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TRANSPORT YOUR KITCHEN FOR THE DAY™
The Chef & The Dish offers private cooking classes via Skype, a video conferencing tool, accessible to people in London, England. Find yourself immersed in the cultures of Thailand, Italy, Mexico, and many other international locations. The options are endless when you learn from the best chefs and this experience makes it the perfect stay-at-home date night.
To participate from your location in London, England, is very easy. Simply select the cooking class you would like to attend, and book it online. Once you've picked a class and a date, our assistants will send you a shopping list with everything you need to get before your class time.
Below are a list of local markets and stores in London and the neighbouring areas to help you buy the needed ingredients for your culinary experience. Once you receive your shopping list, find the appropriate place to shop. Purchasing ingredients is where your kitchen mastery begins.
Tian Tian Market
Tian Tian Market has five locations throughout London and is the premier destination for Asian ingredients. Specializing in Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and Japanese ingredients, whether you're looking for Tamarind paste or Kombu seaweed, you'll find it here. With plentiful stocked shelves, Tian Tian Market is known for being a lifestyle destination for all things Asian cuisine.
Prezzemolo & Vitale
Prezzemolo & Vitale is a traditional Italian and Sicilian market with stores in Chelsea, Notting Hill, Borough Market and Wimbledon. They offer fruits and vegetables imported from Italy, an array of Italian meats and cheeses, and pantry items including high quality pastas and olive oils.
Mexican Mama is a one stop destination for Mexican cooking in London. This speciality grocer opened their doors in 2018 and offers delivery throughout England. From a wide selection of imported dried chillies, beans, masa flour and traditional Mexican snacks, you'll find what you need and more for any Mexican cooking class.
Founded in 1904 as Waite, Rose & Taylor, this posh British supermarket chain has over 300 locations across England. Stocking everything from daily pantry essentials to excellent cuts of meat and seafood, this market is a stylish selection for a wide range of ingredients. Waitrose even has a royal warrant to supply groceries to Queen Elizabeth.
Spice Mountain is located in Borough Market. Borough Market, which dates back to the 12th century, contains tens of high quality retailers offering everything from cheeses to produce. Spice Mountain, one of the traders in the market, is an excellent stop for imported spices. The owner sources spices from around the world, and carries everything from Calabrian fennel pollen to Nepalese peppercorns. They also offer delivery throughout London and the rest of the UK.
R Garcia & Sons
Established in 1957, R Garcia & Sons is a specialty Spanish food market. They offer a wide array of rice, oils, chorizo and jamon difficult to find anywhere else in the UK. Their cozy shop is located in Notting Hill and is known to be packed on the weekends. This is an excellent stop for any of The Chef & The Dish Spanish cooking classes.