Friday 11th - Sunday 13th October
or Friday 18th - Sunday 20th October

FULLY BOOKED. Please register your interest in the next course.

Learn how to cook with confidence during two days of cookery classes in a stylish Victorian house in Devon. 

Achieve more than you thought possible, acquiring new culinary skills with other like minded people.


Cooking is like any other life skill - it can be easily learned if taught well. 

Armed with a wealth of new skills, you will leave with a new found confidence that will mean you can

carry on cooking great food with pride and joy.

If you are looking for a fun hen party or a couples weekend away idea in the UK then this social weekend
would be perfect.

What you will learn



• Breadmaking

• Pastry making

• Sweet and savoury sauces and dressings

• Meat and fish cooking

• Vegetable cooking

• Simple dessert making

I have designed the hands on cooking lessons to teach adults the essential

basic skills of classic cookery covering:


What you will learn and do

Quick Breadmaking

  • Sun-dried tomato and thyme rolls

  • Muliti grain Loaf

  • Brixham crab cakes with Remoulade

  • Wild Mushroom Duxelle on Crostini



  • How to buy fish

  • How to prepare fish

  • How to cook fish

  • Sauces to go with fish


  • How to buy meat

  • How to prepare meat

  • How to cook meat to perfection

  • Sauces to go with meat


  • Preperation

  • Classic vegetable dishes

Simple Deserts

  • Devon Apple Crunch

  • Chocolate and Rum mousse


  • 9am continental breakfast



  • 6pm Arrival

  • 8pm 'Getting to know you' dinner and drinks


  • 8-9am continental breakfast

  • 10am course starts

  • 1pm lunch break

  • 2pm course restarts

  • 5pm finish
    You then have the rest of the evening to enjoy yourself


Cost £499 per person
Discount for couples £750

This includes including accommodation (doubles or 2 singles).
Dinning on your first night.
Breakfast on both mornings of your stay.

Through out the day you may help yourself to tea, coffee and cold drinks.

Use of the house and court yard during your stay.

Also includes:

  • A Cruickshank's apron

  • Recipe booklets

  • All ingredients provided and weighed out for you in advance

  • We do the washing up!


Haslemere, Surrey

Alresford,  Hampshire

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