• We are so pleased to welcome back Niki from Rebel Recipes, who we think is the ultimate expert in teaching gluten-free and plant-based cooking. Niki’s classes are perfect for anyone new to a plant-based diet and for those who are after some new go-to recipes that are all easily cooked at home. All the dishes are made from the best-quality seasonal vegetables from our friends at Worthy Earth and their no-dig allotments right here in Oxfordshire. This class focuses on the significance of plant-based eating for sustainability, covering topics such as minimising food waste and choosing eco-friendly food sources. The recipes and techniques support a low-waste kitchen. Dishes may include:
    • Bombay potato & pea frittata (G/F)
    • Beetroot dal with roasted beetroot and gram flour pancakes
    • Coconut tofu saag with charred broccoli
    • Caramel Bramley apple parfait pots
    • Coconut cherry ripple ice cream
    What’s included:
    • All ingredients provided
    • You will enjoy eating the food you create at the end of the class and any leftovers (please bring some containers with you)
    • Copies of the recipes will be emailed to you after the class
    • Added bonus - the washing up is all done for you!
    The exact location for the car park at The Cart Shed can found on this what3words link: https://what3words.com/edicts.cascade.buying
  • Ursula Ferrigno is a talented cook with a deep love of Southern Italian food. Half Italian and a noted teacher Ursula specialises in demonstrating the making of Italian breads, Italian soups, risottos, vegetables, fruit dishes and every kind of pasta dish. She has cooked on many TV programmes and is a prolific author.  She is also listed by the Guardian as one of their 10 top chefs to learn to cook with – and after a class with Ursula you will know why.   As soon as we put these classes up they sell out – so get booking to avoid disappointment! We have put together a menu bursting with autumnal flavours:
    • Pizza fritta di mozzarella e peperoni - fried pizza with mozzarella & pepeprs
    • Polpette Di melanzane con pomodoro al forno - Aubergine meatless meatballs, heady with herbs and roasted cherry tomatoes with lemon and garlic
    • Gnochetti - water based pasta with pistachio pesto
    • Ricciarelli - soft almond cookies that are so good to accompany everything from gelato to espresso
    The exact location for the car park at The Cart Shed can found on this what3words link: https://what3words.com/edicts.cascade.buying  
  •  We are so pleased to welcome back Niki from Rebel Recipes, who we think is the ultimate expert in teaching gluten-free and plant-based cooking. Niki’s classes are perfect for anyone new to a plant-based diet and for those who are after some new go-to recipes that are all easily cooked at home. All the dishes are made from the best-quality seasonal vegetables from our friends at Worthy Earth and their no-dig allotments right here in Oxfordshire. This class is dedicated to the art of using spices and can transform simple plant-based dishes into vibrant, flavourful feasts. It covers the basics of building flavour profiles, spice blends, and the health benefits of various spices, with a focus on making plant-based meals more exciting and diverse. Dishes may include:
    • Chickpea & apple falafels with spiced Bramley chutney
    • Tandoori cauliflower mini pizzas with mint sauce and pickled onions
    • Rainbow slaw with miso dressing, avocado and toasted seeds
    • Zaatar flatbreads
    • Ginger malva pudding
      What’s included:
    • All ingredients provided
    • You will enjoy eating the food you create at the end of the class and any leftovers (please bring some containers with you)
    • Copies of the recipes will be emailed to you after the class
    • Added bonus - the washing up is all done for you!
    The exact location for the car park at The Cart Shed can found on this what3words link: https://what3words.com/edicts.cascade.buying
  • We are so pleased to welcome back Niki from Rebel Recipes, who we think is the ultimate expert in teaching gluten-free and plant-based cooking. Niki’s classes are perfect for anyone new to a plant-based diet and for those who are after some new go-to recipes that are all easily cooked at home. All the dishes are made from the best-quality seasonal vegetables from our friends at Worthy Earth and their no-dig allotments right here in Oxfordshire. This class focuses on the significance of plant-based eating for sustainability, covering topics such as minimising food waste and choosing eco-friendly food sources. The recipes and techniques support a low-waste kitchen. Dishes may include:
    • Bombay potato & pea frittata (G/F)
    • Beetroot dal with roasted beetroot and gram flour pancakes
    • Coconut tofu saag with charred broccoli
    • Caramel Bramley apple parfait pots
    • Coconut cherry ripple ice cream
    What’s included:
    • All ingredients provided
    • You will enjoy eating the food you create at the end of the class and any leftovers (please bring some containers with you)
    • Copies of the recipes will be emailed to you after the class
    • Added bonus - the washing up is all done for you!
    The exact location for the car park at The Cart Shed can found on this what3words link: https://what3words.com/edicts.cascade.buying
  • Buried deep in the heart of the slow food movement lies a culinary gem - fermentation. In Asian countries it has long been known that fermented foods have a profound influence on gastronomy and well-being. Now the West has woken up to the wonderful world of fermented foods, kimchi, kefir and kombucha are now bywords for great gut health and funky flavours. Prepare to have your tastebuds tingling as we explore the world of cultured condiments, lactic fermentation, sourdough starters and fermented batters illustrated by a combination of demonstrations and hands-on preparations. Working in pairs, you will create a selection of ferments that may include:
    • Kombucha
    • Sourdough starters and their uses (take home some of chef’s infamous starter “Bubbles de Vere”)
    • Fermented vegetables and condiments
    • Fermented batters - dosas, blinis, farinata
    • Fruit ferments
    Everyone needs to learn more about this simple yet utterly beneficial way of helping your gut at a fraction of the cost that you will pay in supermarkets. The exact location for the car park at The Cart Shed can found on this what3words link: https://what3words.com/edicts.cascade.buying  

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