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Seasoned Cookery School

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Attended the meat course on the 20th October. The day was great learnt techniques and even... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Rob S
Worcester, United Kingdom
Bread-making day course - superb!

What a great day. Non-stop learning, practising all the time, wonderfully organised. 13 attendees... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Derby, United Kingdom
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A cookery school in the grounds of the Catton Hall Estate. Beautifully located & open at set times.
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Old Stable Catton Park | Catton Hall, Swadlincote DE12 8LN, England
+44 1283 711681
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

An excellent day. The venue was great(part of a privately owned estate). We were taught some knife skills,were involved in taste test and cooked a starter, a main course and a dessert which we ate as wine was served. Tea and coffee were available throughout...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Attended the meat course on the 20th October. The day was great learnt techniques and even repeated one of the recipes learnt for the family on the Sunday, which worked well. Would recommend this course to anyone interested in food.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rob S
Clare567820, Owner at Seasoned Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Thank you for letting us know. I'm glad you are already putting your new skills to good use & hope the family enjoyed. Hope to see you again soon Many thanks Clare

Reviewed 7 October 2018

What a great day. Non-stop learning, practising all the time, wonderfully organised. 13 attendees for the brilliant Andy Tyrell to show and help; Julie and Tanya had the whole thing organised to a tee, without breaking sweat. The farmhouse loaf, ciabatta, cinnamon rolls and pizza...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I recently attended the sourdough bread course at Catton Hall- what a fantastic day- really informative and interesting. We made four different types of sourdough bread, baguette, rye, country loaf and a flatbread which we had with our delicious lunch. The course leader Andy Tyrrell...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Clare567820, Owner at Seasoned Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. I'm very glad you enjoyed your day with us & most of all I hope that you will continue to make great sourdough bread at home. Hopefully see you again in the future. Many thanks Clare

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic day. Andy Tyrell is an excellent teacher, so knowledgeable and helpful with a wealth of experience he’s happy to share. Great recipes to take home along with three great bakes all using different techniques so a packed informative day. You get a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Clare567820, Owner at Seasoned Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Delighted that you enjoyed & thank you for your kind words, much appreciated & I will pass on to our wonderful team of kitchen fairies. Happy bread making & hopefully see you again soon. Many thanks Clare

Reviewed 29 June 2018

I was given the 'Intro to Indian Cooking course" as a present. I arrived not know a great deal about Indian cooking and with the help of Rayeesa I left knowing enough to now cook a decent Indian meal I think! There was a nice...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

I took the plunge and went on Tim Maddam's 'Home-crafted and Home made' course in January. It was so good I booked for his summer game course in April. I've just returned from Sumayya Usmani's course on Summer Indian curry's. all were thoroughly enjoyable and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gill J
Clare567820, Owner at Seasoned Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Super - thank you for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed. Look forward to seeing you again Clare & all the kitchen fairies !

Reviewed 1 May 2018

The Sourdough course with Andy Tyrrell was superb and we were sent home with a starter so that we can continue to make the delicious sourdough bread. We made a variety of loaves to take home and written full instructions were given. The lunch was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Seasoned have converted a beautiful building into an excellent cookery school, with fantastic facilities. I was on the Sour Dough Bread Making course and was very impressed that our instructor was Andy Tyrell, Head Chef at the River Cottage. Each of us had plentiful space...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This was an excellent one day course. The venue and supporting staff were excellent and the tutor, Andy Tyrrell, was a font of sourdough knowledge and experience. The day was an excellent combination of small demonstrations and explanations mixed with plenty of hands on (in)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Brian H
6 October 2017|
Response from Richard W |
1 - Check the website as the courses are subject to change. 2 - Check the website, as the course owner reserves the right to change the prices 3 - That's for you to determine with practice and patience.
Brian H
4 October 2017|
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Response from Clare567820 | Property representative |
Yes we do run a selection of bread making courses - they are one day ones, running from 10-4 A full list is on our website seasoned courses / bread-making-courses Please do call us on 01283 711681 if you would like any more... More