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.

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans!

Friday's. They really creep up on us, don't they? We ain't complainin' though...  Although New Year celebrations feel like an absolute eternity ago, January seems to be speeding past! Last week we throw a mighty fine selection of classes for you lot to feast your tummies on and this week we've done the exact same. From Macaron to Mexican we've got ya covered.

Choco-Chia Pudding Recipe – Interview with Eloise Minton

Happy Monday people! We all know Mondays can be a little slow... So, today, we've teamed up with the lovely Eloise Minton to share a quick, easy and nutritious recipe in aid of our all-new Clean Eats Class! As I'm sure many of you are aware, we will be opening our doors and putting you in the expert hands of Eloise this February!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigan’s

Guess who's back...back again...?! We are! Aaaand it's FRIDAY Y'ALLLLL. What.A.Week! Now that the January blues are beginning to clear, the evenings are becoming a tiny bit lighter (emphasis on tiny) and that extra Christmas plumpness is starting to disappear - we can finally see the light baby! It's been a tremendous start to 2018 already [...]

Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe – National English Toffee Day!

We know most of you are probably still recovering from over-indulging in festive treats, but c'mon guys! We are 8 days into January and who doesn't love a pick me up?   We know Monday's can be a little tough... so it's lucky it's National English Toffee Day hey! Of course, us lot at The Avenue have a crackin' recipe lined up for you guys

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans – Happy New Year!

We know the first week back to work is never easy, especially after completely and utterly over-indulging for the past week... but it's 2018 baby and it's strictly positive vibes only! We've got a mega year ahead of us and can't wait to get started...

January Detox Smoothie Recipe!

😄 HEY AMIGO'S!!!!! We've missed you!!!! 😄 We're aware we sound a little over-excited but it's nice to be back, isn't it?! Well, perhaps not for everyone... but if you're feeling the January Blues then we've got the perfect little recipe for ya! We'll also be telling you exactly why! 😀 Before we get into that, how is [...]

Christmas Leftovers Smoked Salmon Canapé Recipe!

I hope you had an amazing Christmas! Did you get everything you asked for? Today we're going to be helping you shift all of those tasty Christmas leftovers and start thinking about what nibbles you'll be preparing for New Year. If making Canapés is your thing, we've got the class for you! Easy Canapé Making Class 2018!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans – Festive Farewell

Heya all my festive folks! 😄 It's so close to Christmas now and everything is beginning to fall into place! Well, sort of...The Christmas dinner is planned and ordered for, presents are (almost) wrapped and the festive tunes are in full swing. I hope you guys have been eagerly watching our 12 Day Christmas Countdown Giveaway! [...]

Festive Gluhwein Recipe

I know it's early in the week but that doesn't stop us...Wine anyone? Let's be honest, Christmas gives us all an excuse to drink as much as we want and eat as much as we want. Whenever we want. With icy weather conditions outside, we thought now was the perfect time to share our gorgeous Gluhwein recipe! 

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans – City Adventures!

A festive hello to our favourite people! 👋 Hope you're all well and truly getting into the Christmas spirit now. We're going to miss you! 😋 It's been a busy week since we last caught up and we've got LOTS to fill you in on! Before we continue, have you guys been keeping track of our 12 [...]