You will meet at Momma Cherri's home kitchen to begin cooking the dishes that Gordon Ramsay loved. Before the session begins Momma Cherri will communicate with each of you and let you know what's on the menu. Together with her daughter Kat, we will cook a three course soulfood meal paired with a craft beef or wine. Starter options include catfish goujons, sweet potato salad, cornbread or coleslaw, The main course options will include either Southern fried chicken with rice and black eye peas, or meatloaf with mac and cheese, or Vegetable or Meat jambalaya with chicken, chorizo and prawns and candied sweet potatoes, Dessert options are peach cobbler or keylime pie. If you want Ribs or have a special request please ask as it can be arranged. Momma Cherri will take you through the history and origins of American Soul Food, browse through her extensive cookbook collection, and share tips on how to make your money go further when cooking through her "don't bin it, spin it" philosophy. She will also share what Gordon Ramsay was REALLY like, as well as her whirlwind YouTube success. You will then be able to eat the food on site and take home any leftovers you have made
Charita Jones opened Momma Cherri's Soulfood Shack in Brighton in 2001, after moving to the UK from the US in 1978. The Shack became an overnight success after appearing on Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares where he famously finished his plate. Momma appeared on many TV shows as a celebrity chef and cook book author, and is a qualified drama teacher. Momma shares her knowledge with her local community by doing events at prisons, schools, and community centers, as well as globally through her YouTube channel which has over 83k subscribers where she cooks for her foster kids, friends & family. Momma offers a lunch experience which has been well received . She is now spreading her wings and heart to open up her unique cooking experience as an evening cooking/ dinner experience.
The experience is in my home in Portslade. Very close to the popular seaside city of Brighton and Hove
Please note: Soul Food is NOT spicy, it is filled with flavor. The event is suitable for all ages. Alcohol only avail for over 18's. You will be able to buy some of my homemade spices
Cook Soulfood Dinner with Momma Cherri