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Italy Cookery Courses

 

New Classes:

CUTTING IT FINE

Good, sharp knives are a kitchen essential and knowing how to use them safely and competently is a fundamental skill for any cook.

Join Silvia Nacamulli for this important, hands-on class where you will learn key knife skills. In this beginners' level class you will be using knives of different sizes for carving, slicing and chopping. You will work with fruit and vegetables and enjoy a delicious dinner together. By the time the class is over you will also know how to keep the knives as sharp as our new skills.

28th November 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Location: JW3
Price: £35

To book visit the JW3 website.


SEVEN BEST PASTA SAUCES

Come and learn some fantastic pasta sauces from a true Italian pasta lover.

Each pasta sauce has its ideal pasta shape. You will learn some good tricks so your pasta dishes will never taste bland or sticky again. Sauces include homemade pesto; puttanesca sauce (tomato, olives, capers); vegetarian carbonara; a porcini mushroom sauce with fresh mozzarella and rocket; pasta alla norma (tomato, aubergines and salted ricotta); Bigoli in salsa (onion and anchovies); and a sweet-savoury sauce with ricotta, cinnamon and sugar.

4th December 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Location: JW3
Price: £40

To book visit the JW3 website.


COOKING FOR A CROWD

Cooking for crowds requires good planning and dishes that are easy to prepare in advance.

Join Silvia as she shares her tips for a stress free dinner. The class will include fresh and nutritious salads, vegetable dishes, fish and savoury tarts.

5th December 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Location: JW3
Price: £40

To book visit the JW3 website.


Private cooking lessons and
larger corporate and charity cookery demonstrations

Silvia´s cooking demonstrations and private cookery lessons are an informative and fun way to learn more about quality Italian Jewish cooking.

Priding herself as a 'cook' rather than a conventionally-trained 'chef', Silvia´s classes are popular for their emphasis on traditional home cooking which is open and accessible to everyone. The secret behind the interactive classes is 'real' food which you can smell, share and experience in a fun and relaxed environment. Dishes and recipes are described in their cultural and historical background adding an extra touch of interest, while Silvia´s approachable and charismatic teaching method will keep you captivated throughout.

Private Cookery Lessons

From one-to-one tuition, to lessons for couples and groups of friends, Silvia´s bespoke classes and courses can be tailored from small, selected groups, to larger gatherings and parties.

Silvia will teach you the secrets of authentic Italian cooking in the comfort of your own kitchen with hands-on, personal guidance, and expert tips about where to source the best produce and ingredients. Preparations for each lesson are made simple and Silvia will bring all the necessary ingredients and materials. By the end you will have learnt how to cook three delicious dishes of your choice and enjoyed a freshly cooked meal. Simply choose three recipes from her Menu and contact Silvia to make your booking.

Prices for private lessons vary from £80 to £130 per person. A 10% discount applies for courses of 3 classes or more. Groups of 6 people or more have reduced price. Each lesson lasts 2-3 hours.

Gift vouchers

Gift vouchers are available for each of Silvia’s services and range in value. From private cooking lessons at home, to Silvia’s courses in Italy or catering for a special event, why not treat family or friends to a gift with a difference.
For more information or to purchase a voucher, please contact Silvia.

Charity Functions, Corporate Events, Team-Building and Larger Groups

The versatile nature of Silvia´s classes makes them a popular choice for larger groups and audiences and those attending charity meetings, corporate functions and team building events will be challenged and entertained by Silvia´s energetic and informative style of teaching.

Silvia can recommend a range of venues to hire. Alternatively, if you can provide your own premises, she will be happy to conduct the class there.

Silvia´s portfolio of corporate and charity clients includes:

Yahoo!BainAccentureMcKinsey
Jewish CareGS AirWIZOBritish Friends of the Hebrew Uni
LaniadoLimmudWJRKinloss Learning Centre

As well as numerous synagogues, schools and Charities across the UK.

Cookery Demonstrations

Silvia hosts a range of exciting cookery demonstrations in around London including Divertimenti. These attract a broad audience including men and women of various ages and nationalities. Many returning guests regularly attend Silvia´s classes to learn more about her cooking on an on-going basis.

Advice on cooking methods and equipment is given throughout as are tips on new delis, stores and where to find the best produce or kosher-friendly ingredients.

At the end of each session, guests are invited to sample each of the delicious specialities while chatting to other guests in an informal setting. Ad-hoc cookery demonstrations can also be organised, please contact Silvia for a quote.


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