• The Leiths Diaries

    The Leiths Diaries: The Wine Lectures

    by  • 26/06/2012 • The Leiths Diaries • 0 Comments

    Food and wine matching at Leiths School of Food and Wine

    This is a post in The Leiths Diaries series. Read more here. Before I started the Leiths course, I wrote about wanting to learn much more about wines. I wanted to be able to understand and write eloquently about its history, culture, production, economics, politics and more. That was probably a little over-enthusiastic. After all, the...

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    The Leiths Diaries: Cooking for 50

    by  • 05/02/2012 • The Leiths Diaries • 4 Comments

    Empty plate with knife and fork

    This is a post in The Leiths Diaries series. Read more here. Cooking for 50 is not something you want to think about let alone do in the first three weeks of a cheffing course. But there’s nothing quite like being thrown in at the deep end to acclimatise. Within a week of starting at Leiths,...

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    The Leiths Diaries: Skills week

    by  • 11/01/2012 • The Leiths Diaries • 0 Comments

    Sauternes with mince pie and cheese

    This is a post in The Leiths Diaries series. Read more here. The first week of the Two Term Diploma is skills week. It’s a chance for the new recruits to get a taste of what went on in the first term, familiarise themselves with the kitchen, navigate working with others in limited space...

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