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Four tips for kids in the kitchen

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Here at Cookery School, we love seeing kids in the kitchen! Cooking is such a great way to learn and encourage creativity – especially if there’s a delicious dish at the end.

If you have a curious and culinary-minded child, here are our top tips to get them cooking in the kitchen.

Use recipes that you know work

Do not be tempted to go online to find recipes as often,

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Class Diary: Cook’s Certificate

Jamie McGurk recently participated in our professional Cook’s Certificate course. Here, he explains his experience over the six-week course.  

It’s fair to say elaborate and expansive cooking at university is a rare and laborious feat. During my studies, my dinners were usually simple chicken and rice, followed by a couple of Deliveroo meals and some oven chips in between. Whether it’s down to the laziness of a second-year student,

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Class Diary: Cake Decorating

Our burgeoning baker, 13-year-old Marly Tashmina, is continuing her culinary foray with cake decorating. She explains what she learnt in the three-hour class. 

I recently attended a cake decorating class at Cookery School. I bake quite a lot in my spare time and I was really excited to attend a detailed class like this.

The chef was incredibly engaging and brought a welcoming and fun atmosphere to the room.

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Class Diary: French Breakfast Pastries

13-year-old Marly Tashmina recently participated in our French breakfast pastries class. She reveals what she learnt. 

This was my fourth class here. I was very excited as I had never made any croissants or French pastries ever before.

When I arrived, there was a really nice atmosphere. We had some drinks and delicious food. The chef was incredibly inviting and started by introducing the ingredients that we would be using.

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Chef Spotlight: Freddy Gangemi

Our fantastic team of chefs are the experts in all things cookery, leading the majority of our diverse classes. However, every now and then, we welcome a guest chef to share their specialist knowledge far and wide. Just one of these is Freddy Gangemi, an Italian native that leads our Roman and Sicilian classes. We sat down with Freddy to find out what he loves about cooking and the special draw to Italian flavours.

  1. Can you tell me a little about your culinary journey?

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Mind the Gut: Q&A with Jeannette Hyde

Research has proven that having a healthy gut microbiome is critical to your overall health. Gut health doesn’t just keep weight and digestive symptoms down, mood and energy up; it is also linked to healthy skin and an improved immune system. Cookery School spoke to Jeannette Hyde, Nutritional Therapist and author of The Gut Makeover and The Gut Makeover Recipe Book, about how to eat for optimal gut – and mental – health.

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To Ve(gan) Or Not To Ve(gan)

Veganism is one of Britain’s fastest growing lifestyle movements according to The Telegraph. November is officially ‘World Vegan Month’ so here’s a quick introduction to why people choose to be animal-free, according to The Vegan Society.

Animals – Vegans don’t eat any meat products and defend the lives of animals. This extends further than just food and includes cosmetics, clothing and even medicines.

Health – A lot of vegans believe that the health benefits of an animal-free diet include increased energy and younger looking skin!

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