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January 2022

Vale-House-Kitchen-Game-Butchery-Course

Introduction to Game Butchery and Cookery

Our Game Butchery & Cookery Courses are always one of our bestsellers, so thanks to popular demand, we bring you a half-day Introduction to Game Butchery and Cookery focusing on preparing feathered game (in particular pheasant and partridge) from butchers’ block to table. If you’re interested in learning more about game cookery, this is a fantastic course to start with. Skills: • Plucking and drawing Partridge • Quick and easy Pheasant Butchery • Curing and hot smoking • Delicious recipes…

Course date: 20th January 2022

Price per person: £95.00

Half Day - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Marmalade Making Course

There’s nothing quite like hot buttered toast topped with gorgeously tangy marmalade – and if you’ve only ever tasted supermarket versions, you’ll be blown away by the difference between that and the proper homemade stuff. Join us on this Marmalade Making Course with Vale House Kitchen Founder Bod Griffiths. Bod first made marmalade with his grandmother at the age of 5 and has loved that ‘sunshine in a jar’ ever since. Skills • Shredding peel • Simmering and boiling ingredients…

Course date: 23rd January 2022

Price per person: £175.00

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

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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: 25th January 2022

Price per person: £25.00

Half Day - 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Vale-House-Kitchen-Game-Butchery-Course

Introduction to Game Butchery and Cookery

Our Game Butchery & Cookery Courses are always one of our bestsellers, so thanks to popular demand, we bring you a half-day Introduction to Game Butchery and Cookery focusing on preparing feathered game (in particular pheasant and partridge) from butchers’ block to table. If you’re interested in learning more about game cookery, this is a fantastic course to start with. Skills: • Plucking and drawing Partridge • Quick and easy Pheasant Butchery • Curing and hot smoking • Delicious recipes…

Course date: 29th January 2022

Price per person: £95.00

Half Day - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Bread Making Course

Introduction to Bread Making Course

Our one-day Introduction to Bread Making Course designed to introduce you to a wide range of delicious British and Continental breads and doughs, and give you the confidence to make them regularly at home. Baking your own bread might seem intimidating to many home cooks, but we aim to completely demystify the process and show you just how easy and rewarding it can be. Skills • Farmhouse Loaf • Focaccia • Ciabatta • Pizza • Cinnamon Buns • Using different…

Course date: 30th January 2022

Price per person: £195.00

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

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February 2022

Vale-House-Kitchen-Game-Butchery-Course

Introduction to Game Butchery and Cookery

Our Game Butchery & Cookery Courses are always one of our bestsellers, so thanks to popular demand, we bring you a half-day Introduction to Game Butchery and Cookery focusing on preparing feathered game (in particular pheasant and partridge) from butchers’ block to table. If you’re interested in learning more about game cookery, this is a fantastic course to start with. Skills: • Plucking and drawing Partridge • Quick and easy Pheasant Butchery • Curing and hot smoking • Delicious recipes…

Course date: 2nd February 2022

Price per person: £95.00

Half Day - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Vale-House-Kitchen-Bread-Introduction-to-Sourdough

Introduction to Sourdough

Sourdough has become wildly popular over the last few years, and it’s not hard to see why - there’s nothing quite like a freshly-baked sourdough loaf! Although the use of the sourdough ‘starter’ might seem a bit intimidating, on this Introduction to Sourdough course we’ll demystify the process and cover everything you need to know. You’ll also take home a ready-made sourdough starter to use. Skills • Making and maintaining your sourdough starter • Country loaf • Danish rye bread…

Course date: 6th February 2022

Price per person: £195.00

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

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Virtual Soda Bread and Pesto

Join us for an hour on zoom and learn how to make Soda Bread and Pesto. On this virtual session Bod will demonstrate how to make the quickest and most delicious of breads, soda bread. This unleavened bread can be ready in as little as half an hour and is great with soups and dips. To go with it Bod will be whizzing up a simple pesto. Recipes will be sent out prior to the session and you are more…

Course date: 9th February 2022

Price per person: £25.00

Half Day - 12:30 pm - 2:00 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: 12th February 2022

Price per person: £195.00

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

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Vale-House-Kitchen-Smoking-Curing-Masterclass-Steve-Lamb

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: 13th February 2022

Price per person: £195.00

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

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