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Festive Smoking and Curing Masterclass

In the run up to the festive season there are many curing and smoking recipes that could bring a whole host of wonderful, traditional dishes to your table. If you want to go the extra mile with your seasonal meals, this practical Festive Smoking and Curing Masterclass will give you the confidence and know-how to create flavoursome festive ingredients such as glazed ham, brined / BBQ turkey and beautiful smoked salmon.

Basic Butchery
Hot Smoking
Cold Smoking
Dry Curing
Hot and Cold Smoked Fish
Pigs in Blankets
Gammon Ham

Under the tuition of Steve Lamb and Bod Griffiths, you’ll learn the basic skills and the key techniques for curing and smoking, with plenty to taste and try along the way.

Curing & Smoking is not just for Christmas but this class will allow you to learn the skills to make great produce in time for the coming festive period either for your own table and enjoyment or even given as a handmade artisan gift!


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10th December 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bod Griffiths

Bod Griffiths runs Vale House Kitchen with his wife Annie, and after six years of working with a whole range of fantastic tutors is excited to start leading his own courses. He grew up helping his Grandmother in the kitchen, and it’s from her that he got his love for traditional skills like baking bread and making preserves, as well as a profound appreciation for cooking in tune with the seasons. As an adult, he lived and worked in London,…


Steve Lamb

Steven lamb is a curing & smoking expert, teacher, presenter, culinary consultant and award-winning author.  ​After a background in media, Steven’s food career began nearly 20 years ago when he joined Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage team, regularly appearing in the tv series and being instrumental in establishing the internationally acclaimed cookery school on the devon / dorset border. Beyond River Cottage, Steven’s extensive food knowledge and talent for live hosting has put him at the centre of many of the…


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