Jewish Flavours of Aleppo
Aleppo was once home to one of the oldest and most interesting Jewish communities in the world. A variety of nuts, pulses, rice, spices, vegetables and tempting pastries dominate its cuisine. Come and discover its precious flavours which have been kept alive by the expat Syrian Jewish communities around the world. This is Sephardic and Middle Eastern cuisine at its best. Recipes include 'Aleppian Mujadrah with Laban' (rice, lentils and caramelised onions with yoghurt), 'Samak bi’Tehineh' (fish in tahini sauce), 'Kusa b'Jibn' (courgette and cheese frittata) and 'Sultaj/Muhallabeya' (milk pudding with orange blossom water).
26th November 2014
Time: 7pm - 9:30pm
Location: Divertimenti - Brompton Rd
To book please search for the class in the Divertimenti website.
Good sharp knives are a kitchen essential, and to know how to use them safely and competently is a fundamental skill for any cook. Join Silvia Nacamulli for this essential hands-on class where you’ll learn the whys and hows of knife skills. We’ll be using knives of different sizes for carving, slicing and chopping. We’ll work with meat, poultry, fruit and vegetables. And we will also learn how to keep the knives as sharp as our new skills.
10th December 2014
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 Tuscany.
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 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:
As well as numerous synagogues, schools and Charities across the UK.
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.