British Cookery Courses

We run a range of British courses that use different ingredients and skills to showcase the best food that the UK has to offer. Whether you are looking to master game, indulge in the Best of British Meat or create delicious seafood dishes. Our beautiful cookery school is based in the converted courtyard of the privately owned Catton Hall in Derbyshire.

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  • Thu 27th Jun 2019 10:15am 4 Spaces Left
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£175.00
Learn how to cook with wood, charcoal and the embers of the fire on this outdoor cookery course.  Led by Steven Lamb this course will appeal to anyone who likes to BBQ and is looking for a fresh approach to outside cooking.
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  • Sat 13th Jul 2019 10:15am 2 Spaces Left
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  • Sat 23rd Nov 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
This one day British meat masterclass is a celebration of the best of British meat.
  • Sat 02nd Nov 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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Rated 5.00 out of 5
£165.00

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.

  • Fri 21st Jun 2019 10:15am 4 Spaces Left
  • Fri 11th Oct 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
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.
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  • Sat 28th Sep 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£185.00
Master the art of pork from nose to tail, with our one day pig butchery course. As well as learning the basic principles of pig butchery you'll learn to make and cook a whole host of porky products.   Led by Steven Lamb this course will expand your knowledge of food and increase your culinary repertoire.
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  • Sun 29th Sep 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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Rated 5.00 out of 5
£185.00

On this practical course you will learn to make a range of cured and smoked products such as bacon, pancetta, bresaola, prosciutto, guanciale, lardo, salami and pastrami as well as hot and cold smoking techniques for fish, poultry and game.  Led by Steven Lamb this course will expand your knowledge of food and increase your culinary repertoire.

  • Sun 23rd Jun 2019 10:15am 1 Space Left
  • Sat 05th Oct 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£175.00
Learn about modern British cuisine, taught by MasterChef finalist Jack Lucas. This course is a great way to keep up with the fast evolving influences on modern British cookery today.
  • Sun 10th Nov 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£185.00
Join us for a brilliant baking course where you master the basics of baking under the guidance our expert chef, Beca Lyne-Pirkis
  • Sat 30th Nov 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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Rated 5.00 out of 5
£185.00
Learn how to cook locally sourced game with former River Cottage head chef, Tim Maddams on this one day game cookery course.
  • Sat 14th Sep 2019 9:00am 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
  • Fri 01st Nov 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
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 29th Nov 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£185.00
Join Tim Maddams for a day of fish cookery, learning all about how to source and cook delicious, sustainable seafood.  Recipes include a delicious fish curry, Italian classics like spaghetti alle vongole and learning how to hot smoked fish - a technique that can be used with different fish all year round.
  • Sun 01st Dec 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£185.00
Learn how to cook locally sourced game with former River Cottage head chef, Tim Maddams on this one day game Masterclass.  From skinning a hare, to breasting wild duck & making duck 'bacon' this is a course for a game enthusiast.
  • Fri 18th Oct 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£175.00
Join Louisa Ellis, Professional MasterChef finalist for a day cooking her signature dishes & taking your cooking skills to the next level.

Rated 5.00 out of 5
£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.
  • Thu 31st Oct 2019 10:15am Spaces Available
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£165.00
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.
Course is Full

Learn some of the secrets of creating wonderful chocolate patisserie from Will Torrent, one of the UK’s most successful patisserie chefs.

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.

Perfect for those who enjoy entertaining and are looking to take their cooking skills to the next level.
Course is Full

£175.00
Join Claire Hutchings, Professional MasterChef finalist for a day cooking her signature dishes & taking their cooking skills to the next level.
  • Sat 07th Dec 2019 10:00am Spaces Available
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£185.00
Get into the Christmas spirit with a day devoted to creating festive baked goods, taught by Great British Bake Off semi-finalist, Beca Lyne-Pirkis.

£149.00
Learn how to create delicious sweet and savoury dishes on this one day entertaining course
Course is Full

Rated 5.00 out of 5
Join ex River Cottage Head Chef Tim Maddams for an exciting day learning new skills that you can use with different ingredients throughout the year.  Learn how to create bread, cheese, pasta & the basics of hot smoking.