Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Roux Scholarship 2013: An interview with Michel Roux Snr. and Brain Turner

Photo: Phil Guest

Photo: Phil Guest

For many professional chefs under the age of 30 the ultimate competition to win is the Roux Scholarship.

Started in 1984, by brothers Albert and Michel Roux, this is the premier competition in the cooking world, and the winner gets the opportunity to work as an apprentice in any 3 star Michelin restaurant in the world.  Read the rest of this entry

Allergy and Free From Show at Olympia

Just a few of the food items and treats bought at the Allergy and free from show at Olympia, London

Just a few of the food items and treats bought at the Allergy and free from show at Olympia, London

Being a huge foodie, I often find myself visiting various food markets and events at the weekend. But this was the best food event that I have been to in a long time, simply because I could eat most of the samples. Read the rest of this entry

Tim (aka my Dad) donates another £5000 to charity

Flt. Sgt. Pidoux has donated a second cheque to a military charity

Flt. Sgt. Pidoux has donated a second cheque to a military charity

Flight Sergeant Tim Pidoux has raised another £5000 for a leading military charity.  Read the rest of this entry

Food for Thought and I talk to Donal Skehan

Photo: Good Food channel UKTV  Donal Skehan, 26, hosts Kitchen Hero: Great Food For Less

Photo: Good Food channel UKTV
Donal Skehan, 26, hosts
Kitchen Hero: Great Food For Less

The one great thing about my job is that I get to meet and talk to a lot of people about what they do for a living and I get to hold people to account. On this occasion I was lucky enough to talk to a young chef about his new television show on Good Food. Read the rest of this entry

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