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Small Food Awards – Viennoiserie winners!

Small Food Awards – Viennoiserie winners!

Posted on 12. Dec, 2016 by .

This was a tough category in the Small Food Awards.  Viennoiserie includes all the delicious things like croissants, pain au chocolat, pain aux raisins, etc. The main event is butter and the big deal about it is called "lamination."  Viennoiserie is made with "laminated dough".  Puff pastry, if you will.  The dough is made up […]

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Small Food Awards – Charcuterie Winners!

Small Food Awards – Charcuterie Winners!

Posted on 09. Dec, 2016 by .

At the Small Food Awards 2016 we had several entries in the charcuterie category and they included smoked, air dried and fermented products.  In the process of judging it became apparent how difficult it is to make good charcuterie.  If you are smoking something you need to enable the taster to taste the smoke as […]

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Small Food Awards Chocolate Category Winners

Small Food Awards Chocolate Category Winners

Posted on 07. Dec, 2016 by .

I understand now how complicated it is to make chocolate.  There are those who make CHOCOCOLATE and there are those who make CHOCOLATES and there are those who make both. There are a handful of big chocolate makers, one of which is Valhrona.  They take cacao beans and turn them into chocolate that we can […]

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Did I mention the winner of the bread category in the Small Food Awards?!?!?

Did I mention the winner of the bread category in the Small Food Awards?!?!?

Posted on 06. Dec, 2016 by .

Here he is!  Well done, Patrick Bowden from Indigo Bakes for winning first prize in the bread category of the Small Food Awards, for the white sourdough!

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Small food award winners

Small food award winners

Posted on 05. Dec, 2016 by .

Judging for the Small Food Awards was a few weeks ago.  Our panel of experts included the manager of the farm shop at Welbeck, the man behind Stichelton cheese, Wayne Caddy, the tutor of most of the bread courses at the School of Artisan Foods, a head chef, a food consultant, and enthusiastic gluttons!  With […]

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Thanks to some of our partners in the Small Food Awards!

Thanks to some of our partners in the Small Food Awards!

Posted on 07. Nov, 2016 by .

November 2016 sees the launch of the first annual Small Food Awards! The School of Artisan Food and Virtuous Bread have teamed together to host the awards which are an important event on the UK food calendar because they celebrate the professional micro producer who cannot always compete in the more mainstream awards against much […]

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Virtuous Bread and the School of Artisan Food are thrilled to launch the Small Food Awards

Virtuous Bread and the School of Artisan Food are thrilled to launch the Small Food Awards

Posted on 19. Sep, 2016 by .

The School of Artisan Food and Virtuous Bread are delighted to launch the first annual Small Food Awards. These awards will celebrate small, professional food producers in the UK who are often on the leading edge of innovation and excellence in the food industry. In 2016 we have five categories including chocolate, bread, charcuterie, cheese, and viennoiserie. Entrants must meet the following criteria: […]

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