Tasty treats in cooking competition

A YUMMY feast of tasty treats were conjured up during a cooking competition in Highbridge. Youngsters from King Alfred School donned aprons and chef hats to take part in the Rotary Young Chef competition.

A YUMMY feast of tasty treats were conjured up during a cooking competition in Highbridge.

Youngsters from King Alfred School donned aprons and chef hats to take part in the Rotary Young Chef competition.

The winner, Natalie Peeke, cooked a chicken breast with spicy barbecue sauce and fluffy rice and for dessert she made a chocolate pot. She was presented with the RCH Brewery Cup, a £15 voucher and a fruit basket.

Second place went to Kelly Linthorne and the third prize was scooped by Aaron Stokes.


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The seven contestants, aged 14-16, were asked to plan and prepare a healthy and balanced two-course meal for two people, including table place settings and presentation.

The event was run by The Rotary Club of Burnham and Natalie will now go on to the district competition in Wincanton on March 1.

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Rotarian Carol Chalmers said: "The entries and effort put in was extremely high and everyone who took part was very enthusiastic.

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