About Sophie Horsford

We are an independently run cookery school based in Putney, South London. We offer a wealth of professional cookery classes ranging from beginner to experienced chef.

Soda Bread Recipe

We don't know what you think, but at The Avenue freshly baked Soda Bread + home-made soup = Heaven. Name a better combo. We'll wait...

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Is there anything better than a night in with a bowl of Spiced Butternut Squash soup? Throw in some Soda Bread and you've got yourself a party!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans

Another fun & food-packed week at The Avenue. Our week-long courses are back and we're looking forward to our Vegan and Gluten Free classes this weekend!

The Avenue’s 5 Top Tips for Zero Waste Week #lovefoodhatewaste

This week from 4th - 8th September is #zerowasteweek, which is perfect because we just happen to have written a blog post with our 5 Top Tips for #zerofoodwaste (what a coincidence!)

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans

It's been a great 4 day week with our Young Holiday Classes running after the Bank Holiday. We got to teach the children some really exciting recipes!

BBQ Chicken Wings

These tasty BBQ Chicken Wings take minutes to whip up and are a great supper for kids and adults alike!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans

More Weekly Shenanigans: Young Holiday Classes, Sunday Brunch, Bread making, Mexican Street Food and Zoe's BIRTHDAY! Welcome back Avenue Amigos...enjoy!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans

Another fun-packed week at The Avenue. Check out the shenanigans have been going on this week; some great cookery classes and a couple of birthdays!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans

More Avenue Weekly Shenanigans...the kitchens were in full swing again with a fully booked week-long course and our ever popular Peruvian Cookery Course. That goodness its Friday, we can't wait for nice relaxing weekend to recharge our batteries in time for next week's Intermediate & Chalet Hosting Courses!

Vegan Falafels

Enjoy your weekend in the sun (while it lasts) with these delicious Falafels. You can replace the eggs with flax seed paste and make them Vegan, too! Why not whip up some Tzatziki and enjoy them with a lovely crispy salad and a glass of wine? Ingredients: 2 tins chickpeas 1 onion, finely chopped 2 [...]