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Banbury Food Fair 18th August

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Food Fair

We will be running the popular demonstration kitchen again this year at the Banbury Food Fair.

We have guest chefs and ourselves running some interesting classes (there will be samples to taste at the end).

We will also be running demo’s during the day from our tent as well as handing out tasty samples throughout the day.

Why not pop along there will be lots to see and do, all details on their facebook page:

Broughton Castle Event

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Are you looking for something to do at the weekend?

From midday until 5pm on Sunday we are at the Rotary Cycling Festival at Broughton Castle. It’s free to get in and there will be lots of activities for all the family.

You can view the poster of what’s going on here.

We will be there handing out samples and running Cookery demo’s, hope to see you.


Next School Holiday Classes

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Kids Courses

We have just posted the next set of School Holiday Cookery Class Dates.

Dont hang around, one date is already full!

Check the dates here


Mothering Sunday

Saturday, January 19th, 2013


Banbury Canal Day

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

On Sunday from 10.30am we will be at Banbury Canal Day (outside the Mill Art Centre).

We will be with Oxfordshire Waste Partnership, cooking up some FREE samples for you to try.

If you register to ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ you can also get a FREE cookery book and goodies!

Hope to see you there.


Banbury Food Fair

Monday, August 13th, 2012

We will be at Banbury Food Fair this Sunday, along with:

Andrew Kojima (BBC Masterchef Finalist 2012)

Yoland Tapping – Malaysian Memories

Paul Mocroft – Cherwell Waste Partnership

Giusseppe Grassi – The Italian Larder

We will be in the main demo tent running the demo’s, and there will be tasters for you to try throughout the day. We also have our own tent with demo’s of the Thermomix kitchen machine, food samples to try and our Forever Plan diet tent.

Hope to see you on Sunday between 10.30am – 4pm.

We need your support

Monday, July 23rd, 2012


We are looking for support and nominations for the British Cookery School Awards.




All you need to do is email and mention our name (Pudding Pie) and location (Banbury) and that’s it.

Entries need to be in by 31st August 2012.

You can also submit your nomination via Twitter using the #bcsapeopleschoice hash tag.

Thank you for your support!


Banbury Food Fair 19th August

Monday, July 16th, 2012

We will be hosting the cookery demo tent at the Banbury Food Fair on the 19th August, with guest chef’s

Andrew Kojima – BBC Masterchef Finalist

Yoland Tapping – Malaysian Memories

Giuseppe Grassi – Italian Larder Banbury

We will also have a demo with ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ & Cherwell Waste Partnership offering advice on how to create some delicious dishes with everyday leftovers   ……. and of course us!

In addition, we will have our Pudding Pie tent dishing up some wonderful samples for you all to try.

We hope to see you there!


Westmill Windfarm Event

Friday, June 22nd, 2012


We will be cooking at The Westmill Windfarm tomorrow (Sat 23rd June) with Andrew Kojima, Masterchef 2012 Finalist.

Just look out for us in the main tent on the Pudding Pie Demo stand.

Co-op event with Masterchef Finalist

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Pudding Pie Cookery School have been asked to attend the ‘Westmill Windfarm‘ sustainability event with our demo tent on behalf of the Co-op on the 23rd June.

Joining us for the day and helping us run cookery demo’s will be Andrew Kojima, Masterchef 2012 finalist.

It’s sure to be a fun day, and there will be some great recipes for everyone to try.

Why not come along for the day, there will be plenty to do and see.

Brackley Festival of Food

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

On Sunday 22nd April from 9.30 – 4.30pm we will be at the Brackley Festival of Food.

So if you are in the area, pop along and try some of our delicious food samples.

You cannot miss us, we are in the main square outside the Town Hall in the Pudding Pie tent.

We will also have some special offers just for the event!

There’s still time for your Voucher!

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

If you have left your Christmas shopping to the last minute and are struggling for a great gift this year, don’t worry!

Our Cookery School Gift Vouchers make a lovely gift and can be used for any of our services. We can even email them to you to print, right up to the 24th December.

Buy yours here now.

Merry Christmas.

Banbury Canal Day 2011

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

We will be at Banbury Canal Day on the 2nd October, if you would like to try some free samples, pick up some free recipes and have a chat, come along. We will be near the Mill Arts Centre, next to the Hook Norton beer tent.

We will be with the Oxfordshire Waste Partnership, so if you are an Oxfordshire resident you can pledge to the Love Food Hate Waste campaign and get a free recipe book!

Hope to see you there.

Top Chef Lee Maycock coming to Pudding Pie

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Lee Maycock (England Football Team Chef) will be coming to Pudding Pie on the 6th October to run a Game Workshop.

The day that runs from 10am – 4.30pm will demonstrate how to prepare and cook seasonal game. After coffee and biscuits, you will have demos and discussions in preparing game followed by a buffet lunch in our private dining room.

In the afternoon you will enjoy a hands on cookery class in our teaching kitchen with Lee himself.

Places are £120 per person and are limited to a small group, so book early to avoid disappointment.

You can see Lee in action at a Game-to-eat class below.

School Summer Holiday Classes

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

We have just posted the dates for our School Holiday Cookery Classes for children. These are already filling up, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Don’t forget if you live in the Middleton Cheney area we will be running weekly workshops on behalf of the Parish Council during the whole of August, check the village website for more details.