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Real Bread Week

It’s Real Bread Week. This is the 10th year of this annual, international celebration of Real Bread and the people who make it. It’s run by the Real Bread Campaign who’s three aims are to encourage and help people to: Buy Real Bread from local, independent bakeries Bake their own Real Bread at home Join the Real Bread […]

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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 – 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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Food for Thought, Hastings


Food for Thought, Hastings Join us for a community food networking and skill sharing day Food for thought, Hastings We are delighted to be co-hosting Food for Thought, Hastings – this symposium together with colleagues from Hastings Voluntary Action and Education Futures Trust. The aim is to get people with an interest in food and community activities together, to […]

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