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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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beginners cookery course

Beginners Cookery Course

Fancy getting a bit more confident in the kitchen? Our Beginners Cookery Course 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: 16th January 2022

Price per person: £175.00

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 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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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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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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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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