Category: Cookery Courses

FESTIVE BAKING

THURSDAY & FRIDAY 11th & 12th November Be organised and get ready for Christmas! Come join me and make a hands-on mini cake with all the decorations. It will have matured in time ready for Christmas Day and taste delicious! In addition we’ll also make either a Christmas pudding, panettone or a Yule log. Also make

A TASTE OF SICILY (new)

Friday 29th October  – A new course created for all you who love great Italian food! Come and learn how to make your own fresh pasta ravioli or tortellini with filling, potato gnocchi with a tomato basil sauce, and either mascarpone berry cheesecake or cannoli. The class will take place in my country kitchen, Gyn

PERFECT PIES

Friday 22nd October – come along and learn how to make two fantastic handmade ‘Penistone Pork Pies’ using hot water pastry  and a traditional savoury pasty with a melt in the mouth short crust pastry to take away and enjoy with the family. This course includes a ‘Penistone’ Ploughman’s lunch with Yorkshire cheese followed by homemade cakes

PUDDINGS & TEATIME TREATS

Friday 1st October – bake a variety of classic British puddings and teatime treats, such as Bakewell or treacle tart, bread & butter pudding, variety of sweet/savory scones, mini lemon drizzle cakes, mini chocolate meringues, chorizo/pork sausage rolls, profiteroles and polenta tart . Then enjoy them as part of lunch! There will be lots to

CLASSIC PIE & PUDDINGS

Thursday 24th September – Come along and learn how to make a proper steak/chicken pie or chicken/leek cobbler and also a family favourite pudding – Grandma Marsden’s apple & blackberry pie with melt in the mouth pastry – so easy to prepare! Also make another classic pudding such as sticky toffee pudding, steamed treacle/chocolate sponge

FLAVOURS OF ITALY

Friday 26th November  – this course is a must for all Italian food lovers! An example of some of the dishes you will learn how to make on the day – fresh pasta, ravioli, rosemary foccacia, sweet leek and mascarpone sauce, biscotti biscuits, tipsy tiramisu, mini Italian cheesecake, panettone bread & butter pudding, orange polenta

SUMMER BREADS

Friday 6th August – learn how to bake your own delicious artisan summer breads without the use of a bread machine! This course is perfect for beginners and those wanting to improve their bread making skills.  You will make a calzone for lunch and an array of freshly baked breads to taste and take home to

WINTER ONE POT WONDERS

FRIDAY 19th November  – create a selection of one pot dishes with a minimum of fuss – a seasonal soup with black treacle soda bread or mini cottage rolls,  Marsden family beef stew, Spanish pork casserole with chorizo (vegetarian option available) and a school treacle sponge, Eve’s pudding, apple and berry granola crumble, or steamed

PORK PIE & CHRISTMAS CHUTNEY

Friday 3rd December – Penistone Pies & Puddings producer of ‘champion’ pies from her base at Millhouse Green on the edge of the Peak District for an introductory course on how to produce one of the all time British classics – the pork pie. Not only will she show you how to make the unique

IT’S ALL IN THE PASTRY

Friday 16th October –  a good cook needs to know how to make perfect pastry and it needn’t be a mystery, or something to be frightened of! With a few simple techniques and some family secrets, you can learn how to make truly special sweet, savory and choux pastry that works every time. It promises to