Dartmouth’s Jessica scoops festival young chef title
Jessica Branton, centre, winner of the Rotary Club ’s Young Chef 2013 competition at this year’s Dartmouth Food Festival,
The Dartmouth Academy student cooked her way to victory in the town’s annual young chef competition.
Jessica whipped up a dish of chicken wrapped in prosciutto ham, stuffed with spinach and pine nuts with a shallot and crème fraiche sauce – with farmhouse apple bake to finish – to win the competition.
Now she has a shot at yet more cookery fame as she is through to the next round of the Rotary Young Chef competition which will be going ahead at South Devon College on December 6.
She said: ‘I really enjoy cooking and it’s brilliant to win.’