| NEW AUTUMN/WINTER 2017/2018 TIMETABLE ONE DAY SPECIALITY COURSES (all courses are for a maximum of 6 students and the prices given are per person. Lunch is included)
Seafood, 9.30am-2pm, £120
A day spent preparing,
filleting and cooking fresh fish; shellfish and crustaceans; preparation and
recipes for local crab and lobster, scallops, sea bass, clams and mussels.
Sample menu: Crab Crostini
with Cherry Tomato and Avocado • Lobster & Asparagus Risotto • Sea
Bass in a Salt Crust
7 October 2017, 24 March 2018
Pasta, Pizza & Italian Breads, 9.30am-2pm, £110
This course will need some
serious muscle with plenty of pasta, pizza and bread dough to be kneaded!
Sample menu: Pizza with Buffalo Mozzarella, Parma Ham &
Rocket • Foccacia with Rosemary & Sea Salt • Black Olive
Grissini • Wild Garlic Parpadelle with Aubergine, Tomato & Burrata
30 September 2017
Mad About Mushrooms, 9.30am-3pm, £110
If, like Giuseppe, you are passionate about fungi, this is the
course for you. Weather and seasonal conditions permitting, students will spend
the morning on a mushroom foray led by resident expert Giuseppe. They will
assist students with identification and techniques for collecting mushrooms.
Back in the kitchen, Giuseppe will demonstrate how to clean, prepare and
conserve various mushrooms. After lunch, Giuseppe will take the students
through a menu suitable for the most passionate mushroom eater.
Sample menu: Crostini of Sautéed Wild Mushrooms • Wild Mushroom
Risotto • Fresh Egg Pappardelle with a Wild Mushroom Sauce • Loin of Purbeck
Venison with Polenta and Wild Mushrooms
14 October 2017
Sicilian Cooking, 9.30am-2pm, £110
Enjoy a day of cooking Sicilian
style. Join Giuseppe in creating dishes taught to him by his mother and
grandmother, exploring the delicate flavours and delicious ingredients of this
beautiful mediterranean island.
Sample menu: Arancini (Sicilian rice balls) • Spaghetti con le
Sarde • Granita al Limone • Cannoli Siciliani (pastries filled with sweet
16 September 2017, 10 February 2018
Indian Cooking, £110
Pestle and mortar at the
ready, spend a day in the kitchen roasting and blending your own spices to
create Indian dishes with a wonderful depth of flavour.
Sample menu: Garam Masala • Lamb Curry • Spiced Chick
Peas • Spinach & Potato Saag Aloo • Naan Bread • Prawn
Curry • Aubergine Bartha
3 February 2018
Moroccan Cookery, £110
Enjoy the intense, fresh flavours
of the Middle-East and learn about slow-cooking with a tagine.
Sample menu: Marinated Chicken with Sumac with Red Onion &
Pinenuts • Lamb Tagine • Flat Bread •
Saffron and Pistachio Cous Cous • Chickpeas with Peppers
& Aubergines Tagine
24 February 2018
Cooking with Game, £120
With the shooting season on it’s way, it’s time to take a fresh
look at what to do with all the wonderful local game.
Sample menu: Loin of Venison Wrapped in Sage and Pancetta • Partridge
Zaatar with Tahini Sauce • Pigeon Breast with a Walnut and Beetroot Salad
9 December 2017
SHORT COURSES @ THE OLIVE TREE, evenings 6-9pm (Dinner is included)
Christmas Canapes & Petit Fours, £50
Planning a Christmas drinks party?
Join Giuseppe for some expert tips on delicious nibbles.
Sample menu: Smoked Salmon Blini with Fromage
Blanc • Roasted Duck Leg with Cucumber and Hoisin
Sauce • Pancetta & Pea
Cups • Raspberry Soft Meringues • Chocolate Tarts
16 November 2017
Baking Course, £50
An introduction to some principles
of baking, includes sweet & savoury baking techniques.
Sample menu: Lemon Tart • Chocolate
Pudding • Cantucci • Focaccia • Olive &
26 September 2017, 10 October 2017
Indian Cooking, £50
Pestle and mortar at the ready, spend an evening in the kitchen roasting and blending your own spices to create Indian dishes with a wonderful depth of flavour.
Sample menu: Garam Masala • Spiced Chick Peas • Naan Bread • Chicken Madras • Aubergine Bartha
30 November 2017
Italian Cookery, £50
A combination of all
things fabulous about Italian cookery - fresh pasta, sweet pastry, simple
recipes, heavenly ingredients.
Sample menu: Fresh Tagliatelle with Mushrooms and Cream
Sauce • Chicken Parcel Filled with Lemon Mascarpone and Wrapped
with Pancetta • Fig & Almond Tart with Orange & Ricotta Cream
1 February 2018
Quick Pasta Sauces, £50
Looking for fresh inspiration? Here are some quick and delicious ideas.
Sample menu: Basil and walnut Pesto • Crudaiola (cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, tuna, asparagus and
basil) • Wild Mushrooms and Cream Sauce
1 March 2018
Chef's Table £95 per person (minimum 4, maximum 6)
Group bookings for an evening at the cookery school with
Giuseppe. If it's good food you're seriously interested in then book in for a
delicious meal prepared in front of you and your guests.
Dates, call to book an evening.
YOU WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS AN ALTERNATIVE DATE TO THOSE PUBLISHED,
PLEASE CALL. Private Group Bookings: please call to arrange dates &
course content if you would like a day just for you & some friends.
Minimum 4, maximum 6 people.
availability contact us on 01929 477260 • Payment in full is required
to secure bookings • We reserve the right to cancel any course that has
less than 50% occupancy, however, in the event that we are unable to
provide an alternative date or course then a full refund will be issued.
If you need to cancel a lesson booking, you will need to email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone to 01929 477260. You must do this at least 2 days before your lesson to cancel. Both methods of cancellation must be made at least 2 days before your lesson. We are sorry that we cannot refund or rebook any cancellations made online or by phone call after this time.