Author: Manon Rosser

Serves 4 people Ingredients 4 Whole chicken legs 100g Chopped mushrooms 200g Sausage meat 20 Rashers pancetta 1 Bunch fresh tarragon Pomace oil 100g Unsalted butter Method Trim the ends of the drumsticks. With a small knife make a cut around each chicken leg, about 3cm up from the knuckle end. Holding the leg ,… Read more »

Looking after your mental health is of top priority and there is no better time to take care of yourself and get the most out of your life, than now as tomorrow is – World Mental Health Day! To help here are 10 practical ways you can take to look after your mental health. Making… Read more »

This week 28th September to 4th October is the BNF’s Healthy Eating Week and their aim is to focus on key health messages and to promote healthy habits. Here are some ideas on quick switches that you can make to a healthier lifestyle.   Wholegrains A great way to increase the amount of fibre in… Read more »

1. Earning money is a priority Starting afresh can seem like a pipe dream. Obviously, many adult learners have fixed responsibilities financially. An apprenticeship means that you can earn while you learn, so there is nothing holding you back from your new adventure. 2. I know what I want to do, but I am not… Read more »

Have you found the ultimate job vacancy but need some help with your application? Here are few top tips on how to write an application that gets you that all-important interview! Read the instructions thoroughly This is a basic, but vital instruction. Making mistakes at this stage may lead the Employer to think you are… Read more »

Apprentices and trainees across Wales have been able to progress with their learning programmes during the Coronavirus lockdown thanks to responsive and innovative changes made by their training providers, including online and practical support. The fortunes of learners have been uppermost in the minds of training providers who have shown agility in adapting their learning… Read more »

Coronavirus front line workers across Wales are receiving potentially lifesaving face masks, surgical caps and scrubs made by staff employed by award-winning learning provider Cambrian Training in their spare time. Lisa Jagger, a hospitality training officer from Llanelli, was the first employee to start making the personal protective equipment (PPE) and she and her mum,… Read more »

Picture caption: A page from the Food Heroes workshop. Children and parents in lockdown across Wales are learning how they can play their part in taking care of the planet thanks to an online, interactive Food Heroes workshop. The free, 30-minute, bilingual workshop, which promotes global sustainability development goals, has been developed by Donna Heath,… Read more »

Picture caption: Stefan Rice in action last year’s Butchery WorldSkills UK competition final. With just one week to go to enter the 2020 Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition, last year’s gold medallist has been explaining why talented butchers should throw their hats in the ring. Stefan Rice, 36, triumphed in last year’s competition final, held at… Read more »

While many businesses are closed during the Coronavirus pandemic, apprentices across Wales are forging ahead with their qualifications with online support from their learning provider. Directors and staff at award winning, pan-Wales learning provider Cambrian Training are all working remotely from home during the pandemic but are staying connected to their learners via the City… Read more »