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December 2019
£30
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Kids Christmas Baking with David Rizbaf (age 7-16yrs) AM

December 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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This Christmas themed baking class is a perfect opportunity for a couple of kid free hours so you can finish your last minute Christmas and shopping preparations!   Drop them with us where they’ll be fully entertained making mini mince pies, Polar bear cupcakes, rice crispy snowmen, gingerbread biscuits and more! Snacks and refreshments will be provided throughout the class.   Please let us know the name and age of your child upon booking and please note any allergen and dietary advice. We…

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£30

Kids Christmas Baking with David Rizbaf (age 7-16yrs) PM

December 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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This Christmas themed baking class is a perfect opportunity for a couple of kid free hours so you can finish your last minute Christmas and shopping preparations!   Drop them with us where they’ll be fully entertained making mini mince pies, Polar bear cupcakes, rice crispy snowmen, gingerbread biscuits and more! Snacks and refreshments will be provided throughout the class.   Please let us know the name and age of your child upon booking and please note any allergen and dietary advice. We…

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January 2020
£120
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Vegetarian Cooking – Delicious Food for a Healthier Planet with David Rizbaf

Sat, 11 January 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Why eating less meat is the best thing you can do for the planet in 2020!  Eating meat has a hefty impact on the environment from fuelling climate change to polluting landscapes and waterways. Research has suggested that the biggest way to help the planet is to reduce the amount of meat you are eating especially beef and pork.  This workshop teaches you some delicious and interesting recipes to make this less painless for yourself and for others. Even trying…

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£120

Essentials of Sourdough

Fri, 17 January 2020 @ 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

Sat, 18 January 2020 @ 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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£85

Marvellous Marmalade with Becky Longford

Fri, 24 January 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Becky Longford is our in house top preserver and Marmalade is her speciality. In fact 2017 she won Bronze at the Worlds Original Marmalade Awards, she will share with your her top hints and tips for a perfect preserve. As the Seville oranges begin their short season now is the time to make marmalade. Learning the necessary skills to make and set a perfect marmalade you will still have time to make a batch at home to last you through…

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£120.00

Taste of India

Fri, 31 January 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sherri will share some exciting recipes from a trip to India with you. Here are 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 Tea and coffee will…

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February 2020
£125.00

Pizza from a Wood-Fired Oven with Michael Bonaccorsi

Sat, 1 February 2020 @ 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 Michael Bonaccorsi, Michael grew up in a Tuscan household and has cooked with his great friend Georgio Locatelli for many years, he is a trained Pizzaiolo chef. Assorted antipasti Grilled Spiced Prawns with Lemon and Garlic Peponi Gratinati (wood-fired roasted peppers with olives, capers and aged balsamic) Melanzane al…

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£125

Italian Sweet and Savoury Breads with Ursula Ferrigno

Fri, 7 February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Come on a delicious bread journey. The smell the eating and the sharing is a fundamental part of an Italians day, there is simply nothing quite like it . We will be making Sardinian Carta Di Musica Pignola sweet orange and hazelnut breakfast bread The ultimate Foccacia from Liguria Panini Di patate  potato bread rolls and more! The day will include a lovely lunch, refreshments and some wine!

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£125
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Taste of Mexico

Sat, 8 February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Another popular workshop at The Mistley Kitchen. 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…

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£100

Valentines Bread with Sue Hudson

Fri, 14 February 2020 @ 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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£30

Kids in the Kitchen Pasta (7-16yrs)

Wed, 19 February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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

Kids in the Kitchen Pizza (7-16yrs)

Wed, 19 February 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 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

Kids in the Kitchen Indian (age 7-16yrs) AM

Thu, 20 February 2020 @ 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

Kids in the Kitchen Mexican (7-16yrs) PM

Thu, 20 February 2020 @ 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. Cold drinks are provided throughout.  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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£125

Quick & Easy Thai

Fri, 28 February 2020 @ 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

Italian Vegetarian with Ursula Ferrigno

Sat, 29 February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Vegetables have a course entirely separate in Italy; that’s how important they are, it’s called Contorni. Let me show you some wonderful versatile ways that we enjoy vegetables in Italia. We will be making; Cauliflower from Amalfi Nonna Ferrigno Giambotta Bietole al forno Radicchio and borlotti insalata Potato and herb fritti and more! This hands on workshop will include a lunch of your own making with refreshments served throughout the day including wine!

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March 2020
£125

Indian Vegetarian

Sat, 7 March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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In this class you will learn how to blend your own spices, make your own ghee and delicious chai. this class you will learn how to blend your own spices, make your own ghee and delicious chai. Aloo Bonda, Spiced Potato Cakes in Chickpea Batter Mint and Coriander Chutney Pal Katti Porichattu, Spiced Paneer with Tomato Chutney Kayi Korma Curry, mixed vegetables with coconut, ginger and fresh curry leaves Kadala Curry, Chickpea and Potato Curry with tomato and tamarind Channa…

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£120.00

Vegetarian Cooking, Delicious Foods for a Healthier Planet with David Rizbaf

Thu, 12 March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Why eating less meat is the best thing you can do for the planet in 2020! Eating meat has a hefty impact on the environment from fuelling climate change to polluting landscapes and waterways. Research has suggested that the biggest way to help the planet is to reduce the amount of meat you are eating especially beef and pork. This workshop teaches you some delicious and interesting recipes to make this less painless for yourself and for others. Even trying…

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£125.00
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Pasta Masterclass with Ursula Ferrigno

Sat, 14 March 2020 @ 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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£120.00

Persian New Year with David Rizbaf

Thu, 19 March 2020 @ 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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£120

Make Your Own Breads, Rolls & Flatbreads with Sue Hudson

Fri, 20 March 2020 @ 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

Vegan Cooking with Sherri Singleton

Sat, 21 March 2020 @ 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. Recipes to follow… You will be welcomed with refreshments on arrival and we will then…

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April 2020
£100

Easter Breads with Sue Hudson

Thu, 2 April 2020 @ 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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May 2020
£125

Taste of Mexico

Sat, 2 May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Another popular workshop at The Mistley Kitchen. 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…

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