Cookery Courses

Bread making • Smoking & Curing • Skills & Tapas

Next course:

Monday 13th May – Bread making
Monday 8th July – Bread making


Bread Making

Upcoming dates:

Monday 13th May – Book
Monday 8th July – Book

Bread Day 1

This bread course runs from 9.30 a.m- 4.30 p.m

We cover making and working the dough.

How to build structure in to a loaf. Traditional and modern baking methods.

We all get involved with 3 doughs:

• White bread for fougasse, baguette, loaves and epi.

•Italian olive oil dough for focaccia, ciabatta, and picnic bread.• Pain de campagne, a french country bread with rye and malted flour!

• Also an introduction to sourdough.

The cost is £100.

This includes notes, all equipment, lunch and a bag of your finished bread to take home.


All Cookery Courses

We offer courses in bread making, curing & smoking and cookery skills & tapas.

Cookery courses are a natural extension of our love for food, a chance to slow down and enjoy creating food from simple ingredients. Also the pleasure it brings to a shared table of family and friends.

If you are interested to learn a little more about traditional and contemporary cooking methods, why not join us for a day or an evening course.

All of our courses are designed to cater for all ability levels.

Bread Making

A thorough look at bread making, covering 3 types of dough from white bread, Italian, French and Sourdough.

Smoking & Curing

Our smoked and cured food classes are an informal evening theory session, with a look into brining, dry curing and hot and cold smoking.

Cookery Skills & Tapas

We cover sauces, tapas, food for entertaining, efficient cooking methods, preserving, knife skills and more.

Opening Hours

11:00am – 3:00pm Food served 12 – 2pm
5:30pm – 11:00pm Food served 6:30 – 9pm

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178 High street
Devon EX14 1LA

TEL 01404 47707


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