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Garden Museum Cooking Club: simple vegetarian cooking


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£20 per session (£75 for all four)


Enjoy cooking and meeting other people? Come and join us for our popular adults’ 4-week Garden Museum Cooking Club, taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in May.

“The course has been extremely informative and given me a lots of new excellent vegetables dishes. The space is great and I have thoroughly enjoyed the sessions” Cooking club participant Autumn term

Throughout the course we’ll work on building your confidence with knife skills, getting to know vegetables better, and learning lots of delicious plant-based recipes. At the end of each class we’ll sit down and eat together too, and you’ll be able to take the recipes home.

The full course schedule is below;

Week 1, Seasonal Salads and Delicious Dressings. Tues 1 May

Week 1 will focus on seasonal salads and delicious dressings.  With late spring in full swing, we’ll work with vegetables such as asparagus, new potatoes, peas and radishes, combining them with grains or pulses to make substantial salads. Each salad will include a delicious dressing and tips on how to swap your ingredients to make endless variations of tasty seasonal salads.

Week 2, Root to Shoot, Tues 8 May

Week 2 will focus on root to shoot cooking.  Root to shoot is a cooking philosophy based around using the whole vegetable.  From shaved broccoli stem salad to making pesto with radish or carrot tops we’ll learn how to make the most of parts of our spring vegetables you would ordinarily throw away.

Week 3, Eggs Eggs Eggs, Tues 15 May

Week 3 is all about eggs.  Eggs have multifunctional uses in cooking; binding, raising, they add moisture, colour, flavour and are nutritionally balanced.  Come and find out how to make the most of these fridge staples in various aspects of cooking.  This week is inspired by Cedric Morris’s Illustration Eggs, which will be on display in the museum as part of the Cedric Morris Exhibitionfrom April to July 2018.

Week 4, Vegetable Desserts, Weds 23 May

Vegetables aren’t just for savoury dishes, in this class we’ll look at how to incorporate more of your daily dose of vegetables into your sweet treats. Not just carrot cake!

Participants can come to as many (or as few) sessions as they’d like.  The bulk booking discount is only applicable for the entire series.

The cost is £20 per session or £75 for all 4 classes across the series.

The Garden Museum
5 Lambeth Palace Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 7LB

Nearest train/tube:

Start date: 01/05/2018
End date: 23/05/2018
Open from 18:30 to 20:30

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