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Tuesday December 10 2019

Indian food entrepreneur cooks up a treat with new venture for budding chefs




Indian food entrepreneur cooks up a treat with new venture for budding chefs

A Harrogate entrepreneur has launched a new cookery school which aims to teach would-be chefs the secrets of authentic Indian cookery.

Monalisa Fathima who launched her business Saffron Tree just six months ago is opening her Indian cookery school in January and will run lessons every Friday. The school is based at Saffron Tree’s professional kitchen at Follifoot Ridge Business Park in Pannal.

Multi-award winning cook Monalisa currently produces over 1,000 chilled main meals a week in the Saffron Tree kitchen. The 40 year old entrepreneur has invested over £200k in the business including the latest utensils and equipment for the cookery school.

Using traditional techniques and the finest quality ingredients to create exquisite dishes, Monalisa has launched the cookery classes as she is keen to pass on her knowledge to 'at home' cooks and to share the secrets of what makes Indian food so unique.

The six hour sessions reveal how to create curry pastes, grind spices, marinate meats and layer flavours to create a stunning four course Indian meal. Courses are offered covering the preparation of chicken, lamb, seafood and vegetarian dishes.

Monalisa Fathima commented: “I’m a great believer in the power of learning through observation and instruction, which are the same techniques that parents and grandparents have used for centuries to pass down traditional Indian recipes through the generations. This is where my passion for cooking comes from and I can’t wait to share it with others. With a range of courses to choose from based on dietary choice and ingredients, and with a maximum of four people per lesson, the experience is designed to build confidence in a fairly intimate setting.

“The overall aim of the lessons is to teach students how to make a delicious four-course meal that I hope will become part of their own culinary repertoire. After perfecting their dishes, participants can take them home to enjoy and hopefully recreate again in the comfort of their own kitchen. The course will make a great Christmas gift for anyone interested in cookery.”

All course attendees will be given a recipe folder, apron, a traditional Indian spice box (perfect to store commonly used spices) and a branded Saffron Tree bag for life.

Lessons are open to groups of four and begin on Friday 10 January, running every week from 10am – 4pm. Lessons cost £195 per person and include refreshments and a traditional Indian thali meal for lunch. Gift vouchers are available online now.

To book a spot please visit https://www.saffrontree.co.uk/cookery-lessons/

 



"The overall aim of the lessons is to teach students how to make a delicious four-course meal that I hope will become part of their own culinary repertoire."
Monalisa Fathima, owner Saffron Tree








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