The Woodspeen

Location:Restaurant & Cookery School Lambourn Road, Woodspeen Newbury, RG20 8BN
Phone: Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on 01635 265070

The Woodspeen

A restaurant and cookery school, set in a lovingly restored 19th century farmhouse, nestling in the West Berkshire countryside

Upcoming events

  • Woodspeen Classics 2022
    19/08/2022 10:00 - 19/08/2022 14:00

    Woodspeen Classics 2022

    Love their restaurant? Their team share the most popular starter, main course and dessert from this season, and teach you to confidently re-create some of their most popular restaurant dishes at home. They’ll share some of their kitchen secrets including ‘partition preparation’ where most of the cooking is done before your guests arrive leaving you to spend more time at the table and less time in the kitchen.

    • Morning involves demonstrations and practical sessions making some of the components that make up some of the restaurant dishes
    • You will be fully capable of creating a Woodspeen classic starter, main course and dessert
    • Discuss what makes up great taste in a dish
    • Where possible they’ll be using produce from our own vegetable plots to start to create some of the classics
    • Enjoy your starter with your fellow cooks around The Chef's Table for lunch, The tutor will masterclass the main-course for you to re-create at home, and the main course you have made will be packed up for you to serve at home.

    To take away: Main course and Dessert made on the day and all notes and recipes.

    Spaces for this course are subject to minimum number of participants.

    West Berkshire Villages

  • 19/08/2022 18:00 - 19/08/2022 21:00

    Best Simple Classic - Beef Wellington

    Join us to create a classic dish that will soon become a firm favourite. This time it is beef wellington made from scratch, with homemade puff pastry, perfectly cooked beef fillet and rich velvet red wine sauce. Finish the morning off with your Wellington, some fries and a glass of red around the kitchen table.

    Course includes

    • Arrive at 5.45am for tea and coffee and course introduction
    • We will be making puff pastry
    • Cooking of the beef fillet to include time and temperature
    • Make red wine sauce

    To take home: All course notes and recipes

    Spaces for this course are subject to minimum number of participants.

  • 26/08/2022 10:00 - 26/08/2022 14:00

    A Taste of Italy

    Italian food is the ultimate social food, and what could be better than gathering a group of friends or family around the table for homemade Italian specialties. Join us where we will teach you to prepare Italian classics from Gnocchi to homemade pasta and Italian bread.

    Course includes:

    • Arrive at 9.45am for tea, coffee and course introduction
    • Gnocchi (Make, Poach and quick pan sauce)
    • Seasonal Risotto
    • Focaccia
    • Pasta (tagiatelle and Ravioli, finish with Woodspeen olive oil, basil, toasted pine nuts and parmesan)

     

    Spaces for this course are subject to minimum number of participants.  Other dates Available

  • Curry Night 2022
    26/08/2022 18:00 - 26/08/2022 21:00

    Curry Night 2022

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    Learn robust techniques on Indian and Thai curry making. You will cook a variety of dishes to easily replicate at home. Techniques on marinating and alternative cooking methods will be covered in this course.

    How to cook fail-safe rice in the oven

    • Dry rubs

    • Wet marinades

    • Thai curry with prawn

    • Indian curry with chicken

    • Aromatic salad

    • Carrot bhaji

    • Base sauces to take home

    Course includes:

    Arrive at 6pm for course introduction

    Enjoy a supper made on the evening of curry and accompaniments, served with your choice of beer, wine or a soft drink

    Leave at 9pm with your base sauce to make further curry at home

    To take away: A base sauce made on the evening, and all notes and recipes from the evening.

    Spaces for this course are subject to minimum number of participants.

    West Berkshire Villages

  • Food and Drink
    01/09/2022 18:00 - 01/09/2022 21:00

    Steak Night

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    Ever tried to cook the perfect steak and chips? We'll show you how to pick the best cuts, sharing tips on how to retain tenderness and flavour. Then it's over to The Chef's Table, where you can savour the results with your fellow 'Steak Masters' and enjoy a refreshing well-earned beverage.

    • The session starts with an explanation of various cuts of meat, how to cook them to get the best results, and what to ask for when buying meat
    • Understand how to cook your steak the way you like it, and how to cook it for others preferences too
    • To accompany your steak you will make tomato chutney and ‘triple cooked chips’
    • Our tutor will show you how to make classic steak sauces, béarnaise and peppercorn

    Course includes:

     

    • Arrive at 6pm for course introduction
    • Enjoy a supper made on the evening of steak, triple cooked chips and tomato chutney, served with béarnaise or peppercorn sauce and your choice of beer, wine or a soft drink
    • Evening finishes at 9pm

     

    To take away: All notes and recipes from the evening.

    Spaces for this course are subject to minimum number of participants.

    £95.00

    6 Places Available

    Attendance Mode

    In accordance with Government regulations

    Events: organizer: TheWoodspeen

    Event Status- Current

    previous Start  24/06/2021

     

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