Harleston school pupils cook up feast ahead of Waveney Valley Food Festival

Harleston Archbishop Sancroft high school Year 8 were taking part in a cooking competition with sausages ANL-150923-172416009
Harleston Archbishop Sancroft high school Year 8 were taking part in a cooking competition with sausages ANL-150923-172416009

Students at a high school in Harleston got into the spirit of an impending regional food festival this week, as they faced off in a special cookery competition.

The first of three groups from Year 8 at Archbishop Sancroft High School put their skills to the test on Wednesday, tasked with developing and preparing their own recipe featuring sausages, ahead of the start of the Waveney Valley Food and Drink Festival early next month.

Judged by Chris Pepperell, from Pepperell’s Meats of Harleston, the winning pupil from each group will receive a prize at the Swan Hotel on Saturday, October 3, during the festival.

Emma Johnson, cluster coordinator for the school, said: “This competition gives them the opportunity to show off their talents in the kitchen as Mr Pepperell will be looking for good organisation, great taste and a well presented dish.”

The festival, now in its fourth year, will see culinary events take place across seven market towns, including Diss, Harleston and Eye, between October 2 and October 11.

For further information, please go to www.visit waveneyvalley.co.uk