Join Leiths alumna, Indian cookery expert and Radio 4 regular Angela Malik on this bestselling one-day class and discover the secrets of Indian hospitality.
Under Angela’s expert guidance, you’ll learn to make classic Indian dishes to be shared and enjoyed, using authentic ingredients and traditional techniques. Angela will talk you through notable regional specialties, delving into the history of every dish you cook. You’ll also be introduced to the five key spices in Indian cookery and how to effectively use these to create depth of flavour.
- Everyday Masala base
- Tandoori lamb tikka
- Hari chutney (mint and coriander chutney)
- Flaky parathas
- Punjabi chicken curry
- Slow cooked black dhal
Menu may be subject to change
Cooking with your classmates is an integral part of your Leiths experience. You will cook some of your recipes in pairs, and some independently. Regardless, there is always more than enough food to go around, and often food to take home too.
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.
- 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.
Former Leiths Diploma student Angela Malik has established herself as a successful chef and cookery teacher. She is known for combining exciting flavours with fantastic, seasonal British ingredients and is a recognised expert of Asian food.
Angela has appeared as a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4 the Kitchen Cabinet and on shows such as C4 Sunday Brunch, ITV This Morning and Kirstie Allsop’s Perfect Christmas.