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Come along to Bellini Cookery School and let us share together our combined love of Italian food.  Let Chef Angelo teach you the 'Bellini Easy Way' to delicious, mouth-watering Italian cooking, exactly the way it is done in Italy.

 

From beginners to gourmets to chefs, we have a class or can create a class to meet your requirements.
Novices will be amazed at how easy, straightforward and tasty, cooking can be with our easy to follow, step-by-step recipes.

Gina, through her work with Edinburgh Council and many charities, specialises in working with many students within the community who cook only occasionally, but are delighted with the ease and economy of many recipes attempted and accomplished.


So come on along, be good to yourself, join a group class or design a private class and let us inspire you to a more delicious and healthy life choice - you truly deserve it!

Look forward to seeing you soon……..

 

Join in the fun - view our classes in action on Bellini Cookery School Facebook Page

 


Thanks to all you folks who came along to our Christmas Open Day. It was a fun day and great to see you again and hear about all your culinary successes.

 


 

 

Classes Offered and Prices
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Classes Offered and Prices

Here is the format of the classes that we offer, but please call/text or email if you have any queries or would just like to arrange a private class – we are always happy to help.  Please click on Class Descriptions to find detailed descriptions of the topics, Classes Available to find out when they are offered, and when you find your class, click on "Register for Class" to reserve your spot.  We will get back to you to discuss payment methods.

Cook and Go
Cook, Wine and Dine
Cooking Parties
Demonstrations
Private Classes

Cook and Go

A group cooking class which is part hands on and part demonstration.

  • You work as a team and prepare the recipes along with Chef Angelo. He explains the method as you go, as well as sharing valuable hints and tips to enable you to cook more skillfully and effortlessly at home.
  • Questions are addressed throughout the class.
  • You sample some food and take the remainder home with you.
  • (On Regional Dine Ins, you relax to a sit down meal, dining in, which includes a free Regional Wine Tasting (supplement applies if you have a Cook 'n' Go Voucher - Bellini Cook School Voucher £6 any other voucher type £12 supplement)

 

Price:

 

 

 

£95

 

£85

 

 

 

What's Included?

Recipe notes, all ingredients and the provision of an apron. Containers to take the food home or be eco-friendly and bring your own containers.

 

DELUXE Cook n Go.....£95, which covers all classes, except Basic Cook n Go

 

 

BASIC Cook n Go,  which includes the following c;asses - Pasta, Pizza, Italian Bread & Focaccia, Risotto

 

Duration:

  2-3 hours

Cook, Wine and Dine

A group cooking class which is part hands on and part demonstration.

  • You prepare the recipes along with Chef Angelo, who explains the method and shares his knowledge and secrets with you.
  • Questions are addressed throughout the class.
    • You relax to a sit down meal, dining in
  • Includes a short Regional Italian wine tasting (supplement applies if you have a Cook 'n' Go Voucher - Bellini Cook School Voucher £6 any other voucher type £12 supplement)

Price:

£99

What's Included?

Recipe notes, all ingredients and the provision of an apron. An Italian wine tasting. Sit down meal, served with wine.

Duration:

3.5 - 4 hours

Cooking Parties

Cooking-Together-Day For Friends And Family (minimum 5 persons)

Celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, anniversary, by having a fun cooking class together with friends/family, doing the menu of your choice under the instruction of Chef Angelo.

  • A happy, fun, informative and relaxing time for all.
  • Sit down together and relax after you have finished cooking and savour your delicious dishes with wine!
  • You may choose a class from our Class Schedule or we can arrange a special menu with you in advance.
  • Examples of classes -  Fresh Pasta Class, Italian Dinner Party, Wild Mushroom Class, Easy Meals, Fish And Seafood, Bread And Pizza Making, Florentine Cuisine.

 

Price:

please get in touch to discuss your specific requirements

What's Included?

Recipe notes, all ingredients, wine and the provision of an apron, hat and pen.

Duration:

3-4 hours

Demonstrations

A basic group class on an array of different topics. 

  • Chef Angelo demonstrates various cooking recipes, explaining and talking you through the method.
  • He will share valuable hints and tips from his wealth of culinary expertise and show you how easy it is for you to master the recipes at home.
  • There is a question time at the end of the class.
  • A glass of wine will be served on arrival and you will have the opportunity to taste the dishes during or after the class.

Price:

£30

What's Included?

Recipes, a glass of wine or tea/coffee and a taster of the dishes.

Duration:

90-120 minutes

Private Classes

A private class on which Chef Angelo will shares his secrets on authentic Italian cooking, to help you to create your special choice of recipes/dishes.

  • Informative and relaxed, you may choose to do the class alone or together with your partner, parent, friend/s, learning new techniques and cooking skills from a skilled and talented chef which will expand your culinary knowledge and enable you to master new recipes you may not have thought possible.
  • You may choose to challenge yourself to cook a fresh lobster or pheasant or come along to master making fresh filled pastas - it is all up to you!
  • You may choose to take your delicious food home or relax and enjoy after the class with wine.
  • We would arrange with you in advance exactly what you would like to cook e.g.  pastas, Regional Italian cooking, healthy cooking or choose a class from our Class Schedule.
  • Example of classes:  Fresh Pasta    Pizza Making    Fast Easy Meals   Italian Vegetarian     Wild Mushroom (Includes Risotto Making)    Filled Pastas and Sauces  Cooking Game    Fish And Seafood     Bread And Focaccia Making     Regional Italian Cooking e.g. Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Scottish Recipes     French Recipes    International Recipes.

Price:

please get in touch to discuss your specific requirements

What's Included?

Recipe notes, all ingredients, and the provision of an apron, hat and pen.

Duration:

1 hour minimum

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Testimonials:  "I want to thank you both for today's class - we have learned more in these 3 hours than a library of cookery books could! Angelo shared his passion for good food and so much of his knowledge. We both are grateful and are looking forward to our own filled pasta now! We'll keep an eye on your classes and hope to travel down again for more!
Please both of you keep well
Kerstin and Hannah"

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Open Day Video

We had a very successful and fun cooking Ham on the Bellini Cookery School Open Day in December.  A short video to enjoy:

 

Our Newsletter

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November 2014
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Ciao Folks,

 

Christmas is a coming……..fast, but we shall have those amazing afternoon rose-pink sunsets to enjoy around 4 o’clock when Christmas shopping!

 

Chef Angelo has been a busy elf Italiano and had added a new product range - mouthwatering Handmade Filled Pastas, his infamous Spicy Chilli Oil, Flavoured Salts and jars of Basil Blend can now all be purchased at Bellini Cookery School.  You may come into the shop on Thursday to Friday between 12:00 and 15:00 to buy or these items will be available during the cookery school classes.  A full list will soon be on our website, and all these products are 100% natural.

 

The Sausage Making Class was a real success with 3 different types of pork sausage made along with a delicious pasta con salsiccia and a stufato, spicy sausage stew.

 

Please use the PayPal buttons on this newsletter, it is quick and easy and we will contact you when we receive payment so you can tell us which class you wish to attend.  Hope to see you soon at our Open Day!


Chef Angelo and Gina x

 

Splendid Italian Sausages - 100% Pure Pork

Let us know if you wish to Book for our next Masterclass.

 



Recipe of the Month

 

Herb and Honey Pork Ribs


Sweet and spicy, easy peasy pork ribs

 

Ingredients

  

  • 500g meaty pork spare ribs
  • 100ml white wine
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbs honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • (1 - 2 spicy chillies, chopped, optional)
  • (1/2 tsp chopped parsley, optional)

 

Sticky Spicy Sauce

 

  • 1 -  2 chillies, chopped or 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tbs boiling water
  • 3  tbs clear honey

 

Method:

 

  1. Trim ribs to 3-4cm and place in to a large ovenproof dish
  2. Add wine and sprinkle over salt, fennel seeds, rosemary, (chilli) and allow to marinate for at least 1 hour, mixing now and again
  3. Pre-heat oven to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas Mark 4, place ribs inside and allow to cook for 1 hour
  4. Make sauce by putting chillies into hot water and mixing in honey - use for dipping or make a larger quantity and pour over the baked ribs.


Sample listing of our New Products:

 

  • Handmade Filled Pastas
  • Spicy Chilli Oil
  • Flavoured Salts
  • Basil Blend
  • Pizza flour
  • Grana Padano cheese freshly grated

 

And many, many more.



Visit our Gift Voucher Page to select the best gift for the Holidays. 


Contact us for last minute class offerings and see our website for Special Offers.



Take a Look at our Schedule of New Classes on offer: www.bellinicookeryschool.co.uk


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Please visit our Facebook page  and "like' us.  You might see a picture of yourself if you have attended one of our classes.  Also check for last minute class bargains there.

 


Should you have questions, comments, feature requests, do not hesitate to contact us.

Become a Loyalty Card Holder


Our Loyalty Card Holders receive one free class after attending four classes at our special Loyalty Card Rate of £32.50.  This works out to £26 per class.  Your class must be booked directly with us to be included on your loyalty card stamp.

Loyalty Card Holders also get their Newsletters first in order to get advance notice of last minute classes and special offers.

If you wish to become a Loyalty Card Holder, please contact us and we will get you started.


Special Offers


 

£25.00  Last Minute Classes - grab a bargain!

 

  • Art of Risotto – Sat 22/11 @ 3pm
  • Pizza and Calzone – Tue 25/11 @ 6.30pm
  • Filled Pastas – Wed 26/11 @ 6.30pm
  • International Dishes – Sun 30/11 @ 11.30am

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What's New


 

CHRISTMAS PARTY WITH US!

Celebrate your Christmas by cooking up a storm with friends or colleagues.

Learn to cook easy to do dishes, before you dine on your delicious creations sipping a smooth rounded glass of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo – aaah, Buon Natale!

Or, PAYBACK your boss with a big surprise - let she/he do the cooking whilst you and the team supervise and keep them on track – ain’t that what Christmases are for!!!!!!

(4 – 16 persons, from £25pp. Choose a full Roast Turkey Meal or opt for a Pizza or Pasta Class)


Christmas Gift Packages Special Offers

Even bigger discounts for you guys, our Loyalty Card Holders

Private Class for 2 + Wine…£150 PayPal Button
Teach Me To Cook (class, apron, cook’s knife)….£75 PayPal Button
Cook n Go Voucher/Class £42.50 PayPal Button
Imperia Pasta Machine + Class…£99 PayPal Button

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Events


 

OPEN DAY INVITATION
SUNDAY 16 OF NOVEMBER 12 - 4pm
ALL WELCOME


You are warmly invited to join us for an afternoon of culinary fun, food, demos, prizes

PRIZES | CHEF DEMOS | DISCOUNTS   
NEW PRODUCT RANGE

  • 1.30pm….Pizza Demo…making a selection of bite sized pizza for entertaining
  • 3.00pm....Scarpelle Demo – (a unique Abruzzese sweet made from potatoes)

What’s In Season? Autumn

Eating what is in season is tastier, healthier, greener, cheaper, and in this all too hectic world of 'busy-ness' that we seem to live in, put's our seasons into perspective - strawberries in sun filled lazy Summer days, spicy pumpkin soup to warm up dark, spooky halloween nights by the bonfire.fruitveg

 

Fruit and Vegetables

Apples, clementines, cranberries,  dates, mangoes,  pears,  pineapples, plums, pomegranates, quince, satsumas, sharon fruit

Artichoke, beetroot, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower celeriac, celery, chicory, Jerusalem artichoke, kale, leeks, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkins, salsify, swede, squash, turnips

Truffles - if you can find them - tell us where!!!!!

Nuts

Almonds, brazil nuts, chestnuts, cob nuts, walnuts

Seafood

Clams, cod, coley, dab, dover sole, grey mullet, gurnard, haddock, halibut, hake, lemon sole, lobster, mackerel, monkfish, mussels, oysters, plaice, pollack, red mullet, sea bass, sea bream, skate, squid, turbot,  winkles


Meat and Game


Beef, duck, goose, grouse, guinea fowl, hare, lamb, mallard  (wild duck), partridge, pheasant, rabbit, turkey, venison, wood pigeon



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Products for Sale


 

* Fresh Trays of Lasagna (1) Beef or (2) Spinach & Ricotta from £19.50 (must be ordered at least 48 hours in advance)

  Made with fresh egg pasta, beef minced on the premises

 

* Filled Pastas (frozen) - (1) Wild Mushroom &  Cheese   (2) Spinach & Ricotta   £5 for 2 portions

 

* Gnocchi (Potato)

 

* (1) Bolognese Sauce   (2) Napoli Sauce  

 

Products For Sale (within Gino's Italian Kitchen)

To make your life easy, come by the shop and pick up what you need for our classes, no need to search through the city or up and down the supermarket aisles.

 

NEW! Chef Angelo's Products

 

Basil Blend, Flavoured Olive Oils, Herbed Salts

 

Ingredients

We have a range competitively priced quality ingredients available to purchase for you to do the recipes at home e.g. 'Tipo 00' Italian Pizza/Pasta Flour, Carnaroli Risotto, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sicilian Sea Salt, Italian Sausage, Grated parmesan, Mozzarella, Fresh Yeast.

 


 

 

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