The UK Cookery School Awards 2014: the winners

11 November 2014, 11.45 am
Nick Wyke reflects on this year’s champion schools in the UK Cookery School Awards 2014 More

Six artisan cookery courses

5 November 2014, 11.59 am
Master the art of making foods that you would usually pick up at the supermarket More

VOTE NOW in polls for the UK Cookery School Awards

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27 October 2014, 4.59 pm
Thank you for your votes. The polls are now closed and winners will be announced shortly… After sifting through hundreds of entries we have finally created … More

Six alternative cookery schools # 8

A hands-on feast at the Cookshelf Cookery School in Eastbourne
20 March 2014, 12.11 pm
From a cookery school run by, and catering for, chocoholics to another chock-a-block with books, the following six schools offer something a little unique. What … More

Six of the best cookery courses for Christmas

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21 November 2013, 11.10 am
Tristan Plowman picks the best festive cookery classes from our cookery school of the year award winners More

The UK Cookery School of the Year Awards 2013: winners

A class at Cambridge Cookery School
6 November 2013, 3.33 pm
Our shortlists showcased the best cookery schools in the country but who would win top prize? More

UK Cookery School Awards 2013 poll

31 October 2013, 5.32 pm
After sifting through hundreds of entries and much scratching of heads by the judging panel find out who has been shortlisted for the UK Cookery … More

UK and Ireland Cookery School of the Year Awards 2013

29 July 2013, 9.40 am
The heat is on... to reward outstanding cookery schools - enter the UK's only official awards now, it's easy to do More

Top 30 catering companies in Britain

26 February 2013, 3.28 pm
Whether you need a wedding dinner or canapes for an office party we've sourced the UK's best caterers More

Alternative cookery courses #7

10 January 2013, 11.43 am
Celebrating the person behind the pots ‘n’ pans, the heart behind the hob. The following six schools were established by individuals, we believe, with a … More

UK Cookery School of the Year Awards 2012: the winners

A class at the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School
1 November 2012, 8.38 am
Our shortlists showcased the best cookery schools in the country but who would win top prize? More

UK Cookery School awards 2012: shortlist and poll

23 October 2012, 10.10 am
Browse the long awaited shortlist for the cookery school awards and endorse your favourites More

Six cracking Christmas cookery courses

22 October 2012, 1.16 pm
Get warmed up for Christmas with these festive cookery courses hand-picked by Helen Sutcliffe More

Six of the best: bread and butchery courses

20 June 2012, 7.54 am
Rolling pins and cleavers at the ready, as we list a few of our recent bread and butchery class discoveries. Have you been to any … More

Promote your cookery school on Looking to Cook

17 May 2012, 2.07 pm
Looking to Cook offers cookery schools a unique and affordable way to boost their profile and garner business for an annual fee of less than … More

Alternative cookery schools #6

Flavours School of Cookery in Bournemouth
23 April 2012, 8.35 am
From novelty cakes to serious fine-dining fare, and a couple of budget options, here are more schools that have caught our eye. Have you been … More

Six alternative cookery schools #5

14 April 2012, 7.14 am
Six more cookery schools offering classes from Persian to Pakistani cuisine More

Six of the best picnic cookery courses

12 April 2012, 10.26 am
Helen Sutcliffe hand-picks cookery courses that show you how to make the perfect picnic More

Six alternative cookery schools #4

1 March 2012, 1.13 pm
We’ve done the hard work for you. Six more cookery schools offering classes from baking pretzels in London to classes for weaning babies on to … More

Six alternative cookery courses #3

Grape expectations: cookery experience at Three Choirs Vineyard
6 February 2012, 11.41 am
Here’s our latest crop of cookery schools that we’ve ‘foraged’ for you. Have you been to any of them? tell us about your experience in … More

Six more alternative cookery courses

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24 January 2012, 10.27 am
Butchery courses, cheese-making courses and chocolate cookery courses in England More

Top 5 Chocolate masterclasses

19 January 2012, 11.02 am
5 Chocolate courses for Valentine's, where you will learn how to temper chocolate but not the heart... More

Six alternative cookery schools

18 January 2012, 8.32 am
Six cookery schools with a difference More

Cookery tips from the top

17 January 2012, 9.39 am
With so many talented cookery school tutors out there we thought it would be a great idea to put together a list of really useful … More

Cookery school: how to prepare for a dinner party

16 January 2012, 11.05 am
Top tips from the kitchen on how to entertain others without losing the plot from Linda Fuller, principal of the Old Rectory Cookery School in Surrey More

5 cook and chill residential breaks

13 January 2012, 12.59 pm
As January ticks away, why not plan a break where you can recharge your batteries and hone your kitchen skills at the same time? More

Find a cookery school

10 January 2012, 10.13 am
Use this map produced by Looking to Cook to find the UK's leading cookery schools and best cookery courses More

Video: hustle sprouts canapes

20 December 2011, 11.01 am
Delight your party guests with this clever and tasty canape disguised as a Brussels sprout More

Video: how to make mulled wine

15 December 2011, 12.30 pm
A warming spicy drink served up by the team at Ashburton Cookery School in Devon. How to make perfect mulled wine Visit PerfectChristmasDinner for the full … More

Christmas cookery quiz

9 December 2011, 3.53 pm
Test the culinary wits of friends and family at a festive party or after Christmas lunch More

Cookery course gifts for him

29 November 2011, 12.00 pm
Six courses to get one of the men in your life behind a stove More

10 festive cookery classes

28 November 2011, 4.19 pm
Make sure you have a cracking Christmas by taking one of the many festive cookery courses available over the next month. Here’s some ideas to … More

Truffle cookery course in Florence

25 October 2011, 4.38 pm
In a way I’d hoped that this had been a fungi cookery course rather than a truffle based one as I was looking forward to … More

The secret recipe to finding a good cookery school

17 October 2011, 9.11 am
Kitchen confidential: Which cookery school? Take a look at our insider’s guide to choosing cookery schools and cookery courses based on our experts’ experience of visiting … More

The Class Rooms Culinary Academy

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3 October 2011, 10.43 am
A kitchen report from a new cookery school in the City of London The class: A three-hour Fish Masterclass was on the menu. The school: … More

Student survival courses

15 August 2011, 5.10 pm
The stereotypical picture of a British student eating cold baked beans straight from the tin and spreading sachets of ketchup on toast is surely a … More

Six of the best restaurant cookery courses

Type:   5 July 2011, 11.04 am
1. Mark Hix’s Kitchen Table, Dorset and London Small groups of six can join Hix at the ‘Kitchen Table’ in his Lodge in … More

Foraging at the Fat Hen

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24 June 2011, 9.48 am
An invitation to a Wild Food Taster Day at the Fat Hen, a cookery and foraging school in Cornwall set up by ecological consultant Caroline … More

Food club is blast in royal park

Secretts Veg
16 June 2011, 7.20 pm
  Set among the summer foliage and swans of the St James’s Park, Oliver Peyton’s Inn the Park emits an inviting glow in the evening. … More

A dozen Italian dishes in a day

19 April 2011, 11.21 am
Six hours in a hot kitchen on your day off can sound less like fun and more like a busman’s holiday if you’re used to … More

A taste of Persia

13 February 2011, 1.40 pm
The wonderful Skye Gyngell, who recently acquired a Michelin star for her restaurant at Petersham Nurseries in Richmond, London cooked dishes from Saraban on Saturday, … More

Chef versus App

10 February 2011, 11.35 am
Like so many people who are slavishly addicted to TV cookery programmes and eating out at restaurants my own culinary endeavours have long since reached … More