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RECIPE : Panna Cotta

At Cookery School we teach to empower so that everyone has the confidence to replicate recipes again and again at home. We also teach by principle – if you can understand how to make custard, you can make a whole range of different desserts using the same principle.

 

Panna Cotta

Literally translated means ‘cooked cream’

Ingredients

1½ cups/12ozs/375ml double cream
1½ cups milk/12ozs/375ml
1 cup/8ozs/250ml full fat yoghurt
7 sheets leaf gelatin
½ vanilla pod
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
4 tablespoons sugar

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RECIPE : Crème caramel

At Cookery School we teach to empower so that everyone has the confidence to replicate recipes again and again at home. We also teach by principle – if you can understand how to make custard, you can make a whole range of different desserts using the same principle.

 

Crème caramel

Ingredients

Caramel
1 cup sugar –

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Meet refugee Faraj Alnasser, graduate of our Cook’s Certificate in Food & Wine

Guest post by Ali Clifford, sustainability communications consultant at incredibusy.com:

Ali writes:

The theme of this year’s Refugee Week 2021 was “We Cannot Walk Alone…” which seemed incredibly apt having chatted recently to one of Cookery School at Little Portland Street, London’s favourite Cook’s Certificate graduates Faraj Alnasser.

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Update on our Covid-secure measures

Nothing will change at Cookery School on July 19th 2021

VENTILATE, VENTILATE AND VENTILATE AS WELL AS MASKS IS OUR MANTRA

We believe that to keep everyone safe, we have to keep all our covid-secure measures in place for the foreseeable future.

We are very aware that whilst hospital admissions are not rising, we are in the middle of a serious third wave as can be seen by the huge rise in covid cases. 

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RECIPE: Roast Nuts

At Cookery School we teach to empower so that everyone has the confidence to replicate recipes again and again at home. We also teach by principle – if you can understand how to roast nuts, you can make a whole range of different snacks using the same principle.

 

Roast Nuts

 

These nuts make a wonderful cocktail snack and no one ever believes how easy they are to make.

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RECIPE: Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

At Cookery School we teach to empower so that everyone has the confidence to replicate recipes again and again at home. We also teach by principle – if you can understand how to make and prepare a biscuit, you can make a whole range of different biscuits using the same principle.

Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

 

Ingredients

9 ozs/250g flour
7 ozs/200g butter
6 ozs/150g grated Cheddar cheese
chilli and ground pepper to taste
sufficient iced water to blend
1 egg beaten
sesame seeds/poppy seeds/ground black pepper/ground paprika and chilli mixed

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RECIPE: Molasses Crinkles

At Cookery School we teach to empower so that everyone has the confidence to replicate recipes again and again at home. We also teach by principle – if you can understand how to make and prepare a biscuit, you can make a whole range of different biscuits using the same principle.

This is a Betty Crocker inspired recipe from my childhood. They are wonderful ginger biscuits.

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RECIPE: Mushroom Pate

At Cookery School we teach to empower so that everyone has the confidence to replicate recipes again and again at home. We also teach by principle – if you can understand how to prepare and make pate, you can make a whole range of different pates using the same principle.

 

Mushroom Pate

 

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Ingredients

225g/8 oz mushrooms
30g/1 oz butter or rapeseed oil if preferred
1 clove of garlic,

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