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Will’s Wimbledon Inspired Recipes

Strawberry and Champagne Jam Strawberries and Champagne are synonymous with the Wimbledon ...

Kick off the 2014 Fifa World Cup with Chocolate Cake!

I cannot wait for the start of the 2014 Fifa World Cup ...

Chocolate Chilli Con Carne

A simple one pot meal perfect for a meal with family or ...

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Berkshires Best Young Chef Competition

Could you be Berkshire’s Best Young Chef?

Could you be Berkshire’s Best Young Chef? Are you a budding young cook aged 12-19? East Berkshire College and Berkshire Media Group have teamed up to launch this year’s hottest cooking competition to find talented young cooks. With exclusive prizes on offer and a chance to meet some of the UK’s top chefs, this competition is an more »

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Will’s Wimbledon Inspired Recipes

Strawberry and Champagne Jam Strawberries and Champagne are synonymous with the Wimbledon Championships and now that we are on court and hitting aces by the dozen, this quintessentially British jam, made with beautiful and juicy strawberries, is given the sparkle treatment with the addition of Champagne! Delicious on toasted brioche or wonderful in my Strawberry more »

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Kick off the 2014 Fifa World Cup with Chocolate Cake!

I cannot wait for the start of the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil on Thursday and as always I’ll be watching and cheering on England with my mates and a cold bottle of beer with a wedge of lime in! We all get the munchies throughout the game so my Chocolate, Beer and Lime more »

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Chocolate Chilli Con Carne

A simple one pot meal perfect for a meal with family or friends. Adding dark chocolate enriches this chilli con carne adding a touch of decadence! 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 red chilli, quartered 1 clove garlic, peeled 1 red onion, roughly chopped 15 g fresh coriander, plus extra leaves to garnish 1 teaspoon paprika more »

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Acorn Award Success for Torrent

Pastry Chef and Chocolatier Will Torrent has been celebrated as one of the brightest prospects in the hospitality industry under the age of 30 at the Acorn Awards 2014. Will (28) was presented with the prestigious Acorn Award at a celebration lunch held at the Four Seasons Hotel, Hampshire, on Monday, 2 June. Twenty-nine other more »

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The Great Church Bake Off – Loyd Grossman, Lady Lucy French and Will Torrent launch church inspired summer baking competition

Loyd Grossman, Lady Lucy French and renowned pastry chef Will Torrent today launched ‘The Great Church Bake Off,’ a national baking competition to mark the start of a month-long series of midsummer tea parties at England’s finest historic churches. The competition will take place throughout the month of June in celebration of over 30 themed more »

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Will Torrent announced as compère for Mövenpick Gourmet Dessert Chef 2014 Live Final

As buzz grows amongst the UK’s hottest professional chefs, the organisers of the Mövenpick Gourmet Dessert Chef 2014 have named award-winning Pastry Chef and Chocolatier Will Torrent as compère for the live final in London on the 25th September. Having worked alongside Heston Blumenthal and Jamie Oliver, and with a second cookbook ‘Chocolate at Home’ more »

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Will Torrent’s Easter Recipe

Will’s Hot Cross Bun and Butter Pudding with orange and marzipan An Easter twist on the famous British Bread and Butter Pudding and a play on my Pannetone bread and butter pudding, but using perhaps some left over hot cross buns from Good Friday. I have added some chunks of marzipan to give you the more »

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Will Torrent Attending Sharjah Children’s 6th Reading Festival

Taking place from 15-25 April, the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (previously known as the Sharjah Children’s Book Fair) evolved from the 33rd Sharjah International Book Fair that takes place every Autumn. The first Children’s Reading Festival opened in 2012 to an international audience and welcomed children and families from across the United Arab Emirates along with 200 more »

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Will’s new book “Chocolate at Home” now available for pre-order!

Will’s new book “Chocolate at Home” now available for pre-order! Master pâtissier and Cacao Barry Ambassador Will Torrent has already taken the fear factor out of patisserie and now he’s back to show you the art
 of “Chocolate at Home”.  “Chocolate at Home” is the follow up to the best selling book “Patisserie at Home”, released a more »

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