On to week twenty three…

Hi everyone, So I have now nearly completed 6 months. Taking time to think that through, because in every other job I have had, 6 months has been learning the basics in the role and to be continuing to learn. Not a great deal of pressure but a certain level of expectation and competence although…

Week twenty two of my cooking apprenticeship

Hi everyone, My week twenty two. Again a very busy week at Landhaus Scherrer. There is always something going on and it is now starting to pick up after the Christmas/New year quiet period. In this week, we had a few outside caterings and a couple of in hause bookings to do, which always squeezes…

Week twenty-one in my apprenticeship and the big 3-0

So week twenty one complete and a milestone achieved! My week twenty one was a short week as I only worked 3 days and had Thursday – Sunday holiday. The reason for my holiday is that I celebrated my 30th birthday! This presented me with the thought, I am 30 and starting a new profession….

Week twenty and Landhaus Scherrer

Now on to my week twenty!! This week has been abit different as it involves a new week plan. This was the trial to see if it worked. The new week plan is early, middle and late shift. Early; 10am – 6/7 pm Middle; 12pm – 10pm Late; 3pm – 11pm I had Monday and…

Week Nineteen and Landhaus Scherrer

Hi everyone, Sorry again for the late post!! My nineteenth week of the ausbildung! Crazy really still to think how much I have done in such a short space of time! It was again a tough week! We were in full preparation for the Matthiae-Mahl in the Hamburg Rathaus (Town Hall) with 400 guests including…

Week eighteen at Landhaus Scherrer

So on to my week eighteen and my 5th week at Landhaus Scherrer. As you know I am working Gardemange, which I am getting better and better and more importantly faster at the post. I have been left alone more to get things done and am expected to keep the high standard. This very tough,…

Sticky spicy ribs and lime tart

So day off ritual, make the most of it and practice cooking!! So today I really wanted to make a lime tart. Never made one before but really wanted to. So I had to plan dinner around the tart.. so lime is palet cleansing so something sticky and spicy seemed a great idea. I bought…

Week seventeen, Landhaus Scherrer and my cooking career

So here we are another week gone and now sitting here looking back over my first month at Landhaus Scherrer.  It’s been alittle bit of a rollercoster ride, although for their high standards it has been rather quiet. There is always something to do, never dull or boring. last week I had Friday off and…

Quick meatball sub

So for lunch today I decided to cook up something quick. I popped out to our local store and picked up a couple of bits.. Ciabatta 200g mixed mince  (beef & pork) 1 clove of garlic 2 shallots Bread crumbs Worcestershire sauce Balsamic vinegar Tin of chopped tomatoes Jar of cooked peppers 20g chorizo 2…

Week sixteen, Landhaus Scherrer (English & German)

Hi everyone, Sorry for the late post. So my week sixteen, this is the first post where I will also look to translate into German. So Landhaus Scherrer. As I mentioned before, I had a test day in mid December after which they made me the offer of continuing my apprenticeship there, to which I…

Week fifteen of my cooking apprenticeship!!

Hi everyone, I hope this post finds you doing well. A little update from last week! So as you know I am at a top Hamburg restaurant now and that I had to limit what I could talk about well the Chef has had a chance to read through and like what I have been…

Week fourteen, now Landhaus Scherrer.

Hi everyone, I’m running late this week with my blog post! It’s been a crazy and busy week! So as I mentioned, I was given the opportunity for a test day at a Michelin starred restaurant back in the beginning of December. After which, I was made an offer to carry over my apprenticeship to…