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June 2019
£120

Italian Picnic with Ursula Ferrigno

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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The Italian picnic is a true celebration of tasty portable food ;to share with family and friends informally; during the warmer months . Ones appetite increases when you are outdoors and the anticipation increases also . Flavours and ease of preparation are the fundamentals of this class.  Come and join in the fun and learn some new exciting recipes. The workshop includes wine with lunch. Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook with a deep love of Italian food. Half Italian and a…

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July 2019
£125

A la brace – The Italian barbecue with Ursula Ferrigno

July 6 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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  A class filled with new ideas to enable one to throughly enjoy outdoor entertaining with ease and confidence. So that you can be relaxed as well as your family and friends. Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook with a deep love of 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…

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£125.00

Quick and Easy Mezze with David Rizbaf

July 13 @ 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: Middle Eastern Focaccia Acili Ezme – Turkish Chilli Salad Basil Tabbouleh Aubergine Salad Sardine Croquettes Chargrilled Squid with a Spicy Red Pepper Sauce MIni Chicken Shawarmas Jewelled…

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£35.00

Know your Knife with Paul Bough

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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It’s the perfect time to refresh your knife skills. 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. Paul will also teach you how to hone and sharpen your knife to keep it in tip top condition. We will be offering special deals on Zwilling Henckels knives, sharpeners and sets. Light refreshments will be available.

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£125

Italian Feast for Friends with Ursula Ferrigno

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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A true sign of sincerity is to cook for your friends and loved ones ; it speaks volumes. However, the cook needs to be calm and relaxed. We will cook beautifully balanced flavour filled recipes to entertain the senses. Do ahead recipes and tips all along the way .   Ravioli pillows  Whole Sea bass baked with lemon and bay  Spatchcocked chicken with garlic and herbs Torta reggiano  Caramelised fig tart and more! Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook with a…

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August 2019
£30.00

Kids in the Kitchen Pizza Workshop (Age 7-16) AM

August 7 @ 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 mainly use our spectacular Earthstone wood-fired pizza oven and a conventional oven. They will then finish by sitting down for a lovely meal of their own creation followed by a simple dessert. Cold…

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£30.00

Kids in the Kitchen Pasta Workshop (Age 7-16 years) PM

August 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Pasta making is a simple pleasure and a real treat. This hands on workshop will teach the basics of making fresh pasta dough and a few simple, but elegant sauces. The children will then sit down and eat their own creation followed by a simple dessert. We supply everything needed for the day and kids will leave with the recipe sheets, a certificate and any leftovers! Please let us know the age of your child upon booking and please note any allergen and…

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£30.00

Kids in the Kitchen Indian Workshop (Age 7-16 years) AM

August 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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A firm favourite with the kids they will learn to create dishes with the vibrant flavours from India. The children will enjoy the hands on workshop then sit down for a lovely lunch of their own creation followed by a simple dessert The kids will be making; Vegetable Samosa Mango & Coriander Chutney Chicken Curry Spiced Jeera Rice Naan Bread We supply everything needed for the day and kids will leave with the recipe sheets, a certificate and any leftovers! Please let…

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£30.00

Kids in the Kitchen Mexican Workshop (Age 7-16 years) PM

August 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Spice up your life 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 late lunch that the children created for themselves. We supply everything needed for the day and kids will leave with the recipe sheets, a certificate and any leftovers! Please let us know the age…

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£30.00

Kids in the Kitchen Mezze Workshop (Age 7-16 years) AM

August 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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. The children will enjoy the hands on workshop then sit down for a lovely lunch of their own creation followed by dessert. The kids will be making: Lemon and Coriander Hummus Pomegranate Tabbouleh Cups Saffron, yogurt chicken skewers Middle Eastern Flatbreads Chocolate dipped almond…

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£30.00

Kids in the Kitchen Afternoon Tea Workshop (Age 7-16 years) PM

August 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Come and learn to bake some scones, delicious chocolate brownies, a sponge cake along with cheese straws and tasty sandwiches of your own creations. Everything you need for that simple yet perfect afternoon tea. Lunch will be made up of your own creations of the day and refreshments will be available throughout. We supply everything needed for the day and kids will leave with the recipe sheets, a certificate and any leftovers! Please let us know the age of your child…

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September 2019
£120.00

Quick & Easy Thai

September 6 @ 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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£125.00

Taste of Mexico

September 7 @ 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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£125.00

A Bite of French Mediterranean with Marcia Barrington

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Join Marcia Barrington on a culinary tour embracing some of the vibrant flavours of the French Mediterranean.In this masterclass expect fresh fish and sparkling produce from the market along with olives, herbs, a little garlic and delicate olive oil. The menu will comprise of: Socca with roasted peppers, olives and goat’s chevre Le Grand Aioli:A vivid spread of sparkling vegetables with a little steamed seafood and fresh aioli Rouget (or Sea Bass) with sauce vierge, fennel and tapenade Provençal tomatoes with soft herbs,…

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£95.00

Autumn Harvest Breads with Sue Hudson

September 20 @ 10:30 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

Taste of Morocco with David Rizbaf

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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                                Be transported to the smells and flavours of the Moroccan souks which inspire hunger and excitement just from the thought. Experience the dishes of Morocco with our resident chef, David, who will discuss the traditions and heritage of  their cuisine, it’s influences, spices and essance which makes this cuisine so famous and delicious.   Slow Cooked Lamb Tagine with Caramelised Prunes Stuffed Msemen –…

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£125.00

Taste of India

September 28 @ 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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October 2019
£120

Persian Autumn with David & Mohsen Rizbaf

October 3 @ 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. He 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 when…

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£135.00

Plant Based Mediterranean with Marcia Barrington

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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In this Plant Based Mediterranean inspired class Marcia will give you a tool kit of flavour to make your vegetable dishes sing. Coupled with beautiful styling and tips on how to recreate this way of eating at home, this workshop is definitely not to be missed. Recipes on the day will include: Date honey and fresh harissa roasted aubergines with toasted walnuts Cumin-roasted carrots with avocado, black rice and almond crema Charred broccoli with seasonal beets, radicchio, crispy chickpeas & lemon…

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£100.00

Great British Breads with Sue Hudson

October 12 @ 10:30 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

Tapas, Sangria and Paella

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Come and enjoy a feast of tapas and paella. One of our most requested workshops and certainly one of the tastiest. Learn the secrets of creating a fabulous paella after enjoying a wonderful spread of tapas. We will also have a tasting of Spanish cheeses, all washed down with Sherri’s famous sangria! Menu will consist of the following Gambas al Pil Pil Tortilla de Patata Mussels a la Plancha Roasted Garlic Mushrooms Paella with Chicken, Chorizo, Mussels, Fresh Fish &…

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November 2019
£125.00

The Moorish Spice Trail with Marcia Barrington

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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  Marcia will be back at The Mistley Kitchen to teach a masterclass using aromatic flavour and spices from the Moorish Kitchen. So, expect to cook through a menu of Flat breads with olive oil and Za’atar Pinchitos morunos Griddled bread salad with padrón, sweet peppers and olives, Spiced quail with pomegranate salsa Saffron rice with cinnamon fried onions, almonds & parsley Braised fennel with lemonand to finish – Little orange and almond cakes with dark chocolate glaze On arrival you…

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