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January 2019
£120.00

Pasta Masterclass with Ursula Ferrigno

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Ursula Ferrigno is passionate about Italian food and is masterful in her knowledge and making of pasta. Not only will you learn the essential techniques, you’ll also be introduced to the history behind fresh pasta and Ursula will show you how create different pasta shapes, matching them with perfectly paired sauces. Making you own pasta is deeply satisfying and the results are more than delicious and in this Masterclass you will learn the fundamental for preparing simple rolled pasta, as well as more…

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February 2019
£125.00
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Taste of Mexico

February 2 @ 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
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Umbrian Road Trip with Ursula Ferrigno

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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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 prolific author.  Her books include: Trattoria,  La Dolce Vita – a book of heavenly desserts and sweets, Ursula Ferrigno’s Italian Cookery Course and her latest book – Lemons and Limes (signed copies available instore). The workshop…

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£25

Kids in the Kitchen age 7-16 Pasta (PM)

February 20 @ 1:30 am - 3:30 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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Kids in the Kitchen age 7-16 Pasta (AM)

February 20 @ 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

Kids in the kitchen age 7-16 – Indian

February 21 @ 1:30 am - 3:30 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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£25

Kids in the Kitchen age 7-16 – Mexican

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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 lunch that the children created for themselves.

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March 2019
£120.00

Tuscan Road Trip with Ursula Ferrigno

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Tuscany is a world, Italy is a universe, and the magic of Tuscany just keeps on unfolding. There is more to love on each visit. 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…

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£120.00
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Vegan Cooking

March 2 @ 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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£95

Make your own Breads, Rolls & Flatbreads with Sue Hudson

March 8 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Suitable for all abilities we will be making some seriously spectacular breads; bread sticks stuffed with black and green olives, challah with chunky chocolate, tea bread with fruit and nuts, Jerusalem bagels, rolls with seedy toppings and family favourite tear and share monkey breads, either savoury or sweet. 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…

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£125.00
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Quick and Easy Thai Cooking

March 9 @ 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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£35.00

Know your Knife with Paul Bough

March 14 @ 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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£125.00

Tapas, Sangria and Paella

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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One of our most requested workshops and certainly one of the tastiest. Learn the secrets of creating a fabulous paella after enjoying a feast 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 & Lobster (subject to availability) Crema Catalan Sangria

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£95.00

Persian New Year with David Rizbaf

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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David has 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 when he was 15.…

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£125.00

Venetian Road Trip with Ursula Ferrigno

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook,  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 and her latest book – Lemons and Limes (signed copies available in store). Baccala Mantecato – Dried Cod Pate Sarde…

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£100.00

Swedish Spring – Scandinavian Cookery with Sandra Johansson

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sandra is from a small town in Sweden on the South West coast called Falkenberg. She was 16 when she started to work in her first restaurant, whilst studying to be a Chef, she stayed in this job for 3 years. Then through friends recommendations Sandra worked at the Ice Hotel in North Sweden then at Noma in Copenhagen doing work experience. Then a job offer came from London to work at Coq D Argent, part of D&D, serving classic french food and…

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April 2019
£100

Easter Desserts (Sweet Treats for Easter) with Megan Stafford & David Rizbaf

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Having been classically trained at the London Cordon Bleu, Megan started working as a pastry chef in a French patisserie (Julie Plumart) in Brighton. She then moved to London and started working and advancing her skills in several restaurants all over the city including Aquashard and many within the D&D restaurant group including Skylon and Aster.. She is currently working in east London at the Marksman pub serving contemporary and highly skilled cuisine, as well as training to become a…

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£95

Easter Bread Making Preparation

April 5 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Start the run up to Easter and get ahead, with a dozen of your own golden raisin Hot X Buns, beautiful chocolate bread, special braided brioche, Russian Paska style sweet bread or cheesy herb and chive rolls. A selection of bread and rolls, all can be frozen in advance or eaten fresh from the oven. This workshop is suitable for complete novice bakers or those wanting to brush up on their skills and fill their bread bins! Sue Hudson has…

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£125.00

Pizza and WoodFired Cooking with Ursula Ferrigno

April 27 @ 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. Ursula is also the author of many books including Pizza, Pasta and Polenta. During this fun workshop we will master the art of the perfect Neapolitan Pizza and cooking…

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May 2019
£120.00

Vegan cooking with Sherri Singleton

May 10 @ 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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£110

Beginners Sourdough with Sue Hudson

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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The king of bread, sourdough is sometimes a difficult skill to master but with the instruction from Sue you are sure of success and confidence to carry on baking sourdough. Take some dough home to prove overnight ready for a late breakfast, make two loaves from scratch and learn to make and keep your own “starter” for the next time. Sue Hudson has been teaching the skill of making bread by hand for many years, as a farmer and general…

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£125.00

Taste of Mexico

May 18 @ 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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June 2019
£95

Summertime Breads for Sharing, Tearing & Dipping with Sue Hudson

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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  Evocative flavours and scents of summertime and promises of many days spent in the fresh air enjoying fine food with friends and family. We will be using home made basil pesto to create a beautiful braided crown, Turkish yufka for scooping and dipping, Sue’s plump focaccia with great toppings such as wild garlic, rosemary and thyme. Enhance your burgers with some proper brioche burger buns. Sue Hudson has been teaching the skill of making bread by hand for many…

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July 2019
£95

Enriched Breads for all Abilities with Sue Hudson

July 5 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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This style of bread describes dough rich in butter, milk and eggs; the resulting bread is sublime, delicious and very decadent! Sharing cardamon buns, flowerpot brioche loaves, rich challah swirls, chocolate pain Viennois, savoury olive miche some of these could be going home with you after this popular workshop. 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…

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