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Cookery School

Upcoming dates…

Our new cookery school will be opening on 30th May 2018.  Please email us to book, via our contact page.  We will get back to you within 48 hours to arrange your place.

We can also arrange to send vouchers as presents, for full or part payment of a course.

Dinner parties

Wednesday & Thursday, 30th & 31st May

2 separate courses – discount when you book both

30th May – dinner party starters & main courses

The Menu

Chicken liver paté

Halibut ceviche

Goats’ cheese & tomato galette

Rack of lamb with port & redcurrant sauce

Chicken stuffed with Cornish Blue & cranberries

Roasted vegetable stack

£115  Intermediate  9.30am – 4.30pm

31st May – dinner party desserts

The Menu

Tarte au citron

Chocolate and amaretti torte

Queen of puddings

Semifreddo al torroncino (nougat ice cream)

£65  Intermediate  9.30am – 2.30pm

£160 for the two days (£20 discount)

Please register your interest in any of the courses listed via our contact page.

Crab cocktail

Sustainable cooking with the seasons (May/June)

Thursday 7th June & Saturday 9th June 2018

How to shop locally and with the seasons, and still have an affordable and tasty dinner every day of the week.

The Menu

Smoked mackerel paté with gooseberry compote

Griddled asparagus with poached egg and hollandaise sauce

Cornish crab rarebit with fresh bean salad

Persian style lamb

Glazed strawberry tarts

£100  Intermediate  9.30am – 3.30pm

 

Please register your interest in any of the courses listed via our contact page.

A cream tea

Cornish & Devon favourites

Thursday 14th June & Saturday 30th June 2018

From cream teas to pasties and few lesser-known ones in between.

The Menu

Cornish pasties

Marinated mackerel

Roasted bream

Potato cakes

Cornish splits and scones

Treacle tart

Fairings

£100  Beginner/intermediate  9.30am – 4.30pm

 

Please register your interest in any of the courses listed via our contact page.

A selection of fish and shellfish

Seafood & Shellfish

Friday 29th June & Friday 6th July 2018

Learn how to dress a crab or lobster, shuck an oyster or simply cook the perfect seabass fillet.

The Menu

Lobster thermidor

Dressed crab

Crab cakes

Oysters

Salmon ceviche

Pan fried sea bass with chive & dill velouté

Skills you will learn

Oyster shucking

Making a roux sauce

Picking a crab

Cooking a lobster

Using local seasonal products

£145 Beginner/intermediate  9.30am – 4.30pm

Please register your interest in any of the courses listed via our contact page.

Sweet potato and feta quiche

Students' "basic cooking...

Thursday 12th July 2018

Students’ “basic cooking for a healthy and affordable diet”. For 18 – 21 year olds who are leaving for university or just to live by themselves… Or, for someone who is really not confident at all in the kitchen.  This course covers the basics to eat an easy, affordable and healthy diet.

The Menu

3 meals from mirpoix (onion, carrot & celery) with minced meat or vegetables.  Examples are bolognese and chilli.

How to get 8 meals from a chicken

Egg dishes – omelettes to scrambled and tortillas

Skills you will learn

Alongside some basic knife & cooking skills, you will get tips on where and how to shop for good quality ingredients at affordable prices, and how to cook and store food safely.

£65  Beginner  9.30am – 1.30pm

Please register your interest in any of the courses listed via our contact page.

Seabass with fennel

Sustainable cooking with the seasons (July/August)

26th July 2018

Sustainable cooking with the seasons (July/August).

Please register your interest in any of the courses listed via our contact page.

Duck with orange sauce

French classics

9th August 2018

For those who love butter and cream!  We will cover some traditional main course dishes, and a few favourite desserts from France.

Please register your interest in any of the courses listed via our contact page.

Eggs benedict

Sauces

23rd August

Spend a day making those little extras that make a special meal even better – the sauces! From port & mushroom, blue cheese and peppercorn, to hollandaise and béarnaise. All tasted with a selection of meat, eggs and vegetables.

Please register your interest in any of the courses listed via our contact page.

Other Courses coming soon

Contact us to register interest, book a place or to be informed when course dates are released.

Baking

From bread, scones and Danish pastries to brownies, Victoria sponges and lemon drizzle cake.

Students’ cookery school

For 18 – 21 year olds who are leaving for university or just to live by themselves……  The basics to eat an easy, affordable and healthy diet.

Cornish specialties

From cream teas to pasties and few lesser-known ones in between.

Sustainable shopping and cooking

How to shop locally and with the seasons, and still have an affordable and tasty dinner every day of the week.

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