Entries by Alicia

3 great student stories

LANA has never cooked anything before our course, and after 3 lessons she’s teaching a disabled student how to chop an onion.  She is having a dinner party for 6 people tonight, and her mother is astonished. PERRY is fairly severely disabled and we got this message from his mother after the lesson: “He has taken such an interest […]

Dishing Up Confidence at a Hackney Food Class

Food poverty is a growing concern in the UK and lots of communities are setting up innovative projects to get people cooking and to bring neighbours together. Financial inclusion officer, Susan Janes, went along to the Bags of Taste Cooking Project in Hackney after hearing about it on Facebook. I went with one of my […]

Inside Hackney

We were delighted to be prominently featured in the 2015 Hackney Guide, Inside Hackney Full article is available here     SaveSave

Featured on Eat Hackney

For the full article click here 20 January 2015 Bags of Taste cooking classes Eat Hackney has been up in Stokey at the community hub that is St Paul’s church hall to meet Bags of Taste. This is a new not-for-profit organisation run by Alicia Weston, who is the force behind the fundraising Parkholme Supper Club. Alicia […]