Sophie

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.

Cool Red Wines and Where to Buy them!

2020-09-22T11:15:51+00:00

Here is another segment from the wonderful Christopher Burr, so we can all feel like a wine buff at our next dinner party! 🍷 Autumn days can be warm and sunny, but with a bite in the air; and at the end of such a warm, lovely summer, at least weather-wise, it is good to [...]

Cool Red Wines and Where to Buy them! 2020-09-22T11:15:51+00:00

September Amigo of the Month

2020-09-21T14:11:26+00:00

The Avenue Amigo of The Month It is that time of the month where we say a huge THANK YOU and a 'WE LOVE YOU' to our Avenue Amigo of the month! This month, the wonderful award is going to Zoe North - so go on, let's find out why... Zoe North Zoe has been [...]

September Amigo of the Month 2020-09-21T14:11:26+00:00

Negroni

2020-09-11T12:46:11+00:00

It is National #NegroniWeek!! 🥃 So Cheers Amigos and let’s have a cocktail! 🍸 This cocktail is simple and delicious and a perfect drink to help you forget about what is going on in the big scary world at the moment. Ingredients:  30ml Campari 30ml gin 30ml sweet red vermouth ice orange peel to garnish Method  Pour the gin, vermouth [...]

Negroni 2020-09-11T12:46:11+00:00

Happy Birthday Niv 🎁🎈

2020-09-02T13:46:40+00:00

Today we are wishing a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY to a key member in The Avenue Family and office team, Niv! Niv is married to our very own Sophie Shalgi (Horsford) and he joined The Avenue family back in February 2019. He instantly began running and absolutely smashing the Finance and Marketing side of our family-run [...]

Happy Birthday Niv 🎁🎈 2020-09-02T13:46:40+00:00

Dianas Top 5 No Wastage Tips! 

2020-09-02T13:35:46+00:00

Here at The Avenue we are a no wastage cookery school, we like to use all ingredients to the fullest, to ensure maximum flavour and as little waste as possible. So to celebrate National Zero Waste Week we have some of Diana's top tips to wasting less in the kitchen. We are also sharing her [...]

Dianas Top 5 No Wastage Tips!  2020-09-02T13:35:46+00:00

The Avenue Amigo of The Month

2020-08-28T10:13:32+00:00

Being a family-run school who love to extend our ever-growing family of Amigos, we thought it was fitting to introduce you to some of our most regular and loyal. On the last day of each month, we will share with you the story of a chosen Amigo* with our 'Amigo of the Month' and a [...]

The Avenue Amigo of The Month 2020-08-28T10:13:32+00:00

August Wine Tips from a Master of Wine

2020-08-10T13:38:06+00:00

On our 1 & 2 week courses, our students get the fantastic opportunity to learn about wine from the best, so we thought it was time to let our loyal amigos in on the fun. We have partnered with Christopher Burr, a Master of Wine, of which there are only 300 in the whole world, so [...]

August Wine Tips from a Master of Wine 2020-08-10T13:38:06+00:00

We are OPEN!

2020-09-22T14:33:58+00:00

We are really excited to announce that we are open! We are thrilled to be back in the kitchens and teaching all our favourite amigos how to make delicious, honest food without a recipe book again! We know you probably have lots of questions, like ... what's the plan with regards to the new group [...]

We are OPEN! 2020-09-22T14:33:58+00:00

Happy Birthday Richard

2020-07-30T15:00:21+00:00

As it's Richards birthday we are treating you to an 'interview' with 10 Q&A's so we can understand this crazy cat a bit more... What is your favourite recipe to cook at the moment? Since our trip to Sri Lanka last Christmas, I have been absolutely loving exploring more Sri Lankan recipes! My favourite at [...]

Happy Birthday Richard 2020-07-30T15:00:21+00:00

Cashew Curry

2020-07-30T08:31:25+00:00

Since Richards epic trip to beautiful Sri Lanka last Christmas, he has been exploring the Sri Lankan cuisine and recipe testing to create the very best Sri Lankan Class menu as possible. This delicious Cashew Curry is a Sri Lankan classic and one of Richards all-time favourites so we hope you enjoy it. (Serves 2) [...]

Cashew Curry 2020-07-30T08:31:25+00:00