I was recently invited to a cooking class with Haywards pickles. I was really looking forward to this and was very excited to learn a few new recipes.
My colleague and friend, Danny came along with me. This was a perfect opportunity to catch up, meet new people and eat lots of yummy food.
I arrived a bit late. After work, I had to pick up my son from his childminder, prepare his dinner and then leave again into Central London to attend this event.
I was so hungry when I arrived and tucked straight into the lovely spread of goodies prepared for us.
Cooking class started
Our lovely host for the evening was cookery presenter and home economist, Denise Tollyfield. She was so captivating in her presenting style, I felt so at ease, learning how to make this mouthwatering Piccalilli Curry. It was so easy!
Next up was Barbecue Steak and slaw – the nicest slaw that I have tried in a long time!
Our time to have a go…
We decided to make the Easy Goats Cheese and Caramelized Onion Tart. Denise made it during her demo and it looked delicious!
I’ve not thought about using pickled onions in a recipe before. This is perfect for the dinner table but could equally be served as party food. I’ve bookmarked this recipe for James’s 2nd birthday – something for the adults to munch on with a little bit of wine.
Here is how we got on…
Three NEW things I learned about Haywards
- Haywards Pickles are used in my favorite Pastrami sandwich from Pret
- Haywards offers a huge range of picked vegetables – from red cabbage, beetroot, gherkins to five varieties of pickled onions (traditional, silverskin onions and Hot & Spicy onions)
- Haywards Pickles are great for livening up a salad or adding some extra flavors into a meal
Other recipes we made
Griddled Tuna Salad with Gherkin dressing
There are some more great recipes to try at Haywards website.
Have you tried cooking with pickled vegetables before?