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'Contemporary, stylish, easy and uncomplicated' best describe Jane’s recipes. They are attractively presented, full of tips and many of them can be prepared well in advance.

The Get-Ahead Cook

Demonstration details

Date : Wednesday 25th April 2018

Time : 10.00 am Prompt

Price : £65.00

Places Available : 0

Location : Dorchester - Dorset

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Simply Summer

...a lovely new collection of very easy, delicious and elegant recipes to enjoy with friends and family over the summer months.

Most of the recipes can be prepared in advance and there will be plenty of tips and shortcuts along the way, with suggestions for presenting them beautifully – all with the aim of making cooking as stress-free and enjoyable as possible, so that you can join in the fun too!

HOW THE MORNING WORKS…The demonstration will start promptly at 10.00am with coffee served from 9.30am onwards (not before!) and last for approximately 2½ - 3 hours. The format is an informal morning when I demonstrate a variety of different recipes. The small size of the group encourages cookery queries that I hope I can answer!

All the food that is cooked is eaten amongst the group and suffices as a light lunch. Everyone will receive a folder of the recipes to take away and (hopefully!) lots of shortcuts, tricks and tips for the future, for both experienced and less confident cooks alike.

If you would prefer to book by telephone please kindly ring Karen or Jane on 01668 215 200 (MONDAY - FRIDAY DURING NORMAL OFFICE HOURS please), with card details.

Demonstration location

Dove House

Telephone : 07880882985 or 01305 880054 on the day only


NB: Hampton is not on a road map.
Sat Nav may only get you to the drive entrance.

Using a Road Map: You will see a small link road from the A37 at Grimstone to the A35 just east of Winterbourne Abbas.  Our entrance is half way along this road. On the right if coming from A37 and on the left from A35.   

ENTRANCE:  Wide tarmac entrance into woods with new laurel hedge (Private, No Parking signs). Follow tarmac road over 4 cattle grids, Dove House is right at the end on the right. (approx 1 mile).

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