cookery

 

What goes into planning a class at Cookery School?

A good example of this exercise is our Ultimate Baking class which we called ‘The Ultimate’ because we consider it to be just that with so many different techniques and flavours to enjoy.

Putting a class together is tricky as it involves much thought and choice making but is even trickier when overwhelmed by the wonderful treats within the British bakery repertoire. We approached it by asking ourselves what foods we would like to eat on a typically British High tea and what worthwhile techniques we would be acquiring. 

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Is the baking craze here to stay?

Every time I open the paper I read something about the Great British Bake Off, now in the fifth series, with six million viewers it seems the craze is here to stay. It is an exciting time for pastry, cakes, pies and artisan breads, which in particular, have seen a rise (!) in popularity, with more and more people taking classes and courses, opening independent shops and pop ups and even pushing the big supermarkets to stock more speciality breads.

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Gap Year students: Now is a great time to take your cooking to the next level

This September begins our next session of our Cook’s Certificate in Food & Wine and we’re very excited to be welcoming gap year students into the programme. We’ve been talking to lots of students about what makes a gap year such a great opportunity for learning more advanced cookery. Here’s what we found and how it works… 

Why should young people consider cookery programmes on a gap-year?

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RECIPE: Chopped market salad

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We love a salad at Cookery School, especially those that let the beautiful ingredients shine. This chopped market salad is very bright, jewel-like and crunchy, thanks to the multiple raw seasonal vegetables in it. It’s the perfect salad to take to a BBQ, but can be adapted for all seasons – in winter, turnips, parsnips, celeriac and cabbage are all worthwhile substitutions.

If you fancy a slightly creamier salad, add the flesh of an avocado,

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