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  • Cookery school

    Now recognised as one of the county's top cookery and wine schools, we offer a wide range of courses suitable for adults and children of all levels of ability.

    Why not give a course as a gift for friends and family? We can supply registrations in an attractive gift format.

    To purchase a Cookery School gift voucher, please contact us by emailing: restaurant_bookings@brookes.ac.uk

    Courses start with coffee and finish with a light lunch and glass of wine or soft drink. Aprons and workbooks are provided.

    If you have any queries, please send us an email: restaurant_bookings@brookes.ac.uk.

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  • Gluten Free

    9:15am to 2:30pm, Price: £95.00
    Saturday 17 March 2018

    Learn about the principles of gluten free baking in this one day masterclass. You will learn how to make crusty baguettes, light and flaky pastry and velvety muffins.

    Our tutor Adriana Rabinovich, an expert in gluten free baking, will unravel the myths of baking gluten free, and show step by step how to get great results baking gluten free. Bread and pastry items will include, baguettes, quiche and sausage pasties, mini Bakewells and muffins.

    Vegetarian

    9:15am to 2:30pm, Price: £95.00
    Saturday 14 April 2018

    Whether you're a vegetarian or not you'll come away from this course knowing how to make the most of local, seasonal produce. Our chef, Victoria is regularly complimented on the vegetarian options she selects for the menu here at Oxford Brookes and in this course she will teach you how to create many of them!

    All the vegetables that you'll be using will have been sourced locally where possible.

    Taste of the Mediterranean

    9:15am to 2:30pm, Price: £95.00
    Friday 11 May 2018

    With summer around the corner let Leon take you on a gastronomic tour around the Mediterranean.

    You will be shown how to prepare and cook a feast of dishes from a variety of Mediterranean countries together with lots of tips, talking and tasting.

    At the end, lunch will be the fruits of your labour together with a glass of wine or soft drink.

    10 Week Cookery

    6:15pm to 9:30pm, Price: £575.00
    Every Wednesday. Starting Wednesday 16 May 2018

    This course is suitable for enthusiastic amateurs who are looking to further their skills and gain knowledge from the professionals.

    By the end of the 10 weeks you will have learnt a variety of skills and will have gained confidence in the kitchen.

    You will be taught by the tutors that train our Oxford School of Hospitality students, on a day to day basis, for Brookes Restaurant, so you will be in good hands!

    You will be covering the following over the 10 weeks:

    • Week 1 - Knife skills, soups and garnishes
    • Week 2 - Yeast (bread)
    • Week 3 - Stocks and sauces
    • Week 4 - Pasta and risotto
    • Week 5, 6 and 7 - Meat and fish (starters and main courses)
    • Week 8 - Pastry - rough puff, choux, shortcrust and batters
    • Week 9 and 10 - Desserts

    Around the World in Breads

    9:15am to 2:30pm, Price: £95.00
    Friday 18 May 2018

    This course is suitable for enthusiastic amateurs as well as the more experienced bread makers.

    Be prepared for a full day of hands on bread making, covering such things as; Polish poppy seed, spinach flat bread, hot cross buns, chickpea flatbread, Irish soda bread, corn bread.

    The course will finish with a light lunch and a glass of wine or soft drink.

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