Evening Cookery Classes

We offer over 30 different Evening cookery class titles throughout the year for you to choose from. These classes cover a variety of different global cuisines including Italian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Indian, Thai and World Street Food.

We also run specialist Fish, Pasta, Baking, Chocolate, Breadmaking and Patisserie classes for those of you wanting to specialise in these areas. If you’d like to learn how to cook healthier meals, check out our ‘Good Food Fast’, ‘Modern Vegetarian’, ‘A Taste of the Middle East’ and ‘Get Inspired by Wholefoods’ classes.

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    Cooking for Friends (4 Evenings)
    Mon 8th Jan - Mon 29th Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    280.00Add to cart

    This is the course in most demand. Everyone wants to be able to invite their friends over for great food. What better way to learn than watch a chef demonstrate some key techniques and then be guided through each stage in the hands-on kitchen. This course meets on 4 Mondays in January and offers plenty of exposure to seasonal ingredients. Look forward to entertaining your friends effortlessly.

    Get Inspired by Wholefoods
    Tue 9th Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course is all about fabulous, delicious food that also provides great health benefits.  Designed to give you lots of ideas of how to feed your friends and family, these nutritious recipes will use a variety of wholefoods: fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, wholegrains, legumes, lean meats and fish, natural sugars and good quality fats, that will be of wide interest to anyone who wants to cook with an eye to healthy living. Cook better, feel better.

    Modern Vegetarian
    Wed 10th Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This popular course attracts vegetarians and non-vegetarians in equal numbers, eager for creative ideas and balanced eating. We often start with a single vegetable and then cheeses, oils, spices, herbs, grains, nuts and pulses are used to enhance its starring role in extraordinary ways. We have selected from our favourite vegetarian dishes so that you can perfect particular techniques that can then be used with other vegetables. A great course for all cooks who want to stretch their culinary imagination and for vegetarians proud to strut their stuff in any company.

    Good Food Fast
    Tue 16th Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course is all about getting to grips with learning how to make seasonal, fresh and wholesome meals that are quick to prepare, full of flavour and deliver on taste. Pick up tips on choosing the best ingredients, learn handy shortcuts and let us guide you towards acquiring the skills to prepare good food fast.

    Gourmet Pizza Masterclass
    Wed 17th Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    At Dublin Cookery School we take pizzas very, very seriously. We start with a great dough which needs good technique to perfect. Then we move to sauces, just enough to cover the base. And then to the toppings. This is where we get creative, not by piling high but by working out some stunning combinations – original gourmet toppings: candied shallots, confit of garlic, homemade ricotta, herb oils, a variation of pestos, oven roasted tomatoes and many more. Master all the elements of pizza-making and you will have the confidence to develop your own unique recipes.  After this course, we promise that you will never think of pizza in the same way again.  We can almost smell those wonderful aromas already!

    A Taste of Italy
    Tue 23rd Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    At its best, Italian cooking is essentially good home-cooking, focusing on seasonal ingredients and this course has always been one of our most popular with its deep gutsy flavours. The evening will celebrate this style as we prepare dishes on the night which will range from starters and pasta dishes through to main dishes, and of course, dessert! This promises to be a very enjoyable night, leaving you inspired with everything you need to know to recreate the perfect Italian meal at home. Buon Appetito!

    Healthy Eating Made Easy
    Wed 24th Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    From broadening your horizons around grains and pulses, teaching you how to add a nutritional punch to meat, fish and vegetarian dishes by using seeds, nuts, herbs and spices and looking at alternatives to refined sugar – learn how to make smarter choices around the foods that you eat. Along with tips on how to read food labels and portion size, we’ll show you recipes that are full on taste and flavour, many of them easy to prepare and adapt. This is a wonderful time of year to start thinking about how you can change the way you eat – let us help you find the way!

    Cooking for Beginners
    Tue 30th Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Although all levels of cooks attend our courses, this course is designed with the complete beginner in mind. With the support of our tutors, start building your knowledge around a few staple recipes that will allow you to begin cooking with confidence. As with all our courses, recipes will be thoroughly demonstrated in advance before you move into the hands-on area to recreate the dishes. This course will be an invaluable starting point for your future culinary endeavours and will give you the know-how to start branching out and experimenting at home.

    Chefs Skills
    Wed 31st Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Due to demand, we have adapted this popular one week course to an evening course. It is aimed at those who consider themselves competent and confident cooks and are looking to up their game to bring their cooking to the next level. Learn to create exquisite dishes presented to a restaurant standard. We will teach you the tricks of the trade and will be guiding you to strive for a professional polish in executing your dishes. A must for anyone who is looking to push their culinary boundaries.

    Friday Night Supper Club with Guest Chef Norman Musa
    Fri 2nd Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm

    80.00Add to cart

    Born in Penang, Malaysia, Norman opened up his first restaurant Ning in Manchester in 2006. In 2010 he decided to further his career, cooking for the Formula One Lotus team around the world. On his travels, he noticed the opportunity to promote Malaysian cuisine. He has travelled all over the UK to participate in food festivals, pioneering Malaysian cuisine. He has featured on Masterchef Malaysia, BBC’s Tom Kerridge Best Ever Dishes, Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, and has been in numerous magazines in the UK and Malaysia.

    ​In 2015, Norman was appointed as the Kuala Lumpur Food Ambassador by the KL Mayor. In the same year he curated the inaugural food festival, the KL Big Kitchen Festival, and handpicked the local and international chefs to run cooking demonstrations and cookery classes.

    ​Norman has written 3 cookbooks – the self-published Malaysian FoodResipi Chef Norman (in the Malay language) and most recently Amazing Malaysian published in the UK in 2016.

    Join Norman for this very special Friday Night Supper Club, where he will give you a special insight into his country’s vibrant cuisine in what promises to be an energetic and eye-opening workshop for all Asian food enthusiasts.

    Modern Brunch Masterclass
    Mon 5th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    With many of us taking a more relaxed attitude to the way we eat at the weekend, brunch is the perfect meal to enjoy with family and friends. It bridges the savoury and the sweet brilliantly. The brunch market is booming, so break away from traditional options and let us take you through several recipes that are sure to be the perfect crowd-pleasers. A sample of recipes may include: Shaksuka; Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Taleggio, Ricotta & Pistachio Pesto; Frittata with Harissa Yoghurt; Brioche French Toast with Seasonal Fruits & Honey Yoghurt; Kedgeree; Smashed Avocado, Poached Egg & Feta with Chilli & Mint Oil on Bruschetta.

    Nobu’s Greatest Hits
    Tue 6th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    When Robert De Niro first ate at the Beverly Hills hotspot Matsuhisa, he was so taken by the inventive cooking that he made it his mission to strike up a friendship with the chef, Nobuyuki Matushisa. They joined forces into what has become a global empire, with Nobu restaurants in far-flung cities from LA to Istantbul and London to Hong Kong. A fusion of Japanese and Peruvian food with European accents thrown in, this class is one of the latest additions to our evening course line-up.  Sample dishes include Beef Tatak with Ponzu Dressing; Miso-Glazed Fish with Sesame Dressed Greens; Beef Anticucho; Sashimi and Tiradito Dishes with Yuzu & Jalapeño.

    Thai Stir-Fries
    Wed 7th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Thai stir-fries are utterly different to other ways of using a wok. Heat control is more variable as you develop different pastes that will form the foundation of a great dish. Using ingredients readily available from an Asian market, we will be showing many key techniques so that you will be confident about what to add and when, and the depth of taste you are aiming for. The reward for all this extra wok-work? When you get it right, Thai stir-fries yield the most incredible complexity of flavour that builds in layers through the dish. We guarantee that it will become one of your staple dishes.

    The Spice Trail
    Mon 12th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    The essence of good Indian cooking revolves around the use of spices, not only combining them but drawing out several flavours from a single spice – by roasting, grinding or frying. This course will show you how to use them in different ways, drawing on recipes from different parts of India. After a short demonstration we will guide you through each step, before moving into the hands-on area, to ensure you can recreate these dishes at home.

    Pasta Masterclass
    Tue 13th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This evening course looks at Italy’s most important dish – Pasta. Nothing is more comforting and it has no boundaries. It will accompany most ingredients without overwhelming them and can be transformed from the everyday to the sublime.  Learn how easy it is to make your own pasta and then learn a selection of outstanding sauces to accompany it. The only issues to be considered are which shape to make and which sauce to use. Then let your taste buds be the guide.

    Valentine’s Night Supper Club
    Wed 14th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s Valentine’s Night and time for a change of scene – not to mention some delicious food and a well-deserved glass of wine. We’ll arm you with a glass of wine before guiding you through some of our favourite recipes. Then, once your appetite is well and truly piqued, we’ll move to the hands-on area to recreate the dishes before adjourning to our dining room for our own private dinner party. Whether you are coming with your other half, on a blind date, or travelling solo, this is a lively and social evening out.

    Cooking for Friends
    Mon 19th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    On this occasion the ever popular Cooking for Friends is being run as a ‘one-off’ evening course. Everyone wants to be able to invite their friends over for great food. What better way to learn than watch a chef demonstrate some key techniques and then be guided through each stage in the hands-on kitchen. This course offers plenty of exposure to seasonal ingredients. Look forward to entertaining your friends effortlessly.

    Tapas
    Tue 20th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This is not a Spanish tapas course but tapas seems the best word, conjuring up informal social snacks staving off hunger rather than being a full meal in themselves. Drawing ideas from different countries, these are creative snacks. Put a few of them together and you have a meal, your very own tasting menu. In addition, we move away from the tired canapés and tapas that are churned out and come up with innovative and really tasty ways to get any party or casual get-together off to a flying start.

    Focus on Fish
    Wed 21st Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s time to develop real confidence in cooking with fish. It is so easy to throw a fillet on a pan and rustle up a nutritious, delicious supper in minutes – as long as you know how to judge freshness, how to fillet a fish and the keys to enhancing flavour. This evening is structured around a short demonstration and immediate hands-on cooking so that you can confidently grasp the techniques involved.

    Gourmet Pizza Masterclass
    Mon 26th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    At Dublin Cookery School we take pizzas very, very seriously. We start with a great dough which needs good technique to perfect. Then we move to sauces, just enough to cover the base. And then to the toppings. This is where we get creative, not by piling high but by working out some stunning combinations – original gourmet toppings: candied shallots, confit of garlic, homemade ricotta, herb oils, a variation of pestos, oven roasted tomatoes and many more. Master all the elements of pizza-making and you will have the confidence to develop your own unique recipes.  After this course, we promise that you will never think of pizza in the same way again.  We can almost smell those wonderful aromas already!

    World Street Food
    Tue 27th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Street food is the latest trend and one area that has become a huge focus recently. Dishes served outdoors are being stepped up a notch and street vendors are no longer seen as a pitch on the road to rush past and grab something quick from, but as somewhere to pick up delectable cuisine from all over the world – you only have to visit your local food and farmers market to witness it. The concept of street food is very much a social one, a flexible type of cuisine and can fit in with people’s busy day to day lives. From the flavours of Latin America, the Mediterranean and the Middle East to the pungent spices of the Far East, there is something to appeal to every palate.

    A Cheat’s Guide to Gourmet Cooking
    Wed 28th Feb
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    How to fool your friends with the simplest of recipes. No real cheating involved but there are great tips and shortcuts for reaching the level of fine dining without spending all day at the stove. We will show you how to prepare a four course meal with the minimum of effort so you can feel quite professional. As our Senior Tutors have worked in cutting edge up and coming restaurants, here and abroad, this evening will be practical, fascinating and great fun.

    Friday Night Supper Club
    Fri 2nd Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s Friday night and time for a change of scene – not to mention some delicious food, convivial company and a well-deserved glass of wine. Because we know you’ve all had a long week, we’ll arm you with a glass of wine before guiding you through some of our favourite recipes. Then, once your appetite is well and truly piqued, we’ll move to the hands-on area to recreate the dishes before adjourning to our dining room for our own private dinner party. Whether you want to come with a bunch of pals or travel solo, this is a lively and social evening out.

    A Taste of Mexico
    Mon 5th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Mexican food’s popularity is down to it being exciting, vibrant and absolutely delicious! We’ll start you off learning how to make traditional corn tortillas and from there take you through the building blocks of authentic Mexican cookery and its wide use of fresh chillies, herbs and spices. Get to grips with making salsas – an important accompaniment to any Mexican dish, fish steamed in banana leaves, zesty ceviche, tostadas, empanadas and to round the evening off, a couple of famous regional desserts.

    Petite Patisserie
    Tue 6th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Bite sized cakes, individual tartlets and mini desserts. When it comes to dessert, we all have trouble choosing. On this course, we teach you how to create small bites so that no one has to choose. Come with us on a journey through patisserie as we introduce you to delicate little desserts for entertaining or nibbling all on your own.

    Good Food Fast
    Wed 7th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course is all about getting to grips with learning how to make seasonal, fresh and wholesome meals that are quick to prepare, full of flavour and deliver on taste. Pick up tips on choosing the best ingredients, learn handy shortcuts and let us guide you towards acquiring the skills to prepare good food fast.

    Thai Stir-Fries
    Mon 12th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Thai stir-fries are utterly different to other ways of using a wok. Heat control is more variable as you develop different pastes that will form the foundation of a great dish. Using ingredients readily available from an Asian market, we will be showing many key techniques so that you will be confident about what to add and when, and the depth of taste you are aiming for. The reward for all this extra wok-work? When you get it right, Thai stir-fries yield the most incredible complexity of flavour that builds in layers through the dish. We guarantee that it will become one of your staple dishes.

    One Pot Dishes
    Tue 13th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Expect great lunch and dinner ideas, radically different but all sharing the benefit of very little to wash up! A one pot ­dish can be the source of a meal for many friends and family, and one quick and easy recipe can become the inspiration for many variations. This fun and accessible evening class is just the inspiration you’ll need to get you fired up for an autumn full of seasonally specific dishes.

    Cooking for Beginners
    Wed 14th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Although all levels of cooks attend our courses, this course is designed with the complete beginner in mind. With the support of our tutors, start building your knowledge around a few staple recipes that will allow you to begin cooking with confidence. As with all our courses, recipes will be thoroughly demonstrated in advance before you move into the hands-on area to recreate the dishes. This course will be an invaluable starting point for your future culinary endeavours and will give you the know-how to start branching out and experimenting at home.

    Knife Skills
    Tue 20th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Ask any chef which is the most important building block and they will inevitably single out knife skills.  Move away from your old slow, cumbersome ways and learn how to slice and dice like a pro over the course of an evening. Watch and understand each technique and then practice under a watchful, encouraging eye. You will soon be chopping with confidence. The ingredients are chosen so that your work builds towards a light supper on which to finish the evening. A skill for life with advice on buying, storing and sharpening knives thrown in.

    Healthy Eating Made Easy
    Wed 21st Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    From broadening your horizons around grains and pulses, teaching you how to add a nutritional punch to meat, fish and vegetarian dishes by using seeds, nuts, herbs and spices and looking at alternatives to refined sugar – learn how to make smarter choices around the foods that you eat. Along with tips on how to read food labels and portion size, we’ll show you recipes that are full on taste and flavour, many of them easy to prepare and adapt. This is a wonderful time of year to start thinking about how you can change the way you eat – let us help you find the way!

    Get Inspired by Wholefoods
    Mon 26th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course is all about fabulous, delicious food that also provides great health benefits.  Designed to give you lots of ideas of how to feed your friends and family, these nutritious recipes will use a variety of wholefoods: fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, wholegrains, legumes, lean meats and fish, natural sugars and good quality fats, that will be of wide interest to anyone who wants to cook with an eye to healthy living. Cook better, feel better.

    Chocolate Masterclass
    Tue 27th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Join us for this hands-on evening class as we focus on our true passion and everyone’s guilty pleasure – chocolate. Under our expert tuition, you’ll learn how to make delicious biscuits, cakes and desserts as well as show-stopping finishing techniques using tempered chocolate. You’ll also experience using different percentage chocolates across the different recipes that you’ll cover off, along with tastings of those percentages to allow you to gauge your use of chocolate for recipes going forward.

    Chefs Skills
    Wed 28th Mar
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Due to demand, we have adapted this popular one week course to an evening course. It is aimed at those who consider themselves competent and confident cooks and are looking to up their game to bring their cooking to the next level. Learn to create exquisite dishes presented to a restaurant standard. We will teach you the tricks of the trade and will be guiding you to strive for a professional polish in executing your dishes. A must for anyone who is looking to push their culinary boundaries.

    Pasta Masterclass
    Tue 3rd Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This evening course looks at Italy’s most important dish – Pasta. Nothing is more comforting and it has no boundaries. It will accompany most ingredients without overwhelming them and can be transformed from the everyday to the sublime.  Learn how easy it is to make your own pasta and then learn a selection of outstanding sauces to accompany it. The only issues to be considered are which shape to make and which sauce to use. Then let your taste buds be the guide.

    World Street Food
    Wed 4th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Street food is the latest trend and one area that has become a huge focus recently. Dishes served outdoors are being stepped up a notch and street vendors are no longer seen as a pitch on the road to rush past and grab something quick from, but as somewhere to pick up delectable cuisine from all over the world – you only have to visit your local food and farmers market to witness it. The concept of street food is very much a social one, a flexible type of cuisine and can fit in with people’s busy day to day lives. From the flavours of Latin America, the Mediterranean and the Middle East to the pungent spices of the Far East, there is something to appeal to every palate.

    Friday Night Supper Club
    Fri 6th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s Friday night and time for a change of scene – not to mention some delicious food, convivial company and a well-deserved glass of wine. Because we know you’ve all had a long week, we’ll arm you with a glass of wine before guiding you through some of our favourite recipes. Then, once your appetite is well and truly piqued, we’ll move to the hands-on area to recreate the dishes before adjourning to our dining room for our own private dinner party. Whether you want to come with a bunch of pals or travel solo, this is a lively and social evening out.

    Cooking for Friends
    Mon 9th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    On this occasion the ever popular Cooking for Friends is being run as a ‘one-off’ evening course. Everyone wants to be able to invite their friends over for great food. What better way to learn than watch a chef demonstrate some key techniques and then be guided through each stage in the hands-on kitchen. This course offers plenty of exposure to seasonal ingredients. Look forward to entertaining your friends effortlessly.

    Good Food Fast
    Tue 10th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course is all about getting to grips with learning how to make seasonal, fresh and wholesome meals that are quick to prepare, full of flavour and deliver on taste. Pick up tips on choosing the best ingredients, learn handy shortcuts and let us guide you towards acquiring the skills to prepare good food fast.

    Tapas
    Wed 11th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This is not a Spanish tapas course but tapas seems the best word, conjuring up informal social snacks staving off hunger rather than being a full meal in themselves. Drawing ideas from different countries, these are creative snacks. Put a few of them together and you have a meal, your very own tasting menu. In addition, we move away from the tired canapés and tapas that are churned out and come up with innovative and really tasty ways to get any party or casual get-together off to a flying start.

    Gourmet Pizza Masterclass
    Mon 16th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    At Dublin Cookery School we take pizzas very, very seriously. We start with a great dough which needs good technique to perfect. Then we move to sauces, just enough to cover the base. And then to the toppings. This is where we get creative, not by piling high but by working out some stunning combinations – original gourmet toppings: candied shallots, confit of garlic, homemade ricotta, herb oils, a variation of pestos, oven roasted tomatoes and many more. Master all the elements of pizza-making and you will have the confidence to develop your own unique recipes.  After this course, we promise that you will never think of pizza in the same way again.  We can almost smell those wonderful aromas already!

    Modern Brunch Masterclass
    Tue 17th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    With many of us taking a more relaxed attitude to the way we eat at the weekend, brunch is the perfect meal to enjoy with family and friends. It bridges the savoury and the sweet brilliantly. The brunch market is booming, so break away from traditional options and let us take you through several recipes that are sure to be the perfect crowd-pleasers. A sample of recipes may include: Shaksuka; Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Taleggio, Ricotta & Pistachio Pesto; Frittata with Harissa Yoghurt; Brioche French Toast with Seasonal Fruits & Honey Yoghurt; Kedgeree; Smashed Avocado, Poached Egg & Feta with Chilli & Mint Oil on Bruschetta.

    Modern Bistro Cooking
    Wed 18th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    We have morphed this popular day course into one evening. This course assumes a modern take on classic bistro cooking – food that has the taste and directness of a bistro but has interesting twists and stunning combinations to make it so much more. This is a crossover course between the professional and domestic kitchen – a little bit more challenging and technical, showcasing some hugely impressive recipes. Wonderful food to match any in the city.

    Modern Vegetarian
    Mon 23rd Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This popular course attracts vegetarians and non-vegetarians in equal numbers, eager for creative ideas and balanced eating. We often start with a single vegetable and then cheeses, oils, spices, herbs, grains, nuts and pulses are used to enhance its starring role in extraordinary ways. We have selected from our favourite vegetarian dishes so that you can perfect particular techniques that can then be used with other vegetables. A great course for all cooks who want to stretch their culinary imagination and for vegetarians proud to strut their stuff in any company.

    Cooking for Beginners
    Tue 24th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Although all levels of cooks attend our courses, this course is designed with the complete beginner in mind. With the support of our tutors, start building your knowledge around a few staple recipes that will allow you to begin cooking with confidence. As with all our courses, recipes will be thoroughly demonstrated in advance before you move into the hands-on area to recreate the dishes. This course will be an invaluable starting point for your future culinary endeavours and will give you the know-how to start branching out and experimenting at home.

    Focus on Fish
    Wed 25th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s time to develop real confidence in cooking with fish. It is so easy to throw a fillet on a pan and rustle up a nutritious, delicious supper in minutes – as long as you know how to judge freshness, how to fillet a fish and the keys to enhancing flavour. This evening is structured around a short demonstration and immediate hands-on cooking so that you can confidently grasp the techniques involved.

    A Taste of Mexico
    Mon 30th Apr
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Mexican food’s popularity is down to it being exciting, vibrant and absolutely delicious! We’ll start you off learning how to make traditional corn tortillas and from there take you through the building blocks of authentic Mexican cookery and its wide use of fresh chillies, herbs and spices. Get to grips with making salsas – an important accompaniment to any Mexican dish, fish steamed in banana leaves, zesty ceviche, tostadas, empanadas and to round the evening off, a couple of famous regional desserts.

    A Taste of Morocco
    Tue 1st May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This is one of the most exciting and accessible of the African food cultures. Slow cooked tagines with the sweetness of fruits (apricots, raisins, even dates) accompany meat and vegetables to create incredibly easy and tasty dishes. Include spicy couscous with nuts and fresh herbs and flat breads to complete the meal.  Expect really practical, delicious ideas in what promises to be a wide ranging and fascinating evening.

    Healthy Eating Made Easy
    Wed 2nd May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    From broadening your horizons around grains and pulses, teaching you how to add a nutritional punch to meat, fish and vegetarian dishes by using seeds, nuts, herbs and spices and looking at alternatives to refined sugar – learn how to make smarter choices around the foods that you eat. Along with tips on how to read food labels and portion size, we’ll show you recipes that are full on taste and flavour, many of them easy to prepare and adapt. This is a wonderful time of year to start thinking about how you can change the way you eat – let us help you find the way!

    Chefs Skills
    Tue 8th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Due to demand, we have adapted this popular one week course to an evening course. It is aimed at those who consider themselves competent and confident cooks and are looking to up their game to bring their cooking to the next level. Learn to create exquisite dishes presented to a restaurant standard. We will teach you the tricks of the trade and will be guiding you to strive for a professional polish in executing your dishes. A must for anyone who is looking to push their culinary boundaries.

    The Spice Trail
    Wed 9th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    The essence of good Indian cooking revolves around the use of spices, not only combining them but drawing out several flavours from a single spice – by roasting, grinding or frying. This course will show you how to use them in different ways, drawing on recipes from different parts of India. After a short demonstration we will guide you through each step, before moving into the hands-on area, to ensure you can recreate these dishes at home.

    Friday Night Supper Club
    Fri 11th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s Friday night and time for a change of scene – not to mention some delicious food, convivial company and a well-deserved glass of wine. Because we know you’ve all had a long week, we’ll arm you with a glass of wine before guiding you through some of our favourite recipes. Then, once your appetite is well and truly piqued, we’ll move to the hands-on area to recreate the dishes before adjourning to our dining room for our own private dinner party. Whether you want to come with a bunch of pals or travel solo, this is a lively and social evening out.

    Cooking for Friends
    Mon 14th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    On this occasion the ever popular Cooking for Friends is being run as a ‘one-off’ evening course. Everyone wants to be able to invite their friends over for great food. What better way to learn than watch a chef demonstrate some key techniques and then be guided through each stage in the hands-on kitchen. This course offers plenty of exposure to seasonal ingredients. Look forward to entertaining your friends effortlessly.

    A Cheat’s Guide to Gourmet Cooking
    Tue 15th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    How to fool your friends with the simplest of recipes. No real cheating involved but there are great tips and shortcuts for reaching the level of fine dining without spending all day at the stove. We will show you how to prepare a four course meal with the minimum of effort so you can feel quite professional. As our Senior Tutors have worked in cutting edge up and coming restaurants, here and abroad, this evening will be practical, fascinating and great fun.

    Pasta Masterclass
    Wed 16th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This evening course looks at Italy’s most important dish – Pasta. Nothing is more comforting and it has no boundaries. It will accompany most ingredients without overwhelming them and can be transformed from the everyday to the sublime.  Learn how easy it is to make your own pasta and then learn a selection of outstanding sauces to accompany it. The only issues to be considered are which shape to make and which sauce to use. Then let your taste buds be the guide.

    Summer Curries
    Mon 21st May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Summer curries are all about being light enough not to knock you out – full of freshness and vitality. With an abundance of fresh ingredients at this time of year, this is the perfect time to expand your repertoire for learning to create intensely flavoured, vibrant and zingy dishes, punctuated with pungent spices and herbs. Whether it’s a meal for one or a serving bowl of enticing aromas for a crowd, this Summer Curries course will steer you towards a path of newly inspired ideas for the season ahead.

    Knife Skills
    Tue 22nd May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Ask any chef which is the most important building block and they will inevitably single out knife skills.  Move away from your old slow, cumbersome ways and learn how to slice and dice like a pro over the course of an evening. Watch and understand each technique and then practice under a watchful, encouraging eye. You will soon be chopping with confidence. The ingredients are chosen so that your work builds towards a light supper on which to finish the evening. A skill for life with advice on buying, storing and sharpening knives thrown in.

    Mediterranean Flavours
    Wed 23rd May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This evening course is timed to take advantage of the ingredients bursting on to our shelves at this time of year. It uses inspiration from southern Italy, Spain, France, Morocco and the Middle East, to come up with fresh, healthy eating and incredible deep flavours. Many of these ideas are suited to quick preparation, while some bubble away quietly for longer periods for great food at the weekend. An inspiration for the summer ahead.

    Summer One Pot Dishes
    Mon 28th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    A course with a summer twist, expect great lunch and dinner ideas, radically different but all sharing the benefit of very little to wash up! A one pot ­dish can be the source of a meal for many friends and family, and one quick and easy recipe can become the inspiration for many variations. This fun and accessible evening class is just the inspiration you’ll need to get you fired up for an autumn full of seasonally specific dishes.

    World Street Food
    Tue 29th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Street food is the latest trend and one area that has become a huge focus recently. Dishes served outdoors are being stepped up a notch and street vendors are no longer seen as a pitch on the road to rush past and grab something quick from, but as somewhere to pick up delectable cuisine from all over the world – you only have to visit your local food and farmers market to witness it. The concept of street food is very much a social one, a flexible type of cuisine and can fit in with people’s busy day to day lives. From the flavours of Latin America, the Mediterranean and the Middle East to the pungent spices of the Far East, there is something to appeal to every palate.

    A Taste of Italy
    Wed 30th May
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    At its best, Italian cooking is essentially good home-cooking, focusing on seasonal ingredients and this course has always been one of our most popular with its deep gutsy flavours. The evening will celebrate this style as we prepare dishes on the night which will range from starters and pasta dishes through to main dishes, and of course, dessert! This promises to be a very enjoyable night, leaving you inspired with everything you need to know to recreate the perfect Italian meal at home. Buon Appetito!

    Gourmet Pizza Masterclass
    Tue 5th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    At Dublin Cookery School we take pizzas very, very seriously. We start with a great dough which needs good technique to perfect. Then we move to sauces, just enough to cover the base. And then to the toppings. This is where we get creative, not by piling high but by working out some stunning combinations – original gourmet toppings: candied shallots, confit of garlic, homemade ricotta, herb oils, a variation of pestos, oven roasted tomatoes and many more. Master all the elements of pizza-making and you will have the confidence to develop your own unique recipes.  After this course, we promise that you will never think of pizza in the same way again.  We can almost smell those wonderful aromas already!

    Healthy Eating Made Easy
    Wed 6th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    From broadening your horizons around grains and pulses, teaching you how to add a nutritional punch to meat, fish and vegetarian dishes by using seeds, nuts, herbs and spices and looking at alternatives to refined sugar – learn how to make smarter choices around the foods that you eat. Along with tips on how to read food labels and portion size, we’ll show you recipes that are full on taste and flavour, many of them easy to prepare and adapt. This is a wonderful time of year to start thinking about how you can change the way you eat – let us help you find the way!

    Good Food Fast
    Mon 11th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course is all about getting to grips with learning how to make seasonal, fresh and wholesome meals that are quick to prepare, full of flavour and deliver on taste. Pick up tips on choosing the best ingredients, learn handy shortcuts and let us guide you towards acquiring the skills to prepare good food fast.

    Tapas
    Tue 12th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course is all about getting to grips with learning how to make seasonal, fresh and wholesome meals that are quick to prepare, full of flavour and deliver on taste. Pick up tips on choosing the best ingredients, learn handy shortcuts and let us guide you towards acquiring the skills to prepare good food fast.

    Thai Stir-Fries
    Wed 13th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Thai stir-fries are utterly different to other ways of using a wok. Heat control is more variable as you develop different pastes that will form the foundation of a great dish. Using ingredients readily available from an Asian market, we will be showing many key techniques so that you will be confident about what to add and when, and the depth of taste you are aiming for. The reward for all this extra wok-work? When you get it right, Thai stir-fries yield the most incredible complexity of flavour that builds in layers through the dish. We guarantee that it will become one of your staple dishes.

    Cooking for Friends
    Mon 18th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    On this occasion the ever popular Cooking for Friends is being run as a ‘one-off’ evening course. Everyone wants to be able to invite their friends over for great food. What better way to learn than watch a chef demonstrate some key techniques and then be guided through each stage in the hands-on kitchen. This course offers plenty of exposure to seasonal ingredients. Look forward to entertaining your friends effortlessly.

    A Taste of Morocco
    Tue 19th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This is one of the most exciting and accessible of the African food cultures. Slow cooked tagines with the sweetness of fruits (apricots, raisins, even dates) accompany meat and vegetables to create incredibly easy and tasty dishes. Include spicy couscous with nuts and fresh herbs and flat breads to complete the meal.  Expect really practical, delicious ideas in what promises to be a wide ranging and fascinating evening.

    Focus on Fish
    Wed 20th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s time to develop real confidence in cooking with fish. It is so easy to throw a fillet on a pan and rustle up a nutritious, delicious supper in minutes – as long as you know how to judge freshness, how to fillet a fish and the keys to enhancing flavour. This evening is structured around a short demonstration and immediate hands-on cooking so that you can confidently grasp the techniques involved.

    Friday Night Supper Club
    Fri 22nd Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s Friday night and time for a change of scene – not to mention some delicious food, convivial company and a well-deserved glass of wine. Because we know you’ve all had a long week, we’ll arm you with a glass of wine before guiding you through some of our favourite recipes. Then, once your appetite is well and truly piqued, we’ll move to the hands-on area to recreate the dishes before adjourning to our dining room for our own private dinner party. Whether you want to come with a bunch of pals or travel solo, this is a lively and social evening out.

    Petite Patisserie
    Mon 25th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Bite sized cakes, individual tartlets and mini desserts. When it comes to dessert, we all have trouble choosing. On this course, we teach you how to create small bites so that no one has to choose. Come with us on a journey through patisserie as we introduce you to delicate little desserts for entertaining or nibbling all on your own.

    Mediterranean Flavours
    Tue 26th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This evening course is timed to take advantage of the ingredients bursting on to our shelves at this time of year. It uses inspiration from southern Italy, Spain, France, Morocco and the Middle East, to come up with fresh, healthy eating and incredible deep flavours. Many of these ideas are suited to quick preparation, while some bubble away quietly for longer periods for great food at the weekend. An inspiration for the summer ahead.

    A Cheat’s Guide to Gourmet Cooking
    Wed 27th Jun
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    How to fool your friends with the simplest of recipes. No real cheating involved but there are great tips and shortcuts for reaching the level of fine dining without spending all day at the stove. We will show you how to prepare a four course meal with the minimum of effort so you can feel quite professional. As our Senior Tutors have worked in cutting edge up and coming restaurants, here and abroad, this evening will be practical, fascinating and great fun.

    Modern Bistro Cooking
    Mon 2nd Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    We have morphed this popular day course into one evening. This course assumes a modern take on classic bistro cooking – food that has the taste and directness of a bistro but has interesting twists and stunning combinations to make it so much more. This is a crossover course between the professional and domestic kitchen – a little bit more challenging and technical, showcasing some hugely impressive recipes. Wonderful food to match any in the city.

    Summer Curries
    Tue 3rd Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Summer curries are all about being light enough not to knock you out – full of freshness and vitality. With an abundance of fresh ingredients at this time of year, this is the perfect time to expand your repertoire for learning to create intensely flavoured, vibrant and zingy dishes, punctuated with pungent spices and herbs. Whether it’s a meal for one or a serving bowl of enticing aromas for a crowd, this Summer Curries course will steer you towards a path of newly inspired ideas for the season ahead.

    Pasta Masterclass
    Wed 4th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This evening course looks at Italy’s most important dish – Pasta. Nothing is more comforting and it has no boundaries. It will accompany most ingredients without overwhelming them and can be transformed from the everyday to the sublime.  Learn how easy it is to make your own pasta and then learn a selection of outstanding sauces to accompany it. The only issues to be considered are which shape to make and which sauce to use. Then let your taste buds be the guide.

    Summer One Pot Dishes
    Mon 9th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    A course with a summer twist, expect great lunch and dinner ideas, radically different but all sharing the benefit of very little to wash up! A one pot ­dish can be the source of a meal for many friends and family, and one quick and easy recipe can become the inspiration for many variations. This fun and accessible evening class is just the inspiration you’ll need to get you fired up for an autumn full of seasonally specific dishes.

    Knife Skills
    Tue 10th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Ask any chef which is the most important building block and they will inevitably single out knife skills.  Move away from your old slow, cumbersome ways and learn how to slice and dice like a pro over the course of an evening. Watch and understand each technique and then practice under a watchful, encouraging eye. You will soon be chopping with confidence. The ingredients are chosen so that your work builds towards a light supper on which to finish the evening. A skill for life with advice on buying, storing and sharpening knives thrown in.

    Summer Entertaining
    Wed 11th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course brings you fresh ideas incorporating the wonderful seasonal produce that’s on offer at this time of year. Simple and interesting flavour combinations, light dishes, little cooking time, vibrant colours and wonderfully presented – summer entertaining is all about relaxed and casual dining enjoyed with friends and family (hopefully al fresco and with a blast of sunshine).

    Modern Brunch Masterclass
    Mon 16th Jul - Thu 1st Jan
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    With many of us taking a more relaxed attitude to the way we eat at the weekend, brunch is the perfect meal to enjoy with family and friends. It bridges the savoury and the sweet brilliantly. The brunch market is booming, so break away from traditional options and let us take you through several recipes that are sure to be the perfect crowd-pleasers. A sample of recipes may include: Shaksuka; Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Taleggio, Ricotta & Pistachio Pesto; Frittata with Harissa Yoghurt; Brioche French Toast with Seasonal Fruits & Honey Yoghurt; Kedgeree; Smashed Avocado, Poached Egg & Feta with Chilli & Mint Oil on Bruschetta.

    Tapas
    Tue 17th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This is not a Spanish tapas course but tapas seems the best word, conjuring up informal social snacks staving off hunger rather than being a full meal in themselves. Drawing ideas from different countries, these are creative snacks. Put a few of them together and you have a meal, your very own tasting menu. In addition, we move away from the tired canapés and tapas that are churned out and come up with innovative and really tasty ways to get any party or casual get-together off to a flying start.

    Healthy Eating Made Easy
    Wed 18th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    From broadening your horizons around grains and pulses, teaching you how to add a nutritional punch to meat, fish and vegetarian dishes by using seeds, nuts, herbs and spices and looking at alternatives to refined sugar – learn how to make smarter choices around the foods that you eat. Along with tips on how to read food labels and portion size, we’ll show you recipes that are full on taste and flavour, many of them easy to prepare and adapt. This is a wonderful time of year to start thinking about how you can change the way you eat – let us help you find the way!

    Friday Night Supper Club
    Fri 20th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s Friday night and time for a change of scene – not to mention some delicious food, convivial company and a well-deserved glass of wine. Because we know you’ve all had a long week, we’ll arm you with a glass of wine before guiding you through some of our favourite recipes. Then, once your appetite is well and truly piqued, we’ll move to the hands-on area to recreate the dishes before adjourning to our dining room for our own private dinner party. Whether you want to come with a bunch of pals or travel solo, this is a lively and social evening out.

    Good Food Fast
    Mon 23rd Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    This course is all about getting to grips with learning how to make seasonal, fresh and wholesome meals that are quick to prepare, full of flavour and deliver on taste. Pick up tips on choosing the best ingredients, learn handy shortcuts and let us guide you towards acquiring the skills to prepare good food fast.

    A Cheat’s Guide to Gourmet Cooking
    Tue 24th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    How to fool your friends with the simplest of recipes. No real cheating involved but there are great tips and shortcuts for reaching the level of fine dining without spending all day at the stove. We will show you how to prepare a four course meal with the minimum of effort so you can feel quite professional. As our Senior Tutors have worked in cutting edge up and coming restaurants, here and abroad, this evening will be practical, fascinating and great fun.

    Focus on Fish
    Wed 25th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    It’s time to develop real confidence in cooking with fish. It is so easy to throw a fillet on a pan and rustle up a nutritious, delicious supper in minutes – as long as you know how to judge freshness, how to fillet a fish and the keys to enhancing flavour. This evening is structured around a short demonstration and immediate hands-on cooking so that you can confidently grasp the techniques involved.

    Chefs Skills
    Mon 30th Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    Due to demand, we have adapted this popular one week course to an evening course. It is aimed at those who consider themselves competent and confident cooks and are looking to up their game to bring their cooking to the next level. Learn to create exquisite dishes presented to a restaurant standard. We will teach you the tricks of the trade and will be guiding you to strive for a professional polish in executing your dishes. A must for anyone who is looking to push their culinary boundaries.

    Summer One Pot Dishes
    Tue 31st Jul
    7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hands on

    80.00Add to cart

    A course with a summer twist, expect great lunch and dinner ideas, radically different but all sharing the benefit of very little to wash up! A one pot ­dish can be the source of a meal for many friends and family, and one quick and easy recipe can become the inspiration for many variations. This fun and accessible evening class is just the inspiration you’ll need to get you fired up for an autumn full of seasonally specific dishes.