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Sourdough Starter and Bread Rolls

We would love to hear your sourdough stories. Looking online, you’d think everyone has perfected the sourdough starter but it’s a challenge! Have you tried baking your own? We’ve shared a great HOUNÖ recipe for you to try: Sourdough Starter – 5 portions Ingredients 250gr Rye flour 250gr Durum flour 250gr Plain flour 750gr Water…

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Food we love – BBQ Spareribs!

Are we going to get the hot weather we have all longed for since lockdown restrictions eased?! The weekend isn’t looking too bad so we thought it’d be a great time to share this HOUNÖ Sparerib recipe with you. Ingredients 10 pcs Fresh Spareribs 300 g Ketchup 100 g Honey 300 g Brown Sugar 150…

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Food We Love with HOUNÖ – Poached Salmon

Lots of us have been discovering a new love for baking during lockdown and we’ve enjoyed seeing the #dancerecipes online. We thought we’d share this great recipe from HOUNÖ to create a beautifully poached salmon for a clean, healthy and light tasting meal. Poaching is one of the simplest ways to cook this popular fish…

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North Somerset Hospitality Industry making a comeback?

We know it’s strange times for much of us this week with the non-essential retail businesses slowly getting back to business. We have been working throughout the pandemic so support the Ministry of Defence and Local Authorities, hospitals and schools as the government classed as us key workers in order to keep these important organisations…

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We have a new Director!

He will not like that we’ve put this picture up but it certainly needs to be shared! This is Jamie shaking hands with his Grandad, Ian Dance, on starting his work experience back in 2005! As a business created by Ian Dance over 30 years ago, we are a company who have consistently evolved through…

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Proud to announce the launch of Synergy Grill Technology at IDS

Here at IDS, we are always searching for the latest innovations to help make running your commercial kitchen easier, safer and more efficient. We are proud to be stockists of the brilliant new Synergy Grill Technology products. Created by British innovator, Justin Cadbury, the Synergy Grill offers pioneering, award-winning technology. High power and low energy…

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Grandma Dance’s Perfect Sponge Cake

Grandma is back with the lightest, airiest sponge cake recipe you’ll ever try! We don’t know if it’s the way she makes them or the love she puts in them but they truly are the best sponge cakes you’ll ever have. Director Glynn joined his mum in the kitchen to learn the tips and tricks…

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Grandma Dance’s Festive Sausage Rolls

We’ve a cracking Christmas recipe for you this week from Grandma’s kitchen! You’ll be wanting to add this to your Christmas festive menu, we’re sure. The whole team at IDS enjoyed creating these delicious sausage rolls after a busy week. Let us know if you make them too! Festive Turkey Sausage Rolls Quantity – 24…

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Congresbury Cafe Makeover

We’re pleased to share with you a brand new installation we’ve completed for the Congars Cafe in Broad Street, Congresbury which officially opened last week. Owner of the cafe, Sonia, came to us in need of a brand new kitchen to help make the most of the space available. We completed everything from designing the…

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Grandma Dance’s Famous Scotch Egg Recipe

The Dance family, have been at the foundations of IDS for generations. We are after all,  created by Ian Dance who worked hard to build the business that his sons and grandson continue to evolve and grow today. Catering has always been a part of our lives and it hasn’t just been about providing our…

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Outdated Kitchen gets brand new makeover!

IDS were contacted by Clarence Park Bowling Club earlier this year to help bring their outdated kitchen back to life. Our role in transforming their outdated kitchen into a new modern up-to-date facility, was to provide drawings and plans, increase the gas supply, manufacture and install a new extraction and ventilation system plus supply, install…

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Autumn Supper Ideas with perfect baked potatoes

With an ending of the beautiful summer season, we’ve prepared for you one of the most favourite Autumn dishes, the classic baked potato. Enjoy this delicious and simple recipe, which is so easy to make in your HOUNÖ combi oven! We’ve made the perfect potato even easier to create with our Enamelled Potato Spikes which…

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Top tips on avoiding a summer ice machine meltdown

We know a great ice machine is a life saver, especially during the summer months so ensuring you have the right equipment is essential to the smooth running of your business. Here are top tips for choosing the perfect ice machine: Take ease of clean seriously! Reliability and ease of cleaning are key factors for…

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Size Matters. We know.

Size matters in small kitchens. That’s why we sell the full range of Houno CombiSlim ovens which is ideal for small-scale or satellite kitchens. They are space saving –  Gain maximum flexibility using minimum space with CombiSlim ovens. These combi ovens measure only 51.3 cm in width and fit into all professional kitchens. Expand your…

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Weekend Baking with Houno!

We have the perfect idea for some baking this weekend. One of our favourite teams, the HOUNÖ Chefs would like to share a recipe for a gorgeous marzipan cake. Indulge yourself with this delicious dish, which is so easy to bake in your HOUNÖ combi oven. Marzipan cake 12 portions Ingredients 500gr Marzipan 500g Sugar…

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