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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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Festive Smoking and Curing Masterclass - 10-12-2022
£ 215.00
8 available


December 10
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

Steve Lamb is a linchpin of the whole River Cottage operation and has been for a decade. He teaches on several courses but specialises in curing and smoking meat. Steve appears in the TV series, regularly presents on the Food Tube channel and also wrote the best-selling River Cottage Curing & Smoking Handbook which received the Fortnum & Masons Highly Commended Food Book award. Beyond River Cottage, Steven’s extensive food knowledge and talent for live hosting has put him at…


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