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.

Crunchy Morning Granola

This quick and easy 4-step crunchy granola breakfast recipe is great for getting all those who love to start the day in style going!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans

Read all about our week at The Avenue! And with back to back classes, and with even more to come at the weekend, so it’s been all systems go!

Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Learn how to make this delicious vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse, the perfect healthy sweet treat, for all to enjoy!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans

This week saw the return of our week-long extended course, as we welcomed a new bunch of chef-to-bes into our kitchen for the week. It was so lovely to have the kitchen alive with activity, and the food that our student’s made was pretty special too! On Tuesday we turned up the heat for our [...]

Date and Olive Mediterranean Chicken

Learn how to make this delicious Ottelenghi-inspired date and olive mediterranean chicken recipe, perfect for wowing at your next dinner party!

The Avenue’s Weekly Shenanigans

Welcome to The Avenue's Weekly round-up! It’s been a seriously busy week for us, with all sorts of foodie fun happening, and still more to come! Richard proved his talent for DIY this Monday when he fitted The Avenue kitchen with some new tiles and a shiny new spice rack! It’s been great creating all [...]

Duck Breast With Braised Pumpkin Lentils

This delicious duck recipe was the star of the show at a private class we hosted for a birthday party. It really is the perfect winter warmer dinner party dish for impressing your friends and family! Duck Breast (Serves 4) Ingredients: 3 duck breasts salt and pepper Method: Preheat the oven to 200C. Sprinkle some [...]

Salmon Steaks in a Spicy Tomato Sauce on Pearl Barley

This salmon steak recipe, served with a spicy tomato sauce and pearl barley is delicious, and is full of health benfits, perfect for detoxing for 2017!

Chia Pudding

If you're detoxing for January, or merely looking to eat a little healthier in the new year, we recommend this delicious and healthy chia pudding. Chia seeds are ridiculously good for you, boasting a tonne of health benefits and essential vitamins, including; Omega-3, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Zinc and Folic Acid. Mixed with a little [...]

Our year at The Avenue

It's been a big and busy year here at The Avenue. Heres a look-back at 2016, and to a very happy, prosperous and delicious new year!