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Scots Take the Cake in Lard Contest

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The hospitality industry hosted a trade fair last week in London called Hotelympia. Students from Adam Smith College in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, swept the "Works in Fat" contest, in which participants had to carve detailed sculptures out of pastry lard.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Here's one of the things students of the catering and hospitality industry in Britain get to do with all their learning - create sculptures made out of fat. In a competition held at the Hotelympia trade fair in London, pastry lard could be seen molded into a pretty good likeness of Ozzy Osbourne, a chubby Mickey Mouse. And overseeing the entire event from the kitchen - a life-sized chef made entirely of lard.

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