In a nutshell

Where is it?
The Hands on Indian Cookery Session will take place at Joseph Rowntree School Haxby Rd, New Earswick, York YO32 4BZ.

Length of experience
Workshops last approximately 5 hours.

What you need to know
Please let Sharmini know at the time of booking if you have any nut allergies as some recipes contain nuts.

How much will it cost?
The Hands on Indian Cookery Session costs £150 per person.

How to redeeem your voucher
Your e-voucher or gift box voucher will have a contact name and information about booking your experience. If you have any questions before booking please call 0800 772 0825.

The small print
Workshops will run on various dates throughout the year.

Hands on Indian Cookery Session

£150.00 PER PERSON.

This workshop runs on several dates throughout the year.

Enjoy warm spices infused in festive curries on cold winter days!

Sharmini will expertly guide you through the session where you will learn that the magic of Indian cooking is in the choice of ingredients, their proportions and sequence of cooking.

With step-by-step guidance and tutor demonstration, you’ll learn the sequence of cooking required to obtain the right colour, texture, aroma and flavour for each dish using easy to follow recipes and cooking dishes that can easily be replicated back at home.

What you need to know:

  • All ingredients and recipe sheets will be provided.
  • Fully equipped kitchen but please bring your own knife if you prefer.
  • You need will need an apron. You can bring your own apron or if you would like to purchase Sharmini’s aprons they are £14.00 each to buy or £5.00 to hire.
  • Please bring some takeaway dishes to transport your food safely home.

By the end of the session you should be able to:

  • Confidently prepare and cook a variety of simple Indian dishes
  • Identify the common spices used in cooking Indian food
  • Understand the method and techniques of preparing each dish

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Sharmini ThomasHands on Indian Cookery Session

Our Hands on Indian Cookery Session is run by the very talented Sharmini Thomas. Sharmini, originally from Kerala, has been teaching Indian cuisine in York for the past 18 years. She is a presenter and judge at the annual York Food and Drink Festival and has won the ‘Yorkshire Vision Curry Contest’ competing against several reputable York curry houses.

Sharmini is keen to pass on the art of Indian cooking which is typically handed down from generation to generation in India. As well as teaching techniques and guiding students through her recipes she also provides a deep understanding of the origin and health benefits of the spices being used.

A delicious Keralan fish curry from Indian cookery tutor Sharmini Thomas using Steenbergs spices

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