Events / Booking

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.

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. 

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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.

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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.

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Thai Vegetarian Cookery – 3 July 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.

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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.

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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.

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Introduction to Sourdough Baking – 18 September 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.

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Turkish vegetarian cookery and baking – 2 October 2021

Explore delectable vegetarian dishes from across Turkey. Learn to bake simit rings and borek pastries.

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French Breads – 16 October 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. 

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Italian Breads – 30 October 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.

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