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Westminster

£25

The workshop will start with an introduction to the History of Coffee. From the legendary goat that discovered coffee in Ethiopia to the first coffee farm. A cup of coffee is the result of 3 characters: the farmer, the roaster, and the barista. We are going to discover step by step each of them: The farmer. We will have a glimpse of the coffee journey from bean to cup (i.e. the coffee tree, fruit, and the process). Duration: 10-20 min The roaster. The importance and impact roasting has on the quality of the coffee and what differentiate specialty coffee. Duration: 10-20 minutes The barista. I will introduce different coffee beans from different regions and different methods of brewing using different coffee tools (i.e. V60, Chemex, Aeropress, Syphon, etc). We will end with a blind coffee tasting which will be paired with bites/snacks that enhances the notes of the coffee.

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Westminster

£45

Learn the dying art of making pasta entirely by hand and enjoy a truly unique experience! Under the expert guidance of Silvana, you will learn all there is to know about pasta and will create some of the most unusual and beautiful pasta shapes.

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Hackney

£150

This class is led by one of e5 bakehouses seasoned bakers. After an introductory session, it is down to business. Weighing out the ingredients, and plunging hands into mixing bowls. Four breads are made over the course of the day; a country loaf, ciabatta style buns, seeded rye, and bagels. All these breads use a sourdough culture, and the class teaches how to make and sustain a sourdough, along with teaching the kneading and shaping styles used in our bakery. The intention is to build confidence in all aspects of bread making with an emphasis on sourdough. The class costs includes a sourdough mother, proving basket, recipes, e5 dough cutter, a light welcome spread, a large organic and seasonal lunch, cake and teas/coffee. And plenty of bread of course! You will also get 10% off in our shop if you would like to buy any additional baking equipment, cookbooks or organic produce to take home.

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Westminster

£20

Welcome to the world of Tequila, a remarkable drink which can express the nuances of its raw material arguably better than any other spirit on the planet. Keeping things short, sweet and tasty, this experience is all about trying new flavours and experimenting with new tastes. We will be trying three of our most exclusive tequilas (by most account three of the most exclusive tequilas in the world!) over the space of 30 minutes. There will be plenty of opportunities for questions, experimenting and getting to know what makes an exceptional tequila.

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Hackney

£12

Join us in East London for an evening of vibrant artistic fun. Come to a life drawing class like no other using neon reactive arts materials to draw inspiringly colourful life models. This class explores creative drawing, moving away from the perfectionist traditional teachings of life drawing. By trying out a number of different image making techniques from continuous line to pointilism the artists are encouraged to think outside the box and create more unusual imagery.

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Merton

£100

My masterclasses are great if you are looking to expand your Indian cookery skills and dive deeper into specific dishes or types of food. The menus for these masterclasses keep changing and cover a number of elaborate dishes such as Biryani along with Indian breads, snacks and light bites, desserts etc Biryani is a classic one-pot dish with layers of meat and rice infused with fragrant spices cooked over slow heat in a sealed pot. Biryani is known as the food of the royals and is thought to have been invented to provide balanced nutrition to the soldiers in the old days! In this masterclass, you will cook a delightful Chicken Biryani learning how to do the perfect marinade and cook light and fluffy rice which are both key to a good Biryani. You will cook this one pot rice dish from scratch along with a number of delicious accompaniments. Check out menu for more details.

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Camden

£95

Learn how to master the art of making the perfect curry & side dishes. Led by Ren Patel, the class starts with a Spice Masterclass, ensuring you gain a full understanding of the purpose and effect of each spice. During the course of this class you will learn:

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Hammersmith and Fulham

£40

We will jump straight into the basics of pasta making. We'll talk about pasta making methods both by hand and by machine and we'll go through making tagliatelle and ravioli from scratch step by step by machine. Learn all the tips and techniques to get started with your very own pasta making!

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Westminster

£35

The guys behind Cult Vinegar are coming to Carousel for a hands-on workshop where you wi™ll learn about the process of making vinegar in small batches. These delicious vinegars are not only a fab way to reduce wine waste but their probiotic nature come with a whole host of health benefits, so it™s a no brainer, we all need to get vinegar-making. You will get to try a series of interesting wine based vinegars from a Ruby Port to an Oloroso Sherry and the starter vinegar means you can transform any of your favourite wines at home into a delicious vinegar - waste not want not! Aside from learning this ancient recycling method, you will also be shown the best tips and tricks on using your creations for different types of dressings and sauces. Enjoy the experience alongside a lovely glass of wine with the experts on hand to answer any burning questions on the subject.

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Camden

£55

Creating the perfect Christmas pudding is an all important task for everyone around your table on the big day. You will learn how to select the correct ingredients, all 18 of them, we will explain their tradition and role in creating this rich, tasty and fine pudding. We will teach you how to correctly line your traditional Mason Cash pudding basin, stir up all the ingredients, correctly fill the basin, cover and create a handle. Your pudding is then ready to take home, steam and then store to improve in depth of flavour.

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Camden

£95

Sushi master Silla Bjerrum, co-founder of Feng Sushi and acclaimed cookbook author, brings her 25+ years of experience to Borough Kitchen. Over the course of this 3-hour lesson, Silla will lead a small group in the art and practice of making sushi from scratch.

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Camden

£75

Learn the art of molecular gastronomy making tapas and enjoy a molecular tapas diner!

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Merton

£75

This hands-on class is a perfect introduction to Indian home-cooking for beginners and more experienced cooks. In this class you will learn to make a full Indian meal including four classic Indian recipes from scratch using fresh ingredients. The dishes taught in these classes vary considering ingredients and food that is generally available and consumed during different times of the year. The menu typically includes a vegetarian and a meat/seafood main dish along with rice and accompaniments (raita or chutney). In addition to cooking these classic recipes, you will also learn about the history, traditions and stories behind these dishes. As part of this experience, you will gain valuable tips to set up your own little Indian kitchen and preparing basics such as spice blends, pastes etc to make your life easier when cooking Indian food. We also spend time discussing and going through my spice pantry which will leave you with a greater understanding of the spices.

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Camden

£55

Creating the perfect Christmas pudding is an all important task for everyone around your table on the big day. You will learn how to select the correct ingredients, all 18 of them, we will explain their tradition and role in creating this rich, tasty and fine pudding. We will teach you how to correctly line your traditional Mason Cash pudding basin, stir up all the ingredients, correctly fill the basin, cover and create a handle. Your pudding is then ready to take home, steam and then store to improve in depth of flavour.

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Merton

£75

Vegetarian food is at the heart of Indian cuisine and offers a huge variety to choose from. In this class you will learn to create a delicious vegetarian menu using a range of ingredients such as lentils, pulses, various vegetables, rice, paneer (Indian cottage cheese) etc. The dishes taught in these classes vary considering ingredients and food that is generally available and consumed during different times of the year. The menu typically includes two vegetarian dishes along with rice and accompaniments (raita or chutney). In addition to cooking these classic recipes, you will also learn about the history, traditions and stories behind these dishes. As part of this experience, you will gain valuable tips to set up your own little Indian kitchen and preparing basics such as spice blends, pastes etc to make your life easier when cooking Indian food. We also spend time discussing and going through my spice pantry which will leave you with a greater understanding of the spices.

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Westminster

£45

Learn the dying art of making pasta entirely by hand and enjoy a truly unique experience! Under the expert guidance of Silvana, you will learn all there is to know about pasta and will create some of the most unusual and beautiful pasta shapes.

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Manchester

£80

Classes train students in all three disciplines of a Cantonese kitchen. We cover the areas of dim sum, roasting and wok cooking - you will be able to recreate a little bit of our restaurant magic in your own home. Classes tend to be smaller group sizes and are hosted in working kitchens, with plenty of one-to-one tuition.

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Recent Reviews

Molecular Gastronomy Cooking Techniques

Excellent cooking lesson preparing vegan tapas with a twist, very well run indeed

Dave
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Molecular Gastronomy Cooking Techniques

The classes are fantastic, the food is great - and its always great fun.

Caroline
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Introduction to Sushi Making

Had a great evening and learnt a lot about fish. Company was excellent and Fran and team were really good. Would definitely recommend.

Brienne
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Introduction to Sushi Making

A wonderful evening learning how to prepare and cook seafood - worth every penny!

Tina
Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)