Christmas Party Treats
Dec
1
6:30 PM18:30

Christmas Party Treats

Get Yourself Ready For Entertaining This Christmas With This Unique Cookery Class @ The Larder.

Suitable for Beginners to more experienced Cooks, our Chef Dereick will guide you step by step through the creation of a range of finger foods to impress your family and friends this Christmas.

Once you have made all your creations there will be time after the cookery workshop to sit and relax in our open dining room and eat your creations or you can package them up and take them home to enjoy the choice is yours!

WHAT YOU WILL MAKE

Caponata (V)

Spinach & Feta Rolls (V)

Falafel with a Greek Yoghurt Dip (V)

Prunes wrapped in Bacon

Cheese Beignets (V)

Smoked Mackerel Pate with Melba Toast 

(sample menu)

WHATS INCLUDED

All ingredients

A welcome soft drink

Recipes to take home

Use of aprons and all other equipment

 

100% of profits go back into helping the most disadvantaged young people n West Lothian into work

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Christmas Cake Decoration Class - Beginners
Dec
4
to Dec 11

Christmas Cake Decoration Class - Beginners

Have you ever wanted to learn Sugar Craft/Cake Decorating but didn't know where to start?

Now is your chance!

Come along and decorate your own Fruit Cake for Christmas under the expert tuition from our Award Winning Chef and Sugar Craft Tutor Dereick, who has been involved with cake decorating for almost 40 years. 

This is a 2 part course

Week 1  Monday 4th December 2017 6.30pm-9.00pm - Learn how to prepare your cake for covering in marzipan, then coat the cake. Prepare and coat the marzipaned cake with sugar paste, then crimp the edges to start the decoration. Dereick will then discuss the design for the decoration of the cake.

Week 2 Monday 11th December 2017 6.30pm-9.00pm - Learn different techniques and ideas for decorating your cake. The design can either be your own or follow Dereicks design. We will also introduce you to Royal Icing for piping both an inscription and a simple design on the side of the cake.

All you need to bring is a sense of fun.

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Tuition from our Award Winning Chef
  • 1 x 6" round fruit cake
  • 1 x 8" cake board and box
  • All Ingredients
  • Use of equipment & aprons

 

 

Christmas Cake Decoration Class
75.00
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Easy Entertaining Cook & Dine - Christmas Edition
Dec
8
6:30 PM18:30

Easy Entertaining Cook & Dine - Christmas Edition

Easy Entertaining at Christmas with our Chef Dereick Rushton.

Looking to cook a family festive meal? Not really sure what your doing? Take the stress out of entertaining this Christmas at The Larder Cook School.

The evening will begin with a warm welcome and homemade nibbles then it really is just Easy Entertaining.

Dereick will be on hand to guide you through the preparation and will demonstrate how to cook a festive 3 course meal without the stress. Giving you tips to make home entertaining easier it really will be an evening of unforgettable fun without even having to do the washing up!

Afterwards sit down in a relaxed dining area to enjoy the food you have just made, with a complimentary glass of wine.

WHAT WILL YOU BE COOKING?

- Cheese Souffle

- Beef Wellington

- Chocolate Fondant

WHAT WILL BE INCLUDED?

- Home made nibbles

- All ingredients

- Use of equipment & aprons

- Expert Chef Tuition

- A glass of wine with your meal

100% of profit made goes back into helping the most disadvantaged young people of West Lothian into work

 

 

 

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Adult & Child Gingerbread House Workshop
Dec
16
9:30 AM09:30

Adult & Child Gingerbread House Workshop

Looking for a fun Christmas activity with the kids? Have you ever wanted to make & decorate your own Gingerbread House for your Christmas display? Well now you can!

The Larder will be holding a Funtastic Gingerbread House Workshop where you and your child can design and decorate your own Gingerbread House.

This Christmas why not start your own family tradition and create your very own magical Gingerbread House . What better way to get into the holiday spirit than spending the afternoon creating and decorating a gingerbread house with your little elf.

In this class, Dereick our Chef will be there to guide both of you with your construction and provide expert advice when it comes to putting the house together.

The Larder will provide all the freshly baked gingerbread pieces, for you to construct and decorate your own house, using Royal icing and a variety of different sweets (providing you don't eat them all first) to enhance your decoration.

Let your imagination go wild!

WHO CAN COME?

1 child aged 5+ accompanied by an adult

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • All ingredients
  • Use of equipment & aprons
  • Certificate for your child
  • Gift wrap for your gingerbread house
  • Fun 

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

 

Adult & Child Gingerbread House Workshop
40.00
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Christmas Sugar Crafts For Kids Aged 5+ Years
Dec
22
1:30 PM13:30

Christmas Sugar Crafts For Kids Aged 5+ Years

SUPER CUTE CHRISTMAS SUGAR CRAFTS WORKSHOP WITH STELLA PUMPKIN

LOOKING FOR SOME CHRISTMAS FUN FOR THE KIDS?

Bring the kids along to our fun packed course we have available with Jennifer from Stella Pumpkin. Kids can make some fun tasty treats for themselves or as a little Christmas Eve surprise for Santa coming to town.

A great way to spend the last days before Santa arrives and for you to get that last minute shopping or wrapping done.

Each child will make their own edible candy cane hearts and decorate 4 themed Christmas Cup cakes, all wrapped up for giving..

What's included:

  • All ingredients
  • Take away boxes and gift wrapping
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • A certificate of achievement from Santa

So bring them along to join the fun and leave the mess to us. 

 

Christmas Sugar Crafts For Kids 5+ Years
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Christmas Sugar Crafts For Kids Aged 5+ Year
Dec
23
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Sugar Crafts For Kids Aged 5+ Year

SUPER CUTE CHRISTMAS SUGAR CRAFTS WORKSHOP WITH STELLA PUMPKIN

LOOKING FOR SOME CHRISTMAS FUN FOR THE KIDS?

Bring the kids along to our fun packed course we have available with Jennifer from Stella Pumpkin. Kids can make some fun tasty treats for themselves or as a little Christmas Eve surprise for Santa coming to town.

A great way to spend the last days before Santa arrives and for you to get that last minute shopping or wrapping done.

Each child will make their own edible candy cane hearts and decorate 4 themed Christmas Cup cakes, all wrapped up for giving..

What's included:

  • All ingredients
  • Take away boxes and gift wrapping
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • A certificate of achievement from Santa

So bring them along to join the fun and leave the mess to us. 

 

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Christmas Sugar Crafts For Kids Aged 5+ Years
Dec
23
1:30 PM13:30

Christmas Sugar Crafts For Kids Aged 5+ Years

SUPER CUTE CHRISTMAS SUGAR CRAFTS WORKSHOP WITH STELLA PUMPKIN

LOOKING FOR SOME CHRISTMAS FUN FOR THE KIDS?

Bring the kids along to our fun packed course we have available with Jennifer from Stella Pumpkin. Kids can make some fun tasty treats for themselves or as a little Christmas Eve surprise for Santa coming to town.

A great way to spend the last days before Santa arrives and for you to get that last minute shopping or wrapping done.

Each child will make their own edible candy cane hearts and decorate 4 themed Christmas Cup cakes, all wrapped up for giving..

What's included:

  • All ingredients
  • Take away boxes and gift wrapping
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • A certificate of achievement from Santa

So bring them along to join the fun and leave the mess to us. 

 

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Pop-up Cafe
Jan
2
to Jan 1

Pop-up Cafe

POP UP CAFE

3 COURSES £9.95

2 COURSES £7.95

1 COURSE £6.95

We operate a pop up cafe on the first Tuesday of every month where we offer a mouth watering menu, planned, prepared and served by our trainees as part of their SQA Employability Training Programme.

Whether its just a quiet lunch, a family get together or a team lunch with your work colleagues there is something on offer for everyone. We also have delicious home baking and home made bread made fresh every day as well as speciality teas, coffees and soft drinks.

We have two 1 hour sittings available at 12 noon and 1.15pm. Take away is also available, you can either pop in and place your order or give us a call and we will have it ready for your arrival. 

AVAILABLE DATES:

  • Tuesday 5th December 2017 - 1.15pm FULLY BOOKED
  • Tuesday 6th February 2018
  • Tuesday 6th March 2018
  • Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Tuesday 5th June 2018
  • Tuesday 4th September 2018
  • Tuesday 2nd October 2018
  • Tuesday 2nd November 2018
  • Tuesday 4th December 2018

HOW TO BOOK:

ONLINE: Click add to cart and fill out our online booking form to reserve a table for your required date. No deposit is required.

PHONE: Give us a call on 01506 412819 to reserve a table or to place a take away order. 

 

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Healthy Eating 4 Part Cookery Course
Jan
8
to Jan 29

Healthy Eating 4 Part Cookery Course

Healthy Eating 4 Part Cookery Course
135.00
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Over Indulged Over The Festive Season?

Kick Start Your 2018 Health Drive With This 4 Part Healthy Eating Cookery Course With Us Here @ The Larder

Join us for 4 consecutive Monday evenings 6:30-9:30pm from 8th-29th January

Suitable for all ability levels this Chef lead course is full of delicious cookery opportunities.

We have a 4 part programme lined up including starters, main courses, desserts and side dishes. There is plenty of help on hand to guide you step by step through our cookery programme.

This course will inspire a new healthy eating focus to start your new year off well.

Whats Included:

- All Ingredients

- Use of all equipment and aprons

- Recipes to take home

100% OF PROFIT MADE AT THIS EVENT WILL GO BACK INTO HELPING WEST LOTHIAN'S MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE INTO WORK OR TRAINING

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Chocolate Cake Make, Bake & Takeaway Workshop
Jan
27
10:30 AM10:30

Chocolate Cake Make, Bake & Takeaway Workshop

CHOCOLATE CAKE WORKSHOP

ARE YOU A CHOCOLATE LOVER WITH A SWEET TOOTH? OR DO YOU JUST FANCY LEARNING HOW TO MAKE & BAKE A CHOCOLATE CAKE?

Join us here at The Larder and create a beautiful Chocolate Cake from scratch at this Chef lead baking workshop. This session is suitable for all ability levels offering plenty of hep for beginners and freedom to develop for the more seasoned bakers amongst you.

You will be greeted by a Breakfast Roll, made with a roll freshly baked on the premises and filled with a choice of high quality fillings.

Whats Included?

- All Ingredients

- Expert Chef Tuition

- Recipes to take away

- Use of equipment & aprons

- A filled roll on arrival

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK OR TRAINING

 

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An Introduction to Cake Decorating Course
Feb
5
to Mar 12

An Introduction to Cake Decorating Course

Have you ever watched TV programmes when they are making celebration cakes and wondered how they do it? 

Then come and learn some of the secrets of the trade.

The Larder are holding a 6-week introduction to cake decorating course where you will learn how to work with sugarpaste (also known as fondant), and you will be introduced to piping with Royal Icing.

During the course you will work on dummy cakes, learning how to design and coat the cake, making sugarpaste flowers and handmade models. You will also learn trick and tips on how to use silicone moulds.

By the end of the course you will design, carve and complete a novelty cake of your choice all under the guidance of our Tutor who has almost 40 years experience designing and completing celebration cakes.

This course takes place on 6 Monday evenings from 5th Feb through to 12th March.

Whats Included?

- All Ingredients and icing

- Expert Tuition

- Dummy cakes to work on

100% of all profits goes straight back into helping the most disadvantaged young people of West Lothian into work or training

 

An Introduction to Cake Decorating Course
125.00
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Kids In The Kitchen Aged 5-9 Years
Feb
9
2:30 PM14:30

Kids In The Kitchen Aged 5-9 Years

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

FRIDAY 9TH FEBRUARY

2.30 PM TO 5.00 PM

AGE 5 TO 9 YRS

Bring the kids along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. The kids will prepare delicious food to proudly bring home.

Expert tuition will be provided by the Larder team and plenty of help will be on hand. 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Carry home container

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

 

 

Kids In The Kitchen 1/2 Day
30.00
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2 Day Kids In The Kitchen 10+ Years
Feb
12
to Feb 13

2 Day Kids In The Kitchen 10+ Years

This 2 Day Course is Specially Designed For Older Children Aged 10+ Years

Monday 12th & Tuesday 13th February

 9:30am-3:30pm

Each of the two days will offer your young person the chance to prepare and cook a range of dishes some of which they will get to proudly bring home and some of which they will eat for lunch with the other young people attending.

Expert tuition will be provided by the Larder team and plenty of help will be on hand. 

This course is suitable for all ability levels.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Recipe booklet
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

Carry home containers each day.  You will be advised what is being made the following day and what type of container will be needed.

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

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Valentine Couples Cook and Dine Evening
Feb
14
6:30 PM18:30

Valentine Couples Cook and Dine Evening

Join us for an evening of romance in the kitchen this Valentines

Join us for a Very Special Valentines class on the 14th of February, where our chef will help you share a romantic cooking experience.

Discover how romantic and fun it is to cook together making a three-course meal fit for any restaurant, under the expert guidance of our experienced Chef.

At the end of class, you'll enjoy a sit down meal together to enjoy the incredible cuisine you created.

 

What's included:

  • Use of all equipment & aprons

  • All ingredients

  • Recipe booklet to take home

  • Carry home containers for any left over food

  • Guaranteed fun

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK OR TRAINING

 

 

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Turkish Cook and Dine Evening
Feb
17
6:30 PM18:30

Turkish Cook and Dine Evening

JOIN US AT THE LARDER FOR A TURKISH COOK & DINE EVENING

Under the expert tuition of our Turkish Chef, you will get a taste of authentic Turkish cuisine that will wow your friends and family when you cook for them at home.  

On arrival you will be welcomed by Bilge and offered some Turkish snacks to enjoy whilst you settle into our wonderful Cook School.  

Swiftly following the cooking will begin. Your Tutor Bilge and The Larder staff will be on hand to guide you through the preparation of your dishes and bring the real taste of Turkey to Scotland.

Once all the cooking is done you can relax in our unique dining area and enjoy eating your delicious dishes along with a wonderful desert that Bilge will prepare for you. 

WHAT WILL YOU BE COOKING?

Islim Kebabi - Kofte kebab wrapped in aubergine slices and cooked n tomato sauce

Pilav - Turkish Rice

Pancar Salatasi - Beetroot Salad

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • Use of all equipment and aprons
  • All ingredients
  • Recipe cards
  • Snacks on arrival

Soft drinks available to purchase on the night. 

100% OF ALL PROFITS GOES TOWARDS HELPING DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK & TRAINING 

 

Turkish Demo and Dine 17th February
42.50
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Introduction to Bread Making
Feb
25
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Bread Making

Introduction to Bread Making
100.00
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INTRODUCTION TO BREAD MAKING

Want to make your own bread but not sure where to start? This is the class for you.

This one day course is great for people who are looking to gain more confidence in making bread.

In this full day workshop you will learn how to make a variety of different breads from our expert chef Dereick Rushton. The day will be broken up with a lunch break in our dining room, enjoying the pizza that you have made earlier that day.

WHAT WILL YOU BE MAKING?

  • Sour Dough
  • Soda Bread 
  • Focaccia
  • Chelsea Buns
  • Pizza  

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients 
  • Use of all equipment & aprons
  • Pizza for lunch

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Containers for your bread to take home

 

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK & TRAINING 

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Turkish Mezze Cook and Dine
Mar
23
6:30 PM18:30

Turkish Mezze Cook and Dine

TURKISH MEZZE COOK & DINE

Under the expert tuition of our Turkish Tutor, you will get a taste of authentic Turkish cuisine that will wow your friends and family when you cook for them at home.  

Your Tutor Bilge will bring the real taste of Turkey to Scotland with her range of small dishes. Bilge will demonstrate some dishes whilst some will be cooked by you with lots of expert tuition. There is time once the cooking is done to sit and relax and enjoy these delicious dishes.

A wonderful desert will be prepared for you.

THE DISHES WILL INCLUDE:

Yogurtlu Havac - Carrot and Yogurt Salad

Borek - Rolled Pastry with a filling of mince meat (or spinach and feta as a vegetarian option)

Piyaz - Turkish Bean Salad

Patlican Ezmesi - Aubergine Mezze

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • User of all equipment and aprons
  • All ingredients
  • Recipe cards to take home
  • Snacks on arrival

Additional drinks will be available to purchase on the night.

 

100% OF ALL PROFITS GOES TOWARDS HELPING DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK & TRAINING

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Vegetarian Cookery Workshop
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Vegetarian Cookery Workshop

Vegetarian Cookery Workshop
42.50
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Do you scratch your head when it comes to cooking Vegetarian food?

Then why not come and spend a few hours with our resident chef and learn some different Vegetarian and Vegan food.

During the course you will cook some simple but tasty dishes that even meat eaters would be proud to eat.

The day will start, with a simple breakfast and then move onto making a selection of vegetarian food that could be used both for lunches and dinners.

To complete the day, you will also make your very own Vegan Chocolate cake to take home with you.

All you need is enthusiasm and some containers to take the completed dishes home with you.

This workshop is suitable for all ability levels.

Whats Included:

  • All ingredients
  • Use of all equipment and aprons
  • Expert Tuition
  • Recipes to take home 

100% of all profit goes back into helping the most disadvantaged young people into work

 

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 Easter Cook School 9 Years +
Mar
26
to Mar 30

Easter Cook School 9 Years +

EASTER COOK SCHOOL

Monday 26th to Friday 30th March

9.30AM - 3.30PM

AGE 9 YEARS +

Our ever popular Holiday cook school returns for Easter 2018. Let us take care of the childcare and teach the kids a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. 

Each day will be split into 2 with the kids preparing and making their own breakfast and or lunch before sitting down to eat it together. They will then go on to make more delicious food to take home with them. 

They will learn how to prepare small snacks, soups, main meals and desserts, tray bakes and cakes.  

Each day is different but every day is fun.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Recipe booklet
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

Carry home containers each day.  You will be advised what is being made the following day and what type of container will be needed.

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

Easter Cook School Full day
150.00
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Healthy Eating 4 Part Cookery Course
Mar
26
to Apr 16

Healthy Eating 4 Part Cookery Course

KICK START YOUR 2018 HEALTH DRIVE WITH THIS 4 PART HEALTHY EATING COOKERY COURSE WITH US HERE AT THE LARDER

JOIN US ON 4 CONSECUTIVE MONDAY EVENINGS 6:30-9:30PM FROM 8TH-29TH JANUARY

Suitable for all ability levels this Chef lead course is full of delicious cookery opportunities. We have a 4 part programme lined up including starters, main courses, desserts and side dishes. There is plenty of help on hand to guide you step by step through our cookery programme.

This course will inspire a new healthy eating focus to start your new year off well.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All Ingredients
  • Use of all equipment a
  • Aprons
  • Recipes to take home

100% of all profit goes back into helping the most disadvantaged young people into work 

Healthy Eating 4 Part Cookery Course
130.00
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Kids Easter Workshop 10.30AM - 1.00PM
Mar
31
10:30 AM10:30

Kids Easter Workshop 10.30AM - 1.00PM

EGG CITING EASTER WORKSHOP

10.30AM - 1.00PM

LOOKING FOR SOME EASTER FUN FOR THE KIDS?

Bring them along to our fun packed Easter workshop where they can make, bake & have some fun!!

In this class the children will have fun baking & decorating some Easter goodies to take home and enjoy. All they need to bring is there little wild imaginations..Hopping bunnies & Easter chicks who knows what they will think up!!

WHO CAN COME?

Kids Aged 5+ 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Certificate 
  • Fun 

100% of profit made at all events will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

Kids Easter Workshop 10.30AM-1.00PM
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Kids Easter Workshop 2.00PM - 4.30PM
Mar
31
2:00 PM14:00

Kids Easter Workshop 2.00PM - 4.30PM

EGG CITING EASTER WORKSHOP

2.00PM - 4.30PM

LOOKING FOR SOME EASTER FUN FOR THE KIDS?

Bring them along to our fun packed Easter workshop where they can make, bake & have some fun!!

In this class the children will have fun baking & decorating some Easter goodies to take home and enjoy. All they need to bring is there little wild imaginations..Hopping bunnies & Easter chicks who knows what they will think up!!

WHO CAN COME?

Kids Aged 5+ 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Certificate 
  • Fun 

100% of profit made at all events will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

Kids Easter Workshop 2.00PM - 4.30PM
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Easter Cook School 9 Years +
Apr
2
to Apr 6

Easter Cook School 9 Years +

EASTER COOK SCHOOL

Monday 2nd April TO Friday 6th April 

9.30AM - 3.30PM

Age 9 Years +

Our ever popular Holiday cook school returns for Easter 2018. Let us take care of the childcare and teach the kids a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. 

They will learn how to prepare small snacks, soups, main meals and desserts, tray bakes and cakes.  

Each day is different but every day is fun.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Recipe booklet
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

Carry home containers each day.  You will be advised what is being made the following day and what type of container will be needed.

100% OF PROFIT MADE WILL GO BACK INTO HELPING WEST LOTHIAN'S MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE INTO WORK OR TRAINING

Easter Cook School Full Day
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Baking Workshop
Apr
15
10:00 AM10:00

Baking Workshop

HAVE YOU BEEN INSPIRED BY THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF BUT DO NOT KNOW WHERE TO START?

WHY NOT COME ALONG TO OUR BAKING COURSE HERE AT THE LARDER WHERE YOU WILL RECEIVE EXPERT TUITION FROM OUR RESIDENT CHEF.

Join us for an action packed Baking Day specially designed to provide you with a full range of skills and techniques to get you well on the way to creating fantastic baked goods at home.

Our day starts with a welcome bacon roll using our own freshly made rolls, before we start our journey.

WHAT YOU WILL MAKE:

  • Choux paste, which will then turn into Chocolate eclairs and Paris brest
  • Cinnamon Swills made with an enriched Yeast dough
  • Fat less sponge for a Swiss roll
  • Savoury tart

All of which you get to take home for your family and friends.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  •  Containers to take your baked goods home with and a sense of fun.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Use of all equipment and aprons
  • Expert Chef Tuition

100% of all profit goes back into helping the most disadvantaged young people into work. 

 

Baking Workshop
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Mocktails and Tapas Cook & Dine Evening
Apr
20
6:30 PM18:30

Mocktails and Tapas Cook & Dine Evening

MOCKTAILS & TAPAS @ THE LARDER

This fun and interactive evening is sure to be a great laugh for everyone. Enjoy the chance to create both Mocktails and Tapas at our fabulous Cook School.

Get stuck into creating delicious Tapas from scratch under the expert guidance of our Chef. Create a selection of modern Mocktails whilst you are creating your Tapas. A fun and sociable event ideal for small groups as well as individuals.

Sit and relax once the cooking is over and enjoy your freshly made Tapas with a beautiful Mocktail made to compliment your food. 

This cookery evening is suitable for all ability levels.

Whats Included:

- All Ingredients

- Use of all equipment and aprons

- A selection of Mocktails to compliment your Tapas 

JOIN US AT THE LARDER FOR A TURKISH MEZZE DEMO & DINE

UNDER THE EXPERT TUITION OF OUR TURKISH CHEF, YOU WILL GET A TASTE OF AUTHENTIC TURKISH CUISINE THAT WILL WOW YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHEN YOU COOK FOR THEM AT HOME.  

On arrival you will be welcomed by Bilge and offered some Turkish snacks to enjoy whilst you settle into our wonderful Cook School.  

Your Tutor Bilge will bring the real taste of Turkey to Scotland with her range of small dishes. Bilge will demonstrate some dishes whilst some will be cooked by you with lots of expert tuition. There is time once the cooking is done to relax and enjoying eating these delicious dishes.

A wonderful desert will be prepared for you.

WHAT WILL YOU BE COOKING?

Islim Kebabi - Kofte kebab wrapped in aubergine slices and cooked n tomato sauce

Pilav - Turkish Rice

Pancar Salatasi - Beetroot Salad

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • Use of all equipment and aprons
  • All ingredients
  • Recipe cards
  • Snacks on arrival

100% OF ALL PROFITS GOES TOWARDS HELPING DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK & TRAINING 

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Thai Cook & Dine Evening
Apr
27
6:30 PM18:30

Thai Cook & Dine Evening

THAI COOK & DINE

A fabulous evening of Thai cookery from scratch with our Resident Chef here at The Larder

This class is suitable for all cooking abilities as plenty of help will be on hand to guide you through things step by step.

The evening will begin with a warm welcome and homemade nibbles. Swiftly the cooking will begin.

Our Chef and The Larder staff will be on hand to guide you through the preparation of a range of Thai dishes. Menu of dishes will be available closer to date of course.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  •  All ingredients
  •  Use of all equipment and aprons
  •  Recipes to take home 

 

Went last night 29/09/2017 with my wife’s work.to be honest didn’t fancy it but am glad I went it was fantastic the food and drink was great the service and training we got when we got there was brilliant I would strongly recommend it and it doesn’t have to be a company I will be back a big thanks

— Jim Hope - 30 September 2017

Thai Cook & Dine Evening
42.50
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100% of profits go back into helping the most disadvantaged young people of West Lothian into work

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Introduction to Sugar Flowers 6 Week Course
Apr
30
to Jun 4

Introduction to Sugar Flowers 6 Week Course

Interested in cake decorating? Ever wondered how to make a sugar flower? Look no further!

What better way to dress a cake than with some statement flowers adding that extra special touch. They last for years and make a fantastic keepsake.

This is our second Sugar Craft course and is a follow on to our Introduction to Cake Decorating. Don't worry if you didn't attend the course our tutor will be on hand to guide you through the course and will show you different techniques on how to make sugar flowers that are suitable for celebration cakes. 

All the flowers that you create will then be put into a spray to show off to your friends and family.

This is a 6 Week Course starting Monday 30th April - Monday 4th June 6.30pm - 9.30pm.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • Hand pulled flowers
  • Sugar leaves
  • Roses
  • Carnations
  • Moth orchids

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All icings 
  • Use of equipment 
  • Aprons 

100% of all profits goes straight back into helping the most disadvantaged young people of West Lothian into work

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Dinner Party Food Cookery Course
May
10
to May 31

Dinner Party Food Cookery Course

DINNER PARTY 4 WEEK COOKERY COURSE

DO YOU HOST DINNER PARTIES BUT FIND YOURSELF BEING TIED TO THE KITCHEN RATHER THAN SPENDING TIME WITH YOUR GUESTS?

Then why not attend this fantastic 4 week course, where our resident chef will pass on some of his tricks and tips to make your next dinner party a breeze.

Using simple ingredients you will learn how to make your own bread, some simple but tasty starters, fish dishes, impressive main courses and finally hot and cold desserts to keep your guest talking about your food for months to come.

All you need then is to arrange for someone to do the washing up!

DATES OF THE COURSE:

Thursday 10th May 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Thursday 17th May 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Thursday 24th May 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Thursday 31st May 6.30pm - 9.30pm

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Use of all equipment & aprons
  • Recipes to take away

100% of profit goes back into helping the most disadvantaged young people of West Lothian into work

 

 

Dinner Party Food
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Spanish Tapas Cook & Dine Evening
May
18
6:30 PM18:30

Spanish Tapas Cook & Dine Evening

A FABULOUS EVENING OF SPANISH TAPAS FROM SCRATCH WITH OUR CHEF HERE AT THE LARDER 

LEARN HOW TO CREATE A SPANISH DELIGHT WITHOUT EVEN HAVING TO LEAVE THE KITCHEN

The evening will begin with a warm welcome and homemade nibbles themed to the night ahead. Swiftly the cooking will begin. Our Chef and The Larder staff will be on hand to guide you through the preparation of Spanish Tapas.

This class is suitable for all cooking abilities as plenty of help will be on hand to guide you through things step by step.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Use of all equipment and aprons
  • Recipes to take home 

WHAT WILL YOU MAKE:

Menu will be released closer to date of course. 

 

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Pizza & Pasta Making 10 Years +
May
19
10:30 AM10:30

Pizza & Pasta Making 10 Years +

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

PIZZA & PASTA MAKING

SATURDAY 19TH MAY

10.30AM TO 3.30 PM

AGE 10 YEARS +

Bring the kids along to The Larder Cook School and let us teach them a new skill for life all whilst having great fun.

In this class the kids will prepare and make pizza & pasta. You can come along at 3 pm to sit in our unique dining room with your child and enjoy there fabulous food or they can take it home to proudly show off the choice is yours.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Chefs certificate
  • Fun

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Carry home container

100% of profit will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

Pasta & Pizza Making 10 Years+
40.00
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Dessert Making
May
27
10:00 AM10:00

Dessert Making

DESERT MAKING  

Looking to impress your family & friends with all things sweet? Then this class is for you! 

In this class you will cover a range of delicious mouth-watering recipes for you to show off to your friends and family … because we all know there is nothing better than a delicious home-made dessert!

This class is suitable for all cooking abilities and plenty of help will be on hand from The Larder Team to guide you through things step by step. 

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Use of all equipment
  • Aprons
  • Recipes to take home 

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE OF WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK

Adult Desserts
50.00
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Introduction To Bread Making
Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction To Bread Making

INTRODUCTION TO BREAD MAKING


WANT TO MAKE YOUR OWN BREAD BUT NOT SURE WHERE TO START? THIS IS THE CLASS FOR YOU.


This one day course is great for people who are looking to gain more confidence in making bread.

In this full day workshop you will learn how to make a variety of different breads from our expert chef Dereick Rushton. The day will be broken up with a lunch break in our dining room, enjoying the pizza that you have made earlier that day.

WHAT WILL YOU BE MAKING?

  • Sour Dough
  • Soda Bread 
  • Focaccia
  • Chelsea Buns
  • Pizza  


WHATS INCLUDED:

 

  • All ingredients 
  • All equipment
  • Aprons
  • Pizza for lunch

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING:

Containers for your bread to take home
 

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Introduction to Bread Making June 2018
100.00
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Fathers Day Parent & Child Cooking - Pizza and Pasta
Jun
17
1:00 PM13:00

Fathers Day Parent & Child Cooking - Pizza and Pasta

TAKE DAD FOR LUNCH & MAKE IT WITH HIM 

Try something different for Fathers Day this year - Pizza and Pasta made by you and your dad; fun messy and tasty!  

A real classic and only for those looking for great fun with their Dad

On arrival you will be met by our chef who will give you an introduction to the day and a wee snack to keep you going until your home cooked food is ready.

You will make your own pizza and pasta from scratch before you sit down for a feast and a drink.

WHATS INCLUDED ON THE DAY? 

  • The expertise of our chef.
  • All ingredients
  • All equipment
  • Aprons
  • Lunch of pizza, pasta and salad
  • A soft drink for both.
  • A certificate of achievement for both
  • As much fun as you can handle!
I sent my hubby and 2 boys (aged 5 and 8) along for the father’s day cookery class and they loved it! They made pasta and pizza from scratch (the youngest now wants a pasta machine!) and enjoyed scoffing it! The staff were brilliant (the class ran over by an hour!) and so good with the children (and dads!) would thoroughly recommend. I’m now looking for a class I can attend! Xx
— Ruth Lough 19 June 2017

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Intermediate Sugar Flowers 6 Week Course
Jun
18
to Jul 16

Intermediate Sugar Flowers 6 Week Course

INTERMEDIATE SUGAR FLOWERS 6 WEEK COURSE 

WHAT BETTER WAY TO DRESS A CAKE THAN WITH SOME STATEMENT FLOWERS ADDING THAT EXTRA SPECIAL TOUCH. THEY LAST FOR YEARS AND MAKE A FANTASTIC KEEPSAKE.

This is our third Sugar Craft course and is a follow on to our Introduction to Sugar Flowers Course. Don't worry if you didn't attend the course if you have experience in Sugar Flowers then come along. Our Chef will be on hand to guide you through the course and will show you different techniques on how to make more elaborate sugar flowers that are suitable for celebration cakes. 

All the flowers that you create will then be wired into a spray suitable for a wedding cake.

THIS IS A 6 WEEK COURSE STARTING MONDAY 18TH JUNE - MONDAY 16TH JULY 6.30PM - 9.30PM.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • Hand pulled filler flowers including Stephanotis
  • Alstroemeria 
  • Cymbidium Orchids
  • Lillies
  • Various types of leaves 

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All icings 
  • Use of equipment 
  • Aprons 
  • You can bring your own equipment if you like but not needed. 

100% OF ALL PROFITS GOES STRAIGHT BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE OF WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK

Intermediate Sugar Flowers 6 Week Course
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Date Night Cook & Dine For 2
Jul
7
6:30 PM18:30

Date Night Cook & Dine For 2

LOOKING FOR A DATE NIGHT WITH A DIFFERENCE?

Whether you’re on your first date or 100th, having a girls night out or looking to have fun with a group of friends our Date Night at The Larder will certainly not disappoint!

Discover how fun it is to cook together making a three-course meal fit for any restaurant, under the expert guidance of our experienced Chef.

At the end of class, you'll enjoy a sit down meal together to enjoy the incredible cuisine you created together.

£60 for 2 people.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All equipment,

  • Aprons 

  • All ingredients

  • Recipe booklet to take home

  • Guaranteed fun

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Carry home containers for any left over food

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE N WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK

 

 

Date Night Cook & Dine
60.00
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Summer Cook School 5 - 8 YEARS
Jul
9
to Jul 13

Summer Cook School 5 - 8 YEARS

SUMMER COOK SCHOOL 

MONDAY 9TH - FRIDAY 13TH JULY

 10 AM TO 12.30 PM

AGE 5 - 8 YEARS

Our ever popular Holiday cook school returns for Summer 2018. Let us take care of the childcare and teach the kids a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. 

Each day the the kids will prepare a meal to take home for lunch. 

They will learn how to prepare a slection from the following:  small snacks, soups, main meals and desserts, tray bakes and cakes.  

Each day is different but every day is fun.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Recipe booklet
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT WILL YOU NEED:

  • Carry home containers each day.  You will be advised what is being made the following day and what type of container will be needed.

 

 

Summer Cook School Week 1
80.00
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Introduction to Bread Making
Aug
12
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Bread Making

INTRODUCTION TO BREAD MAKING

WANT TO MAKE YOUR OWN BREAD BUT NOT SURE WHERE TO START? THIS IS THE CLASS FOR YOU.

This one day course is great for people who are looking to gain more confidence in making bread.

In this full day workshop you will learn how to make a variety of different breads from our expert chef Dereick Rushton. The day will be broken up with a lunch break in our dining room, enjoying the pizza that you have made earlier that day.

WHAT WILL YOU BE MAKING?

  • Sour Dough
  • Soda Bread 
  • Focaccia
  • Chelsea Buns
  • Pizza  

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients 
  • All equipment
  • Aprons
  • Pizza for lunch

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Containers for your bread to take home

 

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE N WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK

Introduction to Bread Making August 2018
100.00
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Thai Cook & Dine
Aug
17
6:30 PM18:30

Thai Cook & Dine

A FABULOUS EVENING OF THAI COOKERY FROM SCRATCH WITH OUR CHEF

THIS CLASS IS SUITABLE FOR ALL COOKING ABILITIES AS PLENTY OF HELP WILL BE ON HAND TO GUIDE YOU THROUGH THINGS STEP BY STEP.

The evening will begin with a warm welcome and homemade nibbles. Swiftly the cooking will begin. Our Chef and The Larder staff will be on hand to guide you through the preparation of a range of Thai dishes.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  •  Use of all equipment and aprons
  •  Recipes to take home 

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE OF WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK

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Cooking on a Budget - More than Beans on Toast
Aug
20
to Aug 22

Cooking on a Budget - More than Beans on Toast

Student Cooking - More than beans on toast!

Are you worrying about your child moving out? Heading to university or or into their own home?

No need to worry about them not eating properly with this 3 day course that will take them through the basics of cooking and will provide them with a new skill set to impress their friends.

On the course they will learn basic knife skills, how to chop an onion, boil pasta, make a basic tomato sauce, make rice, cook vegetables, cook a chicken, bake a potato, all about eggs (scrambled, boiled omelette and poached), make a salad, brown mince,  and how to stay safe in the kitchen.

The course is over 3 days from 11am till 3.30pm each day.  Each day they will learn new skills, make their own lunch and will have prepared dished to take home at the end of each day.

What's included:

  • All ingredients
  • Use of equipment & aprons
  • Lunch each day and a dinner to take away
  • A recipe booklet including tips and hints on staying safe in the kitchen
  • Carry home containers for take away food.
  • Soft drink with lunch

 

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An Introduction to Cake Decorating 6 Week Course
Sep
10
to Oct 15

An Introduction to Cake Decorating 6 Week Course

HAVE YOU EVER WATCHED TV PROGRAMMES WHEN THEY ARE MAKING CELEBRATION CAKES AND WONDERED HOW THEY DO IT? 

THEN COME AND LEARN SOME OF THE SECRETS OF THE TRADE.

The Larder are holding a 6-week introduction to cake decorating course where you will learn how to work with sugarpaste (also known as fondant), and you will be introduced to piping with Royal Icing.

During the course you will work on dummy cakes, learning how to design and coat the cake, making sugarpaste flowers and handmade models. You will also learn trick and tips on how to use silicone moulds.

By the end of the course you will design, carve and complete a novelty cake of your choice all under the guidance of our Tutor who has almost 40 years experience designing and completing celebration cakes.

THIS COURSE TAKES PLACE ON 6 MONDAY EVENINGS FROM 10TH SEPTEMBER THROUGH TO 15TH OCTOBER.

WHATS INCLUDED?

- All Ingredients and icing

- Expert Tuition

- Dummy cakes to work on

100% of all profits goes straight back into helping the most disadvantaged young people of West Lothian into work

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Mexican Cook & Dine
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30

Mexican Cook & Dine

COME JOIN US FOR A MEXICAN FIESTA

A FABULOUS EVENING OF MEXICAN FOOD MADE FROM SCRATCH WITH OUR CHEF HERE AT THE LARDER

This class is suitable for all cooking abilities as plenty of help will be on hand to guide you through things step by step.

The evening will begin with a warm welcome and homemade nibbles. Swiftly the cooking will begin. Our Chef and The Larder staff will be on hand to guide you through the preparation of all things Mexican.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  •  Use of all equipment and aprons
  •  Recipes to take home 

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE IN WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK

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Kids In The Kitchen Aged 5 - 8 Years
Sep
17
10:30 AM10:30

Kids In The Kitchen Aged 5 - 8 Years

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

MONDAY 17TH SEPTEMEBER 

10.30 AM TO 1.00 PM

AGE 5 TO 8 YRS

Bring the kids along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. The kids will prepare delicious food to proudly bring home.

Expert tuition will be provided by the Larder team and plenty of help will be on hand. 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

Carry home container

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN 1/2 DAY
30.00
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Kids In The Kitchen 9 Years +
Sep
18
10:30 AM10:30

Kids In The Kitchen 9 Years +

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

TUESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER

10.30AM - 3.30PM

AGE 9 YEARS +

Bring the kids along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. The kids will prepare delicious food and all sit together in our unique dining room to eat their fabulous dishes for lunch. 

Expert tuition will be provided by the Larder team and plenty of help will be on hand.

This course is suitable for all ability levels.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Carry home container
Kids In The Kitchen 9 Years +
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Kids Cake Decorating Class 5 Years +
Sep
21
2:00 PM14:00

Kids Cake Decorating Class 5 Years +

CUPCAKE DECORATING FOR YOUR BUDDING BAKER

FRIDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER

2PM - 5PM 

5 YEARS +

Bring the kids along to our fun packed cupcake decorating class here at The Larder.

In this class the children will decorate 6 cup cakes, going wild with their imaginations, creating fantastic designs on their cupcakes to take home and proudly show off. 

As well as having fun they will learn new skills in cake decorating, sugar crafts and icing.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 6 decorated cupcakes to take away
  • All ingredients
  • Apron
  • All equipment
  • Certificate 
  • Fun 

 

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

 

 

Cake Decorating Class 5 Years +
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Teens in the Kitchen 12 Years +
Oct
2
11:00 AM11:00

Teens in the Kitchen 12 Years +

TEENS IN THE KITCHEN

SUNDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER

10.30AM - 3.30PM

AGE 12 YEARS +

Bring your teens along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. The kids will prepare delicious food and all sit together in our unique dining room to eat their fabulous dishes for lunch. 

Expert tuition will be provided by the Larder team and plenty of help will be on hand.

This course is suitable for all ability levels.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Use of equipment & aprons
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Carry home container

100% OF PROFIT MADE AT THIS EVENT WILL GO BACK INTO HELPING WEST LOTHIAN'S MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE INTO WORK OR TRAINING

Teens In The Kitchen 12 Years +
50.00
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Kids In The Kitchen October Aged 5-9 Years
Oct
15
10:30 AM10:30

Kids In The Kitchen October Aged 5-9 Years

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

MONDAY 15TH OCTOBER

10.30AM - 1.00PM

AGE 5- 9 YEARS 

Bring the kids along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. The kids will prepare delicious food and all sit together in our unique dining room to eat their fabulous dishes for lunch. 

Expert tuition will be provided by the Larder team and plenty of help will be on hand.

This course is suitable for all ability levels.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Carry home container
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Kids In The Kitchen October Aged 9-11 Years
Oct
17
10:30 AM10:30

Kids In The Kitchen October Aged 9-11 Years

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER

10.30AM - 3.30PM

AGE 9 - 11 YEARS

Bring the kids along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. The kids will prepare delicious food and all sit together in our unique dining room to eat their fabulous dishes for lunch. 

Expert tuition will be provided by the Larder team and plenty of help will be on hand.

This course is suitable for all ability levels.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Carry home container
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Teens In The Kitchen 12 Years +
Oct
19
10:30 AM10:30

Teens In The Kitchen 12 Years +

TEENS IN THE KITCHEN

FRIDAY 19TH OCTOBER

10.30AM - 3.30PM

AGE 12 YEARS +

Bring the kids along and let us teach them a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. The kids will prepare delicious food and all sit together in our unique dining room to eat their fabulous dishes for lunch. 

Expert tuition will be provided by the Larder team and plenty of help will be on hand.

This course is suitable for all ability levels.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Chefs paper hats
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • Chefs certificate

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Carry home container

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

Kids In The Kitchen October 12 Years +
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Turkish Cook & Dine Evening
Nov
9
6:30 PM18:30

Turkish Cook & Dine Evening

TURKISH MEZZE COOK & DINE

UNDER THE EXPERT TUITION OF OUR TURKISH TUTOR, YOU WILL GET A TASTE OF AUTHENTIC TURKISH CUISINE THAT WILL WOW YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHEN YOU COOK FOR THEM AT HOME.  

Your Tutor Bilge will bring the real taste of Turkey to Scotland with her range of small dishes. Bilge will demonstrate some dishes whilst some will be cooked by you with lots of expert tuition. There is time once the cooking is done to sit and relax and enjoy these delicious dishes.

A wonderful desert will be prepared for you.

THE DISHES WILL INCLUDE:

Yogurtlu Corba - Yogurt Soup

Hasanpasa Koftesi - Hasan Pasha Meatballs

Ispanak Salatasi - Spinach Salad

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • User of all equipment and aprons
  • All ingredients
  • Recipe cards to take home
  • Snacks on arrival

Additional drinks will be available to purchase on the night.

 

 

 

 

Turkish Cook & Dine Evening 9th November
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St Andrews Themed Cook & Dine
Nov
30
6:30 PM18:30

St Andrews Themed Cook & Dine

ARE YOU AFRAID OF COOKING GAME? WANT TO LEARN HOW TO COOK A TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH MEAL?

COME JOIN US AT THE LARDER FOR A TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH FAIR 

The evening will begin with a warm welcome and homemade nibbles. Swiftly the cooking will begin. Our Chef and The Larder staff will be on hand to guide you through the preparation of a traditional Scottish Fair.

This class is suitable for all cooking abilities as plenty of help will be on hand to guide you through things step by step.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  •  Use of all equipment and aprons
  •  Recipes to take home 

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE OF WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK

 

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Christmas Party Treats
Dec
7
6:30 PM18:30

Christmas Party Treats

GET YOURSELF READY FOR ENTERTAINING THIS CHRISTMAS WITH THIS UNIQUE COOKERY CLASS @ THE LARDER.

SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS TO MORE EXPERIENCED COOKS,

Our Chef Dereick will guide you step by step through the creation of a range of finger foods to impress your family & friends this Christmas.

Once you have made all your creations there will be time after the cookery workshop to sit and relax in our open dining room and eat your creations or you can package them up and take them home to enjoy the choice is yours!

WHATS INCLUDED

  • All ingredients
  • A welcome soft drink
  • Recipes to take home
  • Use of aprons and all other equipment

100% OF PROFITS GO BACK INTO HELPING THE MOST DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE N WEST LOTHIAN INTO WORK

 

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Christmas Cake Decoration Class
Dec
10
to Dec 17

Christmas Cake Decoration Class

HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO LEARN SUGAR CRAFT/CAKE DECORATING BUT DIDN'T KNOW WHERE TO START?

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE!

Come along and decorate your own Fruit Cake for Christmas under the expert tuition from our Award Winning Chef and Sugar Craft Tutor Dereick, who has been involved with cake decorating for almost 40 years. 

THIS IS A 2 PART COURSE

Week 1  Monday 10th December 2018 6.30pm-9.00pm - Learn how to prepare your cake for covering in marzipan, then coat the cake. Prepare and coat the marzipaned cake with sugar paste, then crimp the edges to start the decoration. Dereick will then discuss the design for the decoration of the cake.

Week 2 Monday 17th December 2018 6.30pm-9.00pm - Learn different techniques and ideas for decorating your cake. The design can either be your own or follow Dereicks design. We will also introduce you to Royal Icing for piping both an inscription and a simple design on the side of the cake.

All you need to bring is a sense of fun.

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Tuition from our Award Winning Chef
  • 1 x 6" round fruit cake
  • 1 x 8" cake board and box
  • All Ingredients equipment
  • Use of equipment & aprons
  • Certificate of Achievement 
Christmas Cake Decoration Class 2018
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Kids Christmas Treats Workshop 10.30am - 1.00pm
Dec
22
10:30 AM10:30

Kids Christmas Treats Workshop 10.30am - 1.00pm

KIDS FUN PACKED CHRISTMAS TREATS WORKSHOP

LOOKING FOR SOME CHRISTMAS FUN FOR THE KIDS?

Looking for some Christmas fun for the kids? Bring the kids along to our FUNTASTIC course we have this Christmas at The Larder. Kids can make some fun tasty treats for themselves or as a little Christmas Eve surprise for Santa coming to town.

A great way to spend the last days before Santa arrives and for you to get that last minute shopping or wrapping done.

So bring them along to join the fun and leave the mess to us.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • A certificate of achievement from Santa
  • Fun

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

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Kids Christmas Treats Workshop
Dec
22
2:00 PM14:00

Kids Christmas Treats Workshop

KIDS FUN PACKED CHRISTMAS TREATS WORKSHOP

SATURDAY 22ND DECEMBER 

2PM - 4.30PM

Looking for some Christmas fun for the kids? Bring the kids along to our FUNTASTIC course we have this Christmas at The Larder.

Kids can make some fun tasty treats for themselves or as a little Christmas Eve surprise for Santa coming to town.A great way to spend the last days before Santa arrives and for you to get that last minute shopping or wrapping done.

So bring them along to join the fun and leave the mess to us.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • All ingredients
  • Aprons
  • All equipment
  • A certificate of achievement from Santa
  • Fun

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

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Thai Cook & Dine Evening
Nov
9
6:30 PM18:30

Thai Cook & Dine Evening

A fabulous evening of Thai cookery from scratch with Chef Dereick Rushton

This class is suitable for all cooking abilities as plenty of help will be on hand to guide you through things step by step.

The evening will begin with a warm welcome and homemade nibbles. Swiftly following the cooking will begin. Dereick and The Larder staff will be on hand to guide you through the preparation of a range of Thai dishes.

What Will You Be Cooking?

- Red Thai Prawn Curry

- Grlled Pork in Lemongrass Stalks

- Jasmine Rice

What Will Be Included?

A welcome soft drink and homemade nibbles

All Ingredients

Use of equipment & aprons

Expert Chef Tuition

A glass of wine or a soft drink with your meal

Folder of recipes to take home

 

Soft drinks and tea and coffee will be on sale throughout the evening

 

100% of profit made goes back into helping the most disadvantaged young people of West Lothian into work

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Pop-up-Cafe
Nov
7
12:00 PM12:00

Pop-up-Cafe

Our monthly Pop-up-Cafe is a fabulous opportunity to join us and taste our exceptional menu of dishes created for you by The Larder team lead by Chef Simon Preece.

There is a choice of 3 dishes in each of our 3 courses and you can join us and eat here or take your lunch away if you are tight for time.

The table service is delivered by our 15 and 16 year old hospitality students as part of their SQA Employability Training Programme.

Tables can be booked at 12 noon and 1:15 and takeaway orders taken by emailing courses@thelarder.org or by calling 01506 412 819.

The price is also fabulous at only:

£9.95 for 3 Courses  £7.95 for 2 Courses  £6.95 for 1 course

Soft drinks and speciality teas and coffees are also on sale

 

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Friday Night Is Bistro Night
Nov
3
6:30 PM18:30

Friday Night Is Bistro Night

JOIN US FOR A DELIGHTFUL EVENING AND ENJOY A 3 COURSE MEAL AT OUR FABULOUS COOK SCHOOL ACCOMPANIED BY THE HOSPITALITY OF THE LARDER TEAM.

WE HAVE A DELICIOUS MENU PLANNED FOR YOU BEING CREATED BY YOUR CHEF FOR THE EVENING. PLEASE BYOB OF YOUR FAVOURITE TIPPLE JUST TO ADD EVEN MORE FUN TO THIS EVENING EVENT.

You will love our unique open kitchen and dining room and enjoy the ambience of our Bistro. Tables can be booked from 6:30 til 9pm to suit your diary.

We pride ourselves on the quality of the food we serve here at The Larder and cant wait to welcome you for a relaxing evening of good food, good company and good times.

With a wide choice of dishes for each course and every one of them made from scratch here on the premises from fresh ingredients, the £25 price is sure to offer excellent value. 

To secure your table please book online. 

Supplements may apply to certain dishes specified on the menu.

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Greek Demo and Dine
Oct
27
6:30 PM18:30

Greek Demo and Dine

Cook Real Mediterranean Food With our Chef Dereick.  

Learn from our professional chef how to cook the perfect Mediterranean feast. Once you’ve prepared it all you will get chance to sit down and enjoy eating your creations with a glass of wine in our relaxed dining area.

On the night you will be welcomed by our Chef, Dereick. You will be offered a light snack to start and you will be able to buy a drink if you would like one. 

In this session we will be making:

  • Tzatziki and Pita- A traditional Greek dip made with fresh Greek yogurt and garlic, served with pita bread. 
  • Spanakopita- A homemade spinach pie with feta cheese and herbs, baked in flaky philo pastry.
  • Lamb shank- Braised in tomato and cinnamon sauce on a aubergine puree served with Mizithra (Greek Cheese)
  • Traditional Crispiest Greek Lemon Potatoes (Patates Lemonates)
  • Baklava- A  Greek dessert made with walnuts pistachios and philo pastry baked in the oven and soaked in honey syrup.

What's included on the night:

  • All ingredients and equipment
  • Recipes to take home 
  • Aprons
  • Expert tuition from our Chef 
  • A glass of wine or a bottle of beer with your meal
  • A certificate of achievement

All you have to do is come along and have fun.

 

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Beginners Cookery Course
Oct
23
12:00 PM12:00

Beginners Cookery Course

INTRODUCTION TO HOME COOKING

LEARN TO COOK FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Our Beginners cooking course runs one evening a week for 4 weeks.

Our cooking course for beginners will take you from novice to good home cook and teach you the skills you need to cook with confidence. Over the Four sessions of this course we’ll teach you how to cook a wide variety of different styles of food and give you a great repertoire of recipes and techniques to use every day.

 

Soups

Learn to make some delicious soups. Once you can make one soup, the possibilities are endless. Delicious and nutritious, soup is the ultimate comfort food and great to whip up for a simple lunch or a dinner party starter.

Stews

You will be amazed at how many dishes are based on the principle of a basic stew. You will learn what types of meat are best for stewing, while ensuring maximum flavour and discovering different spices to develop those flavours and discover new dishes.

Roasting

Once you have mastered a classic roast, your Sundays will never be the same! Master the art of using this method to showcase your new found cooking skills, make the ultimate Yorkshire pudding and ban Aunts Bessie’s to the freezer.

Bread

We bust the myth that bread making is tricky. You will learn to make a two different breaks during the course leaving you with understanding of how to make, shape and bake a good basic bread.

Salads and dressings

Delicious salads, and dressings will become part of your repertoire so that you can whip up a healthy lunch or side dish.

Vegetables

With the emphasis on ‘5 a day’ and being encouraged to eat a diet filled with pulses and green, leafy vegetables, we will use recipes using seasonal vegetables to make sure we cook them using the best way to maximise their nutritional benefits.

Baking

Learn how to make a variety of different cakes, biscuits and simple desserts that you can impress your family and friends with.  You could be the next Mary Berry!!

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Use of equipment & aprons
  • All ingredients
  • Home baking and hot drinks on arrival
  • Recipes cards to take away with you

100% of all profit goes back into helping the most disadvantaged young people into work

Beginners Cookery 4 Week Course
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Children's Halloween Cupcake Decorating Class
Oct
21
10:30 AM10:30

Children's Halloween Cupcake Decorating Class

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Looking for a Halloween treat for your little one? Bring them along for some spooktacular fun @ The Larder Cook School

Let your little one join in on the Halloween fun decorating some fantastic spooky cupcakes this Halloween. 

In this class, delivered by our Chef Dereick an Accredited British Sugar Craft Guild Demonstrator, the children will decorate 6 cup cakes, going wild with their imaginations to create the spookiest designs they can come up with.

As well as having fun they will learn new skills in cake decorating, sugar crafts and icing.

WHO CAN COME?

Kids Aged 5+ 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 6 decorated cupcakes to take away
  • All ingredients
  • Apron
  • All equipment
  • Certificate 
  • Fun 

100% of profit made at this event will go back into helping West Lothian's most disadvantaged young people into work or training

 

 

 

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Vegetarian Cookery Workshop
Oct
18
11:00 AM11:00

Vegetarian Cookery Workshop

VEGETARIAN COOKERY WORKSHOP

EXPAND YOUR VEGETARIAN COOKERY REPERTOIRE BY SPENDING THE DAY WITH OUR CHEF AT THIS WORKSHOP PACKED FULL OF GREAT TECHNIQUES AND IDEAS.

Our Chef will take you step by step through a range of delicious dishes. There will be time to enjoy some of your creations during a relaxed lunch break and containers provided to takeaway any remaining cooked food.

This workshop is suitable for all ability levels.

WHATS INCLUDED:

- All ingredients

- Use of all equipment and aprons

- Expert tuition

- Recipes to take home 

 

Vegetarian Cook & Dine
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October Cook School
Oct
16
to Oct 20

October Cook School

OCTOBER COOK SCHOOL

Monday 16th October to Friday 20th October 

9.30am - 4pm

AGE 9YRS +

Our ever popular Holiday cook school returns for October 2017. Let us take care of the childcare and teach the kids a new skill for life whilst they have great fun. 

Each day will be split into 2 with the kids preparing and making their own breakfast and or lunch before sitting down to eat it together. They will then go on to make more delicious food to take home with them. 

They will learn how to prepare small snacks, soups, main meals and desserts, tray bakes and cakes.  Each day is different but every day is fun.

All ingredients are included in the cost as well as a certificate and recipe booklet for each child. 

This class is for 9yrs+ only

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Oct
9
3:00 PM15:00

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