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Dartmoor Cookery School Courses

Your level of experience may hold you back in some of the styles of cooking that perhaps more exotic, or perceived as difficult to make. Ashburton Cookery School classes are a great way to get advice from experts, who can often simplify a dish you may have previously conceived as too tricky to attempt making. Once you gain a foundation of knowledge of cooking, it makes it far easier to learn new styles by building on your existing knowledge base.

Below are some properties local to the Ashburton Cookery School, you can find Dartmoor Luxury Cottages or Dartmoor B & B to suit your taste.


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Ashburton Cookery School
Ashburton Cookery School
Learn to cook with inspiring professional chefs The Ashburton Cookery School is a leading culinary school offering inspirational cookery courses from our purpose built academy in beautiful Dartmoor. With over 40 courses to choose from, designed to suit beginners as well as experienced home cooks, our team of professional chef tutors will inspire you to cook with imagination, passion and...
Dartmoor Holiday Cottages
Dartmoor Cottages - Widecombe Cottage - Venton - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor - Devon
A luxury 5 star romantic cottage for couples wanting a holiday in the heart of Dartmoor.This completely re-built detached barn has been lovingly handcrafted with local oak finished to the top of the range specification, professionally designed and furnished to delight the most discerning visitor to Dartmoor. The uninterrupted views from the private garden and sun terrace over surrounding...
Front view of Oak Barn
Dartmoor Cottages - The Oak Barn - Venton - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor - Devon
This completely re-built detached barn for two or four people has been lovingly handcrafted with local oak finished to the top of the range specification, professionally designed and furnished to delight the most discerning visitor to Dartmoor.The uninterrupted views from the sun terrace over surrounding pastureland towards Dartmoor Tors are breathtakingly beautiful. This is a supremely peaceful...
Dartmoor Cottages - Longhouse Farm Cottage - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor - Devon
Dartmoor Cottages - Longhouse Farm Cottage - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor - Devon
Set in the heart of Dartmoor National Park this property dates back to the 16th century and retains many ancient features, It is a granite built longhouse, comprising of three bedrooms and a good size lounge with exposed stone walls and stunning stone floor with rugs, and a large granite inglenook fireplace with wood-burner. The secluded  farmhouse, accessed by its own drive, is in the ideal...
Dartmoor Cottages - Swallows Nest - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor - Devon
Dartmoor Cottages - Swallows Nest - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor - Devon
Our newly converted, one bedroom barn conversion. It comprises: Stone steps up to an open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting-room, with a very large picture window, giving panoramic views over the courtyard and countryside beyond. There is a large woodburning-stove and a newly fitted bathroom. Swallows' Nest has a double-height ceiling. An open-plan staircase leads to the mezzanine bedroom...
Dartmoor Cottages - The Rugglestone Cottage - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor - South Devon
Dartmoor Cottages - The Rugglestone Cottage - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor - South Devon
The Rugglestone Cottage is a newly converted barn in the grounds of The Rugglestone Inn. It comprises of two bedrooms (a double and a twin room), a shower room/wc and an open plan fully fitted kitchen /diner/ living area. The barn is double glazed and centrally heated. Outside is a private patio area with table and chairs. Children and pets welcome by arrangement. Weekend breaks subject to...
Dartmoor Bed & Breakfast - Higher Venton Farm - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor
Dartmoor Bed & Breakfast - Higher Venton Farm - Widecombe In The Moor - Dartmoor
A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Higher Venton Farm - a 16th Century thatched Devon longhouse nestling in the green, unspoilt countryside of the Dartmoor National Park just half a mile from the picturesque village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. We are a 130-acre farm providing traditional farmhouse accommodation and good, wholesome cooking using fresh farm produce wherever possible.  ...
When your deciding on the course at Ashburton Cookery School, it is important for you to choose a style of cooking you that you personally enjoy eating. Whatever your favourite cuisine is, whether it be Indian, Italian or British, there will be a Ashburton Cookery course right for you. Making food you love is the best way to start passion for cooking, and will help you to continue using the skills you learn on a day to day basis.

Your level of experience may hold you back in some of the styles of cooking that perhaps more exotic, or perceived as difficult to make. Ashburton Cookery School classes are a great way to get advice from experts, who can often simplify a dish you may have previously conceived as too tricky to attempt making. Once you gain a foundation of knowledge of cooking, it makes it far easier to learn new styles by building on your existing knowledge base.

It is important to choose a Ashburton Cookery School course one at the right level for you. For many people there may be a style of food which they enjoy eating but would not have a clue where to start when cooking it. For instance, in Britain a huge number of people love Indian food, but most would find the idea of cooking a curry from scratch intimidating.

But a curry can be as difficult or as easy to prepare as you make it. Once you know the basics, you can then learn all the regional variations and subtle nuances of Indian cuisine. This is not knowledge you can obtain by simply following a recipe book word for word. Classes are as much about improving your understanding and confidence, as they are about learning how to cook in a certain style.

The price of Ashburton Cookery School cookery courses can vary, but will include good quality market fresh ingredients and offer a wider selection of dishes.

The amount of people attending a course can vary to. Be sure to select a course that allows you to get the attention you need, but also offers a fun and relaxed atmosphere which will add to your enjoyment of the day.

Whether a novice or a budding chef, an Ashburton Cookery School course can be the ideal opportunity to sharpen those culinary skills.

If you are considering enrolling on a Ashburton cookery School course, set in the buetiful town of Ashburton in the stunning Dartmoor Countryside firstly consder when choosing which cookery courses to take you should bear in mind that they are typically set at different levels of skill from beginner to advanced and based on particular types of cuisine, such as Indian, Italian or French for example.

Some Ashburton Cookery School classes can also be focused on a particular ingredient or course: game, seafood or dessert for instance so think carefully about the skills that you would like to learn or perfect most when choosing which class to enrole.

When enrolled on a course it will typically begin with an informal opportunity to meet fellow students and share your excitement. This will also be the time to meet the chef instructor for the day, who, as well as formally introducing themselves, will normally outline what the day will entail, as well as answering any questions or queries. Any other ground rules as well as a health and safety briefing will probably be included at this time too.

Some Ashbuton Cookery School courses allow you to select from a variety of dishes, so at this point the chef will outline the various options available and then it is over to you to select whatever tickles your taste-buds.... probably the toughest decision of the day!

Once you have donned your apron and chef's hat it is time to be shown around your home for the next few hours: the fully equipped kitchen. After being allocated a specific work station it is time for the fun to begin.

The chef will provide step-by-step tuition through each stage of the recipe, as well as sharing some hints and tips and allowing you to ask any questions that you have to help you to perfect each dish. Should assistance be required, the chef and/or their team will be on hand throughout the course.

Obviously class sizes vary, dependent on the course and the cookery school, but most tend to have between six and ten students, to ensure that an expert level of tuition can be provided.

After all that hard-work, it is time to sample and enjoy the delights from the course. Of course this is the ideal chance to share your tales and tips with fellow students and most importantly, sit back and relax! Holiday cottages Dartmoor South Devon