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January 2019

Vale House Kitchen Game-Shooting-Bod

Introduction to Game Shooting

This one day course is aimed to give you a full introduction to Game Shooting. We meet at award winning Shellards Shoot just outside Bath for a few breakfast bites before being given a full gun safety briefing by the shooting instructors. It's then off to the clay ground for a mornings instruction on clay pigeons before heading back for a light lunch. After lunch we will cover the subjects of driven game shooting, etiquette, tipping and the countryside code…

Course date: 12th January 2019

Price per person: £425

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


The Shooting Experience – 2 day Course

On Day 1, you will be driven to Award winning Shellards Shoot where you will be given a full gun safety briefing by the shooting instructors before enjoying a morning clay-pigeon shooting. After a light lunch you will participate a couple of game drives and have the opportunity to shoot pheasant and other wild game birds. Lunch is included. Skills Shooting Instruction Shooting Safety Shooting Etiquette Countryside Code On Day 2, game chef extraordinaire Tim Maddams will show you just how to…

Course dates: 12th January 2019 - 13th January 2019

Price per person: £600

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

Game cookery course

Game Butchery and Cookery Day

The trouble with game is that it’s often a case of feast or famine and it’s all to easy to get stuck in a rut with the cookery. The game cookery day is all about turning this tasty wild meat into great dishes. The day begins with an introductory talk, followed by a series of practical preparation and cookery tasks and some demonstrations designed to put game firmly back on the menu in your kitchen. You’ll be shown a modern…

Course date: 13th January 2019

Price per person: £195

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

beginners cookery course

Beginners Cookery Day

Fancy getting a bit more confident in the kitchen? Our Beginners Cookery Day is the perfect course for you – complete novices absolutely welcome. Professional chef Kieran Lenihan will guide you through all the basic skills you need to start making simple, delicious meals with fabulous local and seasonal ingredients. From basic knife handling and the preparation of meat and fish, to the secrets of perfect seasoning. Kieran will also share some of his favourite recipes and his top tips…

Course date: 20th January 2019

Price per person: £150

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


Marmalade Make and Bake Day

Join us for a hands-on Marmalade Make and Bake Day. Learn how to make traditional Seville Orange Marmalade, using Vivien’s award-winning recipe. Find out how to enter marmalade into competitions and how to bake with marmalade. We start the day tasting of a range of Vivien’s marmalades. Vivien will explain the features of great marmalades and demonstrate the stages of making marmalade from juicing the fruit to potting the marmalade into jars. Everyone prepares a small batch of marmalade and…

Course date: 26th January 2019

Price per person: £135

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

Bread Making Course

Introduction to Bread Making Course

This all day session will give you practical experience in baking a range of British and Continental breads from scratch. You will be shown, and then practise, how to mix and knead soft Continental dough and also tighter British doughs. We mix and knead by hand in order for participants to get the ‘feel’ of the dough as it develops. This can be tiring but very worthwhile and our course members always go home tired but smiling and with an…

Course date: 27th January 2019

Price per person: £160

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

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