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Mistley Kitchen

High Street
Mistley, Essex CO11 1HD United Kingdom
+44 (0)1206 391 024

Upcoming Workshops

June 2018
£120.00

The Italian Vegetarian with Ursula Ferrigno

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook with a deep love of Southern Italian food. Half Italian and a noted teacher Ursula specialises in demonstrating the making of Italian breads, Italian soups, risottos, vegetables, fruit dishes and every kind of pasta dish. She has cooked on many TV programmes and is a prolific author.  Her books include: Trattoria,  La Dolce Vita – a book of heavenly desserts and sweets, Ursula Ferrigno’s Italian Cookery Course, A gourmet guide to oil and vinegar, Flavours of Sicily and her…

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July 2018
£95.00
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Persian Cooking with David Rizbaf

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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David is a chef with a background and passion for Persian cuisine.  David has worked in London as a chef and joined our Mistley Thorn team in 2017. David comes from an Iranian Persian background on his father’s side and has developed a passion for encouraging the popularity and awareness of Persian cuisine, what it is and how delicious it can be. David’s father Mohsen Rizbaf was born in Tabriz in the north of Iran and moved to the UK…

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£25.00

Kids in the Kitchen Mexican Age 7-16

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Spice up your summer with some Mexican Cooking.
We will explore the different taste sensations from south of the border, such as:
Cheese quesadillas with salsa
Chicken and vegetable tacos with rice
To finish a fresh pineapple upside-down cake.
The session will conclude with a delicious lunch that the children created for themselves.

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£25.00

Kids in the Kitchen Taste of India Age 7-16

July 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Sherri having returned from a trip to India will share with you some of her culinary experiences from this vibrant country.
You will be making;
Vegetable Samosa
Mango Chutney
Chicken Curry
Spiced Jeera Rice
Naan Bread
The session will conclude with a delicious lunch that the children created for themselves.

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August 2018
£25.00

Kids in the Kitchen Homemade Pasta Age 7-16

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Pasta making is a simple pleasure and a real treat.
This workshop will teach the basics of making fresh pasta dough and a few simple, but elegant sauces.
The children will then sit down for a lovely lunch of their own creation followed by a simple dessert.

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£25.00

Kids in the Kitchen Pizza Age 7-16

August 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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What would most kids eat everyday, if only they could?
In this special workshop, kids become the masters at making basic dough and sauce, and then create their own pizza masterpieces. We will prepare different toppings and then finish up with an amazing dessert pizza.
The group will use conventional ovens, as well as the spectacular Earthstone wood-fired pizza oven. The children will be split into smaller groups by age.
They will then finish by sitting down for a lovely meal of their own creation followed by a simple dessert.

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£125.00

Playing with Fire with Michael Bonaccorsi

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Michael is our in house game and butchery expert so who better to guide you through a meat feast on your Barbecue.  A little of Michaels Italian heritage creeps into this workshop with some beautiful salads and accompaniments.  Michael grew up in a Tuscan household and has cooked with his great friend Georgio Locatelli for many years, he is a trained Pizzaiolo also working in our Pizza restaurant Lucca Enotecca.     This workshop will cover: Spatchcock and Jointing Chicken…

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£30.00

Teens Knife Skills with Paul Bough Strictly Age 14-19

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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In this demonstration-led workshop, Paul Bough, Zwilling J A Henckels’ in-house chef will show you how to chop, slice and dice seasonal fruits and vegetables like a pro and have a blast. You will learn how to handle a knife professionally and safely. It will lead to an impressive culinary skill and decrease food preparation time. Paul will also teach you how to hone and sharpen your (or your Parents), knife to keep it in tip top condition. Light refreshments…

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September 2018
£115.00

Vegan Cooking

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Join Sherri Singleton for a world tour of big natural flavours. This is a great workshop for those who are committed or occasional vegans or for those who are thinking about the making positive changes in their diet. All recipes are made without refined sugar and most are gluten-free. The workshop will focus on various techniques and cover lots of great cooking tips and tricks.  Lunch will also include some lovely vegan friendly libations from Liberty Wines! Indian Pakoras with…

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£125.00

Pizza from a wood-fired oven

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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During this fun workshop we will master the art of the perfect Neapolitan Pizza. Using top-notch ingredients, we will prepare an Italian feast in the fabulous Earthstone wood-fired oven under the direction of one of our expert pizza chefs.  We will also demonstrate Uuni, a portable wood fired oven. We will also have an informal Italian wine and olive oil tasting, with wines from Liberty. Assorted antipasti Grilled Spiced Prawns with Lemon and Garlic Peponi Gratinati (wood-fired roasted peppers with…

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£125.00

Taste of India

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sherri having returned from a recent trip to India will share with you some of her culinary experiences from this vibrant country.  In this class you will learn how to blend your own spices, make your own ghee and delicious chai. Vegetable Samosas with Mango Chutney Onion Pakode with Taramind Chutney Lamb Seekh Kebabs with Cucumber and Pomegranate Raita Naan Bread Authentic Chicken Curry Prawn Dopiaza Chana Masala Saffron and Cardamom Rice Badu’s Fabulous Shrikhand

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£115.00

Sourdough Masterclass with Sue Hudson

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sue Hudson has been teaching the skill of making bread by hand for many years, as a farmer and general  “foodie” Sue became interested in bread soon recognising this could be much improved on by using old-fashioned techniques and simple ingredients, thus avoiding the “factory” breads commonly sold in supermarkets and shops. She passes on her enthusiasm for making bread by teaching this skill to small groups in her bread workshops.  Today, using ingredients and equipment which most people already have…

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£120.00
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Artisan Pasta with Ursula Ferrigno

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook with a deep love of Southern Italian food. Half Italian and a noted teacher Ursula specialises in demonstrating the making of Italian breads, Italian soups, risottos, vegetables, fruit dishes and every kind of pasta dish. She has cooked on many TV programmes and is a prolific author.    In Italy hardly a meal is served without pasta, it is the most important part of the multi course meal. Consequently the length and breadth of Italy celebrates…

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£125.00

Taste of Mexico

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sherri has travelled extensively throughout Mexico and will share with you authentic techniques for making flavour packed Mexican dishes with distinctly modern twists. In this hands on workshop you will also learn how to make your own corn and flour tortillas using a press or by hand, there will be lots of tips and techniques shared throughout the day.  The workshop will finish with a fabulous meal of your own creation served with wine and Margaritas. Salsa two ways, Guacamole…

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October 2018
£120.00

Getting Saucy!

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An understanding of stocks and sauces are the foundation of good cooking and no shop-bought variety can compare with a well tended home made version. In this workshop you will learn a few simple rules for stock making, as well as how to reduce and store stock.
From this the class will prepare delicious stock-based sauces.
Then you will learn the building blocks for the basic ‘mother sauces’, from which most sauces are born.
We will also make contemporary sauce from around the world such as Teriyaki.
We will make some dressings including Mayonnaise and vinaigrette.
We will touch on sweet sauce with a silky Creme Angliase to enjoy with dessert.
Using these stocks and sauces, we will create a memorable meal which you will then enjoy with a glass of wine or two if desired.

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£125.00

Flavours of Sicily with Ursula Ferrigno

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook with a deep love of Southern Italian food. Half Italian and a noted teacher, Ursula specialises in demonstrating the making of Italian breads, Italian soups, risottos, vegetables, fruit dishes and every kind of pasta dish. She has cooked on many TV programmes and is a prolific author. We are pleased to be a stockist of Ursula’s ‘Gourmet Guide to Oil and Vinegar’ and usually have signed copies available. Ursula’s latest claim to fame is as…

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£120.00

Quick and Easy Mezze

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mezze is a great basis for party food, appealing to even the pickiest of eaters. There is something for everybody, and a spread of mezze will look entrancing, full of colour with many tastes and textures. Best of all, most of the dishes can be made ahead of time for stress-free entertaining! MENU: Dukkah: An Egyptian seed, Nut and Spice Dip Hummus bi Tahina Falafel Stuffed Vine Leaves Homemade Pitta Bread Roasted Peppers with Preserved Lemons and Capers Aubergines in…

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£95.00

Autumn Comfort Breads with Sue Hudson

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sue Hudson has been teaching the skill of making bread by hand for many years, as a farmer and general  “foodie” Sue became interested in bread soon recognising this could be much improved on by using old-fashioned techniques and simple ingredients, thus avoiding the “factory” breads commonly sold in supermarkets and shops. She passes on her enthusiasm for making bread by teaching this skill to small groups in her bread workshops.  Today, using ingredients and equipment which most people already have…

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£125.00

Quick and Easy Thai Cooking

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Complex flavours, simple techniques, what could be better? Using the freshest seasonal ingredients, we will prepare a delicious feast of Thai standards. This is one of our most popular workshops and is always great fun. Menu: Sate with Spicy Peanut Sauce Fresh Salad Rolls in Rice Paper Stir-Fried Prawns with Coriander and Basil Thai Fish Cakes with Cucumber Dip Pad Thai Classic Red Curry of Chicken with Jasmine Rice Fish Curry with Coconut Cream Coconut Crème Caramel The workshop concludes…

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November 2018
£100.00

Dough Five Ways with Sue Hudson

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sue Hudson has been teaching the skill of making bread by hand for many years, as a farmer and general  “foodie” Sue became interested in bread soon recognising this could be much improved on by using old-fashioned techniques and simple ingredients, thus avoiding the “factory” breads commonly sold in supermarkets and shops. She passes on her enthusiasm for making bread by teaching this skill to small groups in her bread workshops.  Today, using ingredients and equipment which most people already have…

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£125.00

Game Birds with Michael Bonaccorsi

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Michael is our in house game expert, he shoots as well as cooks so can tell you all about the birds you will be working with.  A little of Michaels Italian heritage creeps into this workshop and will include a bread making demonstration as well as a beautiful Partridge Risotto.  Michael grew up in a Tuscan household and has cooked with his great friend Georgio Locatelli for many years, he is a trained Pizzaiolo also working in our Pizza restaurant…

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£120.00

Natural Baking with Henrietta Inman

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Henrietta Inman is a skilled pastry chef and cookery teacher. She has worked in award-winning kitchens including The Lanesborough Hotel and the Michelin-starred Apsleys. She now lives and works in London where she takes private commissions and bespoke orders, holds cookery classes and baking demonstrations and does food consultancy, supper clubs and events. Author of Clean Cakes: Delicious patisserie made with whole, natural and nourishing ingredients and free from gluten, dairy and refined sugar was her first best-selling book.  This workshop…

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December 2018
£120

Christmas Breads with Sue Hudson

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sue Hudson has been teaching the skill of making bread by hand for many years, as a farmer and general  “foodie” Sue became interested in bread soon recognising this could be much improved on by using old-fashioned techniques and simple ingredients, thus avoiding the “factory” breads commonly sold in supermarkets and shops. She passes on her enthusiasm for making bread by teaching this skill to small groups in her bread workshops.  Today, using ingredients and equipment which most people already have…

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