Welcome to the vegan side of Leiths!

We’ve seen a wave of demand for vegan classes this year, so we've introduced a new range of exciting sessions for those wishing to eat plant-based meals. 

It's a great time to be vegan in the UK right now, so we've taken the innovation you see in vegan restaurants and distilled it into recipes and skills you can use at home.

Our first entirely vegan class was The Essential Vegan, which is a workshop designed to introduce you to plant-based cooking with key techniques and delicious recipes. 

We're also thrilled to announce the release of our new four-part evening course, The Everyday Vegan, which will help students to invigorate their daily cooking with sessions on baking, nutrition, dinner parties and entertaining.    

Below, you'll find more information on our upcoming vegan classes and courses, along with some vegan recipes (or recipes with vegan options) and cookery books.

For press enquiries, please contact Lily or Jen at marketing@leiths.com or 020 8749 6400.

Please note: Whilst careful measures are taken to ensure our vegan classes are free of animal products, Leiths is not an entirely vegan cookery school. Meat, fish and dairy products are cooked on the premises and animal products are used throughout the school.

The books listed in the shop section below do contain some non-vegan recipes, but many of them are suitable for those following a plant-based diet.

The Essential Vegan - One Day Class

Due to popular demand, we launched our first entirely vegan class in 2017. This hands on workshop will equip you with a range of cooking techniques and recipes to ensure that your plant-based diet is varied and full of delicious flavours.

Although it is currently sold out, we will be releasing more dates for this class in January. You can join the waiting lists for current classes by following the link below.

As seen on Metro.co.uk. 

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The Everyday Vegan - Evening Course

This entry level course is ideal for vegans, those cooking for vegans, or those following a plant-based diet. Learn to cook comforting dishes like Mexican chilli, and saffron risotto; how to make shortcrust pastry without eggs or butter, as well as tried and tested recipes for vegan desserts and cakes.

After the four sessions, you will have developed confidence in your cooking generally, as well as broadening your plant-based horizons.

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Moroccan Spinach and Chickpea Strudel Recipe

This aromatic, full-flavoured recipe is a good one to have up your sleeve. Serve with coconut yoghurt, infused with chopped fresh mint, a little salt and ground roasted cumin.

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Cauliflower, Pomegranate and Za'atar Salad Recipe

This mouthwatering Persian-inspired salad is simple to prepare and packed with punchy flavours! A perfectly light evening meal or great as a side. 

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Rosemary Focaccia Recipe

Focaccia is quick and easy to prepare as it has just one rise, unlike other breads. This produces a characteristic uneven, more open texture with bigger holes. It can be flavoured with various herbs, garlic and onion. 

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Toasted Pumpkin Seed Spread Recipe

Save your pumpkin seeds to make this hearty seasonal spread! It can be eaten on toast, or a generous helping would make a fabulous filling for a jacket potato.

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Vegan gift ideas from the Leiths shop

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