On this beginners one day fish course, fish monger Annie Sibert and will teach you the skills and techniques necessary to correctly identify, source and prepare a wide variety of Cornish fish. A step by step beginners guide to fish preparation incorporating fish selection, sustainability, seasonality, filleting (round and flat fish) and some very simple cooking techniques including frying and grilling aimed at giving you the skills and confidence to make fresh Cornish fish a regular feature on your dinner table.

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Course Overview

Duration: 10:00-16:00

Tutors: Annie Sibert – Fish Monger

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 a mixture of demonstrations and practical hands on sessions designed to give you the skills to become a competent filleter of fish. 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.


Identifying fish

Sourcing fish


Fish mongering

Assessing quality

Trimming and filleting a variety of flat and round fish of varying sizes

Pan and shallow frying




The course is more about fish skills than cookery but we do cover the making of a classic fish pie for lunch and simple pan frying of a variety of fish.

Please note that we require a minimum of 4 students to run this course. 

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

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Simply Fish – £160

Simply Fish – £160





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20 February 2019