OUR COOKERY COURSES include a short demonstration followed by ‘hands-on’ cooking with tutoring to your own specific requirements.

Courses for Young People

LET’S COOK TOGETHER – ADULT & CHILD

The kitchen is a great place for families to spend some quality time together! This course aims to teach lots of useful cookery skills, along with delicious dishes you can prepare together as a team.

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From mouth-watering baking to simple healthy mains, each adult and child pair will prepare a selection of dishes to be proud of.

All ingredients, equipment, refreshments are provided on the day.

Children must be between the ages of 8 and 16, inclusively. Cost is for 1 adult & 1 child.

£100

10AM - 2PM

ELECTIVE HOME EDUCATION

Food Technology Program of Study

I have created an exciting range of lessons aimed at Key Stage 2 & Key Stage 3 students. Also looking at expanding to Key Stage 4 GCSE students if enough interest is shown.

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Cooking and Nutrition is a vital skill everyone should understand and be able to do.

Currently I am offering 2 days a month for Key Stage 2 & 3 so check out the calendar.

The lessons will have a short demonstration then straight into practical activities.

The skills we will be focusing on will be nutrition, cooking, baking, knife skills, weights, measuring,  life skills and food hygiene.

The courses will run for 3 hours and all equipment and ingredients will be provided.

All students will have an opportunity to look around Lincolnshire Cookery School to familiarise themselves and meet Fiona Lucas. This will help settle them in ready for a busy fun filled activity day where we will produce some fantastic food for all the family to take home.

£40

9AM - 12PM (3HRS) or 1PM - 4PM

11-14 YEAR OLDS ‘JUNIOR KITCHEN’

Our mission is to teach by demonstration the joy & value of cooking & baking.

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The course will provide an interactive learning experience that gives young people the opportunity to develop a life-long love for the culinary arts. They are encouraged to ignite their creativity & satisfy their natural curiosity in a welcoming environment.

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£60

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

8-11 YEAR OLDS ‘READY STEADY COOK’

Cooking & Nutrition are vital skills children should learn from a young age. However more & more  children are missing out on learning these skills.

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Our ‘Ready Steady Cook’ courses are aimed at 8-11 year olds teaching them essential fundamental skills within a kitchen setting. Basic knife skills. following a recipe. kitchen safety & of course the exciting bits.

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£50

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

14-16 YEAR OLDS ‘TEENS MASTERCLASS’

Teens Masterclass courses are too underpin the framework of knowledge & skills within a safe kitchen environment.

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These courses have been written to run along side the National Curriculum for Food Teaching in Secondary Schools. They are encouraged to ignite their creativity & satisfy their natural curiosity in a welcoming environment. Preparing & cooking food they probably never have done before.

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£65

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

World Cuisine Courses

ASIA TO GO

With step by step instructions you will create fragrant & wonderfully flavoured Asian cuisine.

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At the end of this fun course you will take home new skills & recipes.

An example of dishes we could be making:

  • Pantry Pad Thai
  • Creamy Sri Lankan Prawn Curry
  • Perfect egg fried rice
  • Sticky Thai rice

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£85

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

INDIA TO GO

Our love of Indian food continues to grow in the UK.

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Whether you’re a novice who just loves a good Indian takeaway, or if you are already comfortable using spices in your cooking, this Indian Cookery course offers something for everyone. Vegetarians can be accommodated on this course just inform us when making the booking.

£95

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

PASTA MANIA

Nothing beats the taste of freshly made pasta.

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You will learn how to make fresh pasta dough  then use a pasta machine to create ribbon pasta. Moving onto filled pasta & cooking. Finally production pasta sauces which you then can adapt at home in the future.

  • Pasta dough
  • Pasta Ribbons
  • Ravioli
  • Pasta sauces

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£85

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

SUSHI TO GO

Roll like a pro at Lincolnshire Cookery School.

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Don’t worry – you don’t need to know anything about sushi to take part. Just roll up your sleeves and get stuck in, and we will show you how to make your own fishy (and veggie sushi) masterpieces.

All equipment, ingredients, information and recipe sheets will be provided on the day.

You will receive step-by-step instructions on how to impress your friends by rolling the best sushi.

Some examples are: avocado maki, vegetable yasai roll, salmon nigiri, kaiso gunkan, salmon,  shrimps & soft shell crab tempura maki and avocado hand roll.

£95

10AM - 3PM

Tasting Events

WINE & CHEESE EVENING

Join us for an evening of wine tasting with Ben Straw and the Lincoln Cheese Society.

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Ben Straw has been in the wine industry for almost 14 years, firstly in retail for an independent wine merchant, doing some hospitality work in the side before offering wine tastings, training and corporate events.  In 2015 he created Lincoln Wine School to offer WSET courses to the people of Lincolnshire and beyond.

He holds the WSET’s Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits. One of only 12,000 or so people worldwide to do so and is a Certified Educator on behalf of the Education Trust and travel round the country to help other Programme Providers in the UK.

8 – 10 wines will be tasted, accompanied by cheese from the Lincoln Cheese Society.

£45

6PM onwards

Pies, Sauces and Fish

A FISHY EXPERIENCE

Cooking fish & seafood doesn’t have to be daunting

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Spend a day preparing delicious as well as healthy fish dishes. Learn how simple and quick it can be.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

IT’S ALL ABOUT BRITISH PORK!

Using the highest quality local British Pork you’ll learn the art of creating the perfect pork pie, scotch quail’s egg and sausage.

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We will create a delicate ‘hot water pastry’ then using 2 different method the first is using a ‘dolly’ which is where it’s a hand raised baked pork pie. The second method is baked within a tin. While the Pies are baking we will move onto a lesson on sausage making!!!!!! You will create your own perfect banger & also a soft yolk Scotch Egg.

  • Hand raised Pork Pie
  • Tin baked Pork Pie
  • Homemade Sausages
  • Homemade soft yolk Scotch Egg

 

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£95

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

SAUCES

Sauces are the heart of great cuisine & this course will teach you to make a range of classic sauces.

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We will teach you how to master the fundamental sauces such as Hollandaise from which a variety of other sauces like Bearnaise / Maltaise / Chyron & Palloise can also be made. By the end of the course you will have the confidence to add a new dimension of delicious sauces to your dishes taking your cooking to the next level.

  • Roux Sauce
  • Italian Tomato Sauce
  • Hollandaise Sauce
  • Butter Scotch Sauce

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£70

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

GAME MEAT

This course is to help you understand how to  prepare the game for cooking then eating.

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All the game you prepare you will take home to cook in your own home however you will have an opportunity to cook as well during the day.

Depending on the season, the availability will include some of the following;

  • Rabbit
  • Hare
  • Pheasant
  • Partridge
  • Duck
  • Snipe
  • Pigeon
  • Venison
  • Muntjac

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

PROPER PIES & PASTIES

There is nothing nicer than tucking into a traditional meat pie or pastie especially if its homemade it.

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By the end of the day you’ll have the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to create the homemade pastry and the tasty, savoury fillings that together make a truly great pie.

These are examples of what you could be making.

  • Suet pastry
  • Short crust pastry
  • Rough puff pastry
  • Chicken and mushroom pie
  • Steak and kidney pie
  • Steak and ale pie
  • Cheese & Onion Pasties

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

Courses for Specialist Diets

FAKEAWAYS

Before starting a slimming diet, the weekend meant a takeaway, without fail.  Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Fakeaway Recipes mean you can still enjoy your favourite and stay completely on plan!

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I personally have battled most of my life with my weight and being a Chef doesn’t help, however making just a few changes you can still enjoy food that tastes just (if not better) than takeaways. So, it’s time to ditch those takeaway menus from the back of the kitchen drawer and book on a fun filled day creating incredible Fakeaway dishes.

£80

6PM - 9PM (3HRS)

VEGAN & VEGETARIAN COOKERY

Comfort food – delicious pies, soups and desserts made with fresh seasonal produce that make you feel warm and cosy from head to toe.

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Vegan and vegetarian cooking can be delicious when made with fresh seasonal produce that make you feel warm and cosy from head to toe.

This course will inspire your taste buds from flavourful soups, delicious main courses and sumptuous desserts.   You will learn learn new skills and flavours that will inspire you in the future.

£95

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE DAY

If you, a friend or family member have been diagnosed dietary intolerances do not despair. This is an accessible introduction to dairy and gluten free ingredients, including tips on adapting and altering traditional recipes.

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A full day course for everyone to enjoy. 

Whether you‘ve had to adapt your diet due to an intolerance, or you simply want to explore the amazing alternatives available to you, On top of learning about the alternatives, you’ll also discover fabulous recipes which simply don’t rely on the inclusion of dairy and/or gluten in the first place.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

Sweet Tooth Cooking Courses

MACARONS COURSE

Elegant & sophisticated macarons are a delight for the eye as well as the tastebuds. This course will teach you how to make the perfect macarons every time.

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This course will teach you how to make the perfect macarons every time. Crunchy on the outside & soft inside with delicious fillings. You will leave the course with a box full of macarons you have made during the day – if you can resist eating them first that is! With an extra treat of a lesson on Chocolate Pots!

  • Chocolate Macarons
  • Vanilla Macarons
  • Raspberry & White Chocolate Macarons
  • Chocolate Pots

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£85

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

Bread Making Courses

ARTISAN BREADS

This course is for those who love making bread but would like to advance their skills.

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  • Baguette
  • Ciabatta
  • White Sourdough
  • Brioche

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

BASIC BREADS

No baking experience is necessary; just plenty of enthusiasm & a willingness to work along side other food lovers to make real bread.

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  • Soda Bread
  • White Bloomer
  • Tinned Wholemeal Bread

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£85

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

Seasonal Cooking Courses

CHRISTMAS COOKING & BAKING

Spend the day baking festive cakes and puddings or cooking terrines, starters and pate. We even have a day for parent and child Christmas baking!

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This hands-on course will give you an ideal opportunity to get into the festive spirit, while learning how to bake a selection of Christmas favourites to perfection.

£95

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)