Beer is a fabulous ingredient for cooking with! Beer is delicious sipped with both sweet and savoury baked goods but did you know that it adds lightness to a batter mix, a rich flavour to soups or stews that makes them taste like they’ve been simmering for hours and, beers with a sweet or nutty… Read more »

The woman who co-ordinates the Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition is in the running to win a national award from the meat industry. Katy Godsell, marketing manager for pan-Wales work-based learning provider Cambrian Training, headquartered in Welshpool, is a finalist in this year’s Women in Meat Industry Awards, organised by Meat Management magazine. She is shortlisted in the Meat… Read more »

Picture caption: Confederate Chemicals’ operations manager John Hextall with employee Nia Faith-Williams who was recruited via the Jobs Growth Wales programme. Employers re-opening & bouncing back from the COVID-19 pandemic are being advised by Cambrian Training to consider applying for support from the Jobs Growth Wales (JGW) programme if they are looking to create new… Read more »

Two prominent Mid Wales businessmen have been shortlisted for this year’s Welsh Veterans Awards. Peter Webber, chairman of Cellpath in Newtown and Arwyn Watkins, OBE, managing director of Cambrian Training, based in Welshpool, are each shortlisted in two categories. Both men are in the running to win the Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Hugh James, while… Read more »

1.Create a to-do list At the end of each day, set out 3 things you want to complete or achieve the following day. According to American Express CEO, Kenneth Chenault, creating a to-do list the day before, gives you a head start on your morning EXTRA TIP: Remember to keep your list realistic, including only… Read more »

On the 23rd June, United Nation’s Public Service Day, The Coleg Cymraeg launched a new app, to support public sector and emergency workers including police officers, the fire service and paramedics to communicate in Welsh with the public. The app, Gwasanaethu drwy’r Gymraeg (Serving in Welsh) includes vocabulary and sentences suitable for general and specific… Read more »

Wondering how you can make your Fathers Day that little bit extra special? Learn or teach your Dad a new skill with one of our Recipes, created by our very own Training Officers. Here’s a few of our favourites, we know your Dad will love… Learn how to make a classic, homemade Beef Burger with… Read more »

What better way to use up those lovely blackberries than make a fantastic souffle with vanilla ice cream. Here is a step-by-step guide to preparing and cooking this sweet delight that serves 4 people: Ingredients Soufflé Butter for greasing 100g of caster sugar, plus extra for lining 100g of Blackberry purée 10g of cornflour 2… Read more »

Simple but tasty Burger recipe for your summer bbq. Ingredients 450g of minced Beef 1/2 a white onion finely chopped 40g-50g of breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard A generous pinch of garlic powder Salt and Pepper to season Method Place the mince into a large mixing bowl… Read more »