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BBC Community Hero Award for Community Chef

It was a honour to be awarded the BBC Surrey and Sussex community hero good neighbour award. It felt amazing to be publicly recognized for my work. It was an inspiring and humbling evening and a privilege to share the experience with other people doing incredible community work. Here is a link to an interview […]

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Kitchen Fundamental – Recipes

This summer, we’ve been running a series of Kitchen Fundamental online cookery workshops. Our aim is to help new and improver cooks to learn fundamental kitchen and cookery techniques from professional chefs and bakers. Here are some of the recipes we have been teaching: Montaditos A Spanish inspired open sandwich of crusty bread topped with […]

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Online cookery courses 2021

In these trying times we are pleased to be able to offer online cookery courses for isolated and vulnerable people. Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund  and Sussex Community Foundation we are able to offer low cost, subsidized places on courses for 2021: Courses are run via Zoom and we able to […]

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Healthy Snacks

My children have both had massive growth spurts recents. Perhaps, like many others, their insatiable appetites have been exacerbated by the lockdown. It sometimes feels like an endless carousel of meals and snacks. I’m sure our household is not unique. Here are recipes for a few tried and tested snacks I make for my family. […]

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Store Cupboard Recipes

Being on lockdown is a great opportunity to practice your cooking skills and prepare delicious food. To help you on your way, I’ll be sharing some of my favourite recipes you can make using seasonal fresh and basic store cupboard ingredients. I hope you find these helpful and nourishing.

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Man with a Pan recipe book now available

I’m delighted to announce that my Man with a Pan recipe book is now available to buy. A collection of over 150 delicious recipes from my award winning Man with a Pan cookery project for older and vulnerable men. These tried and tested recipes are perfect for any aspiring cook who wants to learn to […]

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