Sunday, 21 March 2010

Cook like a wahaca - cooking with Tommi Miers

One of the prizes donated to the Blaggers Banquet that most excited me was the one-off cookery class by Thomasina Miers, Masterchef 2005 winner and founder of Wahaca mexican street food restaurants. Tommi doesn't normally offer small, personal cookery classes like this so I was very pleased indeed to bag one of the coveted 8 places.

Eight of us duly made our way to her home where she proceeded to get us all involved in preparing a series of delicious dishes. We had a great time, and learned lots about the ingredients and how to get the best out of them.

Everything was, as you can imagine, utterly delicious!

Here are a few images from the evening (yes that's me facing off my fear of frying in hot, hot oil):

Tommi also has a brand new book out - I had a good look through it during the evening and it looks really great. It's gone straight onto my own Amazon wishlist. (I've bought too many cookbooks recently, so have declared a very short moratorium!)

Mexican Food Made Easy is currently on offer at Amazon for just £9.99 (RRP £20).


Anonymous said...

How lovely! I was so pleased when Tommi offered this as a prize and only wish I could have gone myself. It looks great.

theundergroundrestaurant said...

You are lucky, I would have loved to cook with Tommi. I'm still hoping she will guest chef at The Underground Restaurant at some point.

Cecilia said...

What great photos Kavey! It was a great evening and I loved meeting you. Aaah still dreaming of that chipotle salsa of Tommi's. Hope you try some of the recipes at home and see you in Wahaca soon!

Margaret said...

How lucky you are - such a great prize and great photo's too.

shayma said...

lucky duck! looks like you had a really, really nice time, Kaves. x

Gourmet Chick said...

Looks great Kavey - and all for a good cause as well.

PhotoWalkthrough said...

Soooo jealous!