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Congratulations to our first graduates

Posted on October 06, 2011

Congratulations to our first ever advanced diploma graduates.Our former students have been back at the school for a special graduation cerem...

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In a Pickle

Posted on October 19, 2011

Seasons come and go, and so do their unique flavours, but with a sprinkling of sugar and a few glugs of vinegar (and a small amount of time)...

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Mulled Cider Recipe

Posted on December 09, 2011

Christmas is here and the time has come to raise a glass to the festivities.Simon Reed, the school's cider expert, shares this spicy cider r...

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Mincemeat Recipe

Posted on December 19, 2011

Our jam, chutney and all round preserving queen, Michelle Roper-Shaw, shares her suet free mincemeat recipe; perfect for mince pies or, if y...

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Baking For The BBC

Posted on February 13, 2012

Once upon a time John Craven, Jules Hudson and a BBC camera crew embarked on a journey to discover real bread.The search took them far and w...

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For the love of rhubarb

Posted on February 24, 2012

Rhubarb season is upon us! To mark Wakefield’s festival of rhubarb our preserves and pickling queen, Michelle Roper Shaw, shares this must t...

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Charcuter-ish

Posted on April 19, 2012

What is Charcuter-ish? Well, it’s British charcuterie!This week some top producers from all four corners of this green and pleasant land des...

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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 David Jowett ...

Posted on September 07, 2012

As part of a new series of posts we’d like to introduce you to some of the members of the ever growing School of Artisan Food family.So, ove...

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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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Sausage making with A level students

Posted on May 28, 2013

Our Education Officer, Sally McGowan gives her latest update:At the end of last month we had a visit from The Minster School’s 6th Form Food...

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The Foodie Bugle Lectures

Posted on August 05, 2013

Silvana de Soissons is a bit of a whirlwind. Creator, editor and designer of The Foodie Bugle, she also organises the Foodie Bugle lectures...

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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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Farmer Sharp shares his tasty lamb recipe

Posted on October 23, 2013

Our butchery tutor, Andrew Sharp, has put together the following recipe for you lamb lovers………Requirements for this recipe are a renaissance...

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Latest news from the classroom

Posted on October 23, 2013

Our Education Officer, Sally McGowan, updates you on her latest work with local schools......This has been a busy month at The School of Art...

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School wins national award

Posted on November 13, 2013

We're delighted to announce that we've won the Best Large Professional Development category in the 2013 British Cookery School Awards! The...

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Food for Health

Posted on March 10, 2014

Our first Food for Health course was held during 8-9 March. Read a review of the course...I was, in fact, apprehensive about the weekend. Wh...

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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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