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February 2019

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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Bread Making Course

Introduction to Bread Making Course

This all day session will give you practical experience in baking a range of British and Continental breads from scratch. You will be shown, and then practise, how to mix and knead soft Continental dough and also tighter British doughs. We mix and knead by hand in order for participants to get the ‘feel’ of the dough as it develops. This can be tiring but very worthwhile and our course members always go home tired but smiling and with an…

Course date: 24th February 2019

Price per person: £160

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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Bread Making Course

Introduction to Bread Making Course

This all day session will give you practical experience in baking a range of British and Continental breads from scratch. You will be shown, and then practise, how to mix and knead soft Continental dough and also tighter British doughs. We mix and knead by hand in order for participants to get the ‘feel’ of the dough as it develops. This can be tiring but very worthwhile and our course members always go home tired but smiling and with an…

Course date: 17th March 2019

Price per person: £160

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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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: 24th March 2019

Price per person: £195

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

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