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Christmas Cookery at Philleigh Way

2 December 2017

Get in the festive spirit on this one day Christmas Cookery Course!

Course Overview

Host the perfect Christmas this year by wowing your family and friends with a variety of delicious festive delicacies. On this hands on course students will learn how to make a classic festive German Stollen or Italian Panettone, a selection of delicious seasonal party canapés, tips and tricks to jazz up your roast Turkey or Goose, ideas for using up that leftover Turkey and a few warming wintery cocktails to amaze your party guests.

Maximum student to tutor ratio: 8/1

Tutors: George Pascoe – Philleigh Way Head Tutor, Susie Macquillen – cocktail mixologist.

Duration: 10:00-16:00


Welcome: Meet your host and tutor, see for yourself the Philleigh Way farmhouse cookery school and garden. Enjoy a morning tea or coffee and a homemade mince pie.

The Day: The course includes four demonstrations and three practical sessions. All equipment, aprons, food and drink is provided including a glass of Prosecco mid-morning and wine with lunch.

Sample Dishes

  • Stollen
  • Panettone
  • Festive canapes
  • Turkey and sweet leek pie
  • Turkey massaman curry
  • Festive cocktails
  • Sprout, chestnut and chorizo
  • Braised red cabbage
  • Braised whole carrots with cinnamon


  • Kneading
  • Making dough
  • Making canapes
  • Pastry making
  • Braising
  • Cocktail making
  • Using spices

Close: Have a chat with fellow course attendees and members of the Philleigh Way team, before heading home to show off your creations. This is a guide to the days activities and is by no means set in stone and will vary depending on the season as well as the group's interest.

Age: We would advise that this course is only really suitable for 13 years of age and upwards. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

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