Swifthouse Cookery School Blog

Teddy Bear Cake Making Class Coming Soon!

We have just updated our baking courses page with news that we will be conducting a teddy bear cake making class next year and are rather excited! For those that haven’t read the course page yet, we will be showing students how to make the teddy bear cake seen below. This will involve learning how to effectively stack, carve and ice the cake. We will also be covering the use of ganaches, bas...


Dev-il Biswal Gravity Defying Cake

At Swift House we are a big fan of the gravity defying cake, and the Dev-il Cake for Dev Biswal was no exception. Dev commissioned us to create this stunning cake for the Broadstairs Food Festival, and it was well received from both him and the thousands of visitors!   At first sight you wouldn’t have thought it was a cake at all, which is why we loved it so much! These cakes do take ma...


A Cookery Course for you this Summer

Want to brush up on those culinary techniques? Or perhaps gain a bit more inspiration for the kitchen? Here at Swift House Cookery School in Kent, we’ve got something for everyone – so check out our range of cookery courses that cater to a variety of needs.   Discover and hone your artistry with one of our cake or cupcake decoration classes, where you can learn to make flowers, swir...


Cheese Souffles Recipe

Just had a wonderfully light evening meal, which I produced in 10 minutes  (well I prepared it earlier and re-heated it in 10 minutes )- A light cheese soufflé and salad dinner – perfect for a summer’s evening or a fantastic starter for a dinner party. People think soufflés are difficult but here’s how easy they are. This recipe takes all the stress out of soufflés but wil...


Kenwood Disaster Chef 2013

Is your cooking more dismal than delicious? Are you more disaster than master in the kitchen? Then Kenwood’s Disaster Chef Competition for 2013 could be for you. Kenwood – sponsors of Swift House Cookery School is once again searching for Britain’s most hopeless chefs in the hope it can transform their cooking skills. The judging panel, which includes former Celebrity Masterchef ...