About Tim Maddams

Tim is a writer, TV presenter, private chef and cookery teacher, with particular expertise in game. He is perhaps most famous for leading the River Cottage team at Axminster. Tim has also appeared on high profile shows such as BBC Food and Drink, and Sunday Brunch on Channel 4. He has written numerous newspaper columns, and he also published the compendious foodie bible known as ‘The River Cottage A-Z’.

He has written numerous articles for newspapers and magazines, from Shooting Times to The Ecologist. Tim also published the compendious foodie bible known as ‘The River Cottage A-Z’, as well as the “River Cottage Game Handbook”.

Tim teaches two courses at Seasoned, covering his love of game and also artisan foods, wild food and foraging. These are always action-packed days, as Tim is a highly energetic and engaging teacher. His courses here at Seasoned are always very popular, with our guests leaving with full stomachs, and some fascinating stories from Tim as well.

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.

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Learn how to cook locally sourced game with former River Cottage head chef, Tim Maddams on this one day game cookery course.

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.

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.