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Baking

Welcome to Welbeck

Posted on September 23, 2011

We are just a few days away from the arrival of our new Advanced Diploma students who will be embarking on a year of baking, butchery and ch...

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Spiced Sticky Ginger Cake

Posted on January 12, 2012

Our tutor, Ross Sneddon, shares his richly spiced and sticky cake recipe, perfect for these wintery days. Either on its own or with a thick...

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Work Experience

Posted on January 20, 2012

2012 may be in full-swing, however here at School HQ it's a little quieter than usual.The familiar smells of bread baking, charcuterie being...

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Yorkshire Pudding Day

Posted on February 04, 2012

To celebrate Yorkshire Pudding Day we are serving up a virtual version of one of the key features of a roast dinner.Traditionally the perfec...

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Flour Power

Posted on July 16, 2012

Our student bakers, butchers and cheesemakers have just returned from a fortnight of work placements, and are now gearing up for their final...

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Introducing our new students

Posted on October 01, 2012

And they're off… the class of 2012 have started their full-time studies.As part of our 'Introducing…' series we'd like you to meet our new a...

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Real Bread Campaign

Posted on January 24, 2013

What do you call 100 bread-heads in one room? Well, a Real Bread Campaign event of course!And 100 plus bread-heads is what we had as we host...

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Artisans of the future learn at school

Posted on March 26, 2013

Latest update from Sally McGowan, Education Officer:This month I started working in schools, finally getting out and passing on the Local Fo...

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Job offers on the table for The School of Artisan Food students

Posted on April 17, 2013

The reputation and calibre of students trained at the School of Artisan Food in Nottinghamshire has helped secure seven job offers for the e...

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Congratulations to Welbeck Farm Shop and the Two Magpies Bakery

Posted on October 21, 2013

A big shout out to our neighbours Welbeck Farm Shop on being selected as runner-up in the OFM awards for Best Independent Food Retailer in t...

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Setting up a new bakery

Posted on March 25, 2014

Claire Rolland has attended courses at the School - here she talks about her experience of setting-up a new bakery on Anglesey.I had hoped t...

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Becoming a Baker

Posted on August 21, 2014

It's been a while since our last post so we thought why not hand over our blog to one of our former students? Ian Waterland it's all yours.....

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Cooking goes back to school

Posted on September 17, 2014

Jack O’Donnell, at age 13 is one of our youngest students. Jack came on one of our teenager’s pizza making courses and he’s written a blog a...

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Mary Berry visits The School of Artisan Food

Posted on September 17, 2014

We are basking in Mary Berry's reflected glory. Last Thursday BBC 1 aired an episode of ‘Who do You Think You Are?’ in which she discovered...

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From amateur to professional baker

Posted on February 10, 2015

Glenn Stephens attended an advanced baking course in December 2012 - a keen amateur but looking for a course to give him a pathway to becom...

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The Grand Feast 2015

Posted on July 07, 2015

Our Grand Feast, led by acclaimed food historian Ivan Day, went down a treat with our guests.The seven-course feast of Restaurant Soup, Punc...

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Companio Bakery on Track

Posted on August 10, 2015

Russell Goodwin, a graduate from the School of Artisan Food has set-up an innovative business model for his delicious artisan products, sell...

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From Nottinghamshire to Jordan - baking bread across continents

Posted on January 05, 2016

Kareem Arafat from Jordan’s capital city Amman, attended our Artisan Bread Baking course in 2014, taught by Emmanuel Hadjiandreou. Follow hi...

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Bakery and Patisserie students make the grade

Posted on March 15, 2016

We were delighted to host a three-day baking course for bakery and patisserie students from Cheshire-based Reaseheath College. The 17 Founda...

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Artisan Baking Diploma Makes The Grade

Posted on August 09, 2016

The School of Artisan Food in Nottinghamshire has secured national recognition for its Advanced Diploma in Artisan Baking. FDQ, the special...

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