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2004, 2021

Can’t stand the heat? Get out the kitchen — and light up the BBQ!

By |April 20th, 2021|

With the weather warming up, restrictions lifting, and a few bank holidays on the horizon, there’s probably only one thing on many people’s minds: barbecues. And lots of them. At the slightest hint of sunshine in the UK, supermarket aisles across the country are ransacked, leaving barely a sausage or burger behind. The sun comes out, and we hastily whip [...]

1503, 2021

Just keep cooking: honing your new lockdown skills

By |March 15th, 2021|

It all started with sourdough, then we went bananas for banana bread and then came the Insta-famous feta pasta… There’s no doubt that many of us have been cooking more during lockdown, taking advantage of the newfound slower pace of life and increased time at home to refine our skills. Even those who once saw cooking as a chore — [...]

1802, 2021

Tuck in: setting the table for Super Saturday

By |February 18th, 2021|

Who tuned into the Super Bowl earlier this month? The annual event typically draws quite a crowd and is famed for raucous parties served up with beer kegs and plenty of margaritas. (Did you know 17.5 million Americans reported that they planned to miss work the day after the Super Bowl, also known as ‘Sick Monday’, in 2020?) But the [...]

1801, 2021

Getting you through lockdown — our top 5 foodie tips

By |January 18th, 2021|

Well, 2021 didn’t exactly start how we planned, did it? Due to government restrictions, we’ve sadly had to close the school again and postpone all our January courses and some of our February ones. (If you were due to attend one of our classes during this time, we’ll be in touch to arrange an alternative date for you!) BUT — [...]

1412, 2020

The story of The Abinger Cookery School

By |December 14th, 2020|

On Guildford Road in the heart of the beautiful Surrey Hills lies the quaint village of Abinger Hammer. And in that village, lies The Abinger Cookery School — a hub of learning (but, more importantly, deliciousness, fun and laughter) run by a group of food-loving enthusiasts. The school was bought by Lizzie Marsh and her family in March 2020. For [...]

911, 2020

Food: the star of the show this Christmas

By |November 9th, 2020|

Bake a batch of biscuit batter as you babble in your bubble with Baileys, beer and bubbles under the baubles and bells of the merry jubilations. We know Christmas (and the build-up — which is often the best part, right?) is bound to be a little different this year. No big work parties and waiting eagerly for the office gossip [...]

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