Basic ingredients: Brownie and Sticky Pudding specialists Holly and David Jones run Manna from Devon out of their bed and breakfast Victorian home. David is a baker and passionate about wood burning ovens. He teaches a special labour of love course on how to get the best out of them. There are also fish, tapas and Mediterranean classes – hands-on and demonstration for about £125 per person. Small group sizes.
They say: We are signed-up members of the Slow Food movement. In all workshops we use use the finest local produce and emphasise the pleasure and benefits of cooking in tune with the seasons.
We say: This school has been a hit with locals. A cookery course with bags of entrepreneurial character. David is a former naval officer and management consultant turned food expert who writes his own blog on esoteric local matters.
01803 752 943; www.mannafromdevon.com