Scandinavian Cuisine: The Art of Hygge
£175 per person
The essence hygge (pronounced “hooga”) is very simple it means creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with friends and family. Whilst this word arrived on our shores last year with many a book published it just encompasses what Scandinavians have been doing for centuries. As the nights draw in the Nordic nations have the perfect food for mind and body. Recipes can liven up a lunch or dinner party or just simply to warm your soul. Scandinavian food has also been propelled into the limelight in recent years with Danish restaurant Noma being ranked as the world’s number 1. However it’s not all fine dining and whilst will look at some dinner party style dishes we will explore uncomplicated dishes from the region which celebrating the best ingredients for the season and recipes that continue to foster the Nordic “Live to Eat” philosophy.
Rob is the perfect chef to guide you through this session as his mother, a great home cook, is Danish so he has been brought up living with the Scandinavian food and philosophies his whole life.
Guest Tutor - Rob Cottam
- Homemade hot smoked salmon, pickled cucumber, horseradish and dill crème fraiche, poppy seed rye rolls
- Cider braised pork cheeks with celeriac, apple and sage
- Cherry and almond cake with cherry and Kirsch compote
Dishes may be subject to slight change to reflect the seasonal produce available.
Arrive – 9.30am for refreshments, meet and greet with Rob and a run through of the day.
In the middle of the day we will break for lunch around the chef’s demonstration area. With many of the classes you will be tucking into the food you have cooked and for some we will provide dishes from The Kitchen restaurant, all accompanied with a glass of wine. During the day we will show you around our kitchen garden and pop into our beautiful greenhouse, introducing you to our gardeners if they are tending to the beds at the time.
Finish – 3.30pm, take home your creations and The Kitchen apron leaving the washing up for our cookery school team!