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ICSA Loves ….

www.thefoodpeople.co.uk. This site is hot stuff! Traveling the world seeking out new trends and food fashion, they have their finger on the foodie pulse  - and if you sign up to their newsletter you will…

What’s on the Plate? Hot diggedy dog.

We thought we’d seen every sausage known to man at our local Farmer's Markets but word on the street is that the new trend in London is ...hot dog stands! Gourmet Hot Dogs We are not talking…

ICSA LOVES Food Bloggers

FOOD BLOGGERS- What a wonderful resource and inspirational gang they are. Our favourite is A Girl Called Jack http://agirlcalledjack.com.  Total legend Jack Monroe started out with her zeitgeisty austerity blog explaining how she fed herself…

Deliciously Meat Free

Meat Free Week is a global campaign to get us thinking about how much meat we consume. Reducing the amount of meat we eat can have a significant positive effect on our health, take pressure…

Allergens Update

Latest information from FSA regarding allergens labeling for cookery schools: The new Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers brought EU rules on general and nutrition labelling together into a single regulation to…

ICSA CAMPAIGN: Save our dairies

ICSA urges its members to make a difference by sourcing dairy products from local dairies and encouraging their students to do the same. DAIRIES IN CRISIS. In less than ten years the number of UK dairy…

ICSA in the press

ICSA is delighted to have placed another nine fabulous members and their cookery courses in the national press. Featuring Ashburton Cookery School, Billingsgate Seafood Training School, The Bertinet Kitchen, Cordon Vert, Dudwell Cookery School, The School…

The Nordic Diet

Buckling – Photograph by David Griffen The New Nordic Diet is everywhere once you know how to read the signs. Like following a nature trail of cellared vegetables, twigs and shells used as serving pieces,…

ICSA in the Press

ICSA placed Nick Nairn’s Cook School 5 star Chef week as a reader offer in the Daily Telegraph November 18th. Ashburton School will be featured in a Christmas feature for S Magazine Tante Marie, The Dudwell School and Swinton Park are contributing…

Trailblazers

The development of apprenticeships standards and their assessment are being taken forward by groups of employers in what the Government has termed 'trailblazers', says People 1st Policy Digest. Across the Hospitality Sector three have been…

Low Fats vs Low Carbs

New research into the effectiveness of Low Carb and Low Fat diets  has been conducted by Lydia Brazzano of Tulane University in New Orleans. The study took 148 obese men and women and measured the results of…

New Members

The Ashburton School, The Bertinet Kitchen, Billingsgate Seafood School, Cordon Vert, The Cookery School at Daylesford, The Cooking School at Dean Clough, Dudwell Cookery School, Edinburgh School of Food and Wine, Leiths School of Food…

Chef’s Tables, Barbeque Food & Small-Plate Menus

Chef's Tables, barbeque food and small-plate menus are all predicted to be the new dining trends next year, according to Michelin Guide editor Rebecca Burr.  The latest list highlights new stars 'Barrafina’ and ‘Kitchen Table.’ Bubbledogs says  "There…

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