Summer Cookery Course 2018

This new 5 Week Summer Cookery Course at Ballymaloe Cookery School is an intensive course aimed at students who are interested in truly learning how to cook.  This course will give you the grounding you need to be fully confident in the kitchen and covers a wide range of subjects.
Modeled on our hugely popular 12 Week Certificate Course, this course is for those who may not have the time to attend our 12 Week Course but still want an immersive experience of learning to cook at Ballymaloe Cookery School
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Things you will Learn

During the 5 weeks you will learn a wide range of techniques and  recipes.  Below is a small selection of the exciting things you can expect to learn.
Some of the topics the course covers:
  • Make traditional jams, preserves and chutneys
  • Everything about kitchen equipment
  • How to make a selection of mouth-wateringly delicious biscuits, cookies and cakes. 
  • How to expertly peel tomatoes
  • How to make a really good meat or vegetable stock. 
  • Creaming, mashing, roasting, steaming and caramelizing vegetables. 
  • How to make the perfect shortcrust pastry for your quiche, tart or flan.
  • Hey pesto. How to make pesto. 
  • Pies, pies, pies. Shepherd’s Pie. Cottage Pie. Spiced Vegetable Pie, Ballymaloe Chicken and Bacon Pie. 
  • How to identify fresh fish. How to fillet any type of fish.
  • How to make and store fermented foods like sauerkraut, yoghurt, sour dough…
  • Raising the hamburger to an art form. How to make and garnish the ultimate hamburger. How to make a vegetarian burger. 
  • How to make a really, really, really good glazed belly of pork 
  • How to fool around. Blackcurrant fool. Gooseberry fool. Rhubarb Fool. 

This is just a selection of the recipes and techniques you will learn over the 5 weeks at Ballymaloe Cookery School.

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31st July - 31st August 2018 - €5,595

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