The Cookery School Blog

Posts from 2014

  • Christmas Dinner: How do you eat yours?

    Posted: 3 November 2014 by Ashleigh Brown

    Take part in our Christmas dinner survey for the chance to win a cookery course voucher.

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  • Pumpkin Pie – Go early and treat yourself for Halloween!

    Posted: 30 October 2014 by Sharon Sonnex

    OK, so maybe we in the UK can’t claim pumpkin pie as a generic dish but it was created in the USA by European settlers who planted the pumpkins seeds they took with them to the New World. The resultant crops gave rise to ‘Thanksgiving’ and pumpkin pie remains a quintessential ingredient in Thanksgiving celebrations. This year Thanksgiving is on 27th November, which is just about close enough to Halloween – and after all, we do use pumpkins on ‘All Hallows Night’ more than at any other time of year. Anyway, pumpkins are in season and pumpkin pie is so delicious that it deserves to be part of our Halloween menu.

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  • Get ahead this Christmas with The Cookery School at Braxted Park

    Posted: 28 October 2014 by Sharon Sonnex

    Get ahead this Christmas with The Cookery School

    Here at The Cookery School we have a fantastic selection of Christmas themed cookery experiences coming up in November and December. Christmas is one of the few times of the year you can really push the boat out, creating the perfect opportunity to cook something new. Magnificent as the traditional Christmas turkey can be, there are some delicious seasonal alternatives.

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  • Pride in Essex - W & H Marriage & Sons Ltd

    Posted: 23 October 2014 by Sharon Sonnex

    Here at The Cookery School at Braxted Park we really take pride in supporting local food producers and businesses. Our latest initiative on our quest to buy and promote local is to stock flour from Essex based W & H Marriage & Sons Ltd.

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  • It’s National Curry Week

    Posted: 15 October 2014 by Ashleigh Brown

    Learn to cook a delicious chicken curry in celebration of national curry week.

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