The Cookery School Blog


The Glasgow Climate Change Conference – COP26 – has us thinking

We will be watching world leaders meeting in Glasgow in November and hoping that the decisions they make, on our behalf, on the environment will be good ones.

If everyone starts doing a few simple things in their kitchens, not necessarily in one go, we could make an impact on our collective carbon footprint.

What we are speaking of is a culture change where we need to try to think more sustainably. 

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RECIPE: How to Poach an Egg

poached eggs


What is poaching?

Poaching uses a small amount of water that has been flavoured with savoury ingredients or sugar and spices, in which the ingredient being  poached is submerged in the poaching liquid and cooked very slowly. Food cooked this way stays beautifully moist. The versatile cooking method allows you can poach an array of foods such as eggs, meat, fish and fruit.

Poached eggs

Feeds 1


Allow 2 eggs per person



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National Cooking Programme launches Summer 2021

Photo credit - School Food Matter Photo credit – School Food Matters

Cookery School at Little Portland Street’s ‘oven-ready’ programme of x20 FREE online interactive classes for teenagers wanting to learn to cook, commences Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 5.30pm for an hour every week on Instagram and YouTube.

There is universal agreement that kids in the UK are not being taught to cook and this is proving to be detrimental to their future health and well being.

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