Where to begin? Overcoming the kitchen panic with Leiths teacher, Jane

/ Categories Tricks of the trade, Cooking conundrums, Behind the scenes / Author: Jane Montgomery

Where to begin? Overcoming the kitchen panic with Leiths teacher, Jane

You have the ingredients that you have managed to squirrel away, but what's next? It can be overwhelming, but we're in this together and we're here to help. Getting organised and being methodical will help you save time, make the most of your ingredients and reduce food waste. This lockdown period is going to require us all to be resourceful and creative, and we’re going to be here with cooking tips and recipes, every step of the way. Here are some initial thoughts on organising your pantry, your ingredients, portion control and freezing food. Read more

Cooking in Quarantine - Q&A with Leiths Store Manager, Nick

/ Categories Tricks of the trade, Cooking conundrums, Behind the scenes / Author: Liv Shaheen

Cooking in Quarantine - Q&A with Leiths Store Manager, Nick

This morning we hosted an interactive Q&A session with our Store Manager, Nick, with the aim of helping our audience with their cooking in quarantine queries. Our followers sent in an extensive list of interesting questions which we're sure many of you would like to see answered too. So here's a summary of what we learned today, and rest assured we have plenty more advice and inspiration to come. Read more

A Snappy Weekend at Leiths

/ Categories Tricks of the trade, News & events / Author: Liv Shaheen

A Snappy Weekend at Leiths

One camera, one food photographer and plenty of delicious produce later; I feel much more confident behind the lens. Hear about my experience of the two day food photography workshop at Leiths, with esteemed photographer Charlie Richards. Read more

Bypass SAD by eating a sun-bathed lunch

/ Categories Tricks of the trade, Nutrition and Healthy Eating / Author: Pamela Daniels

Bypass SAD by eating a sun-bathed lunch

It’s that time of year again. Many of us are striving to better our health and wellbeing in the early months of a new year. We’re over the hump but there are still days of early darkness ahead before spring finally bursts into blossom and the sun comes out to play, so it’s essential to find ways to feel nourished and cared for. Read more

#MadeAtLeiths: Dan Cameron on taking it to the next level

/ Categories Tricks of the trade, Student stories, Alumni, #MadeAtLeiths / Author: Ailie Bishop

#MadeAtLeiths: Dan Cameron on taking it to the next level

As part of our #MadeAtLeiths series, after completing the Leiths diploma in 2003, Dan Cameron has made the rounds as an established chef, restaurateur with evolving Modern European restaurant Cameron’s Kitchen, teacher at Leiths and now with a successful catering company to his name, Cameron and Co – creative dining and events. Read more

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