Mustard Seed


Here at Mustard Seed we LOVE food! We love to grow and produce our own food. We love to cook and demonstrate fabulous recipes. We love to sit round a table and eat! We see food as an expression of love; it’s an expression of giving and of sharing; and an expression of community. Whether we are growing that food, or producing it, whether we are showing you how to cook it at home, or serving it to you at one of our events, it will always be seasonal, it will always be home grown or locally produced, and it will always be simple and delicious!

Please note that all Mustard Seed events are held at our family home in Ongar, Essex CM5 9DQ

Getting to Ongar from London:

Take the Central line tube to Epping, then take the number 20 bus or cab to Ongar

Liverpool Street mainline to Brentwood, then number 21 bus or cab to Ongar
Liverpool Street to Shenfield, then cab

Ongar is 15 mins from the M11 and a 40 minute drive from central London.

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Take the fear factor out of Fish! 5 fabulously fishy (and seafoody!) recipes prepared & served for your delectation! £30 per head, includes complimentary glass of wine & goody bag! Read more

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LURVE Christmas and I want to share our Christmas with you! 5 courses, and not a turkey in sight! All sorts of surprises, a fantastic festive celebration! BYO wine. Read more

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Our French Bistro night will feature 5 courses of gorgeous Gallic gastronomy, bistro style.

Provisional Menu: (Subject to change and additions!)

Complimentary aperitif – Kir... Read more

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For pudding lovers out there - fabulously sticky puddings and light, airy cakes that won’t leave you in a spin, plus no bake desserts, cheats and treats!! 5 recipes demonstrated and served!

7.30p.m.... Read more

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Soups and Stews was the most popular session of Autumn 2010 so this new course looks again at the basic principles but with all new ingredients and recipes! £30 per head, includes complimentary... Read more

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This is a completely hands-on, active session! We'll take you through the entire sausage making process from start to finish - from dealing with the casings to stuffing them and eating the finished... Read more

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Come and celebrate Scotland’s favourite son and national bard as well as their fantastic larder of ingredients. The Supper Club will feature both traditional Burns Night favourites and a couple of... Read more

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With the economy in crisis and food prices soaring, feeding a family well can be an expensive business. But it needn’t be!! This session will show you five fabulously frugal family meals for under a... Read more

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Famous worldwide for their cooking the French really know how to eat well. And French families are no exception! This course will show you French family favourites and bistro classics for you to... Read more

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We all love a bit of spice in our lives these days but many are scared to use spices at home believing asian style recipes to be complicated and confusing. This class debunks that myth delivering... Read more

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This Supper Club will include at least 4 courses of delicious Italian food which will be paired with appropriate wines from Cult Classic Wines.
More information in due course - but set the date! Ir's... Read more

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A fully hands on class for kids during the Easter holidays. They'll get to make their own cookies and brownies to bring home! Includes a picnic style lunch. All ages, but under 12s must be... Read more

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Yariba! Tequila! By popular request we are introducing a Mexican supper club night and will be serving 5 courses of zingy, fresh and spicy Mexican food, including some obvious favourites but also... Read more

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Inspired by the recent discovery of Mum's 1970s dinner party planner, we'll be featuring some of her favourites. Will it be Chicken Marengo or Hungarian Pork, Beef Stroganoff or Gammon Madeira?... Read more




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Mustard Seed Supper Club - Mustard Seed - Essex Based Supper Club, Cookery Classes & Private Catering

09 Mar 13 by Mustard SeedMustard Seed - Essex Based Supper Club, Cooking Classes & Private Catering

Fabulous food, fabulous people, fabulous evening

Rating: 10

Peter Jones attended Mexican Supper Club in February 2013, reviewed on 9 March 2013

This was the first Mustard Seed supper club / event I've attended (though not my first supper club). It won't be the last. From the outset Katherine and her husband Peter made me feel very welcome in their lovely home, and as the other guests arrived there was a real buzz of excitement.

Whilst the ambience was great, the food was the real star of the show - as it should be - and every dish far exceeded my expectations which to be honest, were pretty darn high to start with. I was quite surprised - pleasantly I hasten to add - how subtle each dish was. I was expecting some fairly fierce heat (I'm a man who likes my spices) but instead Katherine had gone for complex, interesting flavours. My stomach's beginning to rumble just thinking about it.

The biggest surprise of the evening though was the desert, which was out of this world. If I told you it was a chocolate brownie, with a side of ice cream, and a drizzle of caramel sauce, I wouldn't be doing it or the chef justice. What Katherine actually served was a religious experience on a plate, and I vowed then and there to book myself into one of her cookery classes in the not too distant future.

Thanks Katherine for a wonderful evening.

Peter Jones

Awesome attention to detail

Rating: 10

craftychickUK attended Mexican Supper Club in March 2013, reviewed on 8 March 2013

Supper club with Mustard Seed is always an amazing experience, and the Mexican evening was utterly fantastic! It's fair to say, there were a few uncertain, almost apprehensive peeps expecting 'blow your head off food', who started out very tentatively at first, but there was no need to fret, Katherine very cleverly blended flavours, spices, and all kinds of chillies in a way that was a delightful taste experience. Texture, flavour, presentation and 5 perfect courses meant we all made it to the final course feeling sated, and having learned a lot about Mexican food along the way. The company was wonderful, we all thoroughly enjoyed our evening. An evening at Mustard seed's supper club is an evening of surprise, interesting company and fabulous food.