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.

Leftovers Salad Recipe


#ZeroWasteWeek is a week we at The Avenue practise all year round. We stand for no food and general kitchen waste, and we teach little tips and tricks on how to avoid this on all our of classes. Here is a recipe to help you use up those things getting passed their use by date:

Leftovers Salad Recipe 2019-08-21T12:54:28+00:00

Beer Battered Fish


We are celebrating #InternationalBeerDay with our Beer Battered Fish sided with some Tripple Cooked Chips. Check out our Fish recipe here for some good ol' British Crispy fish!

Beer Battered Fish 2019-07-26T11:09:46+00:00



It's English summertime, a time of Wimbledon, Pimm's, Scones and generally everything Quintessentially British, so we thought it an apt time for a cheeky Scone recipe, so here it is:

Scones 2019-07-17T15:27:50+00:00

Whisky Sour


It's smokey, sweet and sour all at the same time - it's everything a cocktail can dream of being - it's #WorldWhiskyDay and we are whipping out the whisky sours 🍹 like there's no tomorrow! Go on whisk out the whiskey and give it a go!

Whisky Sour 2019-07-17T16:17:27+00:00

Creamy Coffee Ice Cream


For those coffee and ice cream addicts out there we are celebrating #UKCoffeeWeek with a Creamy Coffee Ice Cream. Add more coffee if you like a kick!

Creamy Coffee Ice Cream 2019-07-18T11:06:16+00:00



It was #PancakeDay 🥞 a few of weeks ago but as we have already shared a couple of pancake recipes on our blog in the past (just have a browse) we thought this month we would recipe share in celebration of #InternationalWaffleDay!

Waffles 2019-07-17T16:09:33+00:00

Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse with Sea Salt


Love is in the air this #ValentinesDay, and when we say air we mean the chocolate notes floating around our kitchen! We are getting ready for our Valentines classes tonight and this weekend but for those that are missing out try whipping up this Oh-SO-Delicious Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse with Sea Salt🍫❤️

Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse with Sea Salt 2019-07-18T11:07:27+00:00

Gin & Grapefruit Granita


Ok so we found it quite contradictory that it is both #DryJanuary and #Ginuary but we had to make a decision, and well, we don't believe in depriving yourselves from lovely things such as Gin so we thought we would share with you our delicious Gin & Grapefruit Granita in celebration of the better (and way more fun) month of #Ginuary.

Gin & Grapefruit Granita 2019-07-18T11:09:29+00:00

Leftover Christmas Turkey Green Curry


You have been slaving away in the kitchen and you have mounds of leftover turkey. You don't want to waste it but you have had one too many cold turkey sandwiches in your time, well why not try out this super easy Leftover Christmas Turkey Green Curry to add some heat into your cold winter ❄️

Leftover Christmas Turkey Green Curry 2019-07-18T11:11:01+00:00