Top 10 Best Cookery classes, courses, learnings kits and gifts in the UK

Cookery classes can be either a day out with friends, used as an 'experience' or can be done practically at home using basic essential ingredients. Whichever you choose to do can be great fun and really rewarding to see your efforts culminated in a taste-bud tingling meal at the end of all the chaos.

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3. Classic French Cuisine Collection: The Roux Way with Expert Tuition
The name Roux has grand connotations in kitchens throughout the world and Michel Roux Jr. is of almost culinary blue blood. Michel Roux Jr’s father Albert and Uncle Michel Roux were awarded three Michelin stars for their London restaurant Le Gavroche – the first UK restaurant to achieve this. There are now only a few restaurants as globally influential as Le Gavroche. The Mayfair establishment has trained more than thirty Michelin starred chefs, including Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White and Monica Galetti. On this trio of courses, you'll join legendary chef Michel Roux Jr in the kitchens of Le Gavroche to learn how to prepare delicious classic French cuisine in your own home. Chef Patron Michel Roux Jr invites you for the first time to join him, for an intimate learning experience, from Le Gavroche kitchen where many of the world's top chefs have been trained. The UK's culinary legend gives you a behind closed doors insight into his world and training techniques, teaching you his chef’s secrets, and his culinary philosophy. Throughout the courses you'll find they're peppered with the influence of his culinary hero, Georges Auguste Escoffier. You'll learn how to prepare delicious classic French home cooked cuisine, alongside your classmates, and have the option to receive feedback on your dishes from team Roux inside Le Gavroche! Throughout this trio of courses, you will learn the secrets of ‘how’ as well as the ‘what’ to cook to master classic French cuisine. This relaxed and creative collection is for enthusiasts through to professionals wanting to learn from a master chef, and for anyone who wants to learn how to curate a Michelin star dish at home.
5. Indian Street Food Cooking Class
Come and join our Indian Street Food Cooking Class with bottomless booze. We will introduce you to some of the most well known Indian street-food dishes and how to create them at home! This class will take you through the importance of creating marinades as well as teaching you techniques to get the most out of your spices. Greeted with a drink, you will sit down and watch a demonstration on what you will be cooking. You will then get to make the dishes yourselves before dining round our table with new and old friends. Indian Street Food Cooking Class Menu Naan Bread and Imlee Spicy Lamb Kebabs *Mint Raita *Butter Chicken Jeera Rice What We Offer Fun demonstrations Hands-on cooking experience Booklet full of the delicious recipes to take home Bottomless booze throughout the evening All facilities, equipment, ingredients and alcohol included Skills Acquired Good understanding of some of India’s fabulous dishes Cooking with spices Ability to recreate Indian dishes at home Having fun while cooking!! The Avenue Terms & Conditions Bookings are non-refundable and transfer of classes must be made 2 weeks before the class date. The amount paid can be transferred before the 2 weeks to another class but is only valid as a credit of the exact amount and is valid for 1 year from the payment date. If you are unable to attend for whatever reason within the 2 week cancellation policy then you are free to transfer your ticket to a friend but we do not offer refunds. *A class/course that has been bought on sale cannot be transferred unless the remaining and full amount is paid. The Avenue require a minimum of 4 people per course and 6 for a class; in the event the places do not get filled we will, at your convenience, transfer you onto another course; if this option does not suit, you will receive a full refund. We will give you one weeks notice for our classes and 2 weeks for our courses.
Next available date:7th July 2022
18. Greek Cooking Class
Perhaps you are curious to learn the tips to a fresh Greek salad in our Greek Cooking Class or maybe wanting to live your best life as Donna from Mamma Mia?! Whilst we can’t promise a rendition of Dancing Queen, we can guarantee fresh, delicious recipes that’ll make your tastebuds sing! The evening will be filled with plenty of free-flowing wine from the minute you walk in and will begin with a lively and informative demonstration of the menu for the evening. Once you’ve absorbed all the tips and tricks of your 3 course Greek menu, you’ll be set to start preparing the recipes for yourself. Our chefs will be on hand throughout the class to give you plenty of extra guidance (and extra wine!), so by the end you will be ready to tuck into the delicious selection of Greek dishes made by yours truly. Whether you’re cooking alone, on a date night or in a group, you will leave the class feeling full, informed and eager to book a holiday! What We Offer A fun 3-hour class, whether booking alone, as a pair or in a group Bottomless wine All equipment and food provided Entertaining demonstrations Useful tips and tricks of the trade An insight to Greek cooking Hands-on cooking class Mind-blowing Greek dishes that will send you to the Greek islands! Delicious food to enjoy at the end of the class Recipe booklets emailed to you after the class Skills Acquired Knife skills Making 3 delicious, classic Greek dishes from scratch Preparation and organisational skills Tips and techniques Flavour balance Presentation Having fun while cooking! Greek Cooking Class Menu Greek Parsley Salad with Orange and Capers Sumac and Pomegranate Chicken with Skordalia and Aubergine Mahlabi
Next available date:7th July 2022

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