The Cookery School Blog

Posts from 2015

  • The Great British Bake Off - Black Forest Gateau

    Posted: 6 August 2015 by Ashleigh Brown

    Why not have a go at creating your own show stopping Black Forest Gateau with this lovely, easy-to-follow recipe from our chef, Guy Moore?

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  • Team away days with a difference

    Posted: 29 July 2015 by Sharon Sonnex

    The Braxted Park Estate in the heart of the Essex countryside offers exclusive “Team Building Away Days”, offering you and your team the opportunity to escape from the constraints of the office and enjoy a unique and motivational team building experience.  Teams of between 10 and 20 can take part in engaging social activities alongside team meetings creating collaborative relationships and developing new skills in a relaxed and unique setting.

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  • School's out for summer!

    Posted: 22 July 2015 by Sharon Sonnex

    Bake Bread this summer

    Making homemade bread is a great activity for children of all ages on tiresome rainy days during the summer holidays. It’s a great opportunity for children to get really involved in the kitchen and get to grips with just how simple and how much fun it is to make bread.

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  • Coquilles Saint-Jacques for Bastille Day!

    Posted: 14 July 2015 by Sharon Sonnex

    French Cookery Class

    Today the French are celebrating Bastille Day. Why not join the party and make this delicious recipe for the French classic “Coquilles Saint – Jacques” taken from our French Brasserie Classics cookery class.


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  • Celebrate National Cherry Day!

    Posted: 14 July 2015 by Ashleigh Brown

    The Cookery School at Braxted Park - National Cherry Day

    It's National Cherry Day on 16 July, a day which aims to raise awareness about the need to maintain our own orchards, and encourage us to appreciate home-grown cherries. Celebrate by making lovely cherry focaccia served with cherry and red wine sauce.

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