Cinnamon Kitchen and Anise, 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YL

This autumn sees the City’s Indian restaurant, Cinnamon Kitchen, and adjacent cocktail lounge bar, Anise, reveal their spice-infused secrets in creating some exciting culinary creations. Hosting a series of cocktail and cookery masterclasses, enthusiastic beginners or connoisseurs, can mix and match their favourite sessions with a view to improving their skills in the kitchen or behind the bar.

Cocktail Masterclasses

These could be great for a date or as gift for friends and family, Anise’s cocktail masterclasses will guide you through matching premium spirits with deliciously spiced ingredients. With lessons in pouring skills and tricks of the trade, Anise’s cocktail masterclass are set to have you muddling mind-boggling blends from signature concoctions to classics with a twist.

Classes are available on Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 16 and Dec 7 from 6pm onwards. Each class lasts approximately 60 – 90 minutes at a cost of £25 per person with a maximum group of 12.

Cookery masterclasses

These will be hosted by either Executive Chef Vivek Singh or his accomplished head chefs Hari Nagaraj (Cinnamon Club) and Abdul Yaseen (Cinnamon Kitchen), the Cinnamon Kitchen’s cookery masterclasses tackle different aspects of Indian cooking. Unlike many other restaurant masrerclasses, we understand that these are truly hands-on and interactive offering foodies the chance to explore the diverse cuisine of the subcontinent. Classes on offer include:

Sept 12 South Indian Food with Hari Nagaraj

Oct 17 Game with Vivek Singh

Nov 7 Entertaining for friends and family with Abdul Yaseen

Classes are priced at £175 per person starting at 10am and finishing at around 2pm. Guests will begin their experience with an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ tour. Through detailed instruction and expert tuition, each masterclass will teach you how to use traditional Indian cooking methods, such as the tandoor, to make a range of dishes. Attendees will get advice on preparing ingredients and spicing, and will leave armed with an insight into producing great modern Indian cuisine. Also, a three-course lunch, showcasing some of the dishes explored in the class and with paired wines, will finish the day

If you want to book an Anise cocktail masterclass or Cinnamon Kitchen cookery masterclass all you need do is contact events at Cinnamon Kitchen on 020 7397 9612 or e-mail [email protected]