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Course: The Gentlemen’s Cooking Club

Chicken Leek Pie

Elevate your culinary skills and discover the joy of preparing delicious, nutritious meals in a cosy, collaborative environment.

Welcome to Badminton Estate, where the Gentlemen’s Cooking Club invites you to embark on a culinary journey to elevate your cooking experience. Whether you’re a retiree seeking a new hobby or an individual with ample free time, these short, practical cookery sessions are crafted to elevate your kitchen skills and ignite a passion for cooking. Led by the experienced Chef Nancy Lawson from Overtown Manor who will guide you through each step of the cooking process.

Every week, our sessions will spotlight signature dishes meticulously curated for their nutritional value as satisfying solo suppers or impressive offerings for gatherings with friends and family. These dishes are also freezer-friendly, ensuring convenience without compromising on taste. Our mission is to equip you with the confidence to deliver delectable signature meals while mastering essential techniques such as vegetable chopping and stock-making in each session.

Moreover, our offerings are adaptable to various dietary preferences, including vegetarian and vegan options, catering to diverse palates and lifestyles.

Week One:

Chicken, leek and bacon pie. Fruit compote with home-made ice cream

Week Two:

 Spring pea risotto. Strawberry caramel cake

Week Three:

Lamb curry, rice and side dishes. Panna cotta 

Week Four:

Caramelised onion, blue cheese and spinach tart, smoked trout tart, pesto and tomato tart with summer salads. Lemon meringue roulade

Week Five:

The ultimate fish Pie. Classic chocolate torte


  • 21 May
  • 28 May
  • 4 June
  • 11 June
  • 18 June
  • Course Highlights:
  • Practical Sessions: Learn essential cooking techniques in short, bite-size classes.
  • For All Skill Levels: Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned home cook, these classes cater to all.
  • Home Alone or Family Chef: Perfect for those flying solo or wanting to contribute to family meals.
  • Lunch Together: After the class, enjoy a delightful lunch with your fellow gentlemen, savouring the fruits of your labour.

Why attend:

  • Cook with Confidence: Gain the skills and confidence to prepare meals with ease.
  • Connect with Others: Socialise with like-minded gentlemen in a relaxed kitchen setting.
  • Delicious Rewards: Enjoy a shared lunch experience, savouring the flavours of your own creations.

Due to the size of the classes, 8-10 participants, we have limited spots available. Secure your place by registering early to ensure you don’t miss this fantastic opportunity. Book onto all 5 classes as a course at a discounted rate.

See you in the kitchen!

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  • Date : 21 May 2024 - 18 June 2024
  • Time : 10:00 - 13:00 (Europe/London)
  • Venue : Badminton House

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