Come and chase away the winter blues and join Italian and Spanish professional cooks, author and food writers Ursula Ferrigno and Marcia Barrington for a fabulous day dedicated to citrus
In this 3 hour masterclass in our purpose built learning studio kitchen, you will set to and create a seasonal vegetarian feast beginning with a platter of Chargrilled radicchio with blood orange, hazelnut and honey dressing; Water based pasta trofie with walnut and and rocket pesto; Rainbow carrot salad with roasted orange and lemon dressing and finish your day by making some Apricot and orange biscotti to take home.
The class will include:
- Learning how to use a variety of citrus fruits
- Learning how to make a water-based pasta from scratch
- Plating up tips from experienced chefs
- A delicious 3 course lunch and recipes to take home
Chargrilled radicchio with blood orange, hazelnut and honey dressing
Water based pasta trofie with walnut and and rocket pesto
Rainbow carrot salad with roasted orange and lemon dressing
Apricot and orange biscotti
Open to all levels of skills and interests. This class is suitable for Adults 16 and over.
Marcia Barrington is an experienced chef, recipe writer and food creative with a long-standing career. She was one of the original directors of the Divertimenti Cookery School, a consultant for top event companies, headed up a French cookery school for its UK launch, and latterly - as catering boss, where she set up and ran her high-end catering company for ten years.
Marcia has been writing recipes and teaching people how to cook throughout her career. She has appeared on Good Food Live, had recipes appear in The Independent, The Times and The Mediterranean Lifestyle Magazine; and worked with many well-known chefs, food writers and brands.
Marcia is a fluent Spanish speaker and can’t get enough of modern Spanish food, fresh seasonal ingredients and the Mediterranean way of eating.
As well as teaching classes in the UK, Marcia now splits her time between London and Spain where she runs her Cook’s Food Tour in Valencia and Market to Table cooking experiences.
Ursula Ferrigno is an acclaimed food writer and chef who embodies the Italian and Mediterranean passion for good food made from the freshest natural ingredients. She specialises in Italian, vegetarian, baking, and gluten-free recipes.
Ursula trained at the Auguste Escoffier School of the Culinary Arts and has herself taught at leading cookery schools in both the UK and Italy, including Leith's School of Food and Wine, Divertimenti and La Cucina Caldesi. She has also toured the United States, running classes in all Sur la Table stores.
She toured the United States, running classes in all Sur la Table stores, has been consultant chef to the popular Caffè Nero chain for over 15 years and is a regular guest chef at RSJ restaurant in London.
Having been raised with bread on the table at every meal, Ursula is a passionate baker. With Italian breads her speciality, she teaches both professionals and amateurs to make an array of national and regional breads from Ciabatta and Focaccia to volcanic Stromboli. She is the driving force behind National Breadmaking Week.
She has appeared on many television programmes including Good Food Live, BBC Radio 4's The Food Programme, GMTV's Saturday Disney, Granada TV, and BBC North and has been profiled in a number of magazines. Ursula presented three programmes for HTV's cookery series Green Grow the Dishes. More recently, in 2013 she was a judge on Royal Chef, a new cookery series for Israeli television.
A prolific author of more than 18 books, Ursula has also written for various publications, including Olive, BBC Good Food, The Observer and Taste Italia. Her books include: 'Trattoria', 'La Dolce Vita', 'The New Family Bread Book', 'Ursula Ferrigno's Italian Cookery Course', 'A Gourmet Guide to Oil and Vinegar', and 'Flavours of Sicily' published in 2016.
Ursula's latest title is 'Lemons and Limes', published by Ryland Peters and Small, April 2017.