Love African food, longing to discover new and exciting flavours, or just need help with your jollof rice?
Join me in my kitchen for a culinary adventure as I share my secrets to cooking vibrant and sumptuous feasts with seasonal produce inspired by cuisine from Africa and beyond that you can easily recreate at home. This class is plant-based and open to all.
Our cookery session will start with cocktails as you get to know your fellow cooks, followed by an introduction to African cooking, the regional inspirations for recipes on the menu, spices and unique African produce. I will share my secrets to some of your favourites at my supper clubs such as the much-loved suya aubergines with nomadic suya spice mix, non sticky and well seasoned jollof rice you can be proud of and more. See the full menu below.
My cookery class is very hands-on, as we peel, chop and cook together. After cooking, you will sit to enjoy your meal.
Included are welcome drinks, the use of aprons, all cooking equipment, ingredients and recipes of the day.
Limited spaces are available for each class to ensure a bespoke lesson so it's a good idea to book early before they sell out.
‘Zobo’ Clementine Cocktail on arrival
A welcome glass of my homemade brew of hibiscus flowers, seasonal clementines and prosecco (non-alcoholic available)
Suya Aubergine & Sweet Pepper Rolls with Cauliflower Crème
Learn to prepare an elegant African inspired appetizer
Stuffed jollof rice in peppers with pomegranates & green peas
Plantain pie with chestnut mushrooms, caramelized onions and heritage carrots
(nut alternative available on request)
Nuts are regularly used in my kitchen. Please specify dietary requirements and allergies by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Terms & Conditions - Due to the nature of the event and preparation required, refunds are not possible but tickets can be transferred to a later date or to another person with prior notice.
Reviews from guests:
Review by Lorraine Pascale - https://www.lorrainepascale.com/contemporary-african-food-lerato-supper-...
Lynn Trapano from Visit Brighton/ Brighton Tourism - “I was organising a networking dinner and was looking for something that was informal but a bit different, as the majority of people attending didn’t know each other. My colleague had been to one of Lerato’s Supper Clubs and suggested this format would work for my dinner. Liaising with Lerato on the run-up to the event was a joy as she was always quick in coming back to my questions and readily available. The actual evening was a great success and everyone was very complimentary about the food and the general structure of the evening – the right combination of special but relaxed. Lerato is a fantastic hostess and is proactive about answering any questions about her lovely food. It’s an experience rather than just a meal.”
Really good food and great people. Definitely a lovely Sunday afternoon. I strongly recommend it. - Chantal
"We had the absolute joy of eating Lerato’s food at a Supper club in Brighton – what an experience! The food was absolutely like nothing we’ve ever had before, beautiful ingredients served in creative ways, so flavoursome and filling! A highlight for us was the fact that it was all vegan friendly and any substitutions made were made just as thoughtfully as anyone else’s meal. The vegan chocolate cake pudding was just absolute magic!! Apart from the food being literally one of the best meals we’re ever had, the whole set up was beautiful. Sitting round a table sharing food together, meeting new people and best of all, having the chef herself come and join us in between cooking chatting and telling us about her food, the inspirations etc. Thank you for such a fantastic evening, you’ve inspired us to have a go at making more African inspired food at home! Cant recommend enough xxxx" - Antigone
"Thank you for organising a lovely evening with really tasty food!! I really enjoyed the spices, flavours and great company...Look forward to more dinners!" - Manuela
"A wonderful evening. Great to try a different range of foods and flavours. The Tempest Inn made for an ideal location, nice and intimate. Lerato and Thurston were so lovely and accommodating - catering to my every vegan need! And with a great bunch of ladies for company what more could I ask for. I look forward to booking on to future events by Lerato as soon as possible!" - Emma
"What a lovely evening! good venue; lovely people and interesting food, just what was needed for a cold November evening..." - Amber
"Fantastic! Thoroughly enjoy last night and it's good to showcase some African cuisine to non-Africans. Keep up your good work." - Elizabeth
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