Beginner Cookery Courses

We all know someone who wants to learn to cook. It might even be you. We run a great range of cookery courses for beginners from knife skills to producing a full meal. Our purpose built kitchens on the beautiful Catton Hall Estate, full of appliances you may use at home, are the perfect place to get confident about cooking delicious dishes from scratch.

Don’t worry if you don’t know the difference between roasting and baking. We will guide you through every stage in a friendly, non-judgemental environment. You’ll leave feeling proud at what you’ve achieved and with the confidence to repeat the dishes at home again soon.

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  • Sun 24th Feb 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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  • Sat 06th Apr 2019 10:15am 2 Spaces Left
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£165.00
This one day British meat masterclass is a celebration of the best of British meat.
  • Sat 18th May 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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Rated 5.00 out of 5
£149.00

This fun one-day cookery course is designed for men who want to develop a sound repertoire of delicious, tasty dishes. If you are a man who rarely cooks, or if you know one, this course is ideal. It will help you to gain confidence in the kitchen and give you the building blocks for some great meals.

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  • Tue 05th Mar 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
  • Wed 06th Mar 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
A one day cooking tour around the different regions and cooking styles of India under the expert guidance of Indian cookery tutor Nidhi.  
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  • Thu 24th Jan 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
  • Thu 07th Feb 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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Rated 5.00 out of 5
£165.00
Join our excellent Indian chef, Rayeesa, to learn and create authentic Indian dishes that you can impress friends and family with at home.  
  • Sat 16th Mar 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£175.00
Join us for a brilliant baking course where you master the basics of baking under the guidance our expert chef, Beca Lyne-Pirkis
  • Fri 15th Feb 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£149.00
Learn how to completely transform a dish with a great sauce or stock. This one day course will unlock the secrets behind great sweet and savoury sauce making.
  • Fri 01st Mar 2019 9:45am Spaces Available
  • Sat 02nd Mar 2019 9:45am 1 Space Left
  • Fri 03rd May 2019 9:45am Spaces Available
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£165.00
We will show you some classic techniques aimed at adding sophistication to your bread making skills and a selection of bakes with which to impress your friends and family.
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£165.00
Discover the sunshine flavours of Spain on this one day cooking course from simple tapas dishes to tasty suppers.
  • Sat 22nd Jun 2019 9:00am Spaces Available
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£85.00
Practice tasty macarons with some expert guidance from our chef tutor, Beca Lyne-Pirkis. You'll learn how to make fillings aswell as savoury and sweet macarons.  
  • Sat 09th Feb 2019 10:15am 2 Spaces Left
  • Sun 12th May 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£175.00
Join Tim Maddams for a meat masterclass, as he teaches the art of cooking delicious dishes with under utilised cuts of meat. Tim's wealth of knowledge will leave you with the confidence to cook meats which are outside of the norm.
  • Sat 05th May 2019 09:00am Spaces Available
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£85.00
Learn how to make the most of your knife at home on this morning knife skills course with an expert chef
  • Wed 08th May 2019 10:00am Spaces Available
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£165.00
Join Andrew Kojima, 2012 MasterChef finalist as he teaches the art of the wonderful Japanese cuisine. This wonderful world cuisine is perfect for those who want to explore the many culinary options available.
  • Thu 09th May 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
Join Andrew Kojima, 2012 MasterChef finalist as he teaches the fragrant dishes of Thailand.  From quick Pad Thai and Tom Yum Soup to green Thai curry and Satay sauce, this is a tasty day full of delicious Thai Food.  This wonderful world cuisine is perfect for those who want to explore the many culinary options available.
  • Sun 24th Mar 2019 10:15am 4 Spaces Left
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£165.00
A gluten free baking course full of delicious breads, baking and patisserie.
  • Fri 08th Mar 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£149.00
Get to grips with all kinds of fish and seafood on this one day course, learning how to clean, prepare and cook incredible seafood dishes.
  • Sun 10th Feb 2019 10:15am 3 Spaces Left
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£149.00
A fantastic one day course to introduce you to how to hot and cold smoke meat and fish at home under the expert guidance of Turan Turan.
  • Fri 21st Jun 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
Solo Suppers - Cooking course for one If you cook for yourself and want some fresh inspiration for dishes that deliver on taste and a quick and easy to prepare then this course is for you.  Taught by Army wife & the queen of ‘solo suppers’ Beca Lyn Pirkis the day will include recipes to batch cooking and freeze for instant and nutritious ready meals as well as how to make quick & easy meals in minutes from store cupboard staples.
  • Sat 16th Feb 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£149.00
This culinary confidence, will include a variety of basic skills & dishes that can be used for easy entertaining, light lunches, cooking for one, two or feeding a family. The perfect course for building confidence in the kitchen & a repertoire of delicious recipes.
  • Sat 27th Apr 2019 10:15am 1 Space Left
  • Sat 11th May 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£125.00
Take on the wild side with Tim Maddams for a day of foraging, cooking and feasting in the beautiful surroundings of the Catton Hall Estate.

£165.00
Accomplished gluten free chef Steph Clubb teaches some fantastic Christmas recipes which are deliciously tasty, as well as gluten free.

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