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BREAD MAKING COURSE - £119
If you want to master the techniques of making bread this is the course for you! During the day we will introduce you to all things yeasty - kneading & when to stop, getting the perfect prove to creating the tastiest loaf. We will also cover non-yeast quick breads to show you that bread can be quick and simple too.
Upcoming 2016 dates:
Part 1 Introduction to Bread - 22nd October
Part 2 'Simply Sourdough' - 18th September
SEASONAL FORAGING DAY - £119
Our Seasonal Foraging courses will give you a fascinating insight into the best wild foods of the season. Spend the morning in the woodland & fields learning to find and identify edible plants, seeds, nuts and flowers that grow wild on Colstoun Estate. The course includes a lunch based around wild ingredients which will be prepared by our foraging specialist, Alison Henderson. In the afternoon Alison will guide you through the many ways to transform your foraged finds into something delicious as well as explaining some of the folklore and history of many of the wild plants found on Colstoun.
Upcoming 2016 dates:
20th August FULL; 25th September; 9th October
SEASONAL ENTERTAINING - £119
Our Seasonal Entertaining (formerly known as Smart Kitchen Suppers) course covers a few clever meals that can be prepared in advance so that you don't spend all evening in the kitchen.
Upcoming 2016 Dates: 10th September; 29th October;
SEASONAL GAME COOKERY - £119
On our game courses you will learn how t obring tarditional game dishes into the 21st century. With a few simple tips and tricks will open up a woeld of abundant and affordable food.
Upcoming 2016 dates: 17th September; 10th December
PRESERVING COURSE - £119
On this one day course we will take you on a fabulous journey of preserving, pickling, jam and jelly making. You will gain a practical understanding of the skills and equipment needed to professionally transform foraged or bought produce into wonderfully delicious treats. All recipes will be demonstrated by our chef and then you will move into our practical kitchen where you will be preparing, cooking, sampling and tasting a number of different types of pickles, chutneys, jams and jellies.
Upcoming 2016 Courses: 3rd September; 28th September
FRENCH BISTRO - £119
Don’t be intimidated by the name of the course.... French Bistro is simple, delicious food. This course will introduce you to classic recipes from different regions of France. You will have a number of demonstrations where you will be able to taste and learn about regional differences. You will then be able to enjoy a session in our practical kitchen putting into practice what you have learned.
Upcoming 2016 dates: 8th August; 1st October; 12th November
INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING - £119
Join Brian Poole, Colstoun's Beekeeper on this relaxed one day course on the Colstoun Estate.
Participants will be introduced to the life and management of a beehive and will gain an understanding of the theory behind beekeeping; what is needed when managing bees and the skills to remove the money crop from the hive. There will also be a practical learning session in our apiary.
Upcoming 2016 Courses - 7th August (FULL); 28th August
ITALIAN COOKING - £119
Ever wondered how to get your pasta just right? or how to get that perfect Italian sauce? Well this is the course for you! We will take you on a seasonal journey through the many regions of Italy.
Upcoming 2016 dates:
28th August (FULL); 5th November; 3rd December
INDIAN COOKERY - £119
Our popular traditional Indian cookery courses will give you a memorable taste of the east to take home and impress your friends and family.
Upcoming 2016 Courses: 27th August; 8th October (FULL)
PASTRIES & PUDDINGS - £119
If you want to master the basic techniques of pastry and create delicious puddings, this is the course for you! Perfect your sweet and savoury pastry and learn the skills to get the perfect crust whilst avoiding the dreaded soggy bottom. Indulge your sweet side with decadent puds suitable for dinner parties and a few healthier alternatives we will also be covering gluten & dairy free options.
Upcoming 2016 dates: 26th November
Info and booking for our one day long classes at Colstoun Cookery School -
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on any day courses for a year.
Come for a full day of cookery deliciousness at Colstoun:
Arrive at 9.45 am and cook through 'till 4.30 pm
Demo and practical in the morning, same in the afternoon.
Lots of delicious goodies to taste and try
Work in pairs to produce your own lunch and lots of delicious goodies to take away
A glass of wine at lunch
Loads of hints and tips
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