We have officially had 1 whole year of the COVID rat race, and it is fair to say a lot has changed. Sadly The Avenue had to close its doors for the first time since opening in 2004, but finally we are back on track and will be open and raring to go, better than [...]
About Sophie HorsfordWe 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.
This year we have decided to go rogue and branch out from the traditional pancake. Aebleskiver are a delectably delicious Danish Pancake. We hope you enjoy this recipe, because your Pancake Day is about to go from a 4 to a serious 14 out of 10!
We have made it through our first month of 2021, WE DID IT GUYS!! And as it is the end of the month, this means it is time when we give a hearty shout-out to our Avenue Amigo of the month! Our very first Avenue Amigo of 2021 is Olivia Pratt – so go on, [...]
We hope you are all feeling Merry and Bright this December, I know we are! After a difficult year it's so great to look back at all our wonderful amigos and give a huge THANK YOU and a ‘WE LOVE YOU’ to our Avenue Amigo of The Month. This month, we are giving Deborah Delaney [...]
The Avenue Timeline To celebrate the end of a pretty, bizarre and less than average year, we have had a trip down memory lane to reminisce on the fun times and have gone through The Avenue history books. It is hard to believe that The Avenue started over 16 years ago and since then [...]
Get in the festive spirit with this absolutely DELICIOUS Mulled Wine recipe. Forget hot chocolate, because this December we are feeling something a little stronger🎄🍷 (Serves 5) Ingredients bottle of full bodied red wine 2 oranges, sliced 6 cloves 1 cinnamon stick 2 star anise 4 large slices fresh ginger 50ml maple syrup 60ml brandy [...]
Ingredients: 95g cooked smoked bacon or chestnuts, roughly chopped 60ml maple syrup 70g butter, cubed 150g plain flour 1 tsp sugar ½ tsp baking powder 1g baking soda 65ml buttermilk egg yolk salt To serve clotted cream or Chantilly cream Method Preheat oven to 170C Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt. Then [...]
Sophie is not only celebrating her 33rd birthday🥳 this week, but also the beginning of her maternity leave - what a week eh! Don't worry the business will still be running and we are sure Sophie will be popping her virtual head in being a family run business and all that. In true Avenue style, [...]
After a pretty glum month in lockdown, we thought we should share a little glimpse of a pretty wonderful story and an even better couple! It's that time of the month where we say a huge "YOU ARE AMAZING" to our Avenue Amigo, and in this case 'Amigos' of The Month - our shinning stars, [...]
These poppy seed rolls are absolutley delicious and make a great breakfast! If you like this recipe you would 100% check out our bread class! It is a 4 hour class and you learn how to make Diana’s Bread, Focaccia, Pitta Bread, Soda Bread and a Sweet Dough - sounds pretty awesome doesn't it! (Makes 4 bread rolls) Ingredients [...]