Cookery School

Cookery classes for corporates

Papadeli Cookery Classes 

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Classes are hands on and you will learn tips and techniques from professional chefs. A number of starters, mains and puddings are created using the finest ingredients. Our cookery school is on Alma Road, Clifton, in a sunny and light top floor kitchen.  Use all those wonderful deli ingredients to produces flavoursome, imaginative dishes.

Evening classes run 6-9pm

Dishes listed are an indication of  the foods that will be prepared.

Book online or phone 0117 973 6569.

 Cookery classes are a wonderful way for businesses to get to know their clients and colleagues – click below for information on corporate cookery classes.

Corporate cookery classes

Our classes until Christmas are now all fully booked.  Please take a look at the classes below if you’d like to book on the next series.


Cookery class timetable Spring/Summer 2016

Winter in Venice

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Wednesday 20th January 2016 6-9pm £85

No need to bring anything – just yourself!

Venetian food is gathering quite a following with a number of Venetian restaurants popping up – and rightly so! It is absolutely delicious and perfect for this time of year.

You will make a 3 course meal with appetiser – quite wonderful for inspiration and to wow your friends and family with your new found Venetian culinary knowledge!

Some of the dishes you’ll make:

Cristini with radiccio pancetta and mascarpone, breaded sardines with caper mayonnaise, rabbit cacciatore (stew), griddled polenta, chocolate and chestnut tart.

Bread making in all its glory!

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Wednesday 3rd February 6-9pm £85

Bread making is a wonderful skill to learn.  Not only is there nothing better than the smell of freshly baked bread, but it is hugely relaxing!

You’ll make a lovely range of bakery treats and come away inspired.

Ligurian dishes

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Wednesday 17th February 6-9pm £85

We all love Italian food, but often forget that each region has its own wonderful traditions and specialities – and Liguria is certainly high on the list for fabulous ingredients – its olive oil, for example is world famous. And in this class, you get to make fresh ravioli – which is, once learnt, a simple dish which you can repeat for family and friends!

You will make a selection of Ligurian dishes:

Crostini: Walnut pesto and green olive tapenade, leek and smoked mozzarella tart, seafood ravioli with a lemon butter sauce, Ligurian olive oil cake (once tried, you won’t be able to give it up!).

Middle Eastern delights

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Wednesday 2nd March 5-9pm £85

With the success of Ottolenghi as a TV chef and his cookery books, we have seen the popularity of our wonderful salads and vegetable dishes in the deli counter soar!

Details of dishes to follow.

Food for an Italian Easter

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Wednesday 16th March 6-9pm £85

The Italians do Easter so well – it is an enormous opportunity to gather wonderful ingredients and create some stunning dishes.

Make: A selection of crostini, ricotta and herb gnocchi, spring lamb with braised lentils and salsa verde, insalata di polpo (octopus salad – you really must try this!), ricotta, lemon and cinnamon tart, esse biscuits.

Baking and kneading

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Wednesday 6th April 6-9pm £85

Gett immersed in flour and dough and knead your cares away – and learn lots of tips and techniques while you’re at it!

Springtime in Galicia

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Wednesday 13th April £85

Galicia is very different geographically and culturally to the Spain that most of us think of – and this is demonstrated in its cuisine.


Empanadas with seasonal fillings, mussels in tomato vinaigrette, Galician hake with braised potatoes, garlic and tomatoes, an array of seasonal vegetable dishes with asparagus, purple broccoli, artichokes, tarta di Santiago.

Early Summer in Tuscany

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Wednesday May 11th 6-9pm £85

What a wonderful time of year – the seasonal ingredients are at their best, and in this class you’ll learn and be inspired how to best utilise them.


crostini with chicken liver pate, panzanella salad with anchovies, carciucco – seafood soup, seasonal salad and focaccia, Torta della nonna (pine nut and custard tart – YUM!)

Foraging feasts 

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Wednesday May 25th 6-9pm £85

Out for a walk? Use up those free countryside ingredients!

Grilled asparagus & romesco, wild fennel cakes with sauce vierge, grilled mackerel, samphire & pickled rhubarb, crab & wild garlic risotto, elderflower fritters.

Favourites from the Med 

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Wednesday June 15th 6-9pm £85

Bring some warmth of colour & flavour to your repertoire

Piquillo peppers stuffed with goats’ cheese & pine nuts, asparagus & green herb tart with pomegranate dressing, spatchcocked poussin with tarragon, caponata, peach and amaretti tart.

A Spanish feast for Summer  

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 July 13  6-9pm £85

Meals you can prepare to bring some sunshine into your home!

Tortilla espanola, calamares, aioli, gaspacho with crispy jamon, slow cooked pork loin with escalivada, a seasonal salad of red pepper, orange), lemon, thyme & polenta cake.

To book a cookery class, phone 0117 973 6569 or email

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