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From banana bread to pancakes, our database of recipes has something for everyone! Designed for the home cook, our recipes cover breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are also appropriate for a wide range of dietary requirements, including gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and vegetarian.

 

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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Recipe: Soda Bread for St Patrick’s Day

Soda bread

This Tuesday is St Patrick’s Day! Soda bread was first introduced to Ireland in 1840s, has ever since has become a staple to many diets and has become a tradition to eat on St Patrick’s Day. The hard crisp exterior balanced with soft, airy and fluffy interior is the perfect vessel for butter, jam, cheese and so much more.

SODA BREAD

This bread is risen with bicarbonate of soda,

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RECIPE: Bakewell Tart

Bakewell tart

Searching for the perfect Bakewell Tart recipe? Originating from the Bakewell pudding, the Bakewell tart is an English dessert made with shortcrust pastry, jam, frangipane (a sweet filling made with almonds), and a topping of flaked almonds. The pudding was, like many fantastic recipes, a happy accident, made by a cook in the town of Bakewell in Derbyshire in the 1860s.

BAKEWELL TART

Pastry

10 ozs/250g flour
7 ozs/175g butter
2 ozs/50g caster sugar
½ level teaspoon baking powder
pinch salt
2 egg yolks

Filling

6 ozs/150g of good strawberry jam
4 ozs/100g butter
4 ozs/100g sugar
4 ozs/100g ground almonds if desired
4 eggs
handful flaked almonds to sprinkle over top

METHOD

1.

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Cooking with kids is the best recipe – build confidence, skills and have fun!

Cooking with kids

Our top reasons why kids should be cooking from an early age

Plus, a family friendly recipe with lots of tasks for the little ones to do!

Build Skills

Reading, counting, measuring, shaping, timing, to name a few – there are so many skills that can be developed in cookery, from simple recipes to more complex dishes for the ambitious mini Mary Berry at home! It may start off a little messy but kids will learn lifelong skills,

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RECIPE: Veganuary Vegan Chocolate Mousse

 

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Veganuary 2020 has arrived! According to the organisers of Veganuary since 2014, they have inspired and supported more than half a million people in 178 countries to try vegan for January – and beyond. Here’s a delicious vegan treat of vegan chocolate mousse to get you inspired!

INGREDIENTS

100g/3.5oz 55% chocolate in discs or broken into small pieces
30ml/1fl oz extra-virgin olive oil (a fruity one,

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RECIPE: Rhubarb crumble

rhubarb crumble

Try our delicious seasonal rhubarb crumble recipe, we love the bright pink colour of rhubarb at this time of the year. Make a delicious compote and top it with our gorgeous crumble.

Rhubarb crumble recipe

Rhubarb compote

Ingredients

-1kg/2.5lb rhubarb
-250g/10ozs sugar (more sugar may be required if the fruit is sharp)

Method

1.

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RECIPE: Celeriac Soup

celeriac soup

There’s nothing like a bowl of warming celeriac soup. Celeriac came to Britain in the 18th century and is now a versatile winter staple. Did you know – celeriac can be roasted, stewed, blanched, mashed or eaten raw, in in soups, salads, casseroles, and other savoury dishes.

CELERIAC SOUP

INGREDIENTS

300g/12oz celeriac cut into +2″ pieces

2 large onions coarsely chopped

4 tablespoons olive oil

8 cups of vegetable or chicken stock

If desired 1 large baking potato cubed small

freshly ground salt and pepper to taste

METHOD

  1. Fry the onions in the oil until they are a golden brown.

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Recipe: New Year’s Parmesan Biscuits

 

Parmesan biscuits

New Year’s is a time for celebration, so spend less time in the kitchen this year and keep things simple and whip up a batch of our loved Parmesan biscuits. These delicious Parmesan biscuits are perfect for those who prefer savoury over sweet and can be served as snacks, nibbles or as a base for a creative canape. An alternative for these biscuits is our cheese straws which you can learn to make in our Pastry class.

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RECIPE: Cranberry & Orange Sauce

cranberry and orange sauce

CRANBERRY AND ORANGE SAUCE

Cranberry and orange sauce is a fruity Christmas classic that pairs with anything from roast turkey, to ham, to a nut roast and spices up a Boxing Day feast of cold meat and pickles.

Ingredients:

250g/8 ozs cranberries
125g/4 ozs sugar
125ml/4 ozs water
Juice of an orange
Rind of on orange
Grand Marnier or Cointreau to taste if desired

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1.

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