taste of success for budding young chefs in Burnham-On-Sea
40 Scouts from across Sedgemoor came together in Burnham-On-Sea
on Friday night to compete in a district cooking competition.
youngsters had 60 minutes to cook a two-course meal, using ingredients
such as bacon, pasta, onions, cereal and chocolate.
year-old Laura and Anton from Burnham said: "We really enjoyed
making chocolate coated bananas at our Scout camp in the summer,
so decided to make them for the competition."
chefs Abbey, 13, and Daniel, 12, from Cannington (pictured right)
came first in the competition with their own version of Gnocchi,
consisting of small potato dumplings with tomato sauce, peppers
and onions followed by a rocky road dessert.
Scout Group, pictured below, came second with their take on pasta
bolognaise. North Petherton Scout group came third with their
handmade meatballs consisting of mince, onion and tomato.
Groves, the District Commissioner for Sedgemoor, thanked all the
young people and adult volunteers that supported the event.
said: "It has been great to see so many young people learning
new skills and cooking to such a high standard."
top there groups will go forward to the county cooking competition
which will be held in Frome early next year.