Have you been inspired by the Great British Bake Off or do you just want to take your desserts to another level? This course will give you the skills and confidence to create some eye catching and 'show stopping' patisserie.
Start the day with a forage on the Monsal trail foraging for elderflowers and other wild food ingredients. You will then return to the School of Food to prepare a selection of delicious wild foraged drinks and beverages.
This four day course includes a full day hands on course learning the essentials of all grain brewing, an evening looking at beer flavours and trends and further day about the practical essentials of setting up your own microbrewery. On the third day you visit an existing microbrewery and gain first hand the experience form the owner on the pitfalls & opportunities of being your 'own brewery boss'! It is ideal for those people who are setting up their own microbrewery now or have ambitions to do it sometime in the future.
Take your cake decorating and sugarcraft skills to another level on this one day masterclass with the very talented Cheryl Harper Wilson of Riviera Couture Cakes. Working alongside Cheryl on this full day "hands on" course you will to learn how to create a stunning couture cake. The course takes place in an idyllic location overlooking the River Wye in Bakewell.
On this 'hands on' course acclaimed pork pie producer, Jacqui Marsden from Penistone Pies, will demonstrate how to make the ultimate artisan pork pie and then customise it to your own taste. You will also learn how to make your own Christmas Chutney as the perfect accompaniment for your pie over the holiday period.
This is a full day "hands on' course learning to cook authentic Punjabi Food fresh from the hills of the Punjab in Northern India.On this one day course with Amarpal Harrar from ICookIndian you will learn to cook simple but delicately spiced dishes and accompaniments incorporating a full range of Indian spices.
Let Kwang White take you on a journey to her homeland to learn the secrets of recreating authentic Thai food. This hands on course will teach you how to balance the essential 5 flavours of: hot, sour, sweet, salty & bitter that make Thai food one of the tastiest cuisines in the world.
Join Stephanie Moon, a talented chef who has worked tirelessly to promote the wider use of indigenous fish in her recipes and cooking. Steph has made numerous appearance on TV and has appeared in the media.
Join our expert forager and chef Chris Bax on a foraging journey into the Peak District to discover the wonderful fruits of nature. After your voyage of discovery into the natural world return to the School of Food in our fabulous converted saw mill and watch Chris demonstrate how to create some stunning dishes from scratch.
Have you ever wondered how to make your own cheese? Under the tuition of cheese making expert Phil Heler learn how to produce your own artisan cheese from the raw ingredients. Phil family business is Joseph Heler the biggest craft cheese producer in the UK and this course was recently featured in the FT's 5 of the best cheese-making courses.