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Charlotte Pike

Charlotte
Pike

Charlotte Pike is a bestselling cookery book author, cookery teacher and chef. She has written and contributed to many cookery books and is an experienced cookery teacher. Charlotte is a graduate of the Ballymaloe Cookery School, and runs her own catering company, Charlotte’s Kitchen. Charlotte is a member of the Slow Food Chef Alliance.


Classes taught by
Charlotte Pike

Beef classics. The perfect steak and stroganoff.

Wednesday 20 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
British, European, Beef

Executive Chef Tutor will start the session off with the Great British favourite – a demonstration of roast beef and accompaniments.


Middle Eastern Feasts

Tuesday 19 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean

It’s a wonderful experience to sit around a table tearing bread and sharing a selection of dishes full of flavour.


Mexican streetfood

Monday 18 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
Mexican, Streetfood, Bread, Vegetables, Herbs, Spices, Pork

Charlotte Pike trained with Diana Kennedy who was born in Essex and moved to Mexico in the fifties where she learnt the best food in Mexico isn’t in the fancy restaurants but in markets and family restaurants.


Funky Up Your Veg (Winter)

Wednesday 6 January 2021, £75.00

Categories:
Vegetarian, Vegetables, Herbs, Spices

It's January and you may be cutting back food consumption to deal with seasonal excess. STOP! There is one thing you can eat lots more of VEG


Beginner's Bread Baking

Tuesday 3 November 2020, £75.00
Tuesday 5 January 2021, £65.00

Categories:
British

Learn to proof, raise, knead and bake bread by hand without the use of artificial additives.


Knife Skills

Monday 2 November 2020, £85.00
Monday 4 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
British, Poultry, Vegetables, Herbs, Fish

Knives are the essential kitchen tool and every cook needs to get to grips with them.


Edible Gifts

Monday 30 November 2020, £75.00

Categories:

In this class, you will prepare and wrap a selection of edible treats to present as Christmas gifts.


Christmas Baking

Wednesday 2 December 2020, £85.00
Wednesday 16 December 2020, £85.00

Categories:
European

Haven’t made your Christmas cake yet? No fear Charlotte Pike to the rescue with her famous last minute Christmas-cake recipe.


Modern British Christmas

Tuesday 15 December 2020, £85.00

Categories:
British

This class is ideal for those of you who love cooking and entertaining at Christmas time but want to do something different.


Dinner in 10, 20, 30

Wednesday 18 November 2020, £85.00

Categories:

This course will appeal to anyone experiencing time pressure on their daily life.


Christmas Canapes

Monday 14 December 2020, £85.00

Categories:

You will learn to prepare easy, practical eats that can be prepared in advance and shared with your guests for easy entertaining at Christmas


Christmas Baking

Wednesday 2 December 2020, £85.00
Wednesday 16 December 2020, £85.00

Categories:
European

Haven’t made your Christmas cake yet? No fear Charlotte Pike to the rescue with her famous last minute Christmas-cake recipe.


Christmas Dinner Party

Tuesday 1 December 2020, £85.00

Categories:
British

Have you offered to host this year's Christmas dinner? This class is your essential guide to preparing and assembling the perfect traditional Christmas meal


Edible Gifts

Monday 30 November 2020, £75.00

Categories:

In this class, you will prepare and wrap a selection of edible treats to present as Christmas gifts.


Beginner's Bread Baking

Tuesday 3 November 2020, £75.00
Tuesday 5 January 2021, £65.00

Categories:
British

Learn to proof, raise, knead and bake bread by hand without the use of artificial additives.


Knife Skills

Monday 2 November 2020, £85.00
Monday 4 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
British, Poultry, Vegetables, Herbs, Fish

Knives are the essential kitchen tool and every cook needs to get to grips with them.


Lamb Classics

Dates coming soon

Categories:
Italian, Middle Eastern, Lamb

During this session you will learn to prepare lamb in three different ways


The Spice Route

Tuesday 20 October 2020, £85.00

Categories:
Thai, Middle Eastern, North African, Spices

The ‘history of spices is the history of trade’. In this class you will learn both the history and how to use spices in your cooking.


Cake. The basics

Monday 5 October 2020, £85.00

Categories:

Learn to make perfect sponge, cupcakes and loaf cakes.


Spanish Tapas and Wine Tasting

Wednesday 4 November 2020, £95.00

Categories:
Spanish

Tapas is the meal you eat before the meal! The tapas experience is about small plates, drink and lots of conversation over long hours.


The Persian Kitchen

Dates coming soon

Categories:
Herbs, Rice, Lamb, Egg

Saffron, dill, pistachios, tarragon, walnuts, fluffy rice, lamb, dried lime, pomegranate seeds and pomegranate molasses, barberries and broad beans are essential ingredients in the Persian/Iranian kitchen.


The Moroccan Kitchen

Tuesday 6 October 2020, £85.00

Categories:
Moroccan, African, Poultry, Chickpeas, Spices

Moroccan cuisine combines the flavours of Andalucía with those of Arabic and Mediterranean cuisine.


Cooking with fish

Saturday 21 November 2020, £100.00

Categories:

During this class we will cover all the skills you need to buy and cook fish to perfection including filleting, gutting, cleaning, skinning, seasoning and scaling.


Learn to cook the Mediterranean diet

Dates coming soon

Categories:
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetables, Herbs, Fish, Spices

The Mediterranean Diet seems to have stood the test of time and if versions of it are adopted, can lead to sustained weight loss.


Beef classics. The perfect steak and stroganoff.

Wednesday 20 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
British, European, Beef

Executive Chef Tutor will start the session off with the Great British favourite – a demonstration of roast beef and accompaniments.


Middle Eastern Feasts

Tuesday 19 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean

It’s a wonderful experience to sit around a table tearing bread and sharing a selection of dishes full of flavour.


Mexican streetfood

Monday 18 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
Mexican, Streetfood, Bread, Vegetables, Herbs, Spices, Pork

Charlotte Pike trained with Diana Kennedy who was born in Essex and moved to Mexico in the fifties where she learnt the best food in Mexico isn’t in the fancy restaurants but in markets and family restaurants.


Funky Up Your Veg (Winter)

Wednesday 6 January 2021, £75.00

Categories:
Vegetarian, Vegetables, Herbs, Spices

It's January and you may be cutting back food consumption to deal with seasonal excess. STOP! There is one thing you can eat lots more of VEG


Beginner's Bread Baking

Tuesday 3 November 2020, £75.00
Tuesday 5 January 2021, £65.00

Categories:
British

Learn to proof, raise, knead and bake bread by hand without the use of artificial additives.


Knife Skills

Monday 2 November 2020, £85.00
Monday 4 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
British, Poultry, Vegetables, Herbs, Fish

Knives are the essential kitchen tool and every cook needs to get to grips with them.


Christmas Baking

Wednesday 2 December 2020, £85.00
Wednesday 16 December 2020, £85.00

Categories:
European

Haven’t made your Christmas cake yet? No fear Charlotte Pike to the rescue with her famous last minute Christmas-cake recipe.


Gastropub grub

Dates coming soon

Categories:
British

Chef Tutor, Charlotte Pike, developed the ’20 mile supper club’ concept – ingredients are sourced from reputable, sustainable suppliers within 20 miles.


Scandinavian cooking

Dates coming soon

Categories:
Nordic, Vegetables, Pork

Scandinavian or Nordic cooking is considered simple and close to nature.


Cooking with fish

Saturday 21 November 2020, £100.00

Categories:

During this class we will cover all the skills you need to buy and cook fish to perfection including filleting, gutting, cleaning, skinning, seasoning and scaling.


The Spice Route

Tuesday 20 October 2020, £85.00

Categories:
Thai, Middle Eastern, North African, Spices

The ‘history of spices is the history of trade’. In this class you will learn both the history and how to use spices in your cooking.


Southern French Cuisine

Dates coming soon

Categories:
French, Home cooking, Poultry, Vegetables, Fish

Thanks to a mild climate and the Mediterranean sea, food in the South of France is prepared using an incredible range of fresh ingredients.


Mexican streetfood

Monday 18 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
Mexican, Streetfood, Bread, Vegetables, Herbs, Spices, Pork

Charlotte Pike trained with Diana Kennedy who was born in Essex and moved to Mexico in the fifties where she learnt the best food in Mexico isn’t in the fancy restaurants but in markets and family restaurants.


The Moroccan Kitchen

Tuesday 6 October 2020, £85.00

Categories:
Moroccan, African, Poultry, Chickpeas, Spices

Moroccan cuisine combines the flavours of Andalucía with those of Arabic and Mediterranean cuisine.


Funky Up Your Veg (Autumn)

Dates coming soon

Categories:
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, British, Vegetables, Herbs, Spices

In Autumn, Beetroot, Carrot, Celeriac, Fennel, Field – Mushrooms, Kale, Leeks, Pumpkin (…and much more) are all in season.


Beginner's Bread Baking

Tuesday 3 November 2020, £75.00
Tuesday 5 January 2021, £65.00

Categories:
British

Learn to proof, raise, knead and bake bread by hand without the use of artificial additives.


Knife Skills

Monday 2 November 2020, £85.00
Monday 4 January 2021, £85.00

Categories:
British, Poultry, Vegetables, Herbs, Fish

Knives are the essential kitchen tool and every cook needs to get to grips with them.