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Fish Butchery, Curing & Smoking | Day Course

Update: May 11th, 2015

Fish Butchery, Curing & Smoking Day Course

Date: tbc
Time: 10am — 4.30pm
Adult | £150 per person
Child | £75 for children between 12 — 16 years old accompanying an adult on the course, £150 for children 16 years old and over
Tutor: Ed Sykes
Location: Llys Meddyg Restaurant & Rooms, Newport, Pembrokeshire

Course Details: Come prepared for a hands-on experience of preparing fish (such as salmon, mackerel, herring) to understand how to clean, fillet and process from head to tail. You will learn how to make pate, mousse, to hot smoke, cold smoke and cure amongst other techniques. Ed will guide you through the identification of all parts of the fish, teach you the art of butchery, and instruct you on the vital elements of food preparation and preservation. Included in the course will be a useful demonstration on how to make your very own smoker, to enable you to put your newly acquired skills to use in your home environment.

Essentials to Bring: Bring an apron, and wear comfortable clothing appropriate for a day of butchery, and food preparation. Also a notebook, pen and camera may come in useful. Bring a container to take your prepared fish and pate home!

What to Expect: A fish butchery course, with food preparation, smoking, and curing tuition, a homemade smoker demonstration, a lovely two course lunch, and delicious homemade foods to take home with you. Join us for drinks and a social afterwards, to help wind-down from the course.

Maximum Number on Course: 8 — 12
Age: The course is aimed at adults, though children over 12 are welcome. Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult.
Accommodation: Please check availability upon booking. Prices for residential courses are detailed below.
Additional Information: Please advise in advance of any food intolerances.

Private Booking Available:
Group bookings start from £700. Please contact us for more information.



Day Course: £150

Residential Course — One Night DB&B:
£225 per person (based on two sharing)
£260 per person (single occupancy)
Upgrade to luxury room from £15



Please contact us or call us on 01239 820008 to make a booking.



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