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Supporting Fair Trade - 26/09/08
I am delighted to be supporting the Divine Chocolate and Fair Trade in the build up to this year's National Chocolate Week.

I'm giving radio interviews across the country on the 13 th October to encourage more people to use Fair Trade chocolate and support the chocolate bean farmers and their families.

I have developed a recipe for a Chocolate and Raspberry Cake to support the week; I'm sure this delicious cake will be a real treat.

My recipe for you to try can be found in my recipe pages - look for Divine Chocolate Birthday Cake with Raspberry Ganache.
Alan Scoops Unprecedented Double In International Recipe Awards - 14/07/08
Against strong competition from chefs throughout the world, Alan Coxon's 'Old English Lamb and Potato Pie' has been named The Best Potato Recipe In The World by the Peruvian Potato Council. Also given an Honourable Mention for his Potato and Celeriac Gratin (garnish), Alan is the only chef in the award's history to land two awards at the ceremony.

The judges were bowled over by Alan's dishes, despite working their way through several hundred other entries. Alan's "wonderful" recipes were also praised for their accessibility, being within reach for any level of chef.

To try the recipes yourself you'll have to watch out for Alan's forthcoming recipe book, due out later in the year.
Supporting the Starfish Greathearts Foundation! - 28/06/08
The Starfish Greathearts Foundation is an international development charity, aiming to bring life, hope and opportunity to children in southern Africa who have been orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS . For more details visit: or email
New Historic Food Range Launches Globally! - 20/04/08
After several years of research and fine tuning, Alan Coxon is launching his Historic Food range, including sensational Vinaigres from centuries past. From Mediaeval English Ale-Gar to Ancient Roman and Greek Vinaigres, this range is being hailed by industry professionals as one of the most exciting culinary products to be released in modern times.

With a range of historic spices on the way, be sure to visit your local stockist or check the product page for more information.
Alan goes to Hollywood! - 17/04/08
Alan Coxon has been chosen to judge at this years International Restaurant and Hotel Awards held in Beverly Hills, Hollywood. The Awards are considered to be the Oscars of the hospitality industry, and celebrates the chains and groups that go beyond industry standards.

The Awards will feature entries from 45 different countries as well as some of the best known hoteliers in the world, such as the Ritz-Carlton, Hilton Hotels, Marriott International and many more.

Coxon is honoured by the appointment to the salubrious panel of international judges and proud to represent the British arm for the Awards.
Voted in the Top 10 - 17/04/08
In a recent poll by BBC Food, TV chef Alan Coxon was voted amongst the Top 10 TV Chefs of the World. Commissioned by BBC Food, the poll canvassed opinions from 100 different countries, and puts Alan alongside 150 of the worlds most recognised TV chefs such as Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Gary Rhodes, Anthony Worrell Thompson, Ainsley Harriet, and Rick Stein.

Alan said, "There is a huge selection of big names in the line up, so Im absolutely delighted to be included in the final top 10. It also gives me immense pleasure knowing that this vote was by the TV viewers from around the globe, and I would like to thank them deeply for their support".