Suitable for those who want to learn to cook food other than the standard barbecue fare, our woodfire course shows how to use a “lid-on” barbecue technique to grill, roast, smoke and bake! During the 4 1/2 hours you and your classmates will prepare a variety of different dishes under the guidance of Rupert and using many of the techniques he uses for events and feasts.
Using a combination of charcoal and wood you’ll be taught skills from lighting techniques to controlling temperature and knowing when your food is perfectly cooked.
Open up a world of possibilities on your barbecue.
Welcome: Meet your tutor and see for yourself the Philleigh Way farmhouse cookery school and garden. Enjoy a morning tea or coffee.
The Day: The day is a mixture of demonstrations and practical hands on cookery. All ingredients and equipment are supplied.
Close: Have a chat with fellow course attendees and members of the Philleigh Way team before heading home. This is a guide to the days activities and may vary depending on the season as well as the group’s interest.
Whole smoked chicken
Roasted tomato and feta with thyme & chilli dressing (v)
Sweet potato butter (v)
Homemade burgers and brioche buns and pickles
Roasted pork loin, burnt apple sauce, sweet potato
The perfect steak
Whole roasted mackerel, salsa Verde
Barbecue cooking methods – gas and charcoal barbecues
Cooking with direct and indirect heat
Making pizza dough
Roasting and grilling
Cooking the perfect steak
Sauces and marinades
Cooking whole fish
Age suitability: 16+ or 13+ if accompanied by a paying adult.