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Ashdown Manna Cookery School

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February 2019

Italian Cookery

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 1 place left

On this full day course, we embrace all the Italian classics and celebrate their passion for good, hearty food.  You will learn how to make your own pasta and gnocchi, the secret behind cooking the perfect risotto, delicious Focaccia Bread and a traditional dessert.  You won't be going home hungry after this one! Full day hands on course. Includes – tuition from a professional chef, all ingredients, laminated recipe cards, aprons, three course lunch with wine, a dish for two to…

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March 2019

Middle Eastern Cookery

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 1 place left

Today we will guide you around the delicious meze table of the Middle East, teaching you how different spices work together to produce these beautifully, fresh aromatic dishes. Sample Dishes: •  Fava bean puree  •  Lebanese Poppy Seed, Garlic & Lemon pitta Breads •  Crab Brik •  Aubergines with garlic, mint and chilli •  Lamb Kibbeh cooked in yoghurt •  Hake Tagine with Potatoes, Tomatoes and Olives •  Chocolate & Apricot Tart

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Indian Cookery

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 Sold out

Enjoy preparing authentic, colourful, aromatic dishes from the Indian sub-continent including traditional curries, dahls and chutneys.  Today we will show you how to blend spices to suit your own palate and how easy it is to adapt recipes to give a healthier alternative to takeaways and bland supermarket ready meals. You will sit down and enjoy some of your dishes you prepare for lunch with a glass of wine or beer, and the rest take home and enjoy in the evening or…

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Just Desserts

March 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

The grand finalé to any meal, a delicious pud!  Today we will cover three very traditional desserts, that you can add to your entertaining repertoire.  The perfect roulade, a crisp delicate lemon tart and some melt in the mouth mini meringues.  As always we will supply boxes for you to take your baked creations home in, how many actually make it home is up to you! Sample dishes: • Chocolate Roulade with fresh Strawberries & Cream • Tart au Citron • Mini Mocha Meringues

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Macaroons

March 3 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

These delightful French-style fancies make a perfect bite sized after-dinner treat and unfilled will keep in an airtight container for a few weeks, so make perfect foodie gifts.  As simple as they look, Macaroons can be a little tricky, so come along and master the basic techniques of creating these delicious treats with their soft chewy centres and crisp meringue shells. We will also show you a variety of fillings and decorations for your macaroons, including chocolate ganache! Half day…

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Pasta & Pasta Sauces Evening

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Ever wanted to learn how to make your own Pasta from scratch? Well dust off that pasta machine, as this evening we will show you just how easy it is! We will also cover the art of pasta/sauce matching, making three very different sauces, and how to make a simple filling and stuff your pasta. You will be able to enjoy your masterful creations at the end of the evening. Sample dishes: • Fresh egg pasta dough • Trenette with green pesto sauce • Spinach…

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Pasta & Pasta Sauces

March 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Ever wanted to learn how to make your own Pasta from scratch? Well dust off that pasta machine, as this afternoon we will show you just how easy it is! We will also cover the art of pasta/sauce matching, making three very different sauces, and how to make a simple filling and stuff your pasta. Pot your sauces and pasta up to take home and enjoy! Sample dishes: • Fresh egg pasta dough • Trenette with green pesto sauce • Spinach pasta ravioli with a pea &…

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Indian Vegetarian

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 Sold out

Vegetables are an integral part of Indian food, which boasts a huge variety of tasty and nutritious dishes, veggie heaven! Today we will show you how to blend spices to suit your own palate and how easy it is to adapt recipes to give a healthier alternative to takeaways and bland supermarket ready meals. Please note this course can easily be adapted to suit a vegan diet too.  So please just let us know when booking. You will sit down and enjoy…

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Greek Cookery

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 4 places left

On this full day course we will reveal the mouthwatering variety of traditional Greek Cuisine. From delicious fish dishes from the coast, to pies and breads from rural mountain villages. It is the original Mediterranean cuisine, and these delicious meze style dishes are perfect for entertaining. Sample Dishes: • Individual Spanakopita (individual spinach and cheese pies) • Retsina Steamed Sea Bass • Beetroot & Mint Dip • Greek Olive & Onion Bread • Courgette & Halloumi fritters • Tarmasalata • Lamb…

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Gluten Free Baking

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 7 places left

No gluten, no problem!   We know baking is one of the biggest challenges if you're gluten free so we've come up with a range of recipes putting cakes, bread and pastry back on the menu!  We've experimented with endless blends of gluten free flours, with some fantastic results that will give expensive shop bought alternatives a run for their money! Sample dishes: • Malted Walnut Seed Loaf • Mushroom & Pancetta Mini Quiches • Orange & Rosemary Polenta Cake…

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Everyday Vegan

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 3 places left

An introduction this morning to Vegan cookery for those who are interested in following this plant-based diet.  Whether you want to become a full time vegan, entertain vegans or just want to have some family friendly recipes, this is the course for you.  As always, at the end of this hands on course, we will provide containers for your to take your food home in. Sample dishes: • Smoky mushroom & walnut-stuffed portobellos • Tofu & broccoli masala • Moussaka…

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Vietnamese Street Food

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Vietnam is a real foodie's heaven, on almost every street corner you'll find people cooking and eating - from an early morning bowl of pho to a late night snack of freshly fried dumplings.  This morning, our professional chef will guide you through some of Vietnam's best street food recipes, making some delicious Saturday brunch dishes to take home and enjoy! Sample dishes • Pho Ga (noodle soup with chicken) • Mung Bean Fritters with Coriander Chutney • Pork & Lemongrass Meatballs with…

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Chef Skills

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 3 places left

Today we will cover some of the basic techniques used in the professional kitchen, including knife skills on veg prep, fish filleting and how to joint a chicken.  Advice will also be given on food matching, portion size, textures and most importantly how to present your food to make it look more professional and appealing to your guests. Full day hands on course.  Includes – tuition from a professional chef, all ingredients, laminated recipe cards, aprons, three course lunch with wine, a…

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Vietnamese Street Food Evening

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Vietnam is a real foodie's heaven, on almost every street corner you'll find people cooking and eating - from an early morning bowl of pho to a late night snack of freshly fried dumplings.  This evening, our professional chef will guide you through some of Vietnam's best street food recipes, making some delicious dishes to nibble on during the evening and an amazing bowl of Pho to finish with.  You will be able to take some of the fritters, meatballs and…

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Patisserie

March 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

This morning, discover the art of working with sweet shortcrust and choux pastries, to produce three exquisite desserts to take home with you. As well as learning the techniques of making these pastries from scratch from simple ingredients, you will also learn how to make the perfect frangipane and créme patissiere, two classics that form the base of so many desserts. Sample dishes: • Pear Frangipane Tartlets • Individual Fruit Tarts with Creme Patisserie • Mini Chocolate, Rose Water & Coffee Iced…

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Italian Cookery

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 1 place left

On this full day course, we embrace all the Italian classics and celebrate their passion for good, hearty food.  You will learn how to make your own pasta and gnocchi, the secret behind cooking the perfect risotto, delicious Focaccia Bread and a traditional dessert.  You won't be going home hungry after this one! Full day hands on course. Includes – tuition from a professional chef, all ingredients, laminated recipe cards, aprons, three course lunch with wine, a dish for two to…

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April 2019

Indian Cookery

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 Sold out

Enjoy preparing authentic, colourful, aromatic dishes from the Indian sub-continent including traditional curries, dahls and chutneys.  Today we will show you how to blend spices to suit your own palate and how easy it is to adapt recipes to give a healthier alternative to takeaways and bland supermarket ready meals. You will sit down and enjoy some of your dishes you prepare for lunch with a glass of wine or beer, and the rest take home and enjoy in the evening or…

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Just Desserts

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 1 place left

The grand finalé to any meal, a delicious pud!  Today we will cover three very traditional desserts, that you can add to your entertaining repertoire.  The perfect roulade, a crisp delicate lemon tart and some melt in the mouth mini meringues.  As always we will supply boxes for you to take your baked creations home in, how many actually make it home is up to you! Sample dishes: • Chocolate Roulade with fresh Strawberries & Cream • Tart au Citron • Mini Mocha Meringues

Find out more »

Macaroons

April 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

These delightful French-style fancies make a perfect bite sized after-dinner treat and unfilled will keep in an airtight container for a few weeks, so make perfect foodie gifts.  As simple as they look, Macaroons can be a little tricky, so come along and master the basic techniques of creating these delicious treats with their soft chewy centres and crisp meringue shells. We will also show you a variety of fillings and decorations for your macaroons, including chocolate ganache! Half day…

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Thai Street Food

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Thai people like to eat at all hours of the day and often on the move, so street food or hawker food is a subculture that thrives all over the country and some of Thailand’s best food can be found on these market stalls.  This morning, our professional chef will help you prepare a variety of dishes, and as usual you will be able to take your delicious, spicy results home with you. Half day hands on course. Includes –…

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Thai Street Food

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Thai people like to eat at all hours of the day and often on the move, so street food or hawker food is a subculture that thrives all over the country and some of Thailand’s best food can be found on these market stalls.  This morning, our professional chef will help you prepare a variety of dishes, and as usual you will be able to take your delicious, spicy results home with you. Please note: this course falls over the…

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Vegan Cookery

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 5 places left

If you're looking to expand your cooking repertoire and want to explore plant based cookery in more depth, then this course is for you. The concept of cooking without meat and dairy is still relatively new, and there are so many new and inspiring food combinations to be discovered. This evening we will making some indulgent meals that are both impressive and delicious, completely plant based, including Tempeh how to make your own Seitan. Sample dishes • Tempeh, Chickpea &…

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Smoking & Preserving

April 27 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 4 places left

Explore the ancient art of smoking and curing, once the only and essential way to preserve food. This afternoon we will show you how easy it is to preserve and make your own delicious smoked foods at home so that you can always enjoy the goodness of naturally preserved ingredients. We will also demonstrate how simple it is to adapt various everyday household objects to use as your own home ‘smokery’. Sample dishes: • Jasmine Tea Smoked Ribs • Smoked Trout Fillets…

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May 2019

Thai Street Food

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Thai people like to eat at all hours of the day and often on the move, so street food or hawker food is a subculture that thrives all over the country and some of Thailand’s best food can be found on these market stalls.  This morning, our professional chef will help you prepare a variety of dishes, and as usual you will be able to take your delicious, spicy results home with you. Please note: this course falls over the…

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Vietnamese Street Food

May 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Vietnam is a real foodie's heaven, on almost every street corner you'll find people cooking and eating - from an early morning bowl of pho to a late night snack of freshly fried dumplings.  This afternoon, our professional chef will guide you through some of Vietnam's best street food recipes, making some delicious dishes to take home and enjoy! Sample dishes • Pho Ga (noodle soup with chicken) • Mung Bean Fritters with Coriander Chutney • Pork & Lemongrass Meatballs with…

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Pasta & Pasta Sauces

May 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

Ever wanted to learn how to make your own Pasta from scratch? Well dust off that pasta machine, as this afternoon we will show you just how easy it is! We will also cover the art of pasta/sauce matching, making three very different sauces, and how to make a simple filling and stuff your pasta. Pot your sauces and pasta up to take home and enjoy! Sample dishes: • Fresh egg pasta dough • Trenette with green pesto sauce • Spinach pasta ravioli with a pea &…

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Indian Cookery

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashdown Manna Cookery School, 5 Lodgefield Farm
Blackham, East Sussex TN3 9TN United Kingdom
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£125 Sold out

Enjoy preparing authentic, colourful, aromatic dishes from the Indian sub-continent including traditional curries, dahls and chutneys.  Today we will show you how to blend spices to suit your own palate and how easy it is to adapt recipes to give a healthier alternative to takeaways and bland supermarket ready meals. You will sit down and enjoy some of your dishes you prepare for lunch with a glass of wine or beer, and the rest take home and enjoy in the evening or…

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