Taste of the future
PUBLISHED: 12:21 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:15 05 April 2013
Waddesdon and Fremantle trust team up for culinary masterclass
Catering staff and the manager from The Fremantle Trusts Burnham care home, Lent Rise teamed up with experts at Waddesdon Manor for a culinary masterclass as part of what is planned to become an ongoing partnership with the charity.
Our picture shows Waddesdon Manor Head Chef, Shaun Blythe (centre) and his team with catering staff and managers from The Fremantle Trusts care homes.
As one of the regions best known landmarks and visitor attractions, Waddesdon Manor welcomed the team from The Fremantle Trust, inviting them to gain valuable gastronomic insights over two days.
Head chef Shaun Blythe and his team helped the visiting group to create an array of culinary masterpieces, including sweet potato and fennel soup with coconut cream, as well as double chocolate and nut brownies, which they were later able to sample.
The busy itinerary included a host of top tips on creating mouth-watering menus, from classic dishes to inspired twists on authentic recipes. Each day was rounded off with a wonderful afternoon tea, complete with assorted, freshly-made desserts, delicious cakes and biscuits.
Speaking afterwards, Kerry Plant, chef manager at Fremantles Lent Rise care home said: This was a tremendous opportunity to experience some new and exciting cuisine, thanks to the team at Waddesdon Manor. Weve got lots of ideas to take back with us and are looking forward to seeing the reaction from our residents.
About The Fremantle Trust
Founded in 1992, the Fremantle Trust is a registered charity providing first class care and support services for older people and adults with a learning disability.
Fremantle services include care homes, day care, supported living schemes and domiciliary care in 46 locations. Fremantle is the largest single supplier of care services for older people in Buckinghamshire. There are homes for older people at Wing, Aylesbury, Great Missenden, Marlow, Burnham, Holmer Green, Princes Risborough, High Wycombe and Farnham Common.
Extra Care Services are provided at Lady Elizabeth House, Maidenhead
Learning Disability Services are at Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Hazlemere, High Wycombe, Chesham and Gerrards Cross, with Community Based Support Hubs at Aylesbury (Nclude), Bedford (MyTime), Aylesbury (Connect Home care) and Bourne End Day Centre.