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April 2020

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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: 4th April 2020

Price per person: £195

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

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Lamb Butchery and Cookery Course

Lamb Butchery and Cookery Course

Join us for this fantastic hands on Lamb Butchery and Cookery Course. Anyone who loves to cook will find that studying butchery is fantastic for helping you to make the most out of your ingredients, upgrade your knife skills, get a little more creative in the kitchen and feel more confident about sourcing and purchasing the best high-welfare meat. Skills • Butchery • Primal Cuts • Knife Skills • Seam Butchery • Trimming and sorting • Offal – the fifth…

Course date: 19th April 2020

Price per person: £195

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

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May 2020

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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: 2nd May 2020

Price per person: £95

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

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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 to delicious recipes, under the guidance of expert game chef Tim Maddams. Skills • Boning • Butchery • Fast cooking and smoking • Gutting • Hanging • Plucking •…

Course date: 17th May 2020

Price per person: £195

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

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June 2020

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Butchery and Charcuterie with Steve and Bod

Join us for a couple of hours of pig butchery and charcuterie making. On this virtual session Steve will demonstrate how to butcher down a shoulder of pork and then show you how to turn it into some delicious chorizo style salami. We will also prepare some local organic pork belly, make a dry cure and demonstrate the technique on how to make the most delicious breakfast bacon. This session will be hosted on zoom and limited to 12 people…

Course date: 11th June 2020

Price per person: £10

Afternoon - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Salami Making with Bod

Join us for an hour of salami making. 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. This session will be hosted on zoom and limited to 12 people so you are fully able to interact with…

Course date: 19th June 2020

Price per person: £15

Half Day - 11:00 am - 12:00 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: 20th June 2020

Price per person: £95

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

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Making Bacon and Cold Smoking with Bod

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: 26th June 2020

Price per person: £15

Half Day - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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BBQ and Outdoor Eating

One of the very best things about summer is the chance to enjoy some fabulous al fresco feasts – so, we’re bringing you a mouth-watering course all about outdoor cooking and making the most of your BBQ. Led by professional chef Kieran Lenihan, this course will cover everything you need to know for a fantastic summertime gathering, from showstopping main dishes to scrumptious sides and a whole lot more. Skills • Choosing the right equipment & how to BBQ safely…

Course date: 28th June 2020

Price per person: £195

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

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July 2020

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Fish with Bod

Join us for an hour of fish preparation, some hot smoking and pate making. On this virtual session Bod will demonstrate how to prepare a fish, either trout or mackerel. The demo will include a brief guide into fish sustainability, how to quickly and easily fillet it and how to remove any pin bones so you have the perfect bone free filet . We will then talk through how to cure and hot smoke them and also how to make…

Course date: 10th July 2020

Price per person: £15

Half Day - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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