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Skills Cookery Course – ‘Shells and Claws’

29 May
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Type of Course:

Skills Days

Menu :

·         Clams with spaghetti, white wine, garlic and parsley

·         Scallops with broad beans, peas and pickled shallots

·         Oysters 3 ways

·         Crab and fennel tart

Techniques learned :

·         Storing, washing and cooking molluscs

·         Cooking the perfect scallops

·         Shucking oysters to eat raw and cooked

·         Cooking and picking crab meat


How the day goes….

On arrival at Truro School Cafe you will be greeted with a Yallah coffee and freshly baked pastries. At 10am you will invited through to the teaching kitchen to gather around our large kitchen island. Your cookery teacher will demonstrate to you the first dish of the day, with overhead cameras capturing the finer details.

Now is time for some hands-on cooking, so you will head to your fully equipped cooking bay where you will find trays of all the ingredients waiting. Cooking will commence, with your teacher pausing the class at convenient times to demonstrate a technique, or the next dish.

At around 1.30pm we will pop open a bottle of something delicious. Your teacher will talk you through the accompaniments for our late lunch, before we move through to our dining area to share the dishes prepared, along with some scrumptious sides and freshly baked bread.

In the afternoon its back in the kitchen for a demonstration of the last dishes. You will have the choice to complete these dishes under the guidance of our team, or alternatively you can take the ingredients home to recreate for your family and friends.

By 4pm its time for a cup of Tregothnan tea before heading home with everything you need for your own supper party.

Aprons, tea towels and refreshments provided, plus all ingredients and takeaway boxes. However, please feel free to help us reduce packaging waste by bringing your own reusable containers.

Recommended ages 18+ years

*Under 18s may attend if accompanied by an adult.*