Apple & Thyme is run by Julie Gilbert and based in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Julie very much believes that good food education should be accessible for all. The aim of the business is to provide a creative food education for both children and adults along with freelance recipe testing, development and food writing .

Julie is committed to the belief that cooking is a powerful and essential skill that everyone has the right to experience. It is through this belief that Apple & Thyme has been born.

Julie’s background in both science & education has provided a skills range including: teaching both children & adults how to cook, recipe development, PPA cover, advising education professionals how cookery can fit into curriculum subjects along with supporting both SEN and Gifted & Talented in a variety of subjects. Julie also uses her creative skills to write about and develop educational displays/resources geared towards food.

  • DBS checked
  • CIEH Level 2 – Award in Food Safety
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Home kitchen rated 5* by East Staffordshire District Council – Environmental Health September 2015.
  • BSc (Hons) Biology
  • Working in education since November 2006




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