lVarious on-line learning resources including Basic Food Hygiene and Health and Safety, NVQ Food Production Knowledge test lInteractive whiteboards in some of the catering theory rooms lNew stillroom
area for restaurant kitchen * New and refurbished stillroom
area for bistro kitchen lNew lecture demonstration theatre lLaptop computers for student use lCoVE Website lNumerous staff development events such as five-day visit to New York to culinary arts institute, three-day visit to Port Rush in Ireland to further develop the foundation degree in culinary arts, two-day chocolate and sugar demonstration by a leading confectionary and sugar demonstrator Ildo Nichollelo, five-day bread making course
Recipes and ways of distilling medicinal 'cordials' are often to be found in the 'receipt' books of the period, where a day-to-day record would be kept of activities in the kitchen, the garden and the stillroom
No matter what you call it--pantry, spence, storeroom, stillroom
, larder, or as I knew it as a child, winter storage--storing food is a concept whose time has come again for my family.
In the stillroom
, ladies made distilled `waters', perfumes and preserves for eating with the novel frivolity of table forks.
Behind the barrel was a small, narrow passage leading to the second stone room, the stillroom