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In Britain Everything Stops For Tea

Posted on 14. Sep, 2009 by .

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The UK might have embraced coffee as the fashionable drink of the noughties, but a cup of tea is still the drink to calm Britons in a crisis, according to a new university study. Psychologist Dr Malcolm Cross at City University London confirms what we’ve suspected all along – a cup of tea can significantly […]

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Playing the Restaurant Game

Posted on 12. Aug, 2009 by .

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Food deliveries run late, staff call in sick, customers are double booked and food is served cold. Sound like fun? Well someone thinks it does because they’ve just released the sequel to the ‘widely popular’ Restaurant Empire computer game. The game website says: “The sequel … takes you further into the depths and delights of […]

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North West Young Chef

Posted on 03. Apr, 2009 by .

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Five young hotshots have made it to the final of the North West Young Chef of the Year championships, sponsored by Essential Cuisine, which will take place at MANCAT on June 2. To get to the final, the five 18-25 year old finalists had to cook a three course meal for two using local north […]

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Top Chefs Join IFE 09 Skillery

Posted on 23. Mar, 2009 by .

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The Skillery, run in association with the Craft Guild of Chefs, at IFE 09 will host demonstrations from top chefs, focussing on ways to make businesses more competitive and efficient in the economic downturn. Designed to attract chefs, restaurateurs, hoteliers, cost-sector caterers and major foodservice operators and give them a seriously ‘up-close-and-personal’ insight into the […]

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Students Get Help

Posted on 04. Mar, 2009 by .

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Cash-strapped students need more help than ever when learning to cook. And one solution is being provided by Kitchen Academy Chefs running ‘cooking on budget’ sessions for students. The Academy was founded by Brighton based Jethro Carr and Jonboy Coupland who realised that young college-goers were often associated with “dreadful cooking” while their gastronomic abilities […]

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