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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Korean food has taken the world by storm over the past decade. And no wonder. While best known for kimchi (spicy, fermented cabbage), there’s a lot more to this ancient culinary tradition, which incorporates Japanese and Chinese influences to result in one of the world’s tastiest and healthiest cuisines. We are so excited to be able to bring you this Korean cookery class, taught by the incredibly knowledgeable Samar Khatiwala. With his help, you will be conjuring up classic dishes…Find out more »
If you drool at the sight of a tray of beautiful patisserie, at those lovely éclairs lined up in sugary rows, or at the neat rectangles of high-stacked cream-filled mille-feuilles, at the mousses and tartelettes filled with glazed strawberries, then book quickly, and join us to learn how to make (some of) them yourself, and how to rustle up your own unique patisserie creations. Oh yes, you can! The talented Rachel Grenville-Hunt of Rachel's Apron will lead you through the essentials.Find out more »
Our all-time favourite Italian cookery teacher, Mariella Bliss, is back and ready to fly you to the beautiful Amalfi coast, famous for its sea views and luscious lemons, and just a small hop from her home town of Naples. Her passion for her home cooking is utterly infectious, and will guide you through the making of the most delicious scialatielli pasta with prawns and lemon zest, polpettine (mini meatballs), and a real Neapolitan pizza followed by lemon Pasticcini dessert with…Find out more »
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 . For more on the programme for each day, read the individual day details below. Please note that neither accommodation nor evening meals are included. If you would like recommendations for places to stay and eat in or near Newbury, we're happy to help.Find out more »
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. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW SHORTLYFind out more »
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. MORE INFORMATION…Find out more »
This is the course that proves that you have both the time and the skill to bake your own bread. We’ll be kneading and shaping and baking a range of yeast-breads including such delights as pitta breads (so much better than supermarket packaged versions), fougasse, and the quickest and most more-ish wholemeal bread. It won’t be long before the yeasty scent of freshly baked wafts seductively through your house. Rachel Grenville-Hunt, of Rachel's Apron, will be leading you through…Find out more »
In this class, Mariella Bliss, with infinite patience, will be teaching you how to make the best fresh pasta dough, with or without eggs, and then how to transform it into an epic number of different pasta shapes. Lasagne and tagliatelle - easy - but fusilli, orecchiete, ravioli, now that's the real challenge. You'll also learn how to make coloured pasta dyed with spinach or beetroot , and then cook and eat it all with a classic Italian sauce.Find out more »