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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.

Gluten Free Cookery Courses

The charity Coeliac UK estimates that around 1% of the UK population is affected by coeliac disease. If you or a member of your family has been diagnosed with a gluten intolerance, or coeliac disease, then it’s likely that you will need to completely review your cooking habits.

Shropshire farm joins forces with cookery school

Maynards Farm in Shrewsbury has teamed up with the Seasoned Cookery School to offer a range of different cookery courses. The team at Seasoned already run courses throughout Staffordshire and Derbyshire, and are proud of their reputation for teaching students of all abilities.

Potato Council turns up shocking vegetable know-how stats

From not being able to make ‘fluffy’ roasters (50%) to boiled potatoes crumbling into the water (34%) – all were cited as barriers to spud-cooking prowess.

Don’t want to be labelled obese? Obey the labels!

Women who don’t read food labels are an average 9lbs heavier than their content-querying counterparts. That’s like half a stone and then some!

Cookery courses to the fore in team-building events

I was talking to James Coakes and he mentioned that he’d organised a troupe off on a jolly for a team building event to a restaurant. Standard fare, I thought…

Coffee good for the brain? I ought to be the next Einstein!

Part two of yesterday’s article, Foods that are naturally healthy for body, mind and soul; today’s seven make up the top ten as advised by The Cooking Academy.