Masterclasses
Home Baking - A Masterclass
Masterclasses Posted: 16/05/2016
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Home Baking - A Masterclass For our next Masterclass here at L’Ortolan we turn our attention to home baking. With all of our masterclasses we cover a vast range of skills and tricks of the trade to try at home. This time will be no different, from making our own croissants, from scratch, and learning the process of lamination through the dough, to making a deliciously creamy St Clements tart, and the traditional French cak...

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A festive masterclass - the perfect Christmas turkey
Masterclasses Posted: 15/12/2014
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A festive masterclass - the perfect Christmas turkey The festive season is in full swing here at L’Ortolan, and for our final masterclass of the year Alan Murchison is showing guests how to cook the perfect Christmas turkey. Over the course of December our demo studio has played host to a series of Christmas masterclasses, inspiring guests to cook their Christmas lunch with a Michelin flair. Guests were greeted with champagne and canapes,...

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Summer Kitchen Garden Demonstration
Masterclasses Posted: 24/07/2013
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Summer Kitchen Garden Demonstration In 2008 Alan Murchison wanted a new demonstration kitchen at L’Ortolan that would both match the quality of the restaurant and be practical to cook in. He turned to bulthaup Winchester who were able to translate Alan’s vision into a reality. Ever since, the L’Ortolan butlhaup demonstration kitchen has played home to a number of cookery demonstrations and masterclasses run by Sous Chef, Mark Apse...

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Patisserie Demonstration
Masterclasses Posted: 13/03/2013
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Patisserie Demonstration Yesterday our demo studio came to life with an afternoon tea inspired Patisserie Demonstration from L’Ortolan Pastry Chef Samantha Rain. Our demonstration guests arrived to a beautifully sunny L’Ortolan and introductions were made over tea and coffee in the bar. Afterwards the guests took their seats in the studio to learn how to produce a stunning selection of pastries both appealing to the eye...

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A Shellfish Masterclass
Masterclasses Posted: 30/08/2012
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A Shellfish Masterclass Wednesday saw the demo studio come to life once again with an entertaining Shellfish Masterclass from L’Ortolan Chef Ian Swainson. Due to the bank holiday weekend the demo was rescheduled for the following day, so we breathed a sigh of relief in the morning when the freshly caught shellfish arrived. Our demonstration guests arrived early and introductions were made over tea and coffee in t...

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Summer BBQ with Alan and the Big Green Egg
Masterclasses Posted: 28/06/2012
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Summer BBQ with Alan and the Big Green Egg On Tuesday seven enthusiastic guests joined us for the Summer BBQ demonstration with Alan Murchison and Head Chef Nick Chappell. With the welcome arrival of the British summer sun, the terrace made a very pleasant setting for the event, creating a true BBQ atmosphere. After the initial welcome, Alan introduced the guests to the Big Green Egg, a barbecue that has quickly shot to fame on our...

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