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The Plum Cookery School

plum cookeryBack in May, Mumsnet and organic baby food brand, Plum, teamed up to run a competition to win a sought after place at the first ever Plum Cookery School. The Cookery School opened its doors to reveal some of the tasty secrets behind Plum's recipes and support parents through the weaning process.

The lucky Mumsnetter was Therese Siddall from Surrey, who won one of five places, and spent two days at the school with her son, Patrick, where they met celebrity chef Rachel Allen and child food and weaning expert, Beverley Glock.


If you and your baby fancy winning one of three delicious Plum hampers up for grabs, worth £25 each, all you need to do is watch the Cookery School videos on Plum's YouTube channel and answer the following question. Terms and conditions apply. 


As well as cooking some of Plum's own recipes with Rachel Allen, Therese also got the chance to learn how to cook some other baby and family friendly recipes, as well as take advantage of some of the experts' advice.

And if that wasn't enough, Therese and Patrick were also among the stars of Plum's new weaning videos, designed to ensure that other mums can take advantage of Rachel and Beverleys advice.


Watch the video


This is one of Plum's weaning videos, and shows Beverley Glock recreating a Plum recipe and another international dish, made especially for younger taste buds. Do you think this could be the next recipe in Plum's Taste Adventures range?


Therese's story

Therese said, "The Plum Cookery School was such a great experience and I'm so pleased I won the competition through Mumsnet. Patrick and I had such a good time and I've learnt plenty of cooking tips to try out at home."

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Therese and Patrick get comfortable with the cameras 
Cooking up a storm in the kitchen with Rachel Allen and Beverley Glock
One happy Mumsnetter!



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Terms and conditions for competition

The competition is open to UK residents aged 18 years or over excluding employees (and their immediate families) of Mumsnet and Plum, its agents or anyone professionally connected with this promotion. Any entries submitted by agents, third parties or those automatically generated by computer will be invalid and will not be accepted by the Promoter. No bulk entries. The competition closes at 5.30pm on Monday 3rd September for receipt of all entries by the promoter. One winner will be selected from a pool of entries via Mumsnet. Three winners will receive a Plum hamper full of products, worth £25 each. By entering the prize promotion, you hereby warrant that all the information submitted by you in your application is true and your own work. The prize is not transferable and cannot be substituted for a cash alternative. If any winner is unable for whatever reason to accept the prize and attend the sessions, then the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to another participant in accordance with the terms and conditions. Winner(s) will be notified by phone and/or email by 7th September 2012 and will be contacted via the details supplied at entry. The prize will take up to two weeks to be delivered. Only one entry per person is permitted. Submission of entries will not constitute proof of receipt and no responsibility will be accepted by the Promoter for entries that the Promoter does not receive. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or corruption of data in transit. No responsibility will be accepted for entries that are lost, delayed or damaged in the post or elsewhere. Illegible, incomplete, late or defaced entries will be disqualified. A list of winners' names and counties can be obtained by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to the Promoter after the Closing Date. The winner(s) agree to participate in any publicity or other such promotional activities which the Promoter may reasonably require in connection with the prize promotion The decision of the Promoter is final and binding in all promotional matters and no correspondence will be entered into. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any applicant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the applicant has breached any of these terms and conditions. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the terms of this prize promotion at anytime without prior notice if circumstances make this unavoidable. Any question concerning the legal interpretation of the rules will be based on English law and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction. Promoter; Plum Baby, The Old Boathouse, Taplow, SL6 0AA Ends

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