Feeling peckish? Find a feast of foodies events and workshops taking place in Surrey this January…
OZLEM’S TURKISH TABLE / JANUARY 18 / AROMAS ARTISAN CAFÉ, WEYBRIDGE
If December’s deluge of foodie fineries enlarged your overall circumference somewhat, then why not book yourself a seat at Ozlem’s Turkish Table. Dine on a healthy and hearty feast of recipes sourced from Ozlem’s cookery book, including Bulgar and Lentil Soup, Courgette Fritters and Baked Aubergine Kebab. Spaces are limited and signed copies of Ozlem’s book will also be available for purchase.
For more information, visit www.aromascafe.co.uk
LIFE ON THE VEG / JANUARY 23 / THE RICHARD ONSLOW, CRANLEIGH
Enjoy a veritable feast of vegetables and live life on the veg with this celebration of this fine food stuff held at The Richard Onslow pub in Cranleigh as head chef Christian Fernandes cooks up a delicious three-course meal showcasing the humble vegetable in all its glory.
For more information, visit www.therichardonslow.co.uk
DIM SUM EVENING / JANUARY 24 / ABINGER COOKERY SCHOOL, DORKING
With Chinese New Year just around the corner, why not prepare for the festivities with this delicious dim sum workshop. Learn how to craft tasty treats, including Duck Spring Rolls with Hoisin Sauce, Pork Wontons, Steamed Shanghai Dumplings, and Deep Fried Vegetable Dumplings, and take some home for your very own celebrations with loved ones.
For more information, visit www.abingercookeryschool.com
NOURISH CAKES / JANUARY 25 / SQUIRES KITCHEN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, FARNHAM
Join Marianne Stewart, author of the free-from baking book Nourish Cakes for a day’s tutelage in creating tasty cakes to complement your New Year health-kick. Whether you’re looking to reduce your intake of dairy or wheat, or perhaps have an allergy or intolerance, this workshop will provide you with some nourishing baking alternatives.
For more information, visit www.squires-school.com
BURNS NIGHT CELEBRATION / JANUARY 26 / DENBIES WINE ESTATE, DORKING
Join in with this celebration of Robbie Burns in the atmospheric Denbies Cellar, followed by dinner and a traditional Scottish Ceilidh band in the Conservatory. Enjoy sparkling wine on arrival, a four-course meal – including haggis, neeps and tatties, and accompanying wine – live entertainment throughout and, of course, a wee dram to wash things down.
For more information, visit www.denbies.co.uk
GRILL NIGHT / EVERY WEDNESDAY / THE DOG & PHEASANT, BROOK
Escape the cold and keep cosy at this jolly good Grill Night held at the countryside retreat of The Dog & Pheasant pub just beyond Godalming. Enjoy roaring fires within gorgeous inglenook fireplaces as you dine on a choice of five types of steak. Looking for something special? Pre-book and order a choice of delicious T-Bone, Cote de Boeuf or Chateaubriand Steak for a truly decadent dinner.
For more information, visit www.dogandpheasant.com