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I'm Glenn Manning And I'm 17 years old and this is a short story about me.

When I was at college in yr 9 I did food tech for a year in which I made all sorts of things such as Tiffin, Sausage rolls, and shepherds pie, and also bread rolls just to name a few. And I also had to do lots of coursework as well and I got a B in it too. Therefore this what has started my passion for cooking. Also I have now finished secondary school and I have now started studying Hospitality and catering NVQ L1 at college. I hope you enjoy reading my food blog.


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