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Howth Castle Cookery School

Christmas Rehearsal Dinner

With Christmas a few weeks away, eliminate the panic of cooking for a crowd.  Spend the evening with us at the Cookery School, leaving calm and ready with your collection...

12 December 2019 @ 19:00pm | €90
19 December 2019 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Edible Gifts for Christmas workshop

Handmade Christmas gifts are the best kind, particularly when you can eat them!  Who can resist a homemade truffle, a buttery biscuit or other gourmet goodies when they...

14 December 2019 @ 10:00am | €160

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Feast from the Sea

With the fishing village of Howth on our doorstep, we are spoilt for choice here at Howth Castle Cookery School.  Our fish classes are very popular and this full day...

18 January 2020 @ 10:00am | €195
29 February 2020 @ 10:00am | €195

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Our Paris Kitchen

The forever fashionable bistro fare of Paris has been immortalized by so many of the great French food writers, Elizabeth David, David Lebowitz and Rachel Khoo.  Come...

04 March 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Cakes & Pastry Workshop

Interested in improving your pastry and baking skills? This class teaches students the fundamental pastry and baking techniques. We’ll look at shortcrust, choux, cakes...

07 March 2020 @ 10:00am | €195

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Hope Brewery Tour & Beer Matching Class

We’ve paired up with Hope Beer, based in North Co. Dublin to bring you a day of new experiences and tastes, learning and fun.

After a 1-hour tour of the operation...

21 March 2020 @ 10:00am | €195

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Catch & Cook

This class starts out early with two hours of fishing out the back of Ireland’s Eye in Dublin Bay under the eye of our skipper, David Doyle.  Have fun doing your...

25 April 2020 @ 10:00am | €195

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Fear Free Fish Workshop

This class is designed to demystify the cooking of fish and to prove wrong the theory out there that fish can be tricky and fiddly.  We will prove to the sceptics amongst...

15 January 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Intro to Breads Workshop

 Whether you are a complete novice, a brave intermediate or a bread obsessive, this class will help you move up a level in your breadmaking.  Our hands on expert...

25 January 2020 @ 10:00am | €145
18 April 2020 @ 10:00am | €145

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Flavours of the Middle East

Middle Eastern Food has come alive in recent years. With the likes of Yotam Ottolenghi on the food scene, ingredients such as pomegranate molasses, pickled lemons, saffron...

13 February 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Fish from the Irish Coastline

We are an island surrounded by some of the richest fishing waters in Europe and Howth ‘s fish shops provide access to some of the best and freshest fish in the...

20 February 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Cooking with teenagers

This class is aimed at 14 – 18-year olds that want to gain independence and confidence in their cooking space.  We talk tips, kitchen equipment for starting off and...

26 February 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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An Indian Night Out

The traditional food of India has been widely appreciated for its fabulous use of herbs and spices. The cooking style varies from region to region and is largely divided into...

15 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Sharing Platters for family and friends

Want to rustle up delicious easy food? Having your extended family over for a weekend lunch? Our chefs will guide you through step by step to make cooking for groups in your...

05 March 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90
09 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Thai Supper Club

Thai cuisine is clever combination of both Eastern and Western influences and is very distinct from its Chinese and Indian neighbours. It's combination of sour, sweet...

23 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Gourmet Pizza workshop

Making and eating pizza is a fun and creative way to enjoy food with all the family.  Learn to make the crispiest base and the best tomato sauce to start you off properly...

12 March 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Healthy Wholefood Eating

As the cold of January weather draws in, fuel your body with delicious whole food and health supportive dishes. Feed your body with natural immune boosting ingredients and...

22 January 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90
16 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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A Chinese Feast

Chinese food is famous for its broad range of dishes, regions and specialities.  Its' flavour combinations are made up ingredients including a variety of...

29 January 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Nutritious Family Food

Sometimes as cooks we all need an alternative to Lasagne, Spag Bol and Mac ‘n cheese.  We get asked a lot here in the cookery school for quick and simple food that...

19 February 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Vegetarian Indian Food

Indian food by its nature is largely vegetarian. This class is designed to teach you to work comfortably with fragrant cumin, coriander, cloves and cinnamon.  Learn to...

11 March 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Japanese Ramen and Stirfries

Japanese Ramen and Miso Bars have become hugely popular of late due to the amazing simple, balanced and soothing qualities of Japanese food.   This class teaches you...

19 March 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Asian Curries

Starting from scratch, learn about the primary ingredients of curry pastes and then learn to layer them depending on the spice blends, region and specialist ingredients...

25 March 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Dim Sum Workshop

Curious how those delicious dumplings you’ve had in Chinatown abroad or in your favourite Chinese restaurant taste so good? Our Dim Sum evening class will show you the...

28 March 2020 @ 10:00am | €145

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Spanish Food Evening

This class is a treasure trove of both little known and classic dishes of Spain from the simple rustic tapas and delicately flavoured fish plates to the iconic dish of Spain...

01 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Vietnamese Kitchen

Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide. Traditional Vietnamese cooking is widely regarded for its fresh ingredients, minimal use of oil and a...

08 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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DIY Sushi & Sashimi

Demystify the common misconception that making sushi is super complicated. We’ll show you how to create a pretty good Californian and Maki roll.  We’ll talk...

30 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Winter curries

There is nothing more delicious or intensely satisfying on a cold evening than a flavourful warm bowl of curry.  Whether it’s a well seasoned Indian dahl, a chilli...

16 January 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Mid-week vegetarian suppers

If you’re looking to update your vegetarian cooking and increase your vegetable intake be it for yourself or a family member, our mid week vegetarian evening...

23 January 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Steak Night

Love your steak? This is your class. Understand the cuts of beef, the make up and the structure of each type of steak. Complement your beef searing skills with the various...

05 February 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Pasta, Gnocchi & Risotto Workshop

Immerse yourself in all things Italian for the day. Learn the tradition of pasta from scratch and the other two Italian Food institutions – Gnocchi and Risotto...

08 February 2020 @ 10:00am | €195
11 April 2020 @ 10:00am | €145

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Sustainable Fish

We all know that learning to cook and eat locally sourced, sustainable fish is a responsibility for us all.  Here in Howth we have such an abundance of delicious seafood...

18 March 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Quick Breads & Dips

Some feel bread is simply too time consuming or fickle.  This introduction to bread class will teach you some simple failsafe recipes  - a simple, nutritious brown...

26 March 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Simple Fish Suppers

We all know how tasty, healthy and quick fish is to prepare and eat, yet many of us hesitate buying it more regularly fearing getting it wrong.  This class is designed to...

02 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Gluten Free Food

Cutting out gluten from your diet should never mean losing out on creative flavour or exciting food. This class will show you how to put together delicious food that are wheat...

30 January 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Time Short Cooking

Want to rustle up delicious easy food? One pot cooking, quick sharing platters and new ethnic inspired flavours and dishes – our chefs will guide you step by step through...

06 February 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Contemporary Vegan Food

If you’re looking for plant-based inspiration in the kitchen, this hands-on workshop will teach you the techniques, tips and tricks for both the committed and...

27 February 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90
22 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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Fermented Food & Pickling Class

Fermentation and Pickling has become hugely popularized in recent years. Come and learn the latest techniques and let us walk you through the basics of how to create pickles...

04 April 2020 @ 10:00am | €195

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Spring Salads & Healthy Suppers

We all want to eat lighter and healthier as the summer approaches and occasionally we all need new recipes and techniques every so often to freshen up our food and put...

29 April 2020 @ 19:00pm | €90

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