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November 2020

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Virtual Fish Prep and Pate

Join us for some early evening fish preparation, hot smoking and pate making. The course should take an hour or so.... On this virtual session Bod will demonstrate how to prepare a fish, either trout or mackerel. The demo will include a brief guide into fish sustainability, how to quickly and easily fillet it and how to remove any pin bones so you have the perfect bone free filet . We will then talk through how to cure and hot…

Course date: 27th November 2020

Price per person: £20

Half Day - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Pig Butchery Course

Pig Butchery Course

Whether you’re interested in raising your own pigs (as we do at Vale House), or just a keen cook looking to acquire new skills and learn more about how your meat comes to the table, this fascinating Pig Butchery Course covers everything from pig husbandry to smoking, curing, sausage making and more. Skills • Confidence in butchering a whole pig • Cooking different cuts of pork • Curing and smoking • Health and hygiene awareness • Knife skills • Looking…

Course date: 28th November 2020

Price per person: £195

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Smoking and Curing Masterclass with Steve Lamb

Taught by smoking and preserving expert Steven Lamb, of River Cottage, this Smoking and Curing Masterclass will equip you with all the skills you need to create delicious cured and smoked meat and fish in your own kitchen. These traditional methods not only preserve fresh ingredients but take them to a whole new level of incredible flavour. Skills • Basic Butchery • Hot Smoking • Cold Smoking • Dry Curing • Brining • Hot & cold smoked fish • Bacon…

Course date: 29th November 2020

Price per person: £195

One Day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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December 2020

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Virtual Salami Making

Join us for an hour of salami making on zoom. On this virtual session Bod will talk you through the science behind making these delicious cured treats, the cuts of meat that are best and preferred flavour combinations. He will then demonstrate how to pipe salami, talk you through how to tie them off and where to let them hang to cure. You will be sent a recipe pack prior to the course. This session will be hosted on zoom…

Course date: 2nd December 2020

Price per person: £20

Half Day - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Game Butchery and Cookery Course

Here in Britain we have some incredible wild game, but so often we find that cooking with it can be an intimidating prospect even for an experienced home cook. This Game Butchery and Cookery Course aims to introduce you to the world of British game, covering everything from practical preparation skills to delicious recipes, under the guidance of expert game chef Tim Maddams. Skills • Boning • Butchery • Fast cooking and smoking • Gutting • Hanging • Plucking •…

Course date: 6th December 2020

Price per person: £195

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Virtual Game Butchery and Cookery

Join us for an hour to learn about Game Butchery and Cookery with Vale House Kitchen founder Bod Griffiths. On this virtual session via zoom Bod will chat about the fantastic variety of game we have in the UK and show preparing it does not need to be intimidating. He will demonstrate taking the meat off a pheasant without going through the rigmarole of plucking and drawing it, talk through what bits of the bird are best suited to different…

Course date: 9th December 2020

Price per person: £20

Half Day - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Virtual Bacon Making and Cold Smoking

Join us for an hour of Making Bacon and learning how to Cold Smoke it with Vale House Kitchen founder Bod Griffiths. On this virtual session Bod will talk you through turning pork into delicious breakfast bacon. He will show you how to make a dry cure and teach you the science behind how salt works so that you have perfect results every time. We will then cover cold smoking so that you are able to add an extra layer…

Course date: 11th December 2020

Price per person: £20

Half Day - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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January 2021

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Virtual Game Butchery and Cookery

Join us for an hour to learn about Game Butchery and Cookery with Vale House Kitchen founder Bod Griffiths. On this virtual session via zoom Bod will chat about the fantastic variety of game we have in the UK and show preparing it does not need to be intimidating. He will demonstrate taking the meat off a pheasant without going through the rigmarole of plucking and drawing it, talk through what bits of the bird are best suited to different…

Course date: 10th January 2021

Price per person: £20

Half Day - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Vale-House-Kitchen-Virtual-Pheasant-Prep

Virtual Game Butchery and Cookery

Join us for an hour to learn about Game Butchery and Cookery with Vale House Kitchen founder Bod Griffiths. On this virtual session via zoom Bod will chat about the fantastic variety of game we have in the UK and show preparing it does not need to be intimidating. He will demonstrate taking the meat off a pheasant without going through the rigmarole of plucking and drawing it, talk through what bits of the bird are best suited to different…

Course date: 15th January 2021

Price per person: £20

Half Day - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Introduction to Game Shooting

Our Introduction to Game Shooting course aims to give you a full day in the field, experiencing everything game shooting has to offer. Incorporating both a clay pigeon shoot and a couple of game drives, it’s the ideal way for less experienced guns to learn more about the sport. Skills • Clay pigeon shooting • Driven game shooting • Etiquette, tipping and the countryside code We’ll meet at the award-winning Shellard’s Shoot just outside Bath for a few breakfast bites…

Course date: 16th January 2021

Price per person: £450

One Day - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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