Recipe for success

By Rob George Friday 14 December 2012 Updated: 14/12 12:29

A DROITWICH man proved he had the right ingredients for a new business venture after tasting success in a national cookery competition.

Pete Riddleston was selected from hundreds of entrants to take part in a MasterChef-style ‘cook off’ after submitting one of his own recipes for The One Show’s nation’s greatest casserole competition.

The 40-year-old father-of-two claimed a runner-up spot after cooking his classic pork, cider and apple casserole in front of the BBC One cameras and judges, food critic Jay Rayner and TV chef Angela Gray.

“Cooking on the One Show was a fantastic experience and it’s great to think that one of my recipes has been crowned a national favourite,” he said.

Pete is now pursuing his long-standing passion for home cooking through a new venture called ‘Cook with Pete’ where he will offer cookery lessons for beginners and reluctant chefs.

Supper clubs and dinner party catering are also being offered by Peter, visit www.cookwithpete.co.uk for more information.

Popular »

1 Droitwich to get new M&S Simply Food

2 Five hurt in two-car crash in Droitwich

3 Droitwich's Witton Post Office to reopen after successful campaign

4 Worcester Warriors scrum on down to help Bromsgrove's Blue Cross

5 New B&M Bargains store to create 50 Droitwich jobs

More news »

Hard work leads to better report

A DROITWICH school which was classed as ‘inadequate’

Telling the Christmas story

THERE will be plenty of tea-towels and tinsel

Maternity chiefs bid for slice cash pot

MATERNITY chiefs at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Sitting pretty thanks to top award

A DROITWICH-based furniture manufacturer has been honoured for

Regional news »


Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Evesham Observer
Tribute paid to 'kind' Lynda

ORGANISERS of the Badsey Flower Show have paid tribute to ...

Redditch Standard
Damaged powerlines leaves passengers stranded

PASSENGERS on a train from Redditch to Bromsgrove were stranded ...

Stratford Observer
HS2 cash for communities 'derisory'

COUNCIL chiefs have branded cash for communities affected by HS2 ...