Weekday Classes

Short, practical cookery courses, designed for enthusiastic amateur cooks. These classes can be purchased as gift vouchers.

 

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A Taste of Thailand with Rosa's Thai Cafe

Offering delicious, authentic Thai food, Saiphin Moore has a devoted army of fans at her popular London restaurants Rosa’s Thai Cafe. Learn to cook some of Saiphin’s stunning signature dishes such...

Upcoming date(s):

22nd Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Aubergines

A Vegetarian Taste of the Spice Route

Experiment with the sensational flavourings of the Spice Route to create aromatic and inspired vegetarian dishes at home. Featuring heady spices and kaleidoscopic colours, Jane Nermazee will teach del...

Upcoming date(s):

10th Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Banana and date pudding

Autumn Entertaining

Learn to cook a seasonal entertaining menu of Pan-fried butternut squash gnocchi with toasted hazelnuts and rocket salad, Seabass en Papiolotte with herb butter, lemon roasted Jerusalem artichokes and...

Upcoming date(s):

14th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Bread Masterclass

Discover the satisfaction that baking your own bread can bring. Once you have mastered the basics, you can experiment endlessly to create the perfect loaf. Join us for a day of intensive hands-on baki...

Upcoming date(s):

17th Dec 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Cheese Making Class - Artisan Soft Cheese

Join Louise Talbot, founder of Cutting the Curd, for this special hands-on cheese making class. After exploring the early history of cheese and how it is made, you will learn how to produce a range of...

Upcoming date(s):

30th Jul 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Chef Skills - Focus on Creativity

Learn essential technical chef skills to create a Michelin worthy three course menu. Based around core ingredients, techniques and recipes, students will learn a series of key skills to experiment wit...

Upcoming date(s):

29th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Chef Skills - Focus on Poultry and Game

Expand your repertoire of poultry and game dishes and refine your presentation as you learn advanced techniques as you prepare Pheasant (pan fried breast and confit leg) with celeriac puree, Swiss ch...

Upcoming date(s):

28th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Chinese Dim Sum with Ching-He Huang

Explore an appetizing array of delicious dumplings and soft steamed buns with Ching-He Huang, as you learn about the techniques and ingredients used to make show-stopping dim sum such as Steamed pork ...

Upcoming date(s):

1st Nov 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Cerviche

Flavours of Latin America

Discover the zingy flavours of Latin America as you learn to cook Ceviche, Guacamole, Chicken tostada, Wheat flour tortillas, Palm heart salad and Churros with hot rich chocolate sauce before sitting ...

Upcoming date(s):

30th Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Fig and Gorgonzola salad

Flavours of Sicily with Ursula Ferrigno

Join celebrated author and much loved teacher of Italian cookery, Ursula Ferrigno, for some Sicilian inspiration. Characterised by the Mediterranean flavours of capers, artichokes, abundant herbs, rip...

Upcoming date(s):

2nd Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Roast vegetable medly

Flavours of the Middle East

Explore Persian, Turkish and Lebanese cuisine as you produce an array of dishes using signature ingredients such as sumac, pistachios, pomegranate molasses and rose water. Under the guidance of Leiths...

Upcoming date(s):

9th Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Fresh Flavours of the Mediterranean with Jennifer Joyce

Join us for a Mediterranean special here at Leiths with renowned food writer and stylist, Jennifer Joyce. Create a relaxed Summer menu of Grilled bavette steak with pistachio vinaigrette and black bel...

Upcoming date(s):

17th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Gluten Free Bread

Achieve fantastic results in this gluten free bread class with Adriana Rabinovich. Including demonstrations on the principles of making gluten free bread and lots of tips and techniques to inspire you...

Upcoming date(s):

11th Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Gluten Free Pastry

Those on a gluten free diet need not miss out on the delights of pastry. Adriana Rabinovich will teach you to make the perfect gluten free short crust pastry, choux pastry, pâte sucrée, chocolate pa...

Upcoming date(s):

12th Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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How to Cook - Bread

Discover the satisfaction that baking your own bread can bring. Once you have mastered the basics, you can experiment endlessly to create the perfect loaf. Join us for an intensive hands-on baking cla...

Upcoming date(s):

15th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

29th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Scone baking course

How to Cook - Cakes and Baking

Learn the essential methods of cake making as you master Leiths brownies, Pistachio cakes with lemon drizzle, Raspberry sponge cake with elderflower mascarpone cream and Sticky gingerbread. Once you h...

Upcoming date(s):

5th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Steak

How to Cook - The Perfect Steak

Sourcing best quality meat is half the challenge, but once you have found the best beef how do you turn it into the perfect steak?  Focusing on  a variety of cuts; sirloin, rib-eye and fillet, you w...

Upcoming date(s):

8th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

31st Jul 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Innovative Entertaining for Gluten Free Food Lovers

Are you looking for exciting and innovative entertaining ideas that just so happen to be gluten free? Tom Thexton, award winning chef and owner of Wild Thexton artisan gluten free bakery will share th...

Upcoming date(s):

10th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Japanese Home Cooking with Jennifer Joyce

There is far more to Japanese cuisine than sushi and sashimi. Join Jennifer Joyce to learn some fresh, delicious and nutritious Japanese home classics such as Leeks and asparagus with miso yuzu must...

Upcoming date(s):

5th Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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John Whaite's Perfect Afternoon Tea

Join Great British Bake off winner and trained pastry chef John Whaite to create an elaborate afternoon tea of Passion fruit meringue tartlettes, Chocolate orange éclairs and Manchego and chorizo sco...

Upcoming date(s):

31st Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Knife Skills Masterclass - Butchery

Master which knife to use and how to use it as you learn to bone, stuff and roll a shoulder of lamb; bone and stuff a ballotine of chicken and prepare a rack of lamb.You’ll go home with a new set of...

Upcoming date(s):

23rd Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

12th Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Mackeral

Knife Skills Masterclass - Chicken and Fish

Learn to chop, slice and dice like a pro in this knife skills masterclass. Focusing on chicken jointing and fish preparation you will learn to use the correct knife with confidence to undertake kitche...

Upcoming date(s):

26th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

1st Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Knife Skills Masterclass - Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs

Learn to chop, slice and dice like a pro in this knife skills workshop. Focusing on vegetable and fruit preparation you will learn to use the correct knife with confidence. So, if you want to save tim...

Upcoming date(s):

23rd Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

30th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Chopping parsley

Knife Skills Masterclass – Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs

Learn to chop, slice and dice like a pro in this knife skills workshop. Focusing on vegetable and fruit preparation you will learn to use the correct knife with confidence. So, if you want to save tim...

Upcoming date(s):

18th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Cupcakes

Let's Cook! Baking for Teenagers

13 – 17 year old bakers can learn the essential methods of baking as they master Orange cheesecake brownies, Lemon syrup loaf cakes and Buttermilk soda bread. The afternoon will be spent taking ...

Upcoming date(s):

29th Jul 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Indian Dishes

Let's Cook! Curries from around the World for Teenagers

Do you love curries? Learn to make them from scratch on this culinary journey around some of the best curry hot-spots. Including a Thai green chicken curry, a Gujarati chicken dhal and a Persian rogan...

Upcoming date(s):

28th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Let's Cook! Macaroons for Teenagers AM

Macaroons not only look great, they taste delicious too. Learn to make them yourself in a number of exciting flavours and colours. After baking, filling and assembling your creations you’ll have ple...

Upcoming date(s):

27th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Let's Cook! Macaroons for Teenagers PM

Macaroons not only look great, they taste delicious too. Learn to make them yourself in a number of exciting flavours and colours. After baking, filling and assembling your creations you’ll have ple...

Upcoming date(s):

27th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Pan fried Salmon with Paparadelle Pasta

Let's Cook! Pasta for Teenagers

13 – 17 year olds can learn how to make their own pasta in this hands-on class. Mix, knead and stretch your pasta to make your own colourful tagliatelli and Ravioli with ricotta and lemon. We wi...

Upcoming date(s):

23rd Jul 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Malaysian Street Food with Norman Musa

Visit the wonderfully eclectic, taste bud tingling world of Malaysian cuisine with chef and writer Norman Musa as he gives a special insight into the country’s vibrant street food. Featuring a demon...

Upcoming date(s):

7th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Tomatoes and Aubergine

Moroccan Cooking

Abdesslem Khalil was born and brought up in Casablanca and learnt the art of Moroccan cooking from his mother. His infectious enthusiasm and inexhaustible knowledge of his native cuisine makes this a ...

Upcoming date(s):

30th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Outsider Tart's Great American Bakes

Joining us from Chiswick’s acclaimed bakery Outsider Tart, David Muniz and David Lesniak are masters in the art of American-style baking. Under the watchful eyes of the charismatic duo, you will lea...

Upcoming date(s):

24th Jul 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Courgette Pasta

Pasta Pasta Pasta

Learn how to make your own pasta with and without a pasta machine in this hands-on class. After mastering the basics you will branch out into more adventurous but achievable dishes such as Open la...

Upcoming date(s):

22nd Jul 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

24th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Courgette Pasta

Pasta, Pasta, Pasta

Learn how to make your own pasta with and without a pasta machine in this hands-on class. After mastering the basics you will branch out into more adventurous but achievable dishes such as Open lasagn...

Upcoming date(s):

11th Sep 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Recipes from Racine with Henry Harris

Leiths alumnus and chef of Knightsbridge’s Racine, Henry Harris uncovers some of the secrets to his best loved Racine dishes, showing home cooks how to recreate delicious French food at home such as...

Upcoming date(s):

16th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Sauces Masterclass

Join us for this essential master class in the fundamentals of sauce making. Learning to make key sauces will improve your cooking and instantly expand your repertoire.  From mastering the humble sto...

Upcoming date(s):

16th Dec 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Indian Dishes

Secrets of a Punjabi Kitchen with Dipna Anand

Co-owner of renowned Brilliant Restaurant, Dipna Anand joins us to teach the secrets of Punjabi cuisine with a mouth watering menu of tender Tandoori lamb chops marinated in nutmeg, garlic and card...

Upcoming date(s):

21st Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Selection of Preserves

Summer Jams, Pickles and Preserves

Learn how to preserve the summer’s bounty in this essential master class. In this introduction to the basic principles of jam, jelly and chutney making, you will learn about selecting produce, s...

Upcoming date(s):

6th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Aubergines

Summer Vegetarian with Hilary Cacchio

Join Hilary Cacchio to make the most of summer’s plentiful harvest as you learn to cook an abundance of inspirational vegetarian dishes including a deliciously rich and satisfying treat of Courgette...

Upcoming date(s):

8th Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Chargrilled courgettes with yellow pepper shallot and chive salsa

Summer in the South of France

Let Hilary Cacchio whisk you away to the glistening waters of the Mediterranean with the Pyrenees as your backdrop as you learn to recreate a wonderful menu of Roast tomato, olive and garlic tart with...

Upcoming date(s):

25th Jul 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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Tapas Revolution with Omar Allibhoy

Join dynamic ‘rising star’ Omar Allibhoy for an innovative take on traditional tapas. This young Spanish chef will startle you with the simplicity of creating an inventive tapas menu, packed with ...

Upcoming date(s):

9th Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

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The Persian Kitchen with Sabrina Ghayour

Sabrina delivers Eastern promise in gastronomic form in this enchanting class exploring the scents and spices of Persian cuisine. Learn to cook a feast of Persian lamb, dried lime and yellow split p...

Upcoming date(s):

3rd Oct 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

Valentine Warner

Valentine Warner's Fish Masterclass

Spend an inspirational day with celebrated chef Valentine Warner as he unravels the secrets of the sea. Valentine will share his invaluable knowledge and ignite your culinary imagination with an a...

Upcoming date(s):

1st Aug 2014 - Click for full course info - Checking availabilty...

 

 
"The lecturer made everything so straight forward to understand and (it) was thoroughly entertaining. It was really enjoyable to be a student for once!"
Will Gibbs, Managing Director of KCL School of Design