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Stir it up magazine October 2017

30- 3 NOVEMBER 4 OCTOBER 2017 COOKS CALENDAR COOKS CALENDAR Read e rs ' Li ves 1 Name: Laura Davis 2 Job title: Catering manager 3 Place of work: Pates Grammar School, Cheltenham 4 Typical working hours: 8.30am – 3.00pm Monday to Friday 5 How long have you worked in the catering industry? 4 years 6 Most interesting fact about you: I enjoy writing poetry 7 Favourite cuisine: Indian 8 Signature dish: A good old fashioned roast dinner with homemade Yorkshire puddings! 10 Top culinary tip: Always taste as you go 11 Who is your inspiration and why? My mum – She is the school 9 Must-have kitchen gadget: A well-sharpened cook in my kitchen and has taught me a lot since knife! I have been here 12 Favourite Country Range ingredient and why? Fruited Teacakes – Beautiful toasted with lots of butter, very fruity & moreish. Also a massive seller with our students. OCTOBER - What’s in Season? What’s in Season? brussel sprouts salsify potatoes cauliflower quinces figs pumpkins kale wild mushrooms HALLOWEEN WORLD VEGETARIAN DAY 2 – 4 The Restaurant Show, Olympia, London www.therestaurantshow.co.uk NATIONAL CAKE WEEK www.nationalcakeweek.co.uk 9 – 15 National Curry Week www.nationaleatingoutweek.com THE CHOCOLATE SHOW, Olympia, London www.salonduchocolat.co.uk WORLD FOOD DAY The Independent Hotel Show, Olympia, West London www.independenthotelshow.co.uk 20 VEGFEST UK TRADE SHOW, OLYMPIA, LONDON trade.vegfest.co.uk British Summertime ends 1 1315 16 171-8 29 31 2-8 red cabbage sloes celeriac 1 WORLD VEGAN DAY 3 - 5 Cake International, NEC Birmingham www.cakeinternational.co.uk Bonfire Night REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY BBC Good Food Show Northern Ireland, Belfast Waterfront www.bbcgoodfood shownorthernireland.com British Frozen Food Federation Annual Luncheon, Hilton on Park Lane, London bfff.co.uk/category/annual-luncheon/ CLOSING DATE FOR THE COUNTRY RANGE STUDENT CHEF CHALLENGE www.countryrangestudentchef.co.uk ST ANDREW’S DAY (SCOTLAND) BBC Good Food Show, Birmingham NEC www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com/ birmingham-winter 5 12 10 21 28 13 – 17 National School Meals 30 Week www.thegreatschoollunch.co.uk 1–2


Stir it up magazine October 2017
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