Category Archives: Gourmet

Staff Review: London Macaron Making Class With Jenius Social

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When you here about the sweet-meringue based treat of Macarons, to me even the name sounds fancy and I can guess that they’d be challenging to make. But, after attending a Macaron Making Class in London this week I’ve been proved wrong and can now proudly say I would be able to recreate these at home. Our lesson could not have taken place in a nicer kitchen that Jenius Socials’ delightful kitchen in Islington, London or led by a better chef than Andrew. Read on to find out more… Continue reading

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Beer Brewing Experience With Home Brew Depot

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Beer is one of the most popular drinks in Britain, and is as much a part of our culture as brick red telephone boxes, Morris dancing, and afternoon tea! Given its rich history and little-known making process, we were very excited to be invited along to a beer brewing masterclass with Home Brew Depot. Continue reading

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Vineyard Tour And Wine Tasting With Carr Taylor

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This week we had the exciting opportunity to visit one of our local vineyards in nearby Hastings, run by the Carr-Taylor family. Linda and David Carr-Taylor planted the 21 acre vineyard in 1971, and it’s quickly grown to the 37 acres site it is today. Their son Alex, together with a small team, run the vineyard and its tours. Having won 36 awards and medals since 2011, Carr Taylor’s wines are well recognised and the vineyard tours highly recommended. Continue reading

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Rainy Day Gift Guide

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As the summer is coming to an end and bad weather approaching, we have decided to put together a gift guide in aid of typical British weather. These activities are still just as fun and exciting – without having to battle the outdoor climate. Why not try something relaxing like a pampering spa session or an educational culinary class? If it is something more adventurous you’re after, why not try indoor ice climbing or surfing, or even go-karting! Keep reading to find out more about fun-filled activity ideas to do with the family, or great ways to treat that special someone to something new and exciting.
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Latest Experience Gifts and Activities

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We have recently added some amazing new products to our website. With a huge variety to choose from – you are bound to find something that tickles your fancy! Keep reading to find out more about the amazing things you could get up to with your family or friends.
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Beer Tasting Masterclass in Poole Staff Review

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The world of beer is changing. More and more craft beers, speciality beers and world beers are appearing in our pubs, and beer drinkers around the UK are rejoicing! We visited Poole, a pretty Dorset seaside town, to try out the Brewhouse and Kitchen’s excellent beer tasting masterclass, and see what all the fuss is about!
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Candy Making Class in London

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With a self-confessed sweet tooth, I’m always on the hunt to find my next sugar fix! What better way to satisfy this than learning how to make candy (and of course eating it after!) at a candy making class?
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Expert Interview with The Spice Angel

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This week we’ve been incredibly lucky to speak with Rani Pathare, owner of awesome cookery school; The Spice Angel. Rani appeared on Master Chef in 2014, making it to the quarter finals by showing off her authentic Indian cookery. And now, you can learn to cook like Rani by taking a class at her cookery school in Surrey! Have a read to find out more about Rani’s story.
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Lesley Waters Cookery School Staff Review

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When it comes to cookery classes in the UK, there are few that can match the level of professionalism, dedication, and quality of the Lesley Waters Cookery School in Dorset. Rosie and I were honoured to be invited to a hands on cookery class back in January. The theme of the class would be “Cooler Than Chillies,” involving cookery with all manner of spices and fragrant herbs, making delicious dishes from around the world!
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New Year Resolutions: Learn To…

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So 2015 is officially over, meaning it’s time to say hello to 2016! We’re wishing you a Happy New Year from all of us at Experience Days HQ.
Now we know how gloomy January can be with the awful weather and Christmas being over way too soon – but never fear, we are here with some unique and fun ways to liven up your year with some adventurous new hobbies to try. We know many of you have probably made similar New Year resolutions such as losing weight, keeping fit or even experiencing new things. Well, you can make those New Year resolutions a reality with this list of exciting experiences to try this year! Read on for our ‘learn-to’ guide for 2016.

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