An unwilling chef

So after the last few weeks of panic at the imminent end of life at Leiths, I’m feeling a sense of calm sweeping over me as we head towards the closing stages of the course. Granted, knowing me it will be temporary and this time next week I will be in full scale meltdown at […]

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Ingredient is King

Those of you who follow me on social media will know that I entered a competition a few months ago, run by Belazu Ingredient Company for Leiths students. They challenged us to come up with a dish that showed off the quality of one of three ingredients they supplied for us: Early Harvest Extra Virgin […]

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Week 5… a roundup

The problem with being a culinary student is that your homework is essentially Β getting fat. You no longer plan days out, or evenings with friends, or even just your every-day, without considering what food and drink you might consume. You look to every available opportunity to sample something to inspire your tastebuds. Breakfast, Elevenses, Brunch, […]

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And so it begins… Leiths week one.

Sometimes you just go somewhere, a new place, and feel instantly at home. Somewhere you feel like you’ve never left, even though you’ve never been before. That feeling happened to me this week, when I found myself picking up my new knives for the first time, surrounded by the fifteen other enthusiastic foodies in my […]

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