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December 2021

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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. Skills Basic Butchery Hot Smoking Cold Smoking Dry Curing…

Course date: 11th December 2021

Price per person: £195.00

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

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January 2022

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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, feathered and furred game, through to delicious recipes and how to cook them. Both Bod and Kieran are passionate about using game in the kitchen and they hope to…

Course date: 9th January 2022

Price per person: £195.00

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

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Introduction to Smoking and Curing

This half day Introduction to Smoking and Curing Course is aimed at introducing you to the surprisingly straightforward techniques of smoking and dry curing. You can then use these skills at home to transform fresh ingredients into something seriously special. Skills • Making a Dry Cure • Dry Curing • Hot Smoking • Cold Smoking • Hot smoked Fish • Bacon • Chroizo/Salami The course will focus on the technical skills behind home dry curing, using ingredients freshly prepared for…

Course date: 15th January 2022

Price per person: £95.00

Half Day - 10:00 am - 1:00 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: 19th January 2022

Price per person: £25.00

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

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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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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

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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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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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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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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