One-to-one cookery classes tailored to suit you. Perhaps you have enjoyed your cast-iron stove for the last twenty five years but would relish the opportunity to hone your kitchen skills. Or you may have recently moved home and inherited a pre-loved traditional AGA and you would appreciate some friendly advice.
After the dark days of late winter, it is such a treat to step outside and gather tender pink stems of the first garden rhubarb that have appeared as if by magic, under the forcing pots.
Cookery classes & events for spring and early summer.
Countryside walks & gathering spring greens. Dates soon.
Harvest seasonal treats from our walled garden and then cook together in the farmhouse kitchen.
Always a popular present. Please get in touch for details of our gift vouchers.
Cookery weekends and food tours.
Escape to a Dorset farmhouse for the weekend. Begin each day with an award-winning AGA cooked breakfast. Then prepare to spend a full day in the farmhouse kitchen. Hone your cookery skills creating sweet, cream butter, a batch of English muffins or breakfast rolls and half a dozen jars of marmalade.
What our cookery guests say –
Two day AGA class and Dorset food tour for Katherine who travelled from Kentucky, USA with her wonderful Mom, Jane. October 2018
‘I can’t stop thinking about our wonderful days with you in your kitchen. It is really one of the best experiences I’ve ever had in my life. I hope to return with all the family someday, even if just to stay a night or two. I am also very excited to get home and start using my AGA.’
Introductory AGA class for Kirsty who has just installed a beautifully re-conditioned AGA into her Dorset home. October 2018
‘I so enjoyed yesterday and really cannot thank you enough for answering all my questions. I got up this morning and made a casserole properly. The kitchen is only weeks away and I know after time with you yesterday, I will spend hours in there confidently baking!’
Those tender pink stems are so very tactile. Is it the vibrant colour after a long grey winter and the promise of spring warmth ahead? Or the contrast of tempting ruby stems against almost fluorescent leaves, which have been starved of daylight and are eager to...