What can I expect on the day
These cookery courses in Yorkshire truly are experiences worth savouring. Mixing flavour and fun in equal measure, each food-filled session a this professional hotel kitchens just north of Harrogate shows you how to make delicious meals for every occasion including dinner parties, as well as more seasonal treats.
Set in the converted Georgian stables of the stately Swinton Park at Masham in North Yorkshire, the cookery courses are hosted by gastronomic gurus will take you through everything from delectable vegetarian dishes to gourmet game, tapas, stocks and sauces to chocolate masterclasses - all palates are catered for with these brilliant cookery courses. Yorkshire has a worldwide reputation for good food and with Swinton Park growing a lot of their own vegetables and herbs, you can be sure that all their dishes are super-fresh and ultra-tasty.
Stephen Bulmer, the new Chef Director of Yorkshire’s Swinton Cookery School, will be the one taking you through your paces for the majority of courses and he’ll show you the tips and tricks to making your meals look and taste incredible. Whether you’re a pro peeler or a kneading novice, with Stephen’s help you’ll soon get to know your way around the techniques, textures and flavour combinations that characterise our favourite foods.
What we also love about these courses is that you’ll also get the opportunity to use some of the most up-to-date cookery gadgets from major brands like Magimix, Le Creuset, Wusthof and Kenwood and the school benefits from a full working Aga cooker for that traditional Yorkshire country kitchen atmosphere.
But naturally, no cookery course would be complete without sampling some of the dishes on offer and what better way to round off your experience than with some well-deserved nibbles? The stables were the cookery courses are held overlook the castle and parklands and there is outdoor seating on the south lawn if you want to take in more of the spectacular scenery of the Yorkshire Dales.
Why not swap your standard Sunday roast for something a bit different and be inspired by these fantastic cookery courses from Yorkshire’s top cooking school. Or if something further afield is more to your taste, see our main cookery course page for details of alternative lessons around the UK.
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