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Christmas Gifts From Your Kitchen

Learn to make some delicious festive treats perfect for thoughtful Christmas gifting


Elevate your skills to new heights in this home-cook course


Best suited for people with little or no culinary experience


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Looking for the perfect gift this Christmas? Look no further than our Christmas gifting class, where you’ll learn how to make some of our favourite treats that make thoughtful food gifts to give to friends and family. On this one-day class, you will learn to make cheese and rosemary sable biscuits, mulled wine syrup, and runner bean and apple chutney, ready for you to recreate at home in larger quantities for gifting this festive season. 

You will also learn lifelong skills like French pastry making and preserving and come away with the knowledge of how to create something unique, with a personal touch.  

Everything you make will be packaged in Christmas gift bags and jars with Christmas décor and labels. 



  • Chocolate and orange biscotti 



  • Leiths’ mulled wine syrup 
  • Cheese and rosemary sable biscuits 
  • Sweet chilli sauce 
  • Runner bean and apple chutney 
  • Leiths’ granola 


Menu may be subject to change  

Course Structure

Cooking with your classmates is an integral part of your Leiths experience. You will cook some of your recipes in pairs, and some independently.  

Your day will comprise of a mixture of practical cookery and demonstrations performed by the teacher who is running the session. The exact format will vary from class to class depending on the style of cuisine and, in the case of visiting chefs, their individual teaching style.  

Around 1pm, you will break for lunch and enjoy the dishes you have cooked with the rest of your class, accompanied by a glass of wine or other refreshments. In some classes, such as skills classes, where dishes may not be appropriate for lunch, a mezze lunch will be provided.  


What’s included:  

  • Refreshments on arrival 
  • A recipe booklet 
  • All ingredients provided and weighed out for you in advance 
  • Lunch of your own making or sharing platters prepared by the school, with wines or other refreshments 
  • We do the washing up 


What to bring: 

  • Flat soled shoes 
  • Long trousers and a long-sleeved top are advisable 


Allergies and dietary restrictions 

We are happy to make adjustments where possible. However, some classes are unsuitable for people with particular intolerances as the menu would need to be completely different. We require 10 days’ notice to check requests are possible and adjust our ordering.  Please read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.