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That's all folks!

And here we are. We have reached the final curtain. Today was our last day, save for our practical exam next week, and I thought I’d take the opportunity to update you on my final two weeks at Leiths. 743 more words

Biga, bisque and bloodshed

I’m not sure if I’ve suddenly become desensitised (train and tube tolerant) but very little has aggravated me this week. Yes, the sniffers, snorers and smelly still get to me but not enough for me to report. 961 more words

Useful Resources

Here are some of my favorite online resources:

BBC Food. I was obsessed with this when I in Japan. I would browse photos of roasted food while eating my bento lunch wishing I had access to an oven. 240 more words

Susan Fogarty

Whoops I slipped...

So remember that I time I made a resolution to blog?

Yeah, didn’t go so well did it. My bad. I’ve been pretty EXTREMELY slack on the whole blogging front. 443 more words


Saxophones, souffl├ęs and Sauvignon Blanc

I’m getting the moans out there early, cutting to the chase and straight on to two more things that shouldn’t be allowed on the tube. 1. 1,156 more words

Foundation Term: Week Three

It’s the end of week three at Leiths – as the pressure in the kitchen is mounting, so is the desire for perfection. Unfortunately, we all make mistakes, and this week I certainly had my fair share. 437 more words

Foundation Term

Foundation Term: Week One

Ninety six eager, food loving students started the three term diploma this week. I am one of them and excited doesn’t come close. With my Leiths Technique bible in hand, a locker full of pressed chef whites and a shiny set of Japanese damascus knives – the journey has begun. 539 more words

Foundation Term