Coffee Lovers & Barista Training
Perfect for both the commited Vegan or a curious convert, join us to expand your plant-based horizons learning some delicious dishes in a relaxed atmosphere with like minded
Perfect for both the commited Vegan or a curious convert, join us to expand your plant-based horizons learning some delicious dishes in a relaxed atmosphere with like minded people.
The vegan diet attracts positive and neagtive opinion, but there is no doubt that the major growth market in UK food is veganism. During this class you will see how to use ingredients you recognise differently to give you a balanced, nutritious, plant-based meal.
A combination of demonstration and hands on cookery, all ingredients provided, a drink on arrival and plenty to eat and takeaway.
All ingredients; food you prepare to eat as you go along and to take home
Recipes circulated after the event
Expert Chef tuition
Skill Level: All Abilities
Vegan Cookery - Plant Based Food
Cooking Together: a fresh take on a night out – included in Manchester Confidential’s Top 10 Manchester Pop Ups & Supper Clubs! Ditch the conventional restaurant meal and have fun with your
Cooking Together: a fresh take on a night out – included in Manchester Confidential’s Top 10 Manchester Pop Ups & Supper Clubs!
Ditch the conventional restaurant meal and have fun with your partner or friends. Become chefs for the evening, chopping, slicing, squeezing and peeling all the ingredients you need to produce a restaurant-style meal of your own creation.
Our Cooking Together events are as much about chatting and relaxing as they are about learning and eating. The evening is led by Chef sharing his knowledge and love of food, offering a sprinkling of tips and tricks along the way. The evening is topped off with appetizing ways to present your dishes so you can take Instagram-worthy foodie photos of the fruits of your labour!
Cooking Together nights can be exclusive for groups of ten or more – if you have something in mind, get in touch.
What you will Learn
Chef will demonstrate a first course for you to recreate in your pairs and then enjoy together around our communal table. There follows a demonstration of the main course before it’s your turn to cook again. While you enjoy your meal, Chef will prepare a delicious pudding.
Some example menus are below. Please feel free to make requests in advance of the event. Food Sorcery ingredients are seasonal and locally sourced and a vegetarian option is always available.
- First Dish – Lab Gai
- Second Dish – Thai style fish with crispy ginger and tamarind sauce
- Pudding – Let us surprise you!
A complimentary glass of wine or beer on arrival (soft drinks also available), and the food you prepare. Copies of the recipes will be emailed afterwards. Most importantly, you don’t even need to do the washing up; all the fun, none of the work.
Fully Stocked Bar
We have a fully stocked bar with some amazing wines, beers and spirits to enjoy during your evening. A range of soft drinks are also available. These can be purchased using card or cash.
Skill Level: All Abilities
1 ticket for 2 people - Dine Out With A Twist
Learn to cook Fit, healthy, repeatable meals with a focus on taste. Dishes will incorporate a variety of Asian flavours, fish, chicken and vegetarian - all classes can be adapted
Learn to cook Fit, healthy, repeatable meals with a focus on taste. Dishes will incorporate a variety of Asian flavours, fish, chicken and vegetarian – all classes can be adapted to suit allergies and dietary requirements.
Our 3 hour class allows ample time for demo and hands on cooking. All ingredients are provided and you will both eat during the evening and take home extra’s. During the session you will look at three individual dishes – recipes will be sent to you via email after the event.
Kitchen Maverick Jan spends his time researching different diets – the pros the cons and then more importantly how to make it taste great while obeying the rules! If there is a specific diet you are interested in, please let us know.
Pad Thai with Corgettte Noodles
Korean Beef Kimbap Sushi
Salmon & Sweet Potato Fish Cakes
Skills you will learn:
Tips and tricks to make delicious Healthy Asian inspired dishes at home.
Examples of What you might cook:
- Sri Lankan
- Drink on arrival, food to eat as you prepare it and also to take home and enjoy
- People who want to eat healthily without compromising on taste.
- Gluten Free – all Fit Food classes are gluten free
- Vegan & Vegetarian options always availalable.
- All skill levels.
Fit, tasty food
Nina is best described as a spice geek, or more poetically the spice sommelier, we have joined forces to bring you a cookery class, specialising in blending spices - techniques,
Nina is best described as a spice geek, or more poetically the spice sommelier, we have joined forces to bring you a cookery class, specialising in blending spices – techniques, how to, working with different flavours, tasting and identifying. You will do hands-on spice mixing, taking 2 blends home – Nina will use the spices she mixes to make you a meal to enjoy during the class
Skills you will Learn:
How to pick which spices and how to blend
How the class will run:
With a drink on arrival, Nina will then show and talk about different spices, how to identify them and which flavours work together.
She will demonstrate and spice blend, and use this to cook a delicious meal for the group
How to taste spice mixes
Hands-on – blending spices – firstly following the guide that Nina has shown, then after eating the opportunity to create your own spice mix
Glass of fizz on arrival, all the spices you need to make 2 blends to take home, the meal that Nina cooks to share
Skill Level: All Abilities
Spice Lovers Class
Nina the Spice Sommelier
An updated and accessible BBQ course that will give you the skills to cook on the open flame with confidence. Take your place as pit master for the day and
An updated and accessible BBQ course that will give you the skills to cook on the open flame with confidence. Take your place as pit master for the day and whip up some classic BBQ dishes to your preference wth friends and our friendly group.
This event is about enjoying the BBQ experience (yes we have a bar) with a focus on developing core BBQ skills of fire control, meat and vegetable, preparation and cooking. We will also touch on spicing and marinading to achieve specific goals.
Allergies and dietary requirements can be catered for if we know in advance.
What you will learn.
Fire lighting, maintenance and fire control with a charcoal fire.
The importance of good quality meat, where to find it and what to do with it.
You will be shown how to prepare, season and butcher the meat or fish you will be cooking. You will then break into groups to prepare your own meat ready to BBQ.
You will be shown how to make Kebabs and flavour with herbs and spices and the sides that go with it. You will then break into groups to prepare your own kebabs (bespoke to your tastes) and learn how to shape, skewers and cook like a pro (bye bye takeaway).
Demonstration of the art of the BBQ salad – this will hopefully inspire you and open the door for you to make many delicious salads of this type to impress and delight your friends and family.
The course leader has an extensive repertoire of dishes of different types and styles of food you can cook on a BBQ with different flavours and influences from around the world.
First Dish – Meat, Fish or Chicken – focus on preparing larger pieces of meat or whole chickens or fish for optimal results over the open flame.
Kebabs – Learn the secrets of delicious and intensely flavoured kebabs, served with sides (which you will learn to prepare) and flat bread.
Part of the Package
Complimentary glass of wine, lager or beer and the food that you will prepare with the spices.
The BBQ’s and charcoal.
Recipe sheets and a record of what you made and the spices you used with advice on where to source spices, meat and charcoal.
Fully Stocked Bar
We have great bar with fantastic beers, wines and spirits to enjoy throughout the day. These can be purchased with card or cash.
Skill Level – All Abilities
If you would like to book an exclusive event we can do this for groups of ten or more. We can also customise the menu for exclusive events.
Learn BBQ Skills
Thai cuisine is one of the tastiest foods on the planet - fresh, healthy and potentially mind blowingly spicy! We have a series of Thai cookery classes run by the fabulous
Thai cuisine is one of the tastiest foods on the planet – fresh, healthy and potentially mind blowingly spicy!
We have a series of Thai cookery classes run by the fabulous Chochaba Harper – this class is a little longer than usual, you get to cook a fabulous meal which you will then sit down to eat, in the company of others.
Thai food is all about combining bold flavours to experience sour, sweet, salty, bitter or spicy tastes in a meal. Authentic ingredients are readily available but frequently misused or misunderstood. If meat is included, it tends to be shredded, fish is served whole with delicate spicing, rice and noodles accompany…the aromas and tastes are exceptional!….You’ll be booking the flights to Bangkok!
Vegetarian Options always available, adaptable to allergies or dietary requirements please let us know of at checkout
What you will cook:
Khao Soi – Chang Mai noodles
Nam Prik Ong – Chilli sauce/dip
Yam wun sen kung – Spicy Thai Salad with glass noodles and prawns
Crispy Fish with Thai sauce – a true showstopper!
Chochaba likes to delight her guests, so if there is anything you’d really like to learn please let us know.
Glass of wine or beer on arrival, with a meal to share at the end of the event.
Skill Level: All Abilities
Thai Cookery Class
What food are you most curious about, but for various reasons are yet to try? This is your opportunity to try it all, so bring an appetite for adventure and be
What food are you most curious about, but for various reasons are yet to try?
This is your opportunity to try it all, so bring an appetite for adventure and be prepared to taste one-off dishes with ingredients sourced locally and even foraged from the banks of the river. From Didsbury Wasabi to wild garlic dessert, this will be an afternoon of intrigue, fun and delicious exploration.
This special event on behalt of Didsbury Arts Festival will allow you to watch, learn and enjoy food prepared by chef. Find out cheffy tips and tricks to enhance flavours, ask chef about where food is sourced, the origins and history of flavours and how to forage for ingredients.
This event is aimed at people who have a passion for food and an adventurous spirit eager to learn more. Customers will see the food they are going to eat prepared by chef, if time allows the group will forage for ingredients along the banks of the river. Whilst watching chef, guests can ask questions and learn cooking tips before sitting down to enjoy a sociable meal
Cookery School & Event Space...Didsbury
Fun filled, hands on cookery classes, team building, kids cookery, coffee lovers, and foodie events, all led by our expert chefs.
From novice to expert, healthy to gourmet, we've got classes to suit all and can adapt to dietary or allergy requirements on request.
Food Sorcery Cookery and Barista School, Didsbury, with views over the river, easy transport links and a Hotel, pool & gym onsite, it's the perfect place to have fun with food, learn tips and tricks from experts and to gain cooking confidence.
Our unique Cooking Together Friday nights are a fresh take on dining out, ditch the conventional meal out and cook your own!