Let the turkey go ‘Pop’, not you this Christmas!

Turkey Pop Up 1 02-12-13Whether you’re a dab hand in the kitchen or new to cooking up a feast for guests, getting the Christmas meal wrapped up can usually be one of the biggest festive challenges. Every Christmas morning, cooks up and down the country are faced with turkeys that haven’t defrosted, a mountain of vegetables to peel, sauces and stuffings to prepare. With all this to cope with it’s no wonder that it’s not just the kitchen that gets steamed up! Full story: Read More

Good Food For Everyone Forever: A Local Food Feast & Evening of Speakers

Somerset ProduceOn Friday 13th September there is a Local Food Feast Evening of Speakers taking place at Glastonbury Town Hall. Keynote speaker is Colin Tudge, biologist and author of ‘Good Food for Everyone Forever’ amongst a number of other titles. There will also be talks about sustainable agriculture, access to land and food poverty in Somerset. The event is being organised by a network of community gardeners and food enthusiasts called ‘Incredible Edible Somerset’ Full Story: Read More


Photo 2Professional Cookery student Beckii Goffe has won the final of a competition run by top chef Mark Hix. The contest was part of Lyme Regis’ Mackerel Festival and supported by Mr Hix, chef, award winning food writer and owner of the Hix Oyster and Fish House in the town. Beckii (16) of Sherborne was one of just three finalists who made it to the cook off on Friday 12 July 2013 on Lyme Regis seafront. Full Story: Read More