If you or someone you know is a cooking novice, our beginners cookery course is a great place to start. The course is aimed at novices and covers the basic core skills that provide a solid foundation to most of the things we do in the kitchen. During this fun day course we’ll teach you a wide range of basic fundamentals from bread baking to fish filleting to sauce making.

Students learn a wide variety of skills and techniques, gaining the confidence to continue their journey at home experimenting with different recipes and cooking methods.

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Course Overview

Duration: 10:00-16:00

Tutors: George Pascoe – Head Tutor

Maximum student to tutor ratio: 8-1

Welcome: Meet your tutor and see for yourself the Philleigh Way farmhouse cookery school and garden. Enjoy a morning tea or coffee and tasty Philleigh Way treat.

The Day: The course includes five demonstrations and four practical sessions. All equipment, aprons, food and drink is provided including a glass of Prosecco mid-morning and wine with lunch.

Close: Have a chat with fellow course attendees and members of the Philleigh Way team. This is a guide to the days activities and may vary depending on the season as well as the group’s interest.

Sample Dishes

Sweet potato and chilli soup, soda bread

Salmon and chive fish cake, poached egg, parmesan sauce

Red onion, brie and spinach tart, simple apple chutney

Gridled pork loin, red lentil dhal, spinach

Sticky toffee pudding, black treacle sauce


Soup making

Bread making

Pan and stir frying



Pastry work

Chutney making


Knife Skills

Sauce making

Age suitability: 16+ or 13+ if accompanied by a paying adult.

Cooking for Beginners – £150

Cooking for Beginners – £150





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Dietary Requirements

Dietary Requirements

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06 October 2018