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Cookery short courses

A range of short courses to help you impress in the kitchen. Explore your cooking skills with a range of courses covering everything from making the perfect cake to whipping up some incredible canapés to how to get kids involved in the kitchen. 

Short courses that require an interview or are fully booked will divert to our enquiry page where you can register your details. Alternatively please call 020 7297 7297 or e-mail

Allergen Awareness Cookery

Next Starts: 16/06/2018
This one day course offers you the opportunity to prepare, bake and cook a selection of dishes, without the use of eggs, dairy or gluten based products. Here is an opportunity to use different ingredients such as gluten free flour and a selection of fruit, vegetables and dairy free alternatives to create dishes that cater for those with these specific allergies. You will make three items which will comprise a three course lunch or dinner ready for you to take home.
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Artisan Bread Making

Next Starts: 07/07/2018
Would you like to learn how to make a variety of bread products using different methods and techniques? Then this is the course for you! You will have the opportunity to make Sourdough bread, pre-fermented bread, flavoured bread and a plain and simple farm-house loaf. This course is a lot of fun, it is very busy and you will use recipes from professional chefs.
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Choux Buns and Eclairs

Next Starts: 30/06/2018
Would you like to learn how to make choux buns and eclairs? Well this is the course for you.You will make these choux products and then fill them with cream or a pastry cream and then dip them in chocolate. These techniques that have been learnt can be used to help you gain employment to work with a local baker, work in in an independent café or it could be something that you may wish to make and sell privately to the public.
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Making of Jams and Pickles

Next Starts: 04/06/2018
Homemade jams and pickles are one on the best things to eat when they have made from an abundance of fresh produce. Here is an opportunity to make your own, using the fruits and vegetables in season. If you have access to produce that grow naturally in gardens, parks and country side and you can pick them freely, do bring them along.If you have no produce to bring do not worry, ingredients will be provided along with jars and labels.
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Middle Eastern Breads

Next Starts: 23/06/2018
This is a one day course devoted to the preparation and baking of three Middle Eastern breads.You will make Sangak which is baked on hot pebbles. You will also shape and make Lavash and Barbari.
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Victoria Sandwich and Cupcakes Galore

Next Starts: 26/05/2018
Here is an opportunity to learn how to make sponges for afternoon tea or for special occasions. In this session you will prepare a show stopping Victoria Sandwich and four flavoured cupcakes. You will learn how to flavour a sponge mix and flavour the butter cream icing that will be used to decorate them accordingly. You will practice piping and garnishing all your cakes. The four flavours that will be used are chocolate, coffee, lemon and vanilla. There is nothing nicer than a selection of homemade cakes for a birthday party or an afternoon with friends.
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