Dancing Trousers Cookery School
Posted on August, 2017

How to get your seed toppings to stick to your loaf!

I love a bit of bread making and recently I have become obsessed with sourdough. Open any one of our fridges and you're liking to find a jar with a bubbling starter mix frothing away inside. I also like experimenting with additions to loaves, both in and on them. Poppy seeds, pumpkin seeds and the ever-popular sunflower hearts. Many of you have asked how to get the seedy blighters to actually stay on your loaf so that when it is baked to perfection and you remove it from its tin or baking sheet, it doesn't leave all its topping behind. This is my

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Posted on November, 2016

Get ahead of the Christmas rush!

I know, it's only November, but as I type, it's just over 5 weeks until Christmas, so spit spot, look sharp!  What on earth are you going to buy for Uncle Geoff, best friend Sarah, your lovely neighbour Angela who looked after the cats for a month, and Steve, what about Steve, you never know what to get for Steve? Here's my point, all those people eat, some of them cook, some of them want to, but don't know how to, and Angela has always wanted to master making macarons.  The answer for all of them, is a Dancing Trousers cookery

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Posted on September, 2016

The Best Ever Left-Overs Recipe on Cotswold Explorer TV

We're delighted to be partnering with Robin 'The Cotswold Explorer' Shuckburgh on a new venture. Each month we'll be adding a new cookery lesson on our dedicated TV channel on YouTube and I'll be posting the programmes here too. Our intrepid beginner Robin has tackled pesto and now I'm showing him the best way to use up anything and everything that's left over, in one of my favourite dishes, a Spanish Omelette. 

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Posted on August, 2016

One Hundred Trip Advisor reviews (and counting)

You've given us one hundred and we're sending you a thousand. This week we reached the milestone of achieving one hundred Trip Advisor reviews and we're sending you a thousand thanks. Special thanks go to the lovely Zanna from Oxford who was reviewer number 100. Zanna came on our Macaron Magic course and gave it a big, five star, thumbs up. We are so grateful to each and every one of you who has taken the time and trouble to rate us Your kind words mean that we have received the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence two years running. So, a

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