Upcoming Cookery Classes
We have a lot of exciting classes coming up. Take a look at the list below to see what whets your appetite:
Saturday 24th June 2017
We aim to show how you can love good food, optimise your nutritional intake and eliminate the confusing messages associated with dieting. The principle of ‘eating clean’ offers a sound approach to eating and living well to maximise your health and optimise your energy. In learning to cook healthily you can develop a lifestyle with flexibility which can be adapted to suit most daily routines. You will spend a day in the kitchen, use basic cookery skills and gain sound nutritional knowledge which will enable you to cook delectable, wholesome meals for your family, friends and most importantly yourself.
Sunday 2nd July 2017
Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters... join us for a sunny Sunday 'Bake In' this summer at the Cookery Studio. Parents will work with their children to discover the fun of baking together, and understand the science behind our sweet and savoury treats.
Saturday 8th July 2017
This new class is designed to develop the skills of bread and baking in the artisanal style. Frankly, I know of nothing more comforting than the aroma of baked breads straight from the oven. Discover the satisfaction of baking your own. Once you have mastered how to make a 'parent' dough, you can create a vast range of breads really easily. Join us for a day of intensive hands-on baking as you learn to create a variety of bread dough, gaining an understanding of the chemistry involved....
Saturday 15th July 2017
Why stress yourself when you want to lay on a 'big spread'? Discover the fun of entertaining larger groups of family and friends outdoors without last minute hassle. At the Cookery Studio we have developed the art of preparing ahead for those' larger events'. We will share with you the key skills which make planning, preparation, cooking and presentation easy and fun.
Saturday 16th September 2017
Build an impressive repertoire and further develop the basic principles of bread making: you will discover how ingredients, time, humidity, and temperature come together to create the unique crust and crumb of bread.
Saturday 23rd September 2017
Become confident in the kitchen on this one day course designed to teach beginners the essential cookery skills & techniques to enable them to cook for themselves, family and friends. This cooking day will suit enthusiastic beginners and those wishing to develop some good basic skills: it is also ideal for young people going off to university or moving away from home and setting up for themselves. We hope to inspire you with a life-long love for producing your own delicious home-cooked food.
Saturday 30th September 2017
In this one day cookery class, you will learn how to manage your cooking time to maximum advantage. learn to use what free time you have to 'get ahead' and prepare nutritious, tasty and interesting weekday supper dishes that can be frozen in appropriately sized portions. Later, it will be as simple as 'pulling what you fancy out of the freezer in the morning, so that you can enjoy a home cooked supper in the evening'!
Saturday 7th October 2017
Are you are a lover of Mediterranean food, flavour, colour and tasty dishes full of vibrancy and sunshine? If so, this Spanish Tapas day class is for you. We shall be exploring a range of appetising small dishes that exude flavour in abundance, are sophisticated and comforting at the same time and simple both to prepare and cook...
Saturday 14th October 2017
Journey from North to South Vietnam. You will learn to recreate vibrant dishes from across the South East Asian peninsula that can easily be reproduced at home. By incorporating stylish Vietnamese recipes and street food into your cookery repertoire you will be able to enjoy the flavours of the Orient anytime you like.
Saturday 21st October 2017
Gain a true knowledge and understanding of baking. Discover the key skills, and the principles of 'what happens when you bake...' as you enjoy an Afternoon Tea revival!
Saturday 4th November 2017
Join the Cookery Studio for this one day cookery experience and learn how to create stand-out British Gastro Pub dishes at home. Great food has been integral to the survival of our pubs, and the arrival of the Gastro Pub has taken pub dining to a different level. This course will teach you how to re-create great Gastro Pub inspired dishes to share with your family and friends in the relaxed atmosphere of your own home.
Saturday 11th November 2017
Book early for this popular evening of entertainment... What better way to enjoy the company of your partner or a good friend than to prepare and share a truly memorable dinner? For this early evening course, we have designed a creative experience for couples. You will prepare a menu to tempt both the eye and the palate. You will then enjoy a relaxed candlelit meal in the stunning setting of our Kentish Barn. Luxury accommodation available - telephone to book.
Saturday 18th November 2017
Italian food is undoubtedly one of our best-loved cuisines. At the Cookery Studio, we have designed a cooking day for those of you who would like to discover more about the most quintessential of Italian dishes. For those new to Italian cooking, this class is a perfect way to learn how to create the Italian classics from hand-made pasta, sauces, risotto, to biscotti.
Saturday 25th November 2017
Classes are intended to be relaxed and fun, reflecting the Thai approach to life. Thai cooking is extremely flexible and, although you will be given recipes, the emphasis is on understanding the ingredients and flavours and using your senses to make adjustments while you cook. You will be introduced to the key ingredients and flavours in Thai cooking - sweet, sour, salty and spicy. Throughout the class and an 'active tasting' approach, you will learn how to create these flavours and, importantly, how to balance them. There is no need to have any previous cooking experience, just a love of food and a willingness to experiment!
Saturday 9th December 2017
At the Cookery Studio we are passionate about Baking and full of festive anticipation as we prepare for Christmas! With recipes from around Europe as well as some firm favourites - What better way of indulging yourself and setting aside a day to the comforts, aromas and tastes of baking? Join us to prepare freshly baked goodies as you learn to create your own Christmas bakes to share with family & friends, wrapped and packed in a hamper.