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‘Shocking’ levels of salt, fat and sugar found in takeaways

A Local Government study into two of the UK’s most popular takeaway dishes has revealed ‘shocking’ levels of salt, sugar, colourings and fat, as well as bogus meat.

Cookery courses offered at London social enterprise bistro

PricewaterhouseCoopers has recently announced that a new social enterprise will open on the site of a former station in Tooley Street, South London. The aim of the project is to encourage disadvantaged people to develop marketable skills and find employment through a new cookery school and restaurant.

Wiltshire brewers open cookery school

Family run brewers Wadworth have launched their own cookery school in a effort to improve the standard of food across its entire business

Reduce food cravings with a protein-rich breakfast

A researcher at the University of Missouri has discovered that eating a healthy, high protein breakfast can help to reduce feelings of hunger throughout the day.

Cookery Courses: Chocolate Courses

Chocolate has been a hugely popular ingredient in the Western diet for many centuries.

Farmers welcome supermarket’s sustainability plan

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has welcomed the commitment from food retailer Sainsbury’s to double the amount of food it sources from Britain.

Rotherham fire station set to host cookery courses

Fire-fighters at a fire station in Rotherham have allowed a local chef from the town’s catering college to use their kitchen to run a series of cookery courses aimed at local residents.

Jamie snoops on restaurant staff

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has installed CCTV in his restaurant kitchens in a move designed to help ensure that diners receive better quality food.

Celebrity chefs could do more to reduce food waste

A new study has revealed that the cookery styles encouraged by high profile chefs are unlikely to reduce the nation’s huge amount of food waste generated by British households.

Young Carers Benefit From Cookery Courses

Young carers from the South Tyneside region have spent the summer holidays acquiring valuable skills at cookery courses arranged by the Cooking for Life project.