hosted by The Spice Angel
Do you love Indian restaurant food, but haven't got a clue on how to produce it at home? Then this class is ideal for you!
We will show you that you do not always need commercial kitchen/equipment to create delicious restaurant quality meals at home. With some tips and tricks you will be able to create a restaurant quality meal in your home kitchen.
A refreshing cookery experience learning about your favourite restaurant curries. This hands on class offers you the opportunity to learn the basics and the traditional cooking techniques in the relaxed and informal atmosphere of your teacher's home kitchen.
You will learn to balance the flavours by combining the spices and herbs which will produce amazing food using easily available ingredients. You will have plenty of opportunity to ask questions during the class, as you will have an added benefit of having the teacher guiding and explaining the procedure with you throughout the class making this your very own private class.
Your day will comprise of step by step cookery and demonstrations. Learn under the expert tuition of MasterChef 2014 Quarter Finalist Rani; learning everything you will need to enable you to create an authentic, healthy Indian meal, cook the curries you love with fresh ingredients and no artificial food colours or flavours.
You taste the food you have created as we go and take away the food enough for 2 people you have created during the lesson for your friends and family to try and a new skill to last you a lifetime.
All the recipes, ingredients, equipment, containers, aprons to use for the lesson are supplied.
You will learn to cook the following popular restaurant style Indian curries:
- Preparing a spice blend
- Butter Chicken
- Lamb Sheekh Kebabs
- Pilau Rice
- Garlic Naan
Skills to learn:
- Making a curry base from scratch
- Marinating for maximising flavours
- How to prepare perfect rice by retaining the nutrients by the absorption method
- Serving suggestions
- Preparing ginger and garlic pastes
- Introduction to the key spices
- Information on sourcing and storing spices
- Tips for substituting ingredients
- Tips on cooking the food faster
- Basic knife skills and food hygiene skills
**A vegetarian option is available to swap for Paneer Tikka Masala (including the method of paneer preparation). Please specify at the time of booking**
An excellent special occasion gift for your loved ones. Alternatively, a great opportunity for you to learn your favourite dishes.
All levels welcome. Participants must be aged 16 and over.