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January 2019

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

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February 2019

Seasonal cookery course

Seasonal Cookery with Tim Maddams

Tim has designed this seasonal cookery masterclass to share his enthusiasm and knowledge of seasonal food in a relaxed, yet informative way. You will learn a range of new skills and techniques such as curing, smoking and basic bread making that will help you transform the way you cook when you get back home. Tim aims to unleash your creativity and inspire you to get cooking seasonally without it becoming a chore. He will show you how to look at…

Course date: 7th February 2019

Price per person: £195

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

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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: 22nd February 2019

Price per person: £195

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

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March 2019

Seasonal cookery course

Seasonal Cookery with Tim Maddams

Tim has designed this seasonal cookery masterclass to share his enthusiasm and knowledge of seasonal food in a relaxed, yet informative way. You will learn a range of new skills and techniques such as curing, smoking and basic bread making that will help you transform the way you cook when you get back home. Tim aims to unleash your creativity and inspire you to get cooking seasonally without it becoming a chore. He will show you how to look at…

Course date: 7th March 2019

Price per person: £195

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

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Venison Butchery and Cookery Day

The premise for the design of the venison cookery day is that although the countryside is full of this fine, healthy meat, it’s often missing from the menu. This one day course will take you on a journey from field to fork. You’ll start with a talk and demonstration on how to skin and butcher a venison carcass and then have the chance to get involved hands-on, with a cookery session designed to show you how to get the most…

Course date: 23rd March 2019

Price per person: £195

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

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April 2019

Foraging Course

Introduction to Foraging

Explore the bounty of the countryside with this fun and informative Introduction to Foraging Course. Come with us on a wild food foray in the woods, fields and hedgerows around Vale House Kitchen. On this one-day course you’ll find and prepare wild foods gaining knowledge, skills and experience from expert forager and landscape ecologist, Adrian Boots. You’ll not only learn to identify common wild foods, but also landscape features, habitats, associated trees and plants species, their relationships and seasonality with…

Course date: 11th April 2019

Price per person: £140

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

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