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Man With A Pan For the past year we have been running Man with a Pan cookery courses for older men, in partnership with Camberley Alzheimer Café. This has been one of our most successful projects to date. This project tackles loneliness and builds community. It helps the men to be healthy, feel purposeful and […]

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Recovery Kitchen East Sussex

Healthy eating, cookery and wellbeing courses for people in recovery from mental health challenges. The 2014 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey, highlighted that every week, 1 in 6 adults experience a common mental health problem, such as anxiety or depression and 1 in 5 adults have considered taking their own life at some point. (1) Mental […]

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Man with a Pan

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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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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