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Physiotherapists bake off for Hospiscare

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 09/22/2014 - 1:19pm

Physiotherapists at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in Heavitree have raised over £200 for Hospiscare by holding their ‘Big Devon Bake Off’.

Inspired by their love of cake, the department pulled out all the stops to host a baking competition for the charity’s September event, presenting an impressive range of baked confections for judges Liz Jacobs and Jane Middleton.

Everything from lemon drizzle to apple strudel was put forward by staff in the hope of claiming the converted ‘star baker’ title. In the end, it proved impossible to choose between two bakes, with a tie...

GBBO star bakes a difference for epileptics

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:23pm

Exeter-based baker Glenn Cosby is sharing his baking expertise to support Epilepsy Action’s National Tea and Cake Break. Epilepsy Action is the UK’s leading epilepsy charity. Glenn, who was a contestant on the BBC’s Great British Bake Off in 2013, has donated a recipe to the charity to inspire other budding bakers to get involved and bake a difference for people with epilepsy.

National Tea and Cake Break takes place on Friday 17 October. Tea drinkers and cake lovers are encouraged to get their mixing bowls and teapots at the ready and host an event to raise funds for Epilepsy...

Bake Off's best bits at Magdalen Chapter

Authored by themagdalenchapter
Posted: Thu, 08/07/2014 - 4:33pm

Wednesday saw the return of BAFTA award-winning, BBC smash hit, The Great British Bake Off. To coincide with its eagerly awaited arrival, The Magdalen Chapter in Exeter is to recreate the star bakes as featured on the previous evening’s show.

Each Thursday, following its screening the night before, pastry chefs at The Magdalen Chapter are giving local fans the chance to try the show’s delicious cakes and bakes for themselves. The hotel’s Head Chef or ‘Master Baker’ Ben Bulger and his team will be whipping up a Cake of the Day inspired by Series 5....

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Family Devon Cream Tea-Scones and Jam Workshops

Event Date: 
31/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Family Devon Cream Tea - Scones and Jam Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops

Event Date: 
27/08/2014 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops -Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops

Event Date: 
26/08/2014 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kids All-Day Cookery Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Kids Pizza Workshops

Event Date: 
25/08/2014 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kid's Pizza Making Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

The Great Summer Cookery Workshops - Kids Pasta Workshops

Event Date: 
25/08/2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon. EX6 8JQ

Kid's Pasta Making Workshops - part of an action packed week of cookery workshops for all age groups, cooking abilities and interests run by Devon’s Fun Kitchen cooking school. The 'Great Summer Cookery Workshops' range from Kids Fun Kitchen to specialist master classes including macaroons and chocolate! The huge, bunting decorated marquee will be set up in the grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter. Organisers are expecting a huge demand for such a unique cookery experience. To register for a place please visit www.funkitchen.co.uk

Devon nursing team in charity bake-off

Authored by NEWDevonCCG
Posted: Mon, 12/30/2013 - 10:33am

MEMBERS of the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group’s nursing team have been baking for a good cause.

The Exeter-based team was inspired by the Great British Bake Off TV show to bake their favourite cup cakes, chocolate pudding and sponge, and helped raise money for the 1664 Challenge.

The 1664 Challenge aims to raise £500,000 for injured Royal Marines. The nursing team raised £200 for the charity.

The idea to support the armed forces charity came from Sue Moreton, a manager with the Chief Nursing Team, after her son, Sam, a Captain with...

Exeter's church leaders to show off their baking skills

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 03/08/2013 - 9:37am

As part of a national charity campaign Exeter’s church leaders are battling to show off their baking skills.

The contestants will be baking their best bread under the watchful eye of the BBC’s Judi Spiers and local baker Emma Parkin of Emma’s Bread, a finalist in the 2012 Devon Life Awards.

Bishop Michael of Exeter, Methodist District Chair Rev Peter Pillinger, Canon Rev Ian Morter of Exeter Cathedral and Southernhay URC Elder Sabrina Groeschel will bring their best recipes to the Cathedral Green at 3.30pm on Monday 11 March for an outside bread bake off.

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