Astounding Foodstuffs

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14/08/2022 11:00 - 12:00
Honesty Cookery Courses
Phone: Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on 01635 268989.
Honesty Cookery School
Phone:Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on 01635 268989
Address: The Barn North Sydmonton House, North Sydmonton, Newbury, Hampshire RG20 4UL

Astounding Foodstuffs – Living Colour – Information

FREE - 20 places

Honesty Cookery School are delighted to be taking part in Astounding Inventions as part of a week of events celebrating British history run by Heritage Open Days in conjunction with The National Trust.

They are delighted to welcome food historian, Sam Bilton to delve into the history of food colouring. Medieval feasts abounded with colourful food using natural, edible ‘dyes’ like saffron.

She will explain how our ancestors created these spectacular sights before the invention of artificial food colourants. There will be samples for you to taste on the day and an opportunity to buy Sam’s latest book – Fool’s Gold: A History of British Saffron.

The Living Colour talk is free to enter and must be booked through Winchester Heritage Open Days website. Booking opens on 9th August 2022.

THE HONESTY COOKERY SCHOOL

The Honesty Cookery School was established in 2014 and since then has welcomed many cooking enthusiasts through its doors. It offers an extensive choice of courses covering most international cuisines, bread baking, cake making, pickling and preserving, cake decorating, fish and butchery.

As well as cookery courses the school also hosts craft classes, painting, creative writing, flower arranging and very popular Christmas wreath courses. Our tutors come from a variety of backgrounds but are all united in their passion for teaching people how to cook in a relaxed, uncompetitive manner.

The cookery classes usually run from the morning until the early afternoon. Most courses involve lunch and there is always something to take home to enjoy.

The courses are designed so that they appeal to most levels of experience in the kitchen. The class sizes are kept small so that the lessons are very much hands on. People learn more effectively when they are actually doing the cooking. The school is situated in the beautiful Hampshire countryside, with unspoilt views across fields and the North Hampshire Downs.

If you have an enquiry, email or call us at: cookeryschool@honestygroup.co.uk | 07708 620287

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