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Seasoned Cookery School

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Sourdough Course

I recently attended the sourdough bread course at Catton Hall- what a fantastic day- really... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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What a fantastic day. Andy Tyrell is an excellent teacher, so knowledgeable and helpful with a... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Stoke-on-Trent, 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
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

2  Thank Globalgran
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

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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

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve now attended four courses at Seasoned, all of them so far delivered by Tim Maddams, and all have been excellent, each time going away with new skills which I have used again and again. Tanya and the other ‘kitchen fairies’ are always brilliant. Would...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Recently attended a Chocolate Course at Seasoned Cookery School. It was a full on day and I learnt so much. The Staff were wonderful and so friendly. Will Torrent was fantastic and so knowledgeable; never realised there was so much to learn about chocolate. Would...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I attended the course “Curries and accompaniments” and had a thoroughly wonderful time. The staff were wonderful, the chef very knowledgeable and approachable, the venue really beautiful. The dishes were delicious and the recipes really exciting. I can’t wait to recreate these at home. Just...More

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Clare567820, Owner at Seasoned Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for commenting & really glad that you enjoyed the day with Sumayya & ourselves. We will certainly look at the recipe methods & thank you for highlighting this. Look forward to seeing you again soon Thank you Clare

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Brian H
7 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
5 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