And for the fun stuff, head to the Cocoa Black Chocolate and Pastry School in Peebles. Classes are taught by award-winning pastry chef and holder of the enviable title “UK World Chocolate Master” Ruth Hinks, who will show you how to keep your sweet tooth satisfied for life by conquering such delicacies as truffles, caramels and pralines, macarons, petits fours, cheesecakes, tarts and custard, and the fine art of French patisserie. Courses range from a couple of hours to a couple of days and private group classes and even one-to-one tuition can be arranged.
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At Colstoun Cookery School the emphasis is on environmental sustainability and the provenance of the produce. Set in 2,000 acres of organic farmland and forest in East Lothian, with its own walled garden and energy-saving wood-chip heating network providing the hot water, Colstoun has excellent green credentials and offers day-long classes and week-long courses (with the option of accommodation on the Colstoun estate) that focus on nutritious cooking using organic ingredients, as part of a healthy lifestyle.
The diverse range of courses offer something for every level of ability, from chefs to homemakers and students to food enthusiasts. A practical, professional approach will give students the skills to cook with confidence. Yhey offer a variety of long and short courses designed to fuel your passion for food and drink.
Edinburgh School of Food & Wine has made a habit of exceeding expectations at every level since our establishment in 1986. Not only are we the oldest cookery school in Scotland, but we are regularly voted as the best.
Operating from our home on the Newliston Estate, close to Edinburgh and easily accessible from all major Scottish cities, we cover all aspects of culinary education, as well as providing regular outside catering services for weddings and other large events.
They offer hands on cookery courses for all ages and all abilities with small and informal classes of no more than 6 students. Realistic recipes using local produce and lots of hints and tips which will give you the confidence to expand your cooking repertoire.
As the youngest Scottish chef ever to hold a Michelin star, it’s safe to say Nick Nairn knows what he’s doing. You can up your chances of being able to say the same by booking yourself into Nick Nairn Cook School. Besides that all-important aforementioned star, the draw here is the scenery, with lake views afforded by its location at Port of Menteith. As well as Nick’s expertise, budding cooks can benefit from the appearance of celebrity guest stars, which in November will include an all-star line-up for a week-long residential course taught by Tony Singh, TV legend Brian Turner, Michelin-starred Michael Smith, Ondine’s Roy Brett and, of course, Nick himself.
The Cook School Scotland offers the ultimate cooking experience just 30 mins from Glasgow. Hands on cookery classes, Demo & Dine evenings and a fabulous Kids Kitchen.