January 2019

23/01/2019 16:01
Dave Leeper, employed and based at The Trafalgar School at Downton was announced as the South West regional School Chef of the Year sponsored by McDougalls winner today (23 January).

He had 90 minutes to prepare four portions of a main course and a dessert suitable for serving to 11 year olds in school. 

His two winning dishes were: Chargrilled chicken with leek and bean ragout and focaccia followed by a dessert of warm chocolate brownie with forest fruit compote...

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18/01/2019 08:01
Meat consumption needs to be reduced to just 7g a day in order to save the planet and reduce premature deaths, according to a report.

To protect the well-being of future generations, there needs to be a ‘drastic’ reduction in the consumption of meat, poultry and eggs, the EAT-Lancet Commission says.

7g of meat a day would be the equivalent to a meatball, a small bite of hamburger, or less than half a rasher of bacon....

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18/01/2019 06:01
The Welsh government has launched a public consultation on its new paper: ‘Healthy weight: healthy Wales,’ which outlines its national ambitions to prevent and reduce obesity.

The paper comes in response to alarming figures, which reveal that six in ten adults, and one in four reception-aged children are overweight or obese in Wales.

Minister for health and social services, Vaughan Gething, said: “This government is not prepared to let a poor diet or physical...

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