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Up your cooking game with helpful how-to tips and tricks from our expert team. Our how-to section aims to ensure your culinary adventures are always a success.

 

RECIPE: Asparagus soup

Thanks to Robinne Collie, Co-founder of Cook For Good CIC for her finished soup pictures!

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 one soup, you can make a whole range of different soups using the same principle.

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RECIPE: Tomato Sauce (really a stew)

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 one soup, you can make a whole range of different soups using the same principle.

During our time at home, in isolation, these principles have never been more pertinent, when we all need to cook a lot more.

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Healthy Eco-Friendly Eating – Our Top Titbits!

eco-friendly eating

To kick start 2020 we’re sharing some top tips for a healthy eco-friendly approach to eating delicious food all year round!

Batch cooking, or meal prep, is a great way to ensure you’re eating well, saving money and most importantly, improving your cooking skills! And it doesn’t mean you have to eat the same food five days straight. You can enjoy a wide variety of dishes without too much effort.

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Christmas Baking with Dan Lepard

Dan Lepard

With a dramatic increase in independent bakeries in the last five years across the UK and as our love affair with Great British Bake Off continues, the rise in professional and home artisan baking seems to be here to stay.

For over a decade we’ve been baking with award-winning baker and food writer Dan Lepard, who has inspired and taught thousands of students coming through the Cookery School doors.

Due to the mad rush to get onto our Christmas baking class we added an additional date – the 15th December,

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Four tips for kids in the kitchen

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Here at Cookery School, we love seeing kids in the kitchen! Cooking is such a great way to learn and encourage creativity – especially if there’s a delicious dish at the end.

If you have a curious and culinary-minded child, here are our top tips to get them cooking in the kitchen.

Use recipes that you know work

Do not be tempted to go online to find recipes as often,

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Five top tips for meal prep

meal prep

Batch cooking, or meal prep, is the act of preparing a week’s worth of food in one session, ensuring that your lunches and dinners are looked after for the days ahead. It’s a fantastic way to ensure you’re eating well, saving money and most importantly, improving your cooking skills!

However, meal prep doesn’t mean having the same thing for five days straight. With a little forward planning and organisation, you can enjoy a wide variety of dishes without too much effort.

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RECIPE: Blueberry Crumble Muffins

blueberry crumble muffins

Bank holiday is all about spending time with people that you care about, and there’s no better bonding time then getting in the kitchen and whipping up a feast. To get your creative juices going, we are giving you one of our most loved Cookery School recipes! These deliciously fruity blueberry crumble muffins are perfect for snacking, breakfast or as a sweet treat after your meal.

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Plastic-Free July: Easy swaps in your kitchen

Plastic Free July is a fantastic initiative that aims to reduce plastic pollution, but can seem overwhelming on first glance! After all, plastic hides in many products, making swapping them out harder than first thought.

Luckily, there are many easy swaps to make in the kitchen. We have been running a single-use-plastic-free kitchen for over 12 years, so have found many solutions along our journey.

Lose the packaging

The UK suffers from excessive plastic packaging so reducing your consumption is an important first step.

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