Knife Skills | Feb 6th | FULL

Thursday 7.00pm - 9.30pm | Led by Peter Vaughan

Sorry FULLY BOOKED.  Places available on Sat 7th Mar or Tues 19th May

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 your knife correctly will help speed up your food preparation 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

During the evening you will cover:

  • sharpening
  • correcting chopping position
  • vegetable cuts
  • professional cutting such as chiffonade
  • tips on carving
  • other useful chef's tips such as making poivre mignonette, garlic puree etc.

There will be plenty of opportunity to ask all your knife-related questions.

The class is a busy hands-on session with aprons, equipment and ingredients provided.  Although we will supply suitable knives for the evening, if you wish to bring your own, you are welcome to do so.

A light supper with wine will complete the evening.

This course is suitable for all skill levels. The group is small with a maximum of 10

It can be made suitable for vegetarians. Let us know when you book.

"Thank you for teaching me not to cry when cutting onions; thank you for teaching me not to chop my fingers off when using a sharp knife and I will never use the Julienne peeler ever again….I will just get a proper knife."