Peckish: Quick and easy meals

Ban boring lunches and the same old, same old, midweek meals. Even when you’re rushing around, most of these simple peckish recipes can be made in less than 15 minutes and they’re all smokily, Moorish-ly delicious.

Peckish recipes

When two great ideas come together

By | April 1st, 2015|Categories: food, small business|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There are many great things about running a small business. One unexpected delight is the camaraderie I experience with other entrepreneurs. I met Emma Heathcote-James from the Little Soap Company at a mentoring event and [...]

You asked, we listened

By | March 20th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

When you're running a small business, listening to your customers the most important thing of all. It's a cliché but of course, it's true: without customers, we'd have no business. Happily, ours are a pretty loyal and [...]

Bonfire Night Mulled Apple Juice or Cider

By | November 1st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

In my life anyway, bonfire night is all about the kids; so when we have people over, it’s great to find recipes we can all enjoy. And what better way to warm up chilly hands [...]

Changing our look

By | June 16th, 2014|Categories: small business, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Updating our brand design was a big decision. It wasn't exactly broken, but it wasn't exactly how we wanted it, either. And because we already have big product development plans underfoot, we need to make sure [...]

Our story shared

By | March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

We love sharing our story, to help other business start-ups learn from our journey so far. Following Julie's success at the UK's leading small business competition in 2013, "The Pitch", she was interviewed to talk [...]

Cracking the scale conumdrum: getting Moorish Smoked Humous onto the shelves at Waitrose

By | December 3rd, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Taking our story back to 2012, we were delighted to have had Moorish Smoked Humous stocked in some gorgeous London retailers (Wholefoods and Planet Organic). But now I decided that it was time to contact [...]

For the perfect bonfire party

By | October 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you've ever had trouble setting up a bonfire, need to check how to do it safely, or just love sausages; check out our infographic "how not to have a bonfire party" - with a [...]

Small business and the importance of efficiency

By | October 23rd, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

The article below is taken from an interview the Guardian did, with our founder Julie. The full version on the Guardian Small Business website can be found here; http://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network/2013/apr/30/food-company-entrepreneur The first efficiency in the success [...]

Values we do business by

By | July 1st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

www.lovemoorish.co.uk   Moorish on Facebook   Moorish on Twitter Not all businesses place a great focus on their ‘brand values’; and when they don’t, they become empty marketing claptrap. But they can be so much more than that. [...]

Factors in success #3 Listen to your customers and don’t be afraid to change

By | May 14th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

www.lovemoorish.co.uk   Moorish on Facebook   Moorish on Twitter When you first launch, you can't expect to know everything. There are many decisions you're forced to make based on gut-feeling, since you can't get data on things that [...]

Factors in success #2 (or things I wish I’d known when starting my business)

By | March 5th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by lovemoorish www.lovemoorish.co.uk   Moorish on Facebook   Moorish on Twitter  1) Working 24/7. The good thing is that if you're juggling a partner, home and young family you can make running your business fit around your needs. However, [...]

Factors in success #1: effective (and fearless) networking

By | February 13th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by lovemoorish www.lovemoorish.co.uk   Moorish on Facebook   Moorish on Twitter Having thought about some of the lessons I've learnt in starting the business, it would be good to look next at the things that have gone well. This [...]

Ten things I’ve learned about managing business relationships

By | January 25th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

www.lovemoorish.co.uk   Moorish on Facebook   Moorish on Twitter 2012 was a very interesting year.  I've learned a lot, not just about making, distributing and selling humous; but also about business relationships: dealing with other people and other businesses. [...]