Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Ren’s Kitchen?

    Ren teaches curry lovers how to cook their very own delicious Indian meals in a fun, relaxed and totally hands on environment. In our classes, we take our students on a sensory journey through the world of Indian spices and our students leave Ren's Kitchen with a full understanding of the purpose and effect of each spice.

    Ren just wants to spread the Curry Love!

  • Why should I book a class with Ren?

    If you love Indian food and would like learn how to cook it, in a fun, creative and educational environment then Ren is your answer.

  • How do I book a class?

    You can check our group class schedule on our class calendar and then check availability. Or if you prefer you can call us on 07880 548 227/07817 254 335.

  • How do I purchase a gift voucher?

    We now sell vouchers for all occasions online - to order Ren’s Kitchen vouchers for that special someone please click here

  • How do I buy spices?

    You can buy Ren’s famous Indian spice tins as well as refills and kitchen tools from our online spice shop.

  • How do I pay for a class?

    You can use the secure online payment method of PayPal, or if you wish by Bacs or the good old fashioned way - a cheque!!

  • How does Ren’s Kitchen work?

    First we will determine your food preferences
    What you enjoy eating, if you have any food allergies or special dietary needs.
    We will then plan a menu and schedule a time to book the class.
    The class is usually held in my kitchen, but if you prefer I can teach you in the comfort of your own kitchen.
    We shop for all the ingredients needed to make the delicious curries.
    You will take away recipes with step-by-step instructions on how and when to uses spices, we will give you tips on quick ways to replicate your favourite restaurant meals in your own kitchen.
  • When can I come for a class?

    The following slots are available for you to book a class.
    Weekdays and Weekends, these are approximate times and may vary slightly.

    Half day morning - 10.00-13.30
    Half day afternoon - 14.30–18.00
    Full day 10.00 – 15.00
    Evening classes half day only 18.00 – 21:30

  • Where are the classes held?

    The classes are held in a purpose built cooking studio in North West London - for address details and directions click here.

  • What does bespoke mean?

    Bespoke means that the class is specially made for you, no two classes are the same as everyone has different tastes and needs.

  • I don’t know how to do anything in the kitchen, will your class really teach me how to cook?

    Yes! If you are an absolute beginner with no experience in the kitchen, we will take you step-by-step through techniques and methods necessary for preparing easy Indian food.

  • Do I get a copy of the recipes to take home?

    Yes, you do! I will give you recipe cards with step-by-step instructions

  • Will the recipes work at home?

    Yes they will, and if you have any problems with shopping for ingredients or the cooking you will find my number on the recipe cards so you can give me a call.

  • What is the maximum number of people in a class?

    We can teach a maximum of 6 students at one time, that way you are sure to learn for yourself rather than watching someone else cook.

How much do classes cost?

Group Class Costs

No. of students Half day (3.5 hrs.) Full day (5.5 hrs.)
1 person £125 £175
2 people £250 £350
3 people £375 £525
4 people £500 £700
5 people £625 £875
6 people
'Discounted price for 6 people'
(£115 each)
(£166.66 each)

Private Class Costs

No. of students Half day (3.5 hrs.) Full day (5.5 hrs.)
1 person £185 £275
2 people £300 £500
3 people £375 £700
4 people £500 £850
5 people £625 £1000
6 people
'Discounted price for 6 people'
(£115 each)
(£190 each)

Classes are held in a purpose built cookery studio in Edgware (north west London) or if you prefer I can come to your home for an extra fee. If you would like more information on these classes or would like to book a class please contact us.