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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:

April 2020
(Wednesdays) Sold out

  • 22nd April
  • 29th April
  • 6th May
  • 13th May
June 2020

  • 17th June
  • 24th June
  • 1st July
  • 8th July
July 2020

  • 29th July
  • 5th August
  • 12th August
  • 19th August
September 2020
(Tuesdays) Sold out

  • 8th September
  • 15th September
  • 22nd September
  • 28th September
October 2020

  • 7th October
  • 14th October
  • 21st October
  • 28th October
November 2020

  • 3rd November
  • 10th November
  • 17th November
  • 24th November


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