Cookery and Wine Appreciation

Courses

Ch’ang Ming Cookery - DemonstrationDelicious food for an organic spring cleanse
Considering Going Vegan? - DemonstrationBegin by changing your lunch – see a range of fast, easy and affordable ideas for midday meals and packable snacks which do not use meat or animal products
Gluten Free Cookery - DemonstrationA gluten-free diet need not be restrictive - exchange information and ideas and see a range of main courses and baked dishes, for example Millet Burgers, Chocolate Brownies.
GM Free Cookery - DemonstrationEnjoy a traditional organic midsummer lunch, and discuss how to shop wisely to avoid GM food.
Italian Cookery - Hands-on Courses - BiscottiCome and learn how to bake traditional Italian biscuits and sweets, like Cantucci biscotti and Sicilian almond pastes.
Italian Cookery - Hands-on Courses - AntipastyPrepare a selection of delicious Italian antipasti that you will enjoy as part of your garden party or on a summer picnic.
Italian Cookery - Hands-on Courses - PizzaCome and learn how to make authentic Italian pizza from scratch.
Italian Cookery: Fresh Pasta - Hands-on CourseCome and learn how to make authentic Italian pasta from scratch.
Kofta TagineA demonstration - followed by a chance for you to make a Tagine the following week at Stoke Lodge and take it home for supper
Look and Cook : Tea Time TreatsDelicious, tempting indulgences for morning coffee, picnics and lunchboxes.
Look and Cook : Beginners to WinnersGain confidence and basic cooking skills! On alternate weeks the tutor will demonstrate a choice of dishes and you will cook one of them the following week at Stoke Lodge.
Look and Cook: Chicken TagineA demonstration - followed by a chance for you to make a Tagine the following week at Stoke Lodge and take it home for supper!
Look and Cook: Healthy EatingAn introduction to healthy eating, using fresh, natural ingredients to create tasty dishes
Look and Cook: Moroccan and North African CuisineOn alternate weeks the tutor will demonstrate a choice of straightforward dishes from the region, such as tagine, chicken with lemon and olives, couscous, tabbouleh and Tunisian Cake
Look and Cook: Vegetarian CookeryOn alternate weeks the tutor will demonstrate a choice of straightforward, meat-free dishes.
Look, Cook and Eat: SconesA demonstration followed by a chance for the group to bake a variety of scones
Moroccan and North African Cuisine - DemonstrationObserve, learn, and taste a variety of dishes from the North of Africa. Look at incorporating this style into your own cooking by using the herbs, spices, pulses, grains, nuts and fruit of the region.
Store Cupboard Cookery - DemonstrationLearn to make traditional organic winter staples.
The Wines of ItalyWith more different native grape varieties than any other country, the wines of Italy can seem confusing. But they don’t need to be as you will discover today.
Vegetable TagineA demonstration - followed by a chance for you to make a Tagine the following week at Stoke Lodge and take it home for supper!
Vegetarian Cookery - DemonstrationShare ideas and information about the various benefits of vegetarian foods whilst watching the tutor cook a range of easy, meat-free dishes such as spicy chick peas, sheep-less shepherd’s pie and nut-roast.
Wine: Anything but Chardonnay, Anything but CabernetIf this is your view about these 2 famous grape varieties, have you just been unlucky in the bottles you’ve chosen or would you really prefer something else? We’ll explore the options.
Wines of AustraliaNo longer just easy drinking ‘Sunshine in a Bottle’, Australia is now producing some delicious wines in many different styles.
Wines: Europe v the Rest of the WorldDo you enjoy French wine? Or Spanish? Or do you prefer Australian or Californian? Today, we’ll taste a selection of wines ‘blind’. Then you will vote for your favourites. Surprises guaranteed!