Our community cookery courses are currently running online.
Training courses and general workshops start again at the Lewes Community Kitchen from March 2021.
Class sizes will be restricted to 4 participants so that we can observe social distancing guidelines.
You can view our COVID-19 PROTOCOLS or feel free to contact us if you would like more information.
Man With A Pan (online) – 25 February to 25 March 2021
A five week beginners cookery course for men. Learn how to prepare delicious, stress-free, affordable and healthy meals in fun and supportive environment. This course includes demonstrations and cook along activities.
Vital Skills Lewes – 15 April to 13 May 2021
A five week, hands on, healthy eating cookery course focussing on the prevention and management of diabetes. Learn to prepare fresh, vital and delectable meals, snacks and baked goods.
North Indian Cookery – 17 April 2021
In this hands on workshop we will explore the rich and spicy dishes of the Punjab & Himachal Pradesh.
Turkish vegetarian cookery and baking – 8 May 2021
Explore delectable vegetarian dishes from across Turkey. Learn to bake simit rings and borek pastries.
Introduction to Sourdough Baking – 15 May 2021
Learn the fundamentals of sourdough baking in this hands on workshop with Robin Van Creveld. Learn how to make, maintain and use a sourdough starter and one failsafe versatile recipe.
Eat well for less
In person, Lewes – 20 May to 17 June 2021
A five week, hands on cookery course focussing on low cost and delicious meals. Learn to prepare healthy, affordable and delectable dishes, breads and desserts.
Thai Vegetarian Cookery – 22 May 2021
Learn to make classic vegetarian dishes from across Thailand including son tam, green curry, corn fritters with sweet chilli sauce and black sticky rice pudding. Hands on and suitable for vegans and gluten free diets.
Cookery Leader Training – Cooking in bulk made easy, 4 June 2021
Bulk cookery made easy. This one day training will help cookery leaders, community cooks, food banks and aspiring caterers to plan, prepare and share large amounts of good food.
South Indian Cookery – 5 June 2021
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” vegetarian dishes from Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Suitable for vegans and gluten free diets.
Italian Breads – 3 July 2021
Learn to bake three regional Italian breads, schiacciata flatbread, ciambella rustica and pan siciliano, a semolina and sesame bread with moorish roots. Hands on and includes a delicious lunch.
French Breads – 17 July 2021
In this hands on baking workshop you will learn to make three extraordinary breads from across France. The workshop is hands on and covers yeasted and naturally leavened breads.
Levantine Cookery & Baking – 11 September 2021
A very special workshop on the food and bread of the Levant – the lands on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea which include Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria.
Food Enterprise Training – 13 to 27 September
This participatory training will help you to plan and set up your own food business or social enterprise. The course includes: concept & product development, down to earth business planning, money management, social enterprise, premises, legislation & regulations, marketing & engagement.