Christmas Culinary Challenge

 Corporate Christmas Challenge  Dickensian Christmas

Any day, date and time (if available) at our Cookery School
or off-site at a suitable location near you
Allow 2.5 - 3 hours from start to finish

Do something different for your office/works Christmas party or meal out this year...

We offer corporate culinary challenges that make for a really enjoyable time for everyone, whether the kitchen is familiar territory or not. You learn some culinary tips and tricks as well as sitting down to eat a delicious meal together.

Festive fun - with a difference! This year's Dickensian Christmas that will please even the 'Bah Humbug Scrooge types'!

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Seafood Special | Nov 21st | £60

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Kim Steevens

Sorry but this session is fully booked.  Places available on 23rd Jan 2019

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Mini Chefs - Christmas Gifts | Nov 24th | £30

Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm 6-10 years| Led by Margaret Bryant

Christmas Gifts:  Spiced Nuts, Palmiers, Christmas Tree Shortbread, Decorated Mini Christmas Cakes 

Everyone loves to receive a handmade gift and it is a good way to practise culinary skills and make lovely presents on a low budget - but with high impact!

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the techniques and knowledge they need to grow into competent and confident cook, it is also lots of FUN and they will bring home the results of the session to share with the family.

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Young Chefs - Christmas Gifts | Nov 24th | £30

Saturday 2.00 - 4.00 pm 11 - 16 years| Led by Margaret Bryant

Christmas Gifts:  Spiced Nuts, Palmiers, Christmas Tree Shortbread, Decorated Mini Christmas Cakes

Everyone loves to receive a handmade gift and it is a good way to practise culinary skills and make lovely presents on a low budget - but with high impact!

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the techniques and knowledge they need to grow into competent and confident cook, it is also lots of FUN and they will bring home the results of the session to share with the family.

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Edible Christmas Gifts | Nov 28th | £60

Wednesday 7pm - 9.30pm | Led by Jayne Annan

People love to receive a home-made gift, especially an edible one!  If you can have some fun in the process, what better way of spending an evening than learning some quick and easy items that would make delightful Christmas presents?  It will help you tick off some things on your festive list or give you something different to take to the host at a party.  They are not very expensive but will give a lot of pleasure to the recipient.

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Basic Bread Making | Dec 1st | £55

Saturday  10.30am - 1pm | Led By Judy Dain 

Real, fresh bread straight from the oven – the way to impress your friends and your family and to know exactly what is in your daily bread. No additives, preservatives or flavour enhancers - just a few simple ingredients and some know-how.

"Absolutely fantastic session baking bread. I couldn't think of a better way to spend a Saturday..."  Emma Guilfoyle

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Sharpen up your Knife Skills | Jan 9th | £45

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Learn everything you need to know about choosing and using a French cook's knife. This is the most worthwhile piece of equipment to invest in for your kitchen. Handling  knife correctly will help speed up your food oreparation time, improve flavour because you avoid bruising and improve the appearance of the finished dish. Lots of chef's tips.

"Exactly what I needed! Very good instructions, plenty of practice (very hands on). Simply excellent!"

 "Peter brought great energy to the session - really put the group at ease and gave us the confidence that we could cook to the same grade!" Pete T

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A Taste of Spain | Jan 10th | £60

Thursday 7.00pm- 9.30pm | Led by Tom Dodd

Do you want to remember that fabulous holiday in Spain or just fascinated with Spanish cuisine and culture? This class is ideal for you. Tom Dodd, our Chef responsible for Events, has a passion for the food from this part of Europe and is a fan of the award winning Spanish restaurant Barrafina in London. This Michelin star  Soho restaurant does not take bookings. Queues snake out of the front door and along the street every lunch and dinner service. Not only a well qualified and experienced chef, Tom has an engaging teaching presence and you will have a really good evening, as well as coming away with skills and recipes you can use over and over again.

"A fantastic evening - learned lots and laughed a lot! Thank you."   Simon Childe

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More Speedy Meals | Jan 12th | £60

Saturday 10.30am - 1pm | Led by Jayne Annan

Our Speedy Meals sessions have been very popular and Jayne's menus a great hit.  She has come up with some fresh ideas of quick and easy meals to liven up your repetoire of midweek suppers that you will enjoy making.  It is suitable for anyone who feels stuck in a culinary rut and the nature of the dishes, plus the skill of her teaching, means that even those who don't have confidence in the kitchen will learn a lot amd gather some 'signature' dishes that will help to develop their skills. It will be a hands-on lively session with lots to take away and loads of ideas, tips and wrinkles that will be a great help in making the preparation of your food fast, fun and fabulous!  

"While it's been a big learning curve - it's been full of fun" - Tara

Learned some really useful tips that I will use n a day to day basis. Simple but delicious

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Gluten Free Bread + Baking | Jan 12th | £60

Saturday 2.30pm - 5.00pm | Led by Judy Dain

Making gluten free bread and baked products taste and feel like the gluten based regulars is a real challenge. Judy Dain first started to experiment with gluten free baking over 18 years ago, when acceptable products were just nowhere to be found. She will help you understand the principles behind producing delicious bread, cakes and biscuits that everyone can enjoy.

 "My mum and I both really enjoyed it and came away with lots of ideas. We thought the pace and content of the session was excellent and we really enjoyed our pizza at the end." Lindsay Spencer 

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Juanita's Kitchen (Masterchef) | Jan 13th | £120

Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm| Led by Juanita Hennessey

Following the success of Juanita's previous sessions, we are delighted to welcome her back to Vaughan's Cookery School to offer another amzing sounding menu. If you are a fan of MasterChef, you will remember her as one of the four finalists in 2016 who consistently produced fabulous tasting dishes (according to John Torode and Gregg Wallace!) that looked amazing on the plate.  We are fortunate that she lives in Wiltshire and is passionate about local produce.

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Vegetarians and Vegans | Jan 16th | £60

Wednesday  7pm - 9.30pm | Led By Judy Dain & Peter Forrester

Many of our sessions can be made suitable for vegetarians and vegans, particuarly those led by Peter Vaughan and Judy Dain.  However, we have had requests to run something specifically for this group or people who want interesting ideas for reducng their meat intake for ethical or health reasons.  With long time vegetarian friend as consultant and co-tutor, Peter Forrester, this evening will offer you some quick, easy but delicious ideas for your everyday menus.

"A fun experience with great results" Sarah Williams

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Beginners in the Kitchen | Jan 17th & 24th | £120

Thursdays 7pm - 9.30pm X 2 | Led By Jayne Annan

Following the success of a one-off "Beginners in the Kitchen" earlier this year, we have listened to the requests of customers and are putting on two linked evenings designed to teach foundation skills to help gain confidence in the kitchen.  It's difficult to follow a recipe if you don't understand the terms that are used plus it would be nice to be able to 'rustle up' a meal without even having a recipe in front of you.  This session will help you develop your culinary skills in a supportive environment, working at a gentle pace.  It will help you understand more about how to prepare simple, quick, nutritious meals that will make working in the kitchen an enjoyable and therapeutic experience, rather than a chore, and help you steer away from convenience foods with all those additives. 

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Lebanese .... and more! | Jan 18th | £70

Friday  7.00pm - 10.30pm | Led by Wafaa Powell

 

Prepare yourself for an evening of FUN.  Middle Eastern cuisine is BIG in London and we are delighted to welcome Wafaa Powell to introduce you to Lebanese food, which is healthy, fresh, tasty, aromatic and versatile.  Plenty of whole grains, fruit and vegetables are used in a creative and delicious way..  

"A great evening and I’m leaving with recipes that I’ll try again."  Karen and John

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Pasta with Peter | Jan 19th | £60

Saturday 10.30amm-1pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Home made pasta is simply delicious, packed full of essential protein and a far cry from what you buy in a supermarket.  A lovely sauce or accompaniment turns this into a fantastic meal.  You don't necessarily need a pasta machine because, during this evening, you will learn how to make successful pasta dough, with or without it.

 The Pasta with Peter class was just brilliant. I loved every minute and it's stunning how much you can learn in an evening when it's delivered in such an enthusiastic and eloquent way. And of course the Pasta was amazing!!         Belinda Talbot

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Indian Kitchen | 20th Jan | £120

Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm| Led by Peter Vaughan

Having spent some time travelling in India, Peter has come to the conclusion that street food is where the greatest understanding of how to use ingredients effectively in order to maximise flavour.  He keen to share what he has learnt about the exciting and vibrant taste and flavour you can create quite easily in your own kitchen.

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Seafood Special | Jan 23rd | £60

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Kim Steevens

Originally from New Zealand, Kim has grown up eating and cooking seafood.  He has travelled the world, picking up techniques and flavours that compliment and enhance this wonderful ingredient. 

"A superb session. Kim was fantastic, very informative and patient – the food was amazing!"  M Russell

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Mini Chefs | Jan 26th | £30

Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm 6-10 years| Led by

Menu to be confirmed

Mini chefs is designed to give your child a firm foundation  that will provide them with the skills and knowledge they need to grow into competent and confident cooks. It is also lots of FUN and they will bring home the results of the session to share with the family.

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Young Chefs | Jan 26th | £30

Saturday 2pm - 4pm 11 - 16 years| Led by 

Menu to be confirmed

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the knowledge & skills they need to grow into competent and confident cook, it is also lots of FUN and they will bring homewhat they make to share with the family.

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A Night in Portugal | Jan 30th | £60

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Peter Vaughan has worked with many chefs over the years from all over the world.  He loves to learn about different cuisines and their influences.  Although Portuguese cuisine has a strong Mediterranean influence, at one time the country had many colonies and the influence of spices brought from those places makes it an interesting 'fusion'. Join this class if you’d like to learn about what is now becoming highly respected in top end restaurants in London. Portuguese cuisine has never been in the limelight for so many reasons but at last people are discovering the produce, wine and talented chefs.

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Butchery Skills | Jan 31st | £60

Thursday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Fred Swift

Do you ever feel that you would benefit from some more information and techniques that will help you prepare meat better?  On MasterChef it seems to be a key skill and now you too can learn from someone who has had a lifetime in the industry.

"Fred's knowledge is amazing and explained the techniques in a very easy and understandable way, just wish I had a video camera to recall bits ..."

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Dinner Party Desserts | Feb 2nd | £120

Saturday 11am- 4pm | Led by Brittany Manning

From the Michelin starred Red Lion in East Chisenbury, Brittany Manning is a well-qualified, highly experienced pastry chef who has worked in top establishments all over the world.  We are very lucky that she chosen to set  up a fantastic restaurant in Wiltshire with her husband, Guy.  Everyone loves a good dessert and three classics have been chosen for today's session.  You will learn a varety of tips and techniques that will help you increase your skills - not only in deliverng these delicious dishes but also creating other tasty treats to delight your friends and family.  Presentation of the finished product will be a key element.

"I had wonderful day. Brittany was very professional and made us feel relaxed. The atmosphere was informal and very enjoyable. Give it a go and you will not be disappointed.".  Ann

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Japanese with Wakako | Feb 3rd | £120

Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm | Led by Wakako Guppy

Wakako Guppy, a licensed chef from Japan, will guide you through authentic Japanese cooking, as practised by good cooks in the homes and restaurants of her homeland. Her aim is to make the food of Japan accessible by giving you the confidence, as well as the skills, to repeat at home what you learn in her classes.  Her courses at Marlborough College Summer school are very popular and she is an engaging teacher who can introduce you to some amazing tasting food.

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Make Your Own Sushi | Feb 6th | £60

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm |  Led by Kim Steevens

It looks as if it is difficult to make but here's your chance to find out just how easy it is, once you know the tips. Don't worry, there will be no raw fish, wriggling tenticals or Fugu (Poisons puffer fish).  You will learn the art of cooking sticky sushi rice plus knife skills to help you make different types of beautiful looking sushi. Delicious, nutritious and interesting, this will help you wow your family and friends plus cheer up your packed lunches!

"What a fantastic evening.  Relaxed, fun and we learnt so much."  Amy Miskell

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Thai Kitchen | Feb 7th | £60

Thursday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Peter's mentor when he was an apprentice in London, the late Peter Kromberg, spent many years as Head Chef in Siam Intercontinental in Bangkok so was able to learn from a top chef all about how to use spices and aromats in a way that would produce the balanced, light, aromatic flavours of Thai cusine that is so popular today. He has also worked with Thai chefs during his career and so this evening he will help you to understand and use what he has learnt.so that you can create them in your own kitchen.

"Thank you - great teacher. Informal but formative! Hope to come again."  Sophie and Becky

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Basic Bread Making | Feb 9th | £55

Saturday  10.30am - 1pm | Led By Judy Dain 

Real, fresh bread straight from the oven – the way to impress your friends and your family and to know exactly what is in your daily bread. No additives, preservatives or flavour enhancers - just a few simple ingredients and some know-how.

"Absolutely fantastic session baking bread. I couldn't think of a better way to spend a Saturday..."  Emma Guilfoyle

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Persian Kitchen | Feb 10th | £120

Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm| Led by Simi Rezai-Ghassemi

Simi is a cookery teacher, writer, allotmenteer, food judge and Iran food tour guide.  She was born in Iran and grew up in Anglesey.  In the last eight years, she has been teaching Persian cookery from her home in Bath, food festivals and cookery schools.  She travels to Iran regularly to visit family, research recipes and ingredients which shares on her classes.

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Valentine: Cooking Together | Feb 14th | £100 (per couple)

Wednesday 7.00pm - 10.00pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Do you enjoy cooking and and also love eating out, but don't like the overpriced restaurant menus served on Valentine's Day?  Why not consider this option?  Cook a beautiful Valentine's meal together and, as well as learning some new dishes, improve your culinary techniques and presentation. Romantic and fun at the same time. Drinks are included in the price.

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Mini Chefs - Middle Eastern | Feb 23rd | £30

Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm 6-10 years| Led by Margaret Bryant

Middle East: Spicy (but not hot) Falafels; Hummus; Baklava

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the techniques and knowledge they need to grow into competent and confident cook, it is also lots of FUN and they will bring home the results of the session to share with the family.

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Young Chefs - Middle Eastern | Feb 23rd | £30

Saturday 2pm - 4pm 11 - 16 years| Led by Margaret Bryant

Middle East: Spicy (but not hot) Falafels; Hummus; Roasted Couscous; Baklava

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the knowledge & skills they need to grow into competent and confident cook, it is also lots of FUN and they will bring homewhat they make to share with the family.

Read more ...

More Speedy Meals | Feb 27th | £60

Wednesday 7pm - 9.30pm | Led by Jayne Annan

Our Speedy Meals sessions have been very popular and Jayne's menus a great hit.  She has come up with some fresh ideas of quick and easy meals to liven up your repetoire of midweek suppers that you will enjoy making.

It is suitable for anyone who feels stuck in a culinary rut and the nature of the dishes, plus the skill of her teaching, means that even those who don't have confidence in the kitchen will learn a lot amd gather some 'signature' dishes that will help to develop their skills. It will be a hands-on lively session with lots to take away and loads of ideas, tips and wrinkles that will be a great help in making the preparation of your food fast, fun and fabulous!

Great food and cooking tips that Jayne makes easy for everyone. Very skillful teacher who explains the recipes really well and in a fun way.
Summer Bourne ‘ The Camper Cookie’.

 

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Moroccan Classics | Mar 3rd | £120

Sunday 11am- 4pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

 

Probably one of the earliest 'fusion' cuisines, the use of spices in Moroccan dishes gives them vibrancy and so commonplace ingredients can become exciting and flavoursome.  If you want to learn more about how to create vibrant dishes that taste and smell and taste amazing and learn how to make sure you never serve stodgy, tasteless couscous, this is the class for you.

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Seafood Special | Mar 6th | £60

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Kim Steevens

Originally from New Zealand, Kim has grown up eating and cooking seafood.  He has travelled the world, picking up techniques and flavours that compliment and enhance this wonderful ingredient. 

"A superb session. Kim was fantastic, very informative and patient – the food was amazing!"  M Russell

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Pasta with Peter | Mar 7th | £60

Thursday 7pm - 9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Home made pasta is simply delicious, packed full of essential protein and a far cry from what you buy in a supermarket.  A lovely sauce or accompaniment turns this into a fantastic meal.  You don't necessarily need a pasta machine because, during this evening, you will learn how to make successful pasta dough, with or without it.

 The Pasta with Peter class was just brilliant. I loved every minute and it's stunning how much you can learn in an evening when it's delivered in such an enthusiastic and eloquent way. And of course the Pasta was amazing!!         Belinda Talbot

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Vegetarians and Vegans | Mar 13th | £60

Wednesday  7pm - 9.30pm | Led By Judy Dain & Peter Forrester

Many of our sessions can be made suitable for vegetarians and vegans, particuarly those led by Peter Vaughan and Judy Dain.  However, we have had requests to run something specifically for this group or people who want interesting ideas for reducng their meat intake for ethical or health reasons.  With long time vegetarian friend as consultant and co-tutor, Peter Forrester, this evening will offer you some quick, easy but delicious ideas for your everyday menus.

"Fantastic. A wonderful, informative evening." Andy Dawson

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A Slice of Ireland | Mar 15th | £60

Friday 7pm - 10pm | Led by Jayne Annan

On the eve of St Patrick's Day what better way to improve your culinary repetoire than with some Irish classics AND have a lot of fun at the same.  Jayne Annan was born and brought up in Donegal and she will bring the authentic flavours of the beautiful Emerald Isle to this session.  Some Irish dancing will round off the evening.  How can you resist it?

Great fun, we learnt a lot and enjoyed the Irish welcome!- Kay and Marie

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Gluten Free Bread + Baking | Mar 16th | £60

Saturday 2.30pm - 5.00pm | Led by Judy Dain

Making gluten free bread and baked products taste and feel like the gluten based regulars is a real challenge. Judy Dain first started to experiment with gluten free baking over 18 years ago, when acceptable products were just nowhere to be found. She will help you understand the principles behind producing delicious bread, cakes and biscuits that everyone can enjoy.

 "My mum and I both really enjoyed it and came away with lots of ideas. We thought the pace and content of the session was excellent and we really enjoyed our pizza at the end." Lindsay Spencer 

Read more ...

Sharpen up your Knife Skills | Mar 20th | £45

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Learn everything you need to know about choosing and using a French cook's knife. This is the most worthwhile piece of equipment to invest in for your kitchen. Handling  knife correctly will help speed up your food oreparation time, improve flavour because you avoid bruising and improve the appearance of the finished dish. Lots of chef's tips.

"Exactly what I needed! Very good instructions, plenty of practice (very hands on). Simply excellent!"

 "Peter brought great energy to the session - really put the group at ease and gave us the confidence that we could cook to the same grade!" Pete T

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Basic Bread Making | Mar 27th | £55

Wednesday  7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led By Judy Dain 

Real, fresh bread straight from the oven – the way to impress your friends and your family and to know exactly what is in your daily bread. No additives, preservatives or flavour enhancers - just a few simple ingredients and some know-how.

"What an amazing experience!  Really informative and we all left with our surpisingly impressive creations."  Michael Jones

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Mini Chefs - American | Mar 30th | £30

Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm 6-10 years| Led by Margaret Bryant

American: Meat Loaf; Rocky Road

Mini chefs is designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the skills and knowledge they need to grow into competent and confident cooks. It is also lots of FUN and they will bring home the results of the session to share with the family.

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Young Chefs - American | Mar 30th| £30

Saturday 2pm - 4pm 11 - 16 years| Led by Margaret Bryant

American: Meat Loaf; Waldorf Salad; Rocky Road

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the knowledge & skills they need to grow into competent and confident cook, it is also lots of FUN and they will bring homewhat they make to share with the family.

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Thai Kitchen | Apr 3rd | £60

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Peter's mentor when he was an apprentice in London, the late Peter Kromberg, spent many years as Head Chef in Siam Intercontinental in Bangkok so was able to learn from a top chef all about how to use spices and aromats in a way that would produce the balanced, light, aromatic flavours of Thai cusine that is so popular today. He has also worked with Thai chefs during his career and so this evening he will help you to understand and use what he has learnt.so that you can create them in your own kitchen.

"Thank you - great teacher. Informal but formative! Hope to come again."  Sophie and Becky

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Juanita's Kitchen (Masterchef) | Apr 7th | £120

Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm| Led by Juanita Hennessey

Following the success of Juanita's previous sessions, we are delighted to welcome her back to Vaughan's Cookery School to offer another amazing sounding menu. If you are a fan of MasterChef, you will remember her as one of the four finalists in 2016 who consistently produced fabulous tasting dishes (according to John Torode and Gregg Wallace!) that looked amazing on the plate.  We are fortunate that she lives in Wiltshire and is passionate about local produce.

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Mini Chefs - Austrian | Apr 27th | £30

Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm 6-10 years| Led by Catherine Maxwell

Austrian: Knodel; Sachertorte

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the skills and knowledge they need to grow into competent and confident cooks. It is also lots of FUN and they will bring home the results of the session to share with the family.

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Young Chefs - Austrian | Apr 27th| £30

Saturday 2pm - 4pm 11 - 16 years| Led by Catherine Maxwell

Austrian: Knodel; Sachertorte

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the knowledge & skills they need to grow into competent and confident cook, it is also lots of FUN and they will bring homewhat they make to share with the family.

Read more ...

Sharpen up your Knife Skills | May 1st | £45

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Learn everything you need to know about choosing and using a French cook's knife. This is the most worthwhile piece of equipment to invest in for your kitchen. Handling  knife correctly will help speed up your food oreparation time, improve flavour because you avoid bruising and improve the appearance of the finished dish. Lots of chef's tips.

"Exactly what I needed! Very good instructions, plenty of practice (very hands on). Simply excellent!"

 "Peter brought great energy to the session - really put the group at ease and gave us the confidence that we could cook to the same grade!" Pete T

Read more ...

Seafood Special | May 8th | £60

Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Kim Steevens

Originally from New Zealand, Kim has grown up eating and cooking seafood.  He has travelled the world, picking up techniques and flavours that compliment and enhance this wonderful ingredient. 

"A superb session. Kim was fantastic, very informative and patient – the food was amazing!"  M Russell

Read more ...

Gluten Free Bread + Baking | May 11th | £60

Saturday 2.30pm - 5.00pm | Led by Judy Dain

Making gluten free bread and baked products taste and feel like the gluten based regulars is a real challenge. Judy Dain first started to experiment with gluten free baking over 18 years ago, when acceptable products were just nowhere to be found. She will help you understand the principles behind producing delicious bread, cakes and biscuits that everyone can enjoy.

 "My mum and I both really enjoyed it and came away with lots of ideas. We thought the pace and content of the session was excellent and we really enjoyed our pizza at the end." Lindsay Spencer 

Read more ...

Pasta with Peter | May 15th | £60

Wednesday 7.00pm-9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Home made pasta is simply delicious, packed full of essential protein and a far cry from what you buy in a supermarket.  A lovely sauce or accompaniment turns this into a fantastic meal.  You don't necessarily need a pasta machine because, during this evening, you will learn how to make successful pasta dough, with or without it.

 The Pasta with Peter class was just brilliant. I loved every minute and it's stunning how much you can learn in an evening when it's delivered in such an enthusiastic and eloquent way. And of course the Pasta was amazing!!         Belinda Talbot

Read more ...

Basic Bread Making | May 18th | £55

Saturday  10.30am - 1pm | Led By Judy Dain 

Real, fresh bread straight from the oven – the way to impress your friends and your family and to know exactly what is in your daily bread. No additives, preservatives or flavour enhancers - just a few simple ingredients and some know-how.

"Absolutely fantastic session baking bread. I couldn't think of a better way to spend a Saturday..."  Emma Guilfoyle

Read more ...

Vegetarians and Vegans | May 22nd | £60

Wednesday  7pm - 9.30pm | Led By Judy Dain & Peter Forrester

Many of our sessions can be made suitable for vegetarians and vegans, particuarly those led by Peter Vaughan and Judy Dain.  However, we have had requests to run something specifically for this group or people who want interesting ideas for reducng their meat intake for ethical or health reasons.  With long time vegetarian friend as consultant and co-tutor, Peter Forrester, this evening will offer you some quick, easy but delicious ideas for your everyday menus.

"Great night, lots of information & fun!" Dawn Galbraith

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Mini Chefs - Greek | May 25th | £30

Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm 6-10 years| Led by Catherine Maxwell

Around the Globe - Greek: Tzatziki; Greek Salad; Chocolate Yoghurt Dessert

Mini chefs is designed to give your child a firm foundation that will provide them with the skills and knowledge they need to grow into competent and confident cooks. It is also lots of FUN and they will bring home the results of the session to share with the family.

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Young Chefs - Greek | May 25th | £30

Saturday 2pm - 4pm 11 - 16 years| Led by Catherine Maxwell

Greek: Pitta; Tzatziki; Greek Salad; Chocolate Yoghurt Dessert

Designed to give your youngster a firm foundation that will provide them with the knowledge & skills they need to grow into competent and confident cook, it is also lots of FUN and they will bring home what they make to share with the family.

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