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.

  • Sat 17th Nov 2018 10:15am
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£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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  • Thu 07th Feb 2019 10:15am
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  • Thu 24th Jan 2019 10:15am
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£149.00
Join our excellent Indian chef, Rayeesa, to learn and create authentic Indian dishes that you can impress friends and family with at home.  
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  • Fri 22nd Mar 2019 10:15am
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  • Sat 19th Jan 2019 10:15am
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£165.00
This one day British meat masterclass is a celebration of the best of British meat.
  • Sat 16th Mar 2019 10:15am
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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
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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.
  • Sat 02nd Mar 2019 10:00am
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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.
  • Wed 13th Feb 2019 10:15am
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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 1:30pm
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  • Sat 22nd Jun 2019 9:00am
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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 23rd Mar 2019 10:15am
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  • Sat 26th Jan 2019 10:15am
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  • Sat 08th Dec 2018 10:15am
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£149.00

Course Overview

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 know one, this course is perfect. It will help you gain confidence in the kitchen and give you the building blocks to some great meals.

Our renowned chef will teach you various crucial culinary techniques such as basic knife skills, cooking fish, making a curry paste, roasting a chicken, making a great pudding and more. These skills are transferable to many recipes and provide a sound basis of knowledge for any aspiring home cook. Throughout the course, you will use these skills to create six delicious dishes, which you can then enjoy in our dining room, accompanied with wine.

 

  • Sat 09th Feb 2019 10:15am
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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 09th Mar 2019 9:00am
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  • Sat 02nd Feb 2019 9:00am
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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
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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.
  • Sun 24th Mar 2019 10:15am
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£165.00
A gluten free baking course full of delicious breads, baking and patisserie.
  • Fri 08th Mar 2019 10:15am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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  • Sat 11th May 2019 10:15am
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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.

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