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Cookery courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Want to learn to produce tasty dishes and meals to delight your family and friends? Cooking is a skill and can be a pleasure in your everyday life. Learn from experienced cooks and chefs and you'll never open your cupboards with trepidation again!

Next course on 4th August 2017
Enjoy two days of expert, hands-on, bread-making tuition on an all-inclusive weekend's stay at The Artisan Bakery School. The School is in a 300-year old cottage in the village of Sparkwell. It lies within easy reach of both Dartmoor and the stunning South Devon coast, making it also an ideal location for non-baking partners (who only pay £165). This is a great opportunity to develop your artisan bread-making skills, or try your hand at pizza,...
Next course on 11th October 2017
Click through above to see our website and browse our full 2017 course programme. Our Bread workshops are always very productive - Gillian will explain over our morning coffee the importance of the various ingredients, dried yeast versus fresh, liquids and proving times - and very soon you'll be making your first loaf of basic farmhouse bread (wholemeal or granary). You will quickly move on to rolls, focaccia, rustic soda breads, challah, parmesan buns, garlic...
Breadmaking course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Join us for a day of breadmaking and learn how to make loaves to be proud of! You will try out a range of dough making techniques using different flours and learn how to shape your dough into loaves, rolls and Mediterranean breads. One of your loaves will be baked in the wood-fired bread oven in the farm’s Bailiff’s Cottage. You will leave with the bread you...
Sourdough bread is becoming increasingly popular, for the very good reason that it tastes as amazing as it looks, and it hugely beneficial effects on your digestive system. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn't even have to taste 'sour'. It is a natural, wild yeast leaven that can be used to create a huge range of tastes. The Artisan Sourdough & Rye Day is a hands-on workshop devoted to learning how to: * Manage consistently...
Next course on 2nd September 2017
Click through above to see our website and browse our full course programme. Artisan Cheese making at Home with Rachael Shreeve from 'Aries Dairies' 9.30-2.30pm ish each day During this Greystoke course you will learn about the basics of making cheese; the important differences between hard and soft cheeses, what varies the taste of the cheese , the importance of different starter cultures, different curdling agents and how temperature and humidity effect the final product....
Next course on 21st September 2017
Have fun learning traditional bread making, bake a White Bloomer, and local speciality Kentish Huffkins and a Wholemeal loaf. Master all the basics of bread making, with lots of hands on experience. Monique will lead the courses. She has been baking bread for many years for family, friends, her self catering cottage guests and a local hotel. This embedded her passion for food and baking, particularly local regional food. Our newly renovated kitchen has a...
Bring your own cake. These courses are designed for the people who just rough up their icing and rush off to the supermarket to buy plastic models for sticking on. I will show you how to apply marzipan and sugarpaste then teach you how to make simple yet stunning decorations. Your friends and family will be amazed. If you need to buy one of my rich fruit cakes with lashings of Brandy please let me...
DELECTABLE PASTRIES, HAND-CRAFTED BY YOU! Viennoiserie means 'things from Vienna' - in this case, delicious things created from a laminated (layered) or non-laminated yeasted dough, and supposedly invented by the Viennese (although the French did their fair share!). By the end of the day, you will be able to make your own mouth-watering croissants, pain au chocolat, frangipane butterflies and a selection of Danish pastries. You will also learn how to make a feather-light, buttery...
Next course on 2nd September 2017
This cooking workshop is for anyone interested in learning about the basics of macrobiotic and whole food cooking. All ingredients are suitable for vegans and for those with food intolerances but please contact me with your requirements. On the day we intend to inspire you to... * Learn about macrobiotic foods and nutrition * Become confident identifying, selecting and preparing a wide variety of whole food and plant-based ingredients * Learn to design wholefood menus...
Next course on 11th October 2017
Scrumptious Scone Making Day with Gillian Harris: Seduce your guests with the homely warmth of fresh country baking! 10am to 2.30pm . This is a lovely Hands On traditional Baking day in the Greystoke Cycle Cafe farmhouse kitchen. Gill has been baking all her life and will teach you all she knows about scone making, sharing her favourite recipes with you and providing all the ingredients. You will start with a basic scone recipe and...