Seasoned Cookery School, Derbyshire

Seasoned Cookery School

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Basic ingredients: With its country estate setting and impressive roster of former MasterChef and Great British Bake Off finalists teaching classes, Seasoned Cookery School in Derbyshire has the ingredients … More

Exeter Cookery School

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The soon-to-open (in early 2016) Exeter Cookery School is housed in a converted 1830s’ warehouse on the city’s quayside. Owners Jim and Lucy Fisher are … More

Jenius Social Cookery School

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“Making connections through food” is the Jenius Social motto and it is inscribed on the glass door of their bright, modern venue in … More
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Northcote Cookery School

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There is just a glass wall between you and a live, working kitchen at this well-appointed cookery school beside the Northcote’s Michelin-starred restaurant. The school, which … More
Alexis Thompson teaching in the barn kitchen of her cookery school

Dancing Trousers Cookery School

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Basic ingredients: Don your dancing trousers and head for the Cotswolds where you’ll find former BBC MasterChef contestant Alexis Thompson who has been running her own … More
Pillowy focaccia with cherry tomatoes

Cooking in Italy: the cuisine of Le Marche

Tristan Plowman cranks the pasta machine handle on a week-long cookery holiday exploring Italian food More

Vanessa Kimbell Sourdough Breadmaking Courses

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Baker Vanessa Kimbell is a BBC radio broadcaster and author who specialises in baking with wild yeast. Those keen to learn about the pedigree of super trendy sourdough … More

The UK Cookery School Awards 2014: the winners

Nick Wyke reflects on this year’s champion schools in the UK Cookery School Awards 2014 More
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Squires Kitchen International School

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Basic Ingredients: Squires Kitchen International School is the UK’s longest-running sugarcraft school and has been teaching the art of cake decorating for nearly 30 years. The school … More
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Bake with Maria

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There is pretty much the full range on offer here for budding bakers, from an introduction to baking, French, Italian and Scandinavian classes … More

Abinger Cookery School

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Lewis Davies showed his flair for property development when he took a disused pub in the Surrey Hills and transformed it into the … More
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Christine McFadden Cookery Courses

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Basic ingredients: Food writer and cookery tutor, Christine McFadden, aka the Dorset Foodie, runs hands-on courses at home in the exceptionally beautiful hamlet of Littlebredy near … More

White Pepper Cookery School

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Basic ingredients: White Pepper is one of the most appealing cookery schools in the UK offering exceptional cookery courses and food experiences to both the amateur and … More

Demuths Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: Professional vegetarian chef Rachel Demuth was a founder of the Neal’s Yard Bakery in Covent Garden before turning her attentions to Bath, where she … More

Booking to cook: six of the best culinary vacations

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Top ten cookery courses for 2014

Our selection of courses from some of Britain's best cookery schools ranges from shooting supper and serious cheffing to molecular gastronomy for kids and creative vegetarian cooking More
A class at Cambridge Cookery School

The UK Cookery School of the Year Awards 2013: winners

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UK and Ireland Cookery School of the Year Awards 2013

The heat is on... to reward outstanding cookery schools - enter the UK's only official awards now, it's easy to do More

The WI Cookery School at Denman

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Basic ingredients: It’s more than simply preserves on the jam-packed roster of cookery classes run by the WI at Denman near Abingdon in Oxfordshire. Students can … More

Welsh Cookery School of Artisan Food

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The team at the Welsh Cookery School of Artisan Food is on a “real food” journey that introduces students to experts in beer, … More

Top 30 catering companies in Britain

Whether you need a wedding dinner or canapes for an office party we've sourced the UK's best caterers More
A class at the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

UK Cookery School of the Year Awards 2012: the winners

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Six alternative cookery schools

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The Organic Cookery School

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On an ethical crusade to spread the word about healthy food to families and children, this not-for-profit social enterprise could easily be the … More

Braxted Park Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: The recently refurbished kitchens at the Braxted Park Cookery School inhabit a pristine white, beautifully-illuminated space with huge arched windows that look out on … More

Cooks Academy

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Basic ingredients: Based in the heart of Dublin and touting itself as the city’s ‘premier cookery school’, Cooks Academy was founded by Vanessa and Tim Greenwood … More

Coghlans Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: The professional and fully equipped kitchens at the Coghlans Cookery School in Chesterfield host a vast array of courses, aimed at all levels, that … More

Fish in a Day cookery course

Qin Xie takes Food Safari's first fish cookery course on dry land in London More

Dishy Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: With good links from London Waterloo, this Surrey based cook school offers five-hour day courses from its homely but smartly equipped kitchen in the … More

Historic Food Cookery Courses

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Basic ingredients: Professional cook and food historian Ivan Day is passionate about the past on a plate. His re-creations of meals have appeared in museums on … More

Food Safari

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Basic Ingredients: Not your average cook school, Food Safari is the brainchild of Polly and Tim Robinson whose passion for Suffolk as “a perfect destination for … More

Stamford Cookery School

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  As far as we are aware Stamford Cookery School is now closed. Basic ingredients: Opened in March 2011 in the centre of the market town of  … More

10 of the best cookery courses for kids

Six weeks of summer holiday is a long time to fill for restless kids Among all the courses and activities that occupy youngsters there are … More

Blackheath Cooks

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The lovely website for this new cookery school and cook shop in South-East London promises a smart up-to-date culinary experience. Joy Neal set up … More

Webbe’s Cookery School

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Based in Rye, on England’s south coast in historic 1066 Country, the cookery school is a natural extension of Paul Webbe’s passion and knowledge … More
Mourne Seafood Cookery School

Mourne Seafood Cookery School

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Ideally located in the Nautilus Centre, this modern cookery school has impressive panoramic views of Kilkeel harbour, home to Northern Ireland’s largest fishing … More

Pudding Pie Cookery School

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A fun programme of classes mainly for adults but which also cater for children and teenagers. Classes can be held at any venue with … More

Thyme at Southrop

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A team of chefs and experts run this really fresh looking cookery school in the Cotswolds offering cooking, gardening and foraging courses, as … More

The School of Artisan Food

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The Welbeck Estate in the heart of Sherwood Forest in North Nottinghamshire is home to the UK’s only school of artisan food. Given … More

Brompton Cookery School

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Based in a barn conversion on National Trust property this school runs a range of day, half day and week long courses as well … More

The Avenue Cookery School

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The gap year and undergraduate specialists from South West London offer hands-on courses of one to four weeks in duration from £600 to … More

The David Adlard Cookery School

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Hands-on cookery days and “watch and eat” demonstrations by David and a team of hand-picked “star” chefs (including Aiden Byrne and Tom Kerridge) … More

Trill Farm

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Seasonal Living Nutrition courses run by chef and nutritionist Daphne Lambert and cohorts. These field-to-fork courses are hands-on residential weekends based on a … More

The Vegetarian Society Cookery School

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Located in a Victorian mansion, the 163-year-old Vegetarian Society’s own cookery school teaches inspirational meat-free workshops and foundation courses to all abilities. From … More
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Cook School by Martin Wishart

Practical courses, Martin’s masterclasses and evening demonstrations for cooking enthusiasts in a well-designed, modern school. Eight work stations ensure small groups. Tutors include … More

Ballymaloe Cookery School

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Ireland’s food queen Darina Allen oversees 12-week courses at a school that opened in 1983 and is located in the middle of a … More