The Blackfriars Cookery Course -13, 20 & 27 March 2022

The Blackfriars Cookery Course -13, 20 & 27 March 2022


Ever wanted a really comprehensive grounding in all the main cooking techniques a good home cook is ever likely to need? This 3-day course has been designed to cover skills and techniques that will allow you to ‘cook with confidence’ when trying out new recipes. The course will be over 3 consecutive Sundays and include skills, techniques and recipes on meat, seafood, stocks, soups, sauces, vegetables, breads, desserts amongst others.

The course has been designed to be accompanied by online videos and cookbooks that you will, once the course has finished, still be able to use and learn from. It also includes the opportunity to gain certification in food safety and health & safety. We will make sure each individual/couple has their own work station to practice at.

COOKERY LEVEL: Beginners – Intermediate. See further information on cookery levels here.

Week 1 (Sunday 26 September): Knife skills, Health and Hygiene, Stocks, Soups, Sauces, dressings, Meat preparation, potato cooking.
Week 2 (Sunday 3 October): Fish and shellfish preparation, grain cooking, pasta & noodles, vegetable cooking.
Week 3 (Sunday 10 October): Bread, Pastry, Baking & Desserts.
Typical recipes:
Focaccia & Grissini
Harrogate Blue cheese tortellini with pumpkin velouté
Cheese soufflés with apple, walnut and pomegranate salad
Duck Confit, Cassoulet, Pomme de Terre Boulangère, Petite Pois en Francaise
Moules Marinieres with homemade soda bread
Seabass Viennoise with Basil Emulsion
Choux Pastry – Chocolate Eclairs
Tart Au Citron
Vanilla panna cotta with rhubarb & ginger.

WHERE: Blackfriars Cookery School

TIMES: 11.00am to 4.30pm over 3 consecutive Sundays. Please note; you must be able to attend all sessions. 

COST: £295 per person which includes tea, coffee & water throughout the day, a Sunday brunch on arrival in the Cookery School, apron and recipes to take home on completion of the course, online recipes sent to you, access to online videos, Level 2 Food Safety certification, Level 2 Health & Safety certification, smaller classes for better learning. Payment upon booking. Places are only confirmed once paid in full and are non-refundable or transferable.

WHAT TO BRING: Flat soled shoes, Long trousers and a long-sleeved top are advisable. Also wear clothes you don’t mind getting covered in flour. A notebook & pencil and containers to take your food away in. Otherwise, just bring your enthusiasm!

DIETARY REQUIREMENTS: Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements, conditions we should know about or any other specific requests.

EQUIPMENT: Blackfriars recommends LakelandFenwickJohn LewisCrosbys & Nisbets.

TICKETS & VOUCHERS: please note although we don’t send out physical tickets, you will receive a confirmation from our on-line booking system (note: this will state a table has been booked).
We simply add bookings to our internal diary so we know to expect you. However, if you would like to receive a voucher as a gift, simply select the postage option below for £1.50, and a voucher will be posted out to your selected delivery address.
Evouchers are available upon request – please email or call us on 0191 261 5945 to arrange.
Places are only confirmed once paid in full and are non-refundable or transferable.
Please note, if you are purchasing multiple vouchers in a single online transaction, you will only need to select "1" postage item below.
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