Indoor Activities

Ayr Spice – Mafiz’s Bangladeshi Cookery Lessons

The Old Minishant Memorial Church, 22 Ayr Road, Minishant, KA19 8EX

Phone number: +44 (0)1292 441413


Bangladeshi food can be simple or elaborate, humble or opulent, within a culinary tradition that is centuries old. The unique gift of this cuisine is its inspired use of exotic spices and the finest fresh ingredients. Here at Ayr Spice we are determined to bring you the best of that tradition through Mafiz’s Bangladeshi Cookery Lessons.

Here you can learn how to perfect some of the classics such as Korma, Bhoona, Achiari, Jalfrezi as well as some fantastic starters and deserts like Pakora, Samosa and Bhaji or Dhai and Gulab. You will be taught by renowned chef Mafiz Ali, who’s outstanding cuisine has resulted in him making 20 television appearances on channels such as GMTV, Big Breakfast TV, Channel 4, as well as being invited byJohn Major, an avid curry fan, to provide a banquet for his 50th birthday at No 10 Downing Street when he was prime minister.

All ingredients and utensils are included in the course fee and participants are invited to take their cooked meals home with them.

Basic Four Day Course     £195

10am – 3pm Monday – Thursday

Full One Day Class     £75

10am – 3pm 

Half Day Healthy Option  £60

10am – 12.30pm

Private tuition is also possible by arrangement at £30 per hour (minimum of 2 hours)

To find out more details call 01292 441413

Alternatively if you would like to come to the church to relax and enjoy some of the finest Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine the area has to offer, or hire the function suite just follow this link: Ayr Spice