Classes are suitable from absolutely anyone, from beginner to confident cook. We hold the classes in pop-up venues in and around Oxford, and each class in 2.5-3 hours long. All ingredients and equipment are provided – just bring yourself, and come along to enjoy cooking and eating together.

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If you are the lucky recipient of one of our vouchers, all you need to do is send us an email at sophiescookeryschool@gmail.com.  Let us know your voucher number, and which course you would like to attend.  We’ll book you straight in.

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September 2019

FOOD WRITING AND PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKEND – 21 & 22 SEPTEMBER 2019

September 21 - September 22
Honesty Cookery School, The Barn North Sydmonton House North Sydmonton Newbury Berkshire RG20 4UL
Newbury, RG20 4UL United Kingdom
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If you are longing to launch into the world of food writing and photography, as a pastime, as a side-line or full-time, come and join us for this weekend with seasoned food writer Sophie Grigson and top food photographer William Shaw.   Combine our food writing and food photography days to create a weekend filled with food words and food vision.   We're lucky enough to be taking over the wonderful  Honesty Cookery School  near Newbury for the weekend.   For more…

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FOOD WRITING DAY WORKSHOP – 21st September 2019

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Honesty Cookery School, The Barn North Sydmonton House North Sydmonton Newbury Berkshire RG20 4UL
Newbury, RG20 4UL United Kingdom
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If you've ever wanted to write your own food blog, or cook book, or  considered a new career in food writing, then our  brand new food writing course, led by Sophie Grigson, author of over 20 cookery books is just the thing for you.  Learn how to craft your words, focus your passions and seduce your reader.   The class will take place in the magnificent Honesty Cookery School just outside Newbury. SOPHIE GRIGSON has written over 20 books, including SPICE…

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FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY WORKSHOP – 22nd September 2019

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Honesty Cookery School, The Barn North Sydmonton House North Sydmonton Newbury Berkshire RG20 4UL
Newbury, RG20 4UL United Kingdom
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A whole day dedicated to taking stunning hunger-inducing photographs, led by leading food photographer,  William Shaw.   Whether your equipment is an iphone or a more sophisticated digital camera, you'll learn how to work food and compose shots, make the most of natural lighting, and understand what makes an image of a scone or a sizzling tray of oven roast vegetables sing on the screen or page. Our home for the day is the magnificent Honesty Cookery School near Newbury. Taking pictures…

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Sophie’s Puglian Pasta – 25th September 2019

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Restore Garden Cafe, Manzil Way, Cowley Road
Oxford, OX4 1YH United Kingdom
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  More details to follow shortly, but briefly, in this class we'll be making orecchiette and other pastas, cooking dishes such as pasta e ceci neri, pasta alla crudaiola, pasta al forno con polpette  e prosciutto)  

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Sophie’s Puglian Kitchen – 26th September 2019

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Restore Garden Cafe, Manzil Way, Cowley Road
Oxford, OX4 1YH United Kingdom
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Hot-foot from her new home in Puglia, Sophie brings Oxford some of the dishes she's discovered over the past few months.    Bound by sea on three sides.  covered with gently undulating olive groves, interspersed with almonds, pomegranates and other fruits,  Puglia is famous for its delicious, fres h and wholesome food.  Puglian cooks focus on their fine ingredients , cooking them simply and with respect.  In this lesson we will learn how to make orecchiete or  other  Puglian pastas, …

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