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Masterchef Cookery Courses & Classes


Our full platter of cookery courses offers fun in the kitchen with dedicated professional chefs helping to bring out the culinary prowess in you and get your cooking. With these courses we've got flavours from around the world with Thai, Spanish, Middle Eastern, curry and sushi classes, as well as traditional home cookery and even artisan courses in bread making and cheese production.

You might be getting cookery lessons from celebrity chefs who have made a name for themselves on TV, or with best-selling recipe books. We can even bring the cookery experience to your own kitchen, with the chef coming to your home. Whichever of our cookery classes you choose, you can be sure you'll be getting a tasty, fun and informative few hours of culinary guidance. If the thought of slaving over a hot stove simply terrifies you, we've got a full range of high thrills and adrenaline-filled experience days that you can choose from that don't involve any cooking at all! Read more...

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The River Cottage Cooking Diploma

At Home Experience

From £320.00

The River Cottage Cooking Diploma
  • Online cookery with certification option
  • Cook with the River Cottage team
  • 12 modules of 4 lessons each
  • Lifetime access for all students
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Michel Roux Jr: Online Classic French Cuisine

At Home Experience

From £35.00

Michel Roux Jr: Online Classic French Cuisine
  • Learn with the experts : Michel Roux
  • Discover the secrets of French cuisine
  • Login online to the virtual classroom
  • Choose between 'Peer' or 'Expert' access
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Live Streaming Cookery Lessons

Experience at Home

Buy For £29.00

Live Streaming Cookery Lessons
  • Online cookery lessons from home
  • Hosted by Masterchef contestant Ann Hood
  • Access to all available sessions for 3mths
  • Cook at the same time as Ann
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Gourmet Choice

Locations Nationwide

From £50.00

Gourmet Choice
  • Choose from a wide choice of Food and Drink Experiences
  • Locations across the UK
  • FREE premium packaging included worth £4.99
  • Option to top up your voucher on line
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Cookery Classes - The Avenue Cookery School

South West London

Buy For £65.00

Cookery Classes - The Avenue Cookery School
• Innovative cookery classes in South West London
• Family-run school teaches an understanding of food
• Huge range of day & evening classes to pick from
• Your voucher valid for all classes listed
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Pasta Making at the Enrica Rocca London Cooking School

Notting Hill, London

Buy For £120.00

Pasta Making at the Enrica Rocca London Cooking School
• An evening learning how to make fresh pasta
• Hosted by Enrica Rocca Cookery School Notting Hill
• Make to pasta sauces to go with your pasta
• Learn about wines that match the dishes
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Sushi & Cocktail Making

Essex and London

Special Offer Buy For £39.00

Sushi & Cocktail Making
• Sushi making and cocktail drinking combined
• Host at professional kitchens in London and Essex
• Watch and learn how two types of sushi are made
• Cocktail served as you taste the fresh made sushi
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Enrica Rocca Cookery Class with Market Tour

Notting Hill, London

Exclusive Offer Buy For £159.00

Enrica Rocca Cookery Class with Market Tour
• A 6 hour Italian cookery course
• Visit Portobello Market to pick your ingredients
• Prepare 5-6 dishes including antipasti and pasta
• Taste the Italian dishes with matching wines
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Cooking Lessons in London

3 locations

Save 60% From £39.00

Cookery Lessons London & South East
• A hands-on cookery course lasting around two hours
• Tasters and soft drinks will be served
• Course notes and recipes to take home
• A range of different cookery lessons are available
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Cooking with Chocolate Essex


Buy For £99.00

Cooking with Chocolate Essex
• Use 'Willies World Class Cacao' chocolate
• Make Chocolate Fondant, Belgium Truffles and more..
• A notebook and pen to make note of the recipes
• Takes place in Danbury, Essex
bread roll
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Bread Making London

3 Locations

Save 60% Buy For £39.00

Bread Making London
• Hands-on bread making courses
• Course notes and recipes to take home
• Taste breads straight from the oven as they're made
• Choose between two bread course programmes
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Spice Boxes


From £26.00

Indian Curry Club Subscription
• Become an Indian curry master in your own home
• Easy to follow recipes to make authentic curries
• Recipe cards & spices delivered to your door
• Learn new recipes & experience new flavours

Date Night Subscription Box


From £26.00

Date Night Subscription Box
• Recipes for a successful Date Night meal for two
• A monthly spice box delivered to your door
• Creative delicious meals you can make at home
• A sure-fire way of impressing your lover!
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Woodland Survival & Bushcraft

Buildwas, Shropshire & Worplesdon, Surrey

From £60.00

Woodland Survival & Bushcraft
• Learn bushcraft skills in the woods of Shropshire
• Shelter, food and water are your priorities here!
• Hosted by ex-frontline military & special forces
• Choose between a one or two-day (overnight) course
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The Smart Bake Off

3 South East Locations

Save £60 From £39.00

The Smart Bake Off
• Hands-on baking course
• Learn from specialist chefs
• Tasters and soft drinks will be served
• Course notes and recipes to take home
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Curry Cooking Course London

Hounslow, Middlesex

Buy For £85.00

Half Day Indian Curry Course
• View local shops for authentic ingredients
• Learn to cook easy curries using spices cleverly
• Tips and ideas from a leading cookery expert
• All ingredients and equipment is supplied
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Artisan Bread Making with Hartingtons of Bakewell

Bakewell, Derbyshire

Buy For £145.00

Artisan Bread Making with Hartingtons of Bakewell
• Tuition and guidance from a professional baker
• Learn how to make and shape bread
• All ingredients and equipment is provided
• Produce three different breads to take home
curry dishes
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Indian Cooking Classes


From £115.00

Cooking Class Indian Style
• Sample Asian spices with a wine or cocktail
• Hands on cookery time as you prepare four dishes
• Eat in or take away the dishes you have created
• Sessions are tailored to suit your abilities
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Thai Cookery Herts


From £115.00

Thai Cookery Class
• Half and full day Thai cookery classes offered
• Learn all about spices used in Thai cooking
• School run by Kumud Gandhi the Queen of Spice!
• Hands on course where you make your own lunch
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Cooking for Fun in Suffolk


Save £25 From £39.00

Cooking for Fun in Suffolk
• Themed Demos or Full day courses available
• Cook Italian, Oriental and Mediterranean food
• A relaxed atmosphere
• Takes place in Ipswich, Suffolk
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Cheese Making Course

3 South East Locations

Save £100 Buy For £39.00

Cheese Making Course
• A three hour introduction to cheese making course
• Learn how to make Mozzarella, Ricotta and more..
• Create your own infused soft cheeses
• Sample cheeses with home made chutneys and breads
Asian cheese
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Artisan Cheese Making with Harringtons of Bakewell

Bakewell, Peak District

Save £15 Buy For £130.00

Artisan Cheese Making with Harringtons of Bakewell
• A one day cheese making course
• Make three different cheeses to take home
• Tutored cheese tasting with local cheeses
• Lunch is provided on the day
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The Cooking Academy Day Courses


Buy For £199.00

The Cooking Academy Day Courses
• Cook yourself around the world with these classes!
• One day cooking courses at Rickmansworth in Herts
• Vouchers are valid for a full range of lessons
• Home-from-home large & luxurious kitchen setting
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Be a Celebrity TV Chef

Chelmsford, Essex

From £390.00

Be a Celebrity TV Chef
• Be a celebrity chef on your own cookery show!
• Sessions hosted by Masterchef contestant Ann Hood
• A series of cookery challenges all captured on film
• A DVD of your cookery show day
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Smoke and Spice Workshop

Essex and London

Save 50% Buy For £49.00

Smoke and Spice Workshop
• Learn how to smoke fish and meat
• You can do smoking in your own home!
• Salmon, duck and chicken is on the menu
• Eat what you've smoked with a glass of Sake
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Knife Skills Class

South West London

Buy For £95.00

Knife Skills Class
• Be shown essential cookery knife skills in London
• Prep all the veg for chef to cook your evening meal
• Learn julienne, brunoise & chiffonading skills
• Sit down and eat the meal you helped prep together

Macaron Masterclass

South West London

Buy For £75.00

Macaron Masterclass
• Learn how to make perfect French macarons
• Not too crunchy and not too chewy!
• Hosted by a trained chef in London
• Plenty of macarons for you to take home with you
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Kids Cooking Classes

South West London

Buy For £45.00

Kids Cooking Classes
• Cookery classes just for children in London
• Kids learn to make dishes all the family will love
• Minimum age for these cookery sessions is 8 years old
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Swinton Park Cookery School

Ripon, North Yorkshire

From £85.00

Swinton Park Cookery School
• Cookery courses at the renowned Swinton Park school
• Lessons are hosted by chef tutor Kevin Hughes
• Courses receive top ratings on review websites
• Huge range of full & half day courses to choose from
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Cookery Class Choice with Greenwich Pantry

London, SE13

Buy For £59.00

Cookery Class Choice with Greenwich Pantry
• Cookery courses by Greenwich Pantry in London
• Two hours spent learning to cook good food!
• Full range of lesson themes offered on one voucher
• A small, independent, family-run boutique business
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Hand-Tied Mixed Flower Bouquet

Nationwide Delivery Included

Buy For £38.00

Hand-Tied Mixed Flower Bouquet
  • A hand-tied bouquet of seasonal flowers
  • Send by post direct to your door
  • Available all over the UK, Scotland & N Ireland
  • Flowers sourced from Holland & UK farms
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Exclusive Virtual Cookery Classes

Zoom Online

From £35.00

Exclusive Virtual Cookery Classes
  • All lessons are bespoke to you
  • Hosted by talented chef Richard
  • Cook two courses together
  • Stay online for a virtual dinner party after!

Themed Virtual Cooking Experience

Zoom Online

Buy For £30.00

Themed Virtual Cooking Experience
  • Virtual live streamed cookery classes
  • Cook along with chef Richard 
  • A choice of culinary themes 
  • All info sent out in advance of your class

Cookery courses - some of our best selling experiences

So why are cookery courses perennially popular? Perhaps because eating is one of the basic pleasures in life. Some of us see food as simply a means to refuel and re-energise, but many of us are real foodies who love nothing better than to sit down and delight in a superb meal, made all the better if it's shared with friends.

If you love your food and actively seek out new tastes and flavours, you will love our eclectic range of classes in professional kitchens around the country. It also goes a long way to explain why cookery classes are such best sellers. You can literally eat your way around the world and learn how to cook some impressive and very tasty new dishes, such as making a proper curry from scratch on our curry courses in Hertfordshire. You can practically smell that fab curry wafting through the screen!

Learn to cook with authentic ingredients

You don't need to have visited China to enjoy noodles and if you've never been to Bangladesh, it doesn't stop you loving curry. We love the variety and wealth of fresh ingredients you can now find even in your most standard of supermarkets these days. This means you can pick up some kiffir lime leaves for your tangy Thai curry and buy genuine Italian risotto rice quite easily, so you'll have all the authentic goodies you need to be able to recreate the dishes you learn about on these cookery classes at home.

As for what format these cookery experiences take, it can vary. Some are very hands on with each novice cook being allocated their own workstation to cook or bake during the workshop. Others consist of demonstrations where members of the audience will lend a hand at regular intervals. For a few of our culinary courses, the lesson actually begins outside of the kitchen with a walk around a market, or specialist local shops.

Taste and take home what you cook

No matter what recipes are on the menu or how the lessons are run, there's always one thing in common - you will get to taste the fruits of your labour. In principle, you will also get to take 'doggy bags' home with you so you can share the flavours and general gorgeous-ness with friends and family. But in reality, there is usually very little left apart from crumbs and a few scrapings in the pan! And we defy anyone on the chocolate courses not to be dipping into their bag of chocs on the way home.

So whether you fancy learning how to wok up a storm with bamboo shoots or want to impress by baking your own loaves we've got the cookery course for you. Would you love nothing better than to be able to make your own Brie-style cheese, or do you just want to know how to make a decent three course meal without panicking? Listen to what your tastebuds are saying and enrol on one of our lessons today and take your culinary skills to a whole new level where you'll be stacking and drizzling like a master chef!

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