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Bread making

Healthy 2020

9.30am – 3.30pm | £145 PER PERSON

An insight into what your body requires. We'll cover breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas as well as snack-type fillers. You'll learn about juicing, smoothie making and pro-biotic beverages - as well as healthy fats, proteins, carbohydrates and nutrients.

Healthy eating

Barbecues made easy

10am – 2.30pm | £145 PER PERSON

We all love to throw a sausage on the ‘barbie’ but if you are up for more than this, join us to learn how to prepare in advance for a barbecue. How to marinade your meat, make your own burgers, inventive salads and dressings, and homemade pitta & hummus. 

Barbecues made easy

Chocolate Making

6.30PM - 9PM | £85 PER PERSON

Join us for an evening of chocolate making with a glass of wine in our cookery school. We will teach you to temper chocolate a skill that you can use time and time again, you will make delicious enrobed chocolates filled with miso salt caramel, chocolate truffles and fudge and some white chocolate and pistachio bon bons.

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Stocks, Sauces & Soups

10AM - 3PM | £145 PER PERSON

In The Woodspeen kitchen we consider the secret to a great sauce, gravy or soup is in the stock. Stocks form the foundation of all great kitchens and add a depth of flavour to your dishes, this course teaches you to understand the importance of stock and how it can impact in your cooking. Once you have a great stock fresh soups, sauces and risottos are quick and easy to make.

Wild garlic soup, bacon and olive oil

Meat Prep and Cookery

9.30AM – 3PM | £145 PER PERSON

At The Woodspeen we believe that a good understanding of traditional butchery skills gives the cook an advantage for getting the most out of each cut. Just as important as the skill to prep is the skill to cook and we will run through some time and temperatures to cook your meat perfect every time, from keeping your stews and casseroles tasty with the meat being moist and tender, we’ll be breaking down chicken, duck and lamb, explaining the cuts as we go along and the best cooking methods to use.

Butchery

The Best Simple Classic – Lasagne

10AM – 12NOON | £70 PER PERSON

The Best Simply Classic is a new addition to our cookery school calendar and will run regularly throughout the year with a different classic each time. This time join us to create a classic dish that will soon become a family favourite – lasagne, made from scratch, with homemade pasta, a thick rich bolognese sauce and a smooth creamy cheese Béchamel sauce.

You can be sure your family will be home in time for tea this evening, as you will take your dish home with you to enjoy together.

Pasta making

The Best Simple Classic - Fish Pie

10.00am – 12noon | £70 PER PERSON

Join us to create a classic dish that will soon become a family favourite. This time it is fish pie, made from scratch; teaching you not only how to make this dish but also techniques useful when making other dishes.

You can be sure your family will be home in time for tea this evening, as you will take your dish home with you to enjoy together.

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Best Simple Classic - Beef Wellington

10AM – 1pm | £85 PER PERSON

Join us to create a classic dish that will soon become a firm favourite. This time it is beef wellington made from scratch, with homemade puff pastry, perfectly cooked beef fillet and rich velvet red wine sauce. Finish the morning off with your Wellington, some fries and a glass of red around the kitchen table

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Advanced Bread – Sourdough & Sweet Dough

9.00AM – 4.30PM | £195 PER PERSON

When you’ve got the hang of the basics, try this more advanced course. 

We’ll talk about different flour types and give you some practical tips on how to make sourdough, ferments, and different shaped breads.

Advanced Bread - sourdough and sweet dough

Introduction to Bread & Enriched Dough

9.30am – 1.30pm | £135 PER PERSON

Learn the basics with us, and before you know it, you’ll be whipping up classic and modern breads, from traditional soda bread to shortbread. Or if you’ve already mastered those, you might like to try our Advance bread - Sourdough & Sweet doughs course.

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Fish & Shellfish

9.30am – 3.30pm | £185 PER PERSON

Know what great fish looks like? We'll show you how to identify quality points in fish, ensure you know what to buy. This course will teach you preparation and cooking techniques of flat, round fish, shellfish and molluscs ensuring maximum eating quality and flavour.

Fish and Shellfish

Afternoon Tea and Baking with Your Mum

3pm to 5.30pm | £95 PER PERSON

Get your mums weekend started of in style by joining us at The Woodspeen Cookery school where we will make some sweet treats with a glass of wine, to join our sweet treats and complete our Afternoon Tea we will have some finger sandwiches from the kitchen, we will also Demonstrate how to make home made butter to go with your sconces 

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Curry Night

6PM – 9PM | £95 PER PERSON

Learn some robust recipes on Indian and Thai curry making. You will cook a variety of dishes to easily replicate at home. Techniques on marinating and alternative cooking methods will be covered in this course. 

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Steak Night

6PM – 9PM | £95 PER PERSON

Discover the secrets to cooking the perfect steak and chips. We’ll show you how to pick the best cuts and share tips on how to keep your steak tender, juicy and full of flavour. Then it’s over to our Kitchen Table, where you’ll get to enjoy the fruits of your labour. 

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Burgers & Bubbles

6PM – 9PM | £95 PER PERSON

A fun evening where you’ll create the ultimate burger, served classically on a brioche bap, with relish, chips, onion rings and a choice of beer or Champagne. 

Burgers and bubbles

Puddings

9.30am – 2.30PM | £145 PER PERSON

Traditional cakes and desserts are at the heart of good home cooking. Here at The Woodspeen Cookery School we will show you how to produce restaurant standard desserts just as easy as the classics, while our tips on creative presentation will give you that finishing edge, our hands-on day will give you the opportunity to learn many techniques whilst making several desserts

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Weekend Kitchen

10AM – 2PM | £135 PER PERSON

This course will inspire you to get in your kitchen at the weekends, giving you the skills and tips to make your own bread, as well as seasonal dishes to wow your friends and family.

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A Taste of Italy

10AM - 3PM | £145 PER PERSON

Italian food is the ultimate in social food, and what could be better than gathering a group of friends or family around the table for homemade Italian specialties. Join us for a day where we will teach you to prepare this Italian feast.

Pasta making

Seasonal Cooking

9.30am – 3.30pm | £185 PER PERSON

This course changes with the seasons. We teach you three amazing seasonal dishes you can prepare in advance with fail-safe tips which are sure to delight - so when entertaining, you can spend more time with your guests and less time stressing in the kitchen. Your guests will marvel at the ambitious dishes you've created for them, and won't believe you don't have a professional chef in your kitchen.

Summer Seasonal Cooking

Woodspeen Classics

9.30AM – 3.30PM | £145 PER PERSON

Love our restaurant? Learn how to recreate our most popular starter, main course and dessert of the season at home, in your own kitchen.

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Mother's Day Bouquet Cupcakes

10am – 12.30pm | £70 PER PERSON

A super-fun class baking and decorating to produce a stunning (and delicious) cupcake bouquet, perfectly timed for Mother’s Day. 

This is an intensive course to introduce you to multiple techniques, which will really provide you with endless tips and tricks for perfect cupcakes. We’ll provide all of the ingredients and equipment required, and take you step by step through producing your own show-stopping ‘bouquet’. We will keep up your energy levels with tea, coffee and cakes throughout the session and you’ll take home your fabulous, gift wrapped arrangement of cupcakes at the end.

Mother's Day Bouquets

Easter Bakes and Cakes

10AM - 1PM | £85 PER PERSON

Join us for a morning of Easter baking and cake making in our cookery school this festive weekend. We will teach you to bake all sorts of treats, perfect to be enjoyed by all the family over the holiday or to give to friends and family as a unique Easter gift.

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