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Man with a Pan – How it all began

Man with a Pan cookery courses for older men – a practical way for men to learn how to cook and be healthy while making friends, being active and building community  Maureen Hume, a dynamic and seemingly indefatigable community champion from Camberley in Surrey helped set up an Alzheimer Café for her local community in […]

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The Feature Kitchen

A social enterprise helping cooks from various cultural backgrounds to share their food via a weekend take away delivery service. For the past year I’ve had the pleasure of hosting and mentoring  Jacob Fodio Todd and his latest social enterprise, The Feature Kitchen. Jacob, came up with the idea of a weekend catering and home delivery […]

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Challah

Challah – the culture, history and continuity of a traditional Jeiwsh bread I grew up in South Africa, in a traditional Jewish house, where the rhythm of the week was punctuated by the Friday night Shabbat meal. Central to the Shabbat meal is the enriched bread known as challah. When I was young, my mum […]

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Summer recipes 2017

What a great summer! We attended over 20 public events, demonstrating delicious, healthy and low impact food from around the world. We fed 5000 plus people and worked with organisations including Kew Gardens, Town & Country Housing, Wave Leisure, Nippers and Food Cycle. Here is a collection of some of the recipes we shared. Summer […]

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Food for the Future – Kew’s Science Festival at Wakehurst Place

I was asked to design a menu of food for the future recipes to tie in with Kew’s Science Festival at Wakehurst Place. It got me thinking about some of the big issues we are facing as a planet and species. As the climate changes and the earth’s population rises, as natural resources and arable land dwindles, how […]

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Southsea Food Festival 2017

It’s that time of year again when we start gearing up for cookery demonstrations on the kitchen theatre stage at the Southsea Food Festival. As well as hosting some of Portsmouth’s most talented chefs, bakers and food producers, we’ll be demonstrating our favourite street food dishes from around the world including: Tapalapa, a West African baguette […]

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