala dinner can be an extremely rewarding experience. It’s a chance to get really creative and achieve a unique night to remember for your guests. As expert event planners, our team here at PenniBlack have had the pleasure of bringing the wow factor to many a gala dinner event. It […]

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Event Planners Guide to Instagram as a Marketing Tool

With more than 1 billion active users – 60% of which log in daily, it would appear Instagram continues to grow in popularity as a social platform. As events are inherently ‘social’ it can be a superb choice for marketing your events. Moreover, as a visual platform, it’s an opportunity to showcase the visual elements […]

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What Are Some of the World’s Most Nutritious Plant Foods?

Health and wellness continue to be an important concern for many individuals. Yet, what is deemed healthy or not is often presented with conflicting information and usually associated with marketing of a new fad diet. At these times, seeking the science behind claims can be a good idea. Our creative food experts here at PenniBlack […]

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5 Strategies to Better Manage Wedding Planning Stress

Planning a wedding brings together a wide range of emotional highs and lows, from excitement to anxiety. It can be mentally, physically and emotionally draining to the point where you can even forget the real reason behind the intention of marriage – to commit to the love of your life! With weddings involving so many […]

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Which Diet Trends Will We See in 2019?

With the start of each new year, many of us pledge to adopt a healthier lifestyle, improve our diet, give up alcohol and lose weight. It’s the perfect time to start a new approach, but with so many diets available it can be tough to determine which will be the most effective. Scientists are continually […]

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Herb Pairing: Which Herbs Work Best with Which Ingredients?

With the vast array of herbs available today, it can be quite the challenge to navigate your way through them. Herbs can bring so much to a dish and by selecting the perfect ones, food can be enhanced and elevated. That said, choosing the wrong herb can easily compromise the overall flavour and why knowing […]

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Goodbye Beige, Hello Colour: How to Reinvent the Old-fashioned Buffet

With Christmas comes many a buffet! We love nothing more than a table full of food to choose from and it’s an incredibly social and simple way of catering for groups at a party or gathering. Yet, gone are the days when beige was the only colour to feature on the table – sausage rolls […]

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Unique Ways to Reward Your Team for a Job Well Done

Reward and recognition are an important part of maintaining staff morale, engagement and productivity. Yet sometimes, more common ways of demonstrating this can be a bit predicable and let’s be honest a quite boring! Ultimately, anything that is a bit samey or unoriginal will fail to become attractive at some point and in this case […]

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What on Earth is Flexitarianism?

In a recent study conducted by supermarket chain, Waitrose, it emerged that one third of the UK population are taking action to reduce their meat consumption. Moreover, 60% of those who have shifted to a vegetarian or vegan diet have done so in the last five years. It would seem that the UK, along with […]

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