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March 2017
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Vegetarian Indian Cooking with Sherri Singleton

March 3 @ 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. 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…

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£120.00
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Taste of India

March 4 @ 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 Fresh Coconut Chutney Mint Paneer Tikka Lamb Seekh Kebabs with Cucumber and Pomegranate Raita Naan Bread Chicken Dhansak with Pumpkin and Aubergine Prawn Dopiaza Chana Masala Jeera Rice, Basmati Rice with Cumin and Ghee Kheer, Rice…

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£110.00
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Tapas, Sangria & Paella

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Paella

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 with membrillo, all washed down with Sherri’s famous sangria! Menu Gambas al Pil Pil Tortilla de Patata Mussels a la Plancha Roasted Garlic Mushrooms Paella with Chicken, Chorizo, Mussels, Fresh Fish & Lobster  Crema Catalan Sangria

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£110.00
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Ursula Ferrigno’s Pasta, Risotto and Gnocchi

March 11 @ 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 ‘Flavours of Sicily’  books and usually have signed copies available.   Ursula’s latest…

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£90.00
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Sugarcraft Cupcake Masterclass with Sarah Thomas

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sarah Thomas of The Cupcake Oven is a multi-award winning sugar artist, including 6 Gold Awards at Cake International. A regular contributor to magazines and publications, she has been teaching sugar art and baking skills to students from around the world for many years. A patient tutor, she loves sharing her knowledge. Learn how to make professional cupcakes and decorate with sugarcraft decorations. In our Cupcake Class: – Bake a dozen cupcakes from scratch – tips and troubleshooting from the…

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£120.00
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Quick and Easy Thai Cooking

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thai Fish Cakes

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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£100.00

The Italian Vegetarian with Ursula Ferrigno

March 24 @ 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 and her latest book –…

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£120.00
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Quick and Easy Thai Cooking

March 25 @ 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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April 2017
£25.00

Kids in the Kitchen – Pizza (Age 7-16)

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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 finish by sitting down for a lovely lunch of…

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£25.00

Kids in the Kitchen Homemade Pasta (Age 7-16)

April 5 @ 10:00 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 late lunch of their own creation followed by a simple dessert.  If a parent would like to come along with a child and partake in the class and lunch please feel free to book an extra place for a parent.  

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£25.00

Kids in the Kitchen – Easter Cupcakes & Cookies (Age 7-14)

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Cupcakes are as fun to make as they are to eat. Samantha Luxford, our favourite baker, will guide the little ones through the fundamentals of the perfect bun and then she will let them loose with the Easter themed decorations! Participants will take home a box of Easter themed cupcakes and delicious homemade cookies. This workshop is suited for Children aged 7 to 14 years and they will be spilt into age groups. Refreshments to be included.

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£110.00
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Taste of India

April 21 @ 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 Fresh Coconut Chutney Mint Paneer Tikka Lamb Seekh Kebabs with Cucumber and Pomegranate Raita Naan Bread Chicken Dhansak with Pumpkin and Aubergine Prawn Dopiaza Chana Masala Jeera Rice, Basmati Rice with Cumin and Ghee Badu’s Fabulous…

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£110.00

Gluten Free Bread and Baking with Sue Hudson

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Join Sue Hudson for an enjoyable and instructive day making your own gluten free loaves and bakes. We believe that being gluten intolerant doesn’t mean sacrificing taste and Sue has developed some delicious alternatives, using her own mixes of flours and ingredients, which are superb and will be enjoyed by everybody.   Recipes include (but not limited to) Seedy Loaf, Corn Bread, Blinis, Brownies as well as some demonstrations and advice on how to mix and combine flours for great taste…

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£95.00

Dough Five Ways with Sue Hudson

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Italian Bread

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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£110.00

Pizza from a Wood-fired oven

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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In 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 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 olives, capers and aged balsamic) Melanzane al Funghetto (Antonio Carluccio)…

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May 2017
£35.00
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Know your Knife with Paul Bough

May 4 @ 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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£115.00

Ursula Ferrigno’s Pasta, Risotto and Gnocchi

May 5 @ 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 ‘Flavours of Sicily’  books and usually have signed copies available.   Ursula’s latest…

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£125.00

Taste of Mexico

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mexican Cooking

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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£115.00

French Bistro Cooking

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sherri will share with you tips and techniques for French Bistro style cooking with some classic dishes.   Delicious food from our neighbours across the channel toasted with a Kir Cocktail.    A great menu to use for a dinner party or entertaining, this workshop will finish with a delicious lunch served with wine. Kir Cocktail Salmon Rillettes Gougères Endive Salad with Apples, Beetroot and Walnuts, Vinaigrette Goat Cheese Soufflé Duck in Orange Sauce Potatoes Dauphinoise Chocolate Mousse

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£115.00

Fish and Seafood Techniques

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Fish and Seafood is one of the topics that Sherri is most passionate about and on this class you cannot help but be enthused by her knowledge and passion.  If you love to eat fish but the thought of preparing it at home is a bit daunting, this is the workshop for you. You will learn easy tips for purchasing, storing and preparing fresh fish and seafood.  Techniques taught will include boning, steaking, scaling and filleting, as well as different…

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£110.00

British Grains and Pulses: Recipes from Hodmedod with Sue Hudson

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Hodmedod works with British farmers to bring you a range of award winning cereals, beans, peas and quinoa. Founded in 2012 by Nick, William and Josiah, it has revived forgotten or overlooked British grains and pulses – from fava beans to naked barley – and introduced completely new crops, like lentils and quinoa, that can form a part of healthier, more sustainable British diets and farming systems. As well as dried pulses, grains and quinoa Hodmedod offers milled gluten-free flours,…

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£115.00

Flavours of Sicily with Ursula Ferrigno

May 17 @ 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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£115.00
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Patisserie and Baking

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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This fun workshop will help you to master the basics of pastry, including savoury, sweet and choux. We will explore different ways of handling, filling and baking each type of pastry, using classic and contemporary recipes. Lunch and dessert (plus snacks!) will incorporate the different types of pastry and there will be a delicious goodie bag to take home, to boot! Choux pastry – sweet, savoury and souffle Creme Patisserie Rough Puff Pastry  Chocolate and Coconut Macaroons Pear and Cardamon…

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£125.00

Tapas, Sangria & Paella

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Paella

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 Gambas al Pil Pil Tortilla de Patata Mussels a la Plancha Roasted Garlic Mushrooms Paella with Chicken, Chorizo, Mussels, Fresh Fish & Lobster  Crema Catalan Sangria

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£110.00

Quick and Easy Thai Cooking

May 24 @ 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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£115.00

Lemons and Limes with Ursula Ferrigno

May 26 @ 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.    This workshop is inspired by Ursula’s soon to be released (March 2017) book on the same subject.  Copies of the book will be available on the day and…

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June 2017
£110.00

Essentials of Sourdough with Sue Hudson

June 9 @ 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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£110.00

Patisserie and Baking

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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This fun workshop will help you to master the basics of pastry, including savoury, sweet and choux. We will explore different ways of handling, filling and baking each type of pastry, using classic and contemporary recipes. Lunch and dessert (plus snacks!) will incorporate the different types of pastry and there will be a delicious goodie bag to take home, to boot! Choux pastry – sweet, savoury and souffle Creme Patisserie Rough Puff Pastry  Chocolate and Coconut Macaroons Pear and Cardamon…

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£115.00

Quick and Easy Thai Cooking

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thai Fish Cakes

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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£120.00

Pizza from a Wood-fired oven

June 17 @ 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 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 olives, capers and aged balsamic) Melanzane al Funghetto (Antonio Carluccio)…

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£115.00

Artisan Pasta with Ursula Ferrigno

June 21 @ 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

The Modern Preserver with Kylee Newton

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Kylee Newton, founder of preserving brand ‘Newton & Pott’ and Author of ‘The Modern Preserver’.  Newton puts contemporary twists to preserving classics creating innovative preserves from Za’atar Pickled Cauliflower to Tamarillo Chutney to Strawberry & Pimm’s jam. Come and join her on a day of preserving in a masterclass covering several age-old techniques but with a modern take. Learn to lacto-ferment, brine pickle and tackle the chemistry of jam. Take the fear out of home preserving and master the skills…

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£115.00

Vegan Cooking

June 24 @ 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…

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£95.00

Getting Started with Cake Decorating with Sarah Thomas

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sarah Thomas of The Cupcake Oven is a multi-award winning sugar artist, including 6 Gold Awards at Cake International. A regular contributor to magazines and publications, she has been teaching sugar art and baking skills to students from around the world for many years. A patient tutor, she loves sharing her knowledge. This class is perfect if you are just starting out on cake decorating, or if you have been playing for a while and just needs some extra guidance…

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£115.00

Sauce Masterclass

June 30 @ 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. Then 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…

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July 2017
£125.00

Playing with Fire with Michael Bonaccorsi

July 1 @ 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 How…

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£110.00

Vegetarian Indian Cooking with Sherri Singleton

July 5 @ 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. 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…

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£120.00

Taste of India

July 6 @ 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 Fresh Coconut Chutney Mint Paneer Tikka Lamb Seekh Kebabs with Cucumber and Pomegranate Raita Naan Bread Chicken Dhansak with Pumpkin and Aubergine Prawn Dopiaza Chana Masala Jeera Rice, Basmati Rice with Cumin and Ghee Badu’s Fabulous…

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August 2017
£35.00

Know your Knife with Paul Bough

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Knife Skills

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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