Cake-loving linguists

Those wanting to brush up on their French- and Spanish-speaking skills while eating cake, can now do so at The Phoenix Bakery Café in Weymouth. The Love Learning adult education courses are to take place in the café from September. There is an introductory price of £9 per class, which includes master baker Aidan Chapman’s own-brand coffee and a small slice of organic patisserie.

Macmillan move

West Cornwall Pasty Co is to support the 2010 World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, organised by Macmillan Cancer Support, and will donate 20p from every hot drink sold on the day (24 September).

Naan better

Honeytop Speciality Foods claims to have created the world’s largest-ever naan bread. At 10ft by 4ft, the giant flatbread, created to launch Brewers Fayre’s curry nights, was the equivalent of 167 normal-size naan breads and weighed in at more than 40kg.

Prescribed Genius

Gluten-free food specialist Genius Foods has announced that its gluten-free fresh bread is now available on prescription across the UK and Northern Ireland a first for the firm. Each prescription is for a case containing six loaves of either white or brown 400g unsliced Genius bread.