Ashburton Cookery School
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Sushi (Half-Day)

Ashburton Cookery School

Sushi (Half-Day)

Japanese food is renowned for being as healthy as it is delicious and in this half-day workshop we teach you to make your own beautifully presented sushi dishes.

We will teach you to make popular types of sushi such as nigrizushi (hand formed sushi), makizushi (rolled sushi), and temakizushi (hand roll) topped with raw fish (sashimi), cooked seafood, fish roe, egg, and vegetables such as cucumber, daikon radish, and avocado.

You will take away all the delicious sushi you make.

About Half Day Courses

Our half-day courses are a great way to learn a particular culinary skill that you will use for life. During a morning or afternoon session you will enjoy around 3 hours of in-depth, hands-on learning with our experienced chef tutors focussing on one skill.

The courses run in small class sizes of a maximum of 8 students. There is no lunch but you will leave with any ingredients or dishes that you have prepared during the course.

Skills you will learn

  • Types of Sushi & Sashimi
  • Making Sushi rice
  • Making Sushi Rolls
  • Sushi toppings
  • Presentation

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Common Questions

We are providing a Reschedule Guarantee, so if you feel unwell or need to self-isolate - or are from a high-risk group - contact us with 24 hours notice and you will be able to reschedule to another course date of your choice. Courses are currently postponed until June 2020 but this guarantee will apply to future courses Click here for more details

In the event we are unable to deliver the course, you will be able to reschedule your course to a later date.

You won't sit down for a meal with this course, but instead you will take away all the delicious items you have made.

All of our courses are highly practical and you will spend 90% of your time in the kitchen learning and cooking. We maximise your quality learning time by taking care of time-consuming tasks such as weighing and assembling ingredients and washing up.

This course is at an Foundation Level. No previous experience of cookery required. We will teach you the fundamental skills and techniques required to enjoy your cookery with confidence.

The minimum age to take this course is 18 years old unless otherwise specified.

You will need to tell us about any food allergies or special diets at the time of booking. Whilst the course content will stay the same, we will always try and accommodate your requirements with substitutions and alternatives.

We are very familiar with common food allergies and regularly welcome coeliacs, vegetarians and those with gluten-free, dairy-free or religious diets on our courses. Please contact the Customer Service team who will be able to advise you further.

You need to wear sensible footwear with non-slip soles and covered toes. Long hair needs to be tied back; we advise wearing comfortable clothes and not your best outfit. We also recommend wearing trousers.

You don't need to bring anything else with you since everything else is provided. If you wish to bring some containers to take away food you may, but recyclable boxes are provided.

You will receive a Certificate from the Ashburton Cookery School upon completion of this course.

Yes, we have two kitchens that are wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

We source as many ingredients from ethical, local suppliers within a 25 mile radius of the cookery school as possible. All our fish, poultry, meat and dairy is sourced from local producers as well as vegetables and English fruit.
We will always prioritise locally sourced, seasonal ingredients and recipes where possible.