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October 2019

Pig Butchery Course

Pig Butchery Day

Our Pig butchery day covers everything you need to know about keeping and butchering pigs. We start by talking about pig husbandry, the types of pigs that are kept and can show you our pigs here at Vale House Kitchen (we usually have some Oxford Sandy and Blacks in our orchard.) We then cover the breaking down of the pig into primary cuts and move onto roasting joints and chops.  Its then onto the art of sausage and salami making, followed…

Course date: 26th October 2019

Price per person: £195

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 course will enable you to access the delicious sweet, salty and savoury world of cured & smoked artisan goods. Food preservation is such an important tool for anyone looking to grow as a cook. It allows you to take good ingredients and turn them into elevated versions of themselves. The person who turns pork belly into their own home cured bacon engages further than the one who just…

Course date: 27th October 2019

Price per person: £195

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

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November 2019

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The Driven Game Experience – 2 Day Course

We're hosting The Driven Game Experience bringing you a unique opportunity to spend two full days with two of the South West's most inspiring Gamesmen, Tim Maddams and Frank Shellard. Tim is a chef, food writer and cookery teacher with a love of the Great British countryside and wild food. He has worked under such culinary luminaries as Fergus Henderson, Marco Pierre White and Mark Hix. Tim has written and published the River Cottage Game Handbook and whose knowledge of…

Course dates: 16th November 2019 - 17th November 2019

Price per person: £775

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

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Game Butchery and Cookery Day

Our Game Butchery and Cookery Day aims to get game back on the menu in your home. 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…

Course date: 17th November 2019

Price per person: £195

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

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December 2019

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Game Butchery and Cookery Day

Our Game Butchery and Cookery Day aims to get game back on the menu in your home. 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…

Course date: 8th December 2019

Price per person: £195

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

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January 2020

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The Shooting Experience – 2 day Course

Our 2 Day Shooting Experience aims to fully introduce you to both Game Shooting and how to put Game on the menu at home. On Day 1, we will meet at Award winning Shellards Shoot where after a few breakfast bites you will be given a full gun safety briefing by the shooting instructors before enjoying a morning clay-pigeon shooting. After lunch we will cover the subjects of driven game shooting, etiquette, tipping and the countryside code and then head off…

Course dates: 11th January 2020 - 12th January 2020

Price per person: £625

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

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