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Before, During and Now

News was just starting to filter through about the virus in China and a few cases had been reported in the UK. It didn’t seem a big deal . . .

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What I did on my lockdown

As a bakery school teacher, sharing the love of baking at London’s Bread Ahead Bakery School, my professional life suddenly took an unexpected turn when Covid-19 struck.

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A Letter from the President

Writing in July 2020, it seems that never before have the aims of LDE International (LDEI) been more relevant. I know that, for many in our current membership, these last few months have shaken the very foundations of our professional lives. . .

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Me and my COVID

Valentina Harris is a founder of the LDEL chapter and was the first President. Her culinary career as a chef, writer, restaurant owner, teacher, culinary tour guide and stylist (to name just a few of her roles) spans decades.

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