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Welcome to the Waakye Leaf Cookery School

Learn how to cook delicious African inspired dishes from scratch or hone your existing cooking skills with our interactive, fun and hands-on cooking classes. Join our chef Edwina and her mother Araba as they share their top tips, recipes and advice on making delicious meals, inspired by the wonderful recipes and ingredients of Africa. After the lesson, we will all sit together to enjoy the fruits of our labour with a glass of something sparkling.

Upcoming Classes

20200328

The African Canapé Masterclass

£50.00 / person

12:00 to 3:00

Minimum Participant: 1

London Cooking Project, 1 Ethelburga St, Battersea, London SW11 4AG

For booking concerns and more information call: +44 7515783902 or email us at: eat.drink.african@gmail.com

Learn how to create truly delicious and elegant canapés from well-known African staples. This fun and interactive masterclass will give you the skills you need to produce bite-sized treats worthy of the finest gatherings. Bring your friends and learn new skills and techniques over a glass of bubbly.
20200613

Plant Based African Cooking

£50.00 / person

12:00 to 3:00

Minimum Participant: 1

London Cooking Project, 1 Ethelburga St, Battersea, London SW11 4AG

For booking concerns and more information call: +44 7515783902 or email us at: eat.drink.african@gmail.com

Level up your regular vegetarian meals with this plant based cooking class. In this interactive class our chef will share her techniques and knowledge on how to turn regular vegetables into utterly delicious vegetarian feasts.
20201212

Entertaining the Ghanaian Way

£50.00 / person

12:00 to 3:00

Minimum Participant: 1

London Cooking Project, 1 Ethelburga St, Battersea, London SW11 4AG

For booking concerns and more information call: +44 7515783902 or email us at: eat.drink.african@gmail.com

Tired of cooking the same thing every week, why not learn a unique culinary style to impress your family and friends? Cook delicious Ghanaian recipes, including making your own Ghana jollof rice and a selection of soups and sauces, with true Ghanaian flair
20200926

Authentic West African Chillies and Sambals

£50.00 / person

12:00 to 3:00

Minimum Participant: 1

London Cooking Project, 1 Ethelburga St, Battersea, London SW11 4AG

For booking concerns and more information call: +44 7515783902 or email us at: eat.drink.african@gmail.com

Expand your culinary knowledge by learning how to make traditional West African chilli sauces and sambals such as, the Ghanaian green, red and black shito sauces. In this informal and interactive session, you will how to make shito sauces and how to balance heat and flavours with lots of practical advice and tips.

Private Lessons

We offer fun and informative private cooking lessons and parties for adults and children. Whether you’re a novice, or an experienced cook looking for inspiration, our chef will work with you to design a bespoke cooking lesson that is suited to your needs.

In the comfort of your home, our chef will share her techniques and recipes with you or a small group of family and friends in a relaxed atmosphere without the pressure of a classroom experience.

Reviews

A huge thank you to Edwina, MaameYaa and BLAG! I really enjoyed spending time with you all tonight. Suya spice rocks. Added some sloe gin and fizzy water to the delicious zobo for an improvised cocktail on the side!

— Po-Siann

Edwina — thank you for your patience (especially given the sound issues) and for teaching us how to cook such delicious food! Have demolished the below. Have a great weekend all!

— Shanthi

Thank you Edwina for the wonderful masterclass and delicious food — I had so much fun and feeling very full right now! I’ve attached a photo of my proud creations from this evening’s class.

— Vicky

Thanks Edwina, for having us! It was super fun and delicious. Will certainly be including the suya spice in my Asian cooking going forward.

— Andrea