Monthly Archives: July 2011

day 78, monday

Well, today was our last day of cooking. This is all I had to show for a morning’s work. Chocolate cases. I made a bit more than this but sadly my tarte tatin ended up in the hens bucket. (Those … Continue reading

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day 77, sunday

Most of the day we were sorting our files and trying to do some studying. We all sat down to Sunday dinner together which was really nice – Angelique made the starter, Margaret made the main course and Deirdre made … Continue reading

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day 76, saturday

Only one week to go. Where has the time gone? Lots of the students cooked the meal (or part of) which they’ve chosen for the exam this week. Me included, in the hope getting my timings right on the day. … Continue reading

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day 75, friday

Thank heavens it’s Friday! I couldn’t decide what to cook today. Most of the items on our list had a huge amount of fat in them one way or another but I really wanted to do the lobster. I decided … Continue reading

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day 74, thursday

I decided to make pasta again but this time stuffed with Gillian Hegarty’s slow cooked pork shoulder and also chilled cucumber soup. I took my time with the pasta and everyone who passed by whilst I was making it said … Continue reading

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day 73, wednesday

Oh gosh, where to start? It’s been such a busy day. First of all the wine exam at 8am – I wasn’t taking it so I lay in bed for an extra hour! This morning’s demo was made up of … Continue reading

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day 72, tuesday

This morning I’m not at school. I have gall stones. USUALLY we live in peace and harmony together but the little blighters kept me awake for a large part of the night. I also tend to feel a bit grumpy … Continue reading

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