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Italy Cookery Courses

 

New Classes:

Cutting it fine: Knife Skills for Beginners

Good, sharp knives are a kitchen essential and knowing how to use them safely and competently is a fundamental skill for any cook. In this beginners’ level class you’ll be using knives of different sizes for carving, slicing and chopping. You’ll work with poultry, fruit and vegetables and enjoy a delicious lunch together.

10th January 2017
Time: 10:00am
Location: JW3
Price: £45

To book visit the JW3 website.


Jewish Flavours of Tripoli

Fusing elements of the Maghreb – cumin, chilli, garlic, couscous – with the influence of Italy, Tripoli provides the inspiration for Silvia Nacamulli’s demonstration. Recipes include couscous served with lubia bel cammun (braised beef with white beans and cumin) accompanied by tuershi (pumpkin dip), a spicy pepper and tomato nerduma and a rich, aromatic safra (semolina dessert with orange blossom water and honey).

23rd January 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Location: JW3
Price: £405

To book visit the JW3 website.


Perfecting Pesach

In this inspiring class, Silvia shares innovative ideas for a Pesach feast with an Italian twist. Bringing to life an ancient but thriving cuisine, Silvia will demonstrate dishes from her new book Jewish Flavours of Italy. Recipes include world-renowned carciofi alla Giudia (Roman-Jewish style fried artichokes), zuppa imperiale di Pesach (chicken and beef soup with Italian-style matzah balls), delicious Roman abbacchio brodettato (lamb cutlets with a lemon and egg sauce), a delicate carrot and almond cake and Silvia’s charoset.

27th March 2017
Time: 7:00pm
Location: JW3
Price: £45

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.

Silvia also organises 5-day cookery courses in Umbria.

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 £120 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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