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Cuisine Technique Essentials


Held over four evening classes, Cuisine Technique Essentials teaches fundamental cuisine skills that will provide you with a solid foundation of technical knowledge. Techniques are first demonstrated by our Chefs before you apply them to a number of carefully selected recipes to develop your practical abilities. This course has been designed to improve your confidence in your kitchen at home and provide an essential repertoire of skills that can be applied daily to a variety of dishes.

In our evening Cuisine Techniques Essentials cooking course, you will learn:

  • Knife skills
    Cutting vegetables (mirepoix, macedoine)
    Slicing vegetables
    Finely chopping onions
  • Stocks
    Making a white chicken stock
  • Butchery
    Preparing a baby chicken for roasting
    Prepare a lamb rack
  • Poultry
    Roasting and carving a baby chicken
    Preparing and pan frying duck breast
  • Pasta
    Hand making pasta
  • Meat
    Preparing pancetta lardons and blanching
    Roasting a lamb rack
  • Vegetables and pulses
    Making a potato purée
    Cooking green vegetables
    Cooking puy lentils
    Preparing and baking gratin Dauphinois
  • Sauces
    Chicken jus
    Cream sauce
    Brown sauce
    Olive sauce
  • Shellfish and Molluscs
    Preparing and pan frying scallops*

*This produce is subject to change dependent on market availability.  

Included in the price:
4 x 2.5 hour practical cooking courses, all ingredients, an apron and tea towel. All cooking equipment and teaching resources are provided in our practical kitchens for your use on the day. No prior knowledge is required for this course, which is suitable for both novices and cooks with some experience. All of the food created during the day is yours to take home with you.

Maximum of 16 participants working at their own station.

Important - Please Read
The next evening sessions available are:

July 2019
(Wednesdays) Sold out

  • 3rd July
  • 10th July
  • 17th July
  • 24th July
August 2019
(Wednesdays) Sold out

  • 31st July
  • 7th August
  • 14th August
  • 21st August
September 2019

  • 10th September
  • 17th September
  • 24th September
  • 1st October
October 2019

  • 9th October
  • 16th October
  • 23rd October
  • 30th October
November 2019

  • 5th November
  • 12th November
  • 19th November
  • 26th November


Price: £ 395.00

Duration: 4 days

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