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Address: 10 Telford Way | Blakelands, Great Linford, Milton Keynes MK14 5DZ, England
Phone Number: 441908661848
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Coldsmoking food courses. We regularly host one day practical courses on...

Coldsmoking food courses. We regularly host one day practical courses on food smoking. On this course you will learn the basics of smoking your own food. We cover both the practical and theoretical aspects of this wonderful craft. The one day course includes how to make and use a cold smoker, hot smoking, sourcing wood, brining & salting, Health & Safety, producing smoke and smoking food. During the day we will be smoking up to eight different kinds of food from cheese to fish and from olives to eggs. We also host a range of other classes including Sausage Making, Meat Curing & Charcuterie and Cheese making. For future course dates please visit the website for details.

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Sausage Making, 20th May 2016

As this was bought as a surprise gift by family we really didn't know what to expect from the day. What we got was a inspirational experience in very relaxed and friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2016
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

As this was bought as a surprise gift by family we really didn't know what to expect from the day. What we got was a inspirational experience in very relaxed and friendly surroundings - a perfect balance between listening and learning and hands-on, and a lot of fun. Turan and Alison are wonderful hosts and we thoroughly enjoyed escaping from... More 

Thank R W
Wexford, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Great course great fun.. We'll worth booking up....👍 If you like smoked food you will like this course.... Hope to do another course on curing.. See you soon

Thank FancyFungi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

The day allowed me to discover the transformative effects of heat and the type of wood smoke on meat, fish & chesses, flavouring and tenderising them, it was equal parts art and science. Turan knowledge along with the handouts and food safety information sets you up to get smoking at every opportunity to creates something amazing and outright delicious for... More 

2 Thank AllanS901
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I went on the meat curing and brining course in April 2016 with a group of friends. It was a brilliant and easy introduction to the subject with (importantly) a lot of tasting opportunities! Really enjoyed the day - Turan is obviously a master of his craft and his passion for the subject really shines through in the day. He... More 

Thank 177PhilTay
Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Many thanks to Turan for a brilliant day course, We were made very welcome and were well looked after on the day, it covered every aspect of Hot and Cold Smoking of food. I was always interested in smoked food and wanted to know all about it. As a result of the course I have built my own cold smoker,... More 

Thank derekh460
Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Great fun, a good grounding in the principles of cold and hot smoking of a wide variety of foods, With practical demonstrations of both processes, (together with the requirements of health and safety), the results of which were eaten very quickly at the end of the day! I would recommend this very highly

Thank martinjameslowe
South England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

This is a pretty comprehensive course for a one-day and really does cover all you need and more. You get to see expensive professional bits of kit as well as cheap or easy to make at home alternatives. Lots of cold smoked stuff we (!) produced in smokers made of old cardboard boxes as well as just the best trout... More 

Thank OzS
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I attended the smoking course at Hackney City Farm, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Turan explained the science and practicalities of smoking food. On the day we hot smoked chicken, gammon, and trout, in different types of smokers. And, we cold smoked salmon, cheese, olives, sun dried tomatoes, and artichokes, in different cold smokers. Different types of wood dust were used... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

A great day learning literally everything about cold and hot smoking food. Done at Hackney City Farm, and really very enjoyable as well as being tasty. Turan really knows his stuff from the taste to the underlying chemistry. He also showed us how to make smokers as easily as possible. Taking away the daunting prospect of having build some contraption.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

7 hours with Turan T Turan might read like an album from the 80's, but it is a great day shared with likeminded people. Turan holds his class in a small intimate and well set up room. An overhead screen ensures the whole class can see when they are not taking part. The class size of eight is perfect, encouraging... More 

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