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Gluten Free Bread with Emmanuel Hadjiandreou
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Gluten Free Bread with Emmanuel Hadjiandreou

Learn the fundamental skills needed to make delicious and nutritious, gluten free breads from one of the UK's most popular bakery teachers.

We will work with freshly milled grain and legume flours and explore making, maintaining and baking with a sourdough starter. You will make a basic gum free, GF loaf suitable suitable for countless variations, sourdough crumpets and a gluten free stollen. Emmanuel will help you to plan a gluten free system that fits around your rhythm.

This workshop is suitable for coeliacs and includes a seasonal lunch.

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Turkish Vegetarian Cookery Workshop
Nov
24
10:30 AM10:30

Turkish Vegetarian Cookery Workshop

Join us for a feast of Turkish food

We will start with a breakfast of sesame crusted Simit rings served with Menemen, spicy peppers and eggs.

We'll make our own Yulfka pastry and prepare Borek, pastries stuffed with spring greens, herbs & cheese served with Chachik and Ezme.

For lunch we will have Imam bayildi, stuffed aubergines with Pilaf and Ezo Gelin, saffron flavoured lentils in tomato sauce.

We'll end with Baklava and coffee

This hands on workshop is suitable for beginners and enthusiasts - includes lunch and a take away.

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Festive Baking
Dec
15
10:30 AM10:30

Festive Baking

Learn to make breads from three festive traditions

In this hands on workshop we’ll bake

Christopsomo, a Greek Christmas bread, sweetened with orange and wine and enriched with candied fruit and nuts.

Stollen, a German Christmas bread enriched with marzipan, almond and raisins

Rugelach, a Hanukkah treat of cream cheese enriched crescent buns filled with spicy chocolate

This workshop is suitable for beginners and enthusiasts and includes tuition, lunch, refreshments and lots of bread to take home.

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Stuffed Bread Workshop
Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

Stuffed Bread Workshop

We'll explore stuffed breads from across the world in this hands on baking and cookery workshop.

You'll learn to make enriched dough and pizza dough, and use them to make:

Strombole, an Italian American rolled & stuffed pizza

Khachapuri, a Georgian bread stuffed with cheese and herbs.

Tahini Ekmek, a coiled, seseme filled flaky bread from Turkey

This workshop is vegetarian and suitable for beginners and enthusiasts.

Includes lunch and bread to takeaway 

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Thai Vegetarian Cookery
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Thai Vegetarian Cookery

Learn to make classic vegetarian dishes from across Thailand

In this hands on workshop we'll make:

Phak Chup Peang Thod - mixed vegetable fritters with sweet chilli sauce

Kaeng Khiao Wan - a fiery, aromatic and sweet green curry with coconut, aubergines and sweet potato

Som Tam Taeng - cucumber and peanut salad

Pad Krapow To-hu sai Hed - tofu with basil and chilli

Kao Niow Dahm - sticky black rice and coconut pudding

This workshop is hands on and includes lunch and recipes

Suitable for vegans and gluten free diets

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Sourdough Masterclass with Emmanuel Hadjiandreou
Apr
14
to Apr 15

Sourdough Masterclass with Emmanuel Hadjiandreou

  • Lewes Community Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join renowned baker and teacher Emmanuel Hadjiandreou for a two day sourdough masterclass.

Learn to make a delicious white sourdough suitable for countless variations, including a prune & pepper bread, 100% rye and a gluten free buckwheat loaf.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced bakers. We will work with freshly milled local flour and explore failsafe approaches to making, maintaining and baking with a sourdough starter. Emmanuel will help you to plan a sourdough system that fits around your rhythm and you will get to design and bake your own signature loaf.

This masterclass includes lunch, refreshments and vast amounts of delicious bread.

Emmanuel is the author of 3 best selling books including How To Make Sourdough

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Gluten Free Ferments
Mar
10
10:30 AM10:30

Gluten Free Ferments

Exploring gluten free batters, flatbreads and ferments from across the globe.

We’ll make:
Dosa – south indian rice pancake served with coconut chutney
Blini – sourdough buckwheat drop scones served with aubergine caviar & pickled beetroot
Pão de queijo – brazilian cheese balls with mojo rojo
Farinata – chickpea pancake with brazed leeks and rocket pesto

Suitable for gluten free and vegetarian diets – includes lunch and lots of goodies to go

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Chaat – Indian Street Food Snacks
Feb
24
10:30 AM10:30

Chaat – Indian Street Food Snacks

Chaat refers to the snacks and starters found across India, usually prepared fresh and theatrically as street food. 

In this hands on workshop you will learn to make chaat from across India including:

Masala chaas – spiced buttermilk

Bhel Puri – a puffed rice salad with tamarind dressing

Cholla Baturu– spiced chickpeas served in sourdough flatbread

Pav Bhaji – a buttery vegetable curry served on a milk bun with hari chutney

Keer – rice pudding with cream, almonds, cardamon

Masala chai  – special spiced tea

Includes lunch, refreshments and take-aways

Suitable for vegetarians

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Feeding The Masses
Nov
15
to Nov 16

Feeding The Masses

  • Lewes Community Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cooking in bulk made simple!

This two day training will help cookery leaders, community cooks, food banks and aspiring caterers to plan, prepare and share large amounts of good food.

Bulk cooking saves you time, money and energy. When done communally, it ensures local food security, addresses food poverty, cuts down waste and builds community spirit. Feeding lots of people is very rewarding and makes one a better more confident cook. Its great fun and keeps you active.

The training covers the following:
– big pot cooking techniques
– menu planing & scaling up recipes
– kitchen set-up, equipment, suppliers and packaging
– regulations and legal requirements
– storage, refrigeration and freezing

Includes lunch, refreshments and lots of food to go.

We are able to offer some subsidized places to suitable applicants, please contact us directly to see if you are eligible.

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South Indian Cookery
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

South Indian Cookery

The cuisine of South India is a treasure trove of delights and flavour sensations.
 

In this hands on workshop we will be making quintessential “Udupi” pure vegetarian, healing dishes from Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu including:
– Uttapam, a fermented rice and lentil batter pancake with coconut chutney
– Sambar, a peppery lentil and vegetable soup with tamarind
– Avial, a vegetable and curd curry flavoured with curry leaves
– Appam, rice flour flatbreads Thoran, a mild, dry stir fried dish flavoured with mustard seeds and coconut with lemon rice

Vegan and gluten free – Includes dinner and a take away

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“Tree Aid” Harvest Feast
Oct
1
5:00 PM17:00

“Tree Aid” Harvest Feast

  • Lewes Community Kitchen Phoenix Works, North Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2PE (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for a community feast and celebration cooked for you by Community Chef and friends.

This year we are raising funds for Tree Aid, a highly effective small charity helping to create thriving, sustainable communities throughout the isolated and remote regions of Africa.

Tree Aid helps people to cultivate and grow drought hardy food trees all year round. They enable micro enterprises, and help communities to be more food secure and resilient.

Three courses of sumptuous seasonal dishes made with local ingredients.

Family friendly with music and entertainment.

Suitable for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets.

Cost - £10

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Kin Jay – Thai Vegetarian Cookery
Sep
28
6:30 PM18:30

Kin Jay – Thai Vegetarian Cookery

  • Lewes Community Kitchen, Phoenix Works, North Street Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2PE United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to make classic vegetarian dishes from across Thailand

We’ll make:

Phak Chup Peang Thod – mixed vegetable fritters with sweet chilli sauce

Kaeng Khiao Wan – a fiery, aromatic and sweet green curry with coconut, aubergines and sweet potato

Som Tam Taeng – cucumber and peanut salad

Pad Krapow To-hu sai Hed – tofu with basil and chilli

Kao Niow Dahm – sticky black rice and coconut pudding

This workshop is hands on and includes lunch and recipes

Suitable for vegans and gluten free diets.

Cost: £50

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Sourdough Bread
Sep
16
10:00 AM10:00

Sourdough Bread

  • Lewes Community Kitchen, Phoenix Works, North Street Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2PE United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn the fundamentals of sourdough baking including:

  • how to make, maintain and use a sourdough starter
  • the benefits of sourdough baking
  • doughcraft,  timings, temperature control & bakers percentages

We’ll make:

- 100% rye bread with whole grains and  sunflower seeds

- Sussex batards and boules made with locally grown heritage flour

- Sourdough pizza for lunch and crumpets for tea

Includes lunch and refreshments – Suitable for beginners and enthusiasts. 

Cost - £65

Event Phone: 07766526217

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Sweet and Savoury Gluten Free Baking
May
13
10:30 AM10:30

Sweet and Savoury Gluten Free Baking

  • Lewes Community Kitchen, Phoenix Works, North Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2PE (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to bake nutritious and delicious gluten free dishes

More and more people are choosing to cut out gluten from their diets. The food industry has responded to this by creating gluten free products which for the most part are highly processed and often lack nutritional goodness.

In this workshop you will learn more about gluten free ingredients and make a portfolio of delicious, unprocessed and healthy gluten free baked goodies including:
Leek and squash farinata
Crespelle with wild mushrooms
Roast onion rough puff tart
Fruit loaf

Suitable for gluten free and vegetarian diets – includes lunch and lots of goodies to go

Location

Venue:   Lewes Community Kitchen

Cost: £50

Venue Phone: 7766526217

Address:

Lewes Community Kitchen, Phoenix Works, North Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2PE

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South African Breads
Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

South African Breads

Learn to make and bake breads from South Africa’s diverse communities

- Mosbolletjies, a sweet and rich bun loaf from the wine growing areas of the Cape, flavoured with aniseed and leavened with grape must.

- Green Mealie Bread, a yeast free corn bread from Kwa-Zulu Natal.

- Koeksisters, a Cape Malay plaited doughnut poached in a honey syrup – Not for the faint hearted or calorie conscious.

This workshop is suitable for families, beginners and enthusiasts and includes a Bunny Chow lunch, refreshments and lots of bread to take home.

Price: £50

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Festive Baking
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

Festive Baking

Learn to make festive breads from three traditions 

We’ll bake...

christopsomo
  • Christopsomo, a Greek Christmas bread, sweetened with orange and wine and enriched with candied fruit and nuts.
  • Stollen, a German Christmas bread enriched with marzipan, almond and raisins.
  • Rugelach, a Hanukkah treat of cream cheese enriched crescent buns filled with spicy chocolate.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and enthusiasts and includes tuition, lunch, refreshments and lots of bread to take home.

 

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Community Chef - Pan Indian Cookery Tour
Oct
6
6:00 PM18:00

Community Chef - Pan Indian Cookery Tour

Join us for a culinary journey across India.

We will start in our exploration with the most popular South Indian breakfast of Idli Sambar, a steamed rice flour dumpling with peppery lentil soup and coconut chutney
Moving up the East coast we’ll snack on Pav Bhaji, Mumbai’s rich and spicy potato curry served on a soft sweet bun. And go from there...

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