Paul Foster’s half time snack

Farm Africa

Farm Africa

Premium Supplier 20th June 2022
Farm Africa

Farm Africa

Premium Supplier

Paul Foster’s half time snack

5 min

Chefs’ Football is just a few weeks away, so to get us ready for the fundraising tournament founder, Chef Paul Foster (Salt, Stratford upon Avon), has prepared a recipe for a tasty half time snack: sweet and salty spiced popcorn. Enjoy!

There are still a few spaces left to take part in the event on Sunday 10 July, so if you work in the UK food or hospitality industry and would like to get your team together to compete and network with Michelin starred restaurants all for a good cause, register here

Seven to ten players are allowed per team with an entry fee of £20 per person. Entry also includes a BBQ lunch.

If you’re able to donate an exciting prize for our raffle, please contact [email protected].

All donations raised at the tournament will go towards Farm Africa, a charity that supports farmers in eastern Africa with the training and tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty. Farm Africa’s projects also help to empower women economically and rural farming communities to live sustainably and to protect the environment for generations to come.

If you cannot attend the event but would like to support Farm Africa and Chef Paul Foster’s fundraising target, please donate to our bespoke fundraising page for Chefs’ Football


Sweet and salty spiced popcorn

  • 50g popping corn
  • 20g sunflower oil
  • 100g soft brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • Sea salt


In a sauce pan with a lid, open the popcorn over a high heat with the sunflower oil spread on a tray.
Discard any kernels that haven’t opened.
Heat the sugar to a light caramel in a large pan and add the spices.
Bring to a dark golden brown and add the popcorn to the pan.
Toss the popcorn in the caramel quickly and season with sea salt so it sticks.
When well coated pour onto a tray and allow to cool and go hard.
Break into pieces and store in an airtight container until needed.

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