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What do you do if you want to learn how to bake proper sourdough bread, brew all-grain beer, make charcuterie, distil gin or simply gain new kitchen skills? The answer is to visit a good quality cookery or food school. On the map above and listed below are the ones we recommend so far, and many are running exclusive GFC member offers…

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  • Burleighs Gin Academy

    Escape to the country for an afternoon of gin-making at the Burleighs Gin Distillery, situated in the heart of Leicestershire’s beautiful Charnwood Forest…

  • Carmela’s Kitchen

    Carmela’s Kitchen of Northampton offers authentic Italian cookery classes and a monthly supper club…

  • Hartingtons of Bakewell

    If you want to expand your cooking skills and artisan food knowledge, Hartingtons in the heart of the Peak District is just the place…

  • Hobby Cooks

    A food school in the heart of Northamptonshire that offers a range of Indian cookery courses in a relaxed atmosphere…

  • Hoggy’s Grill

    Have your barbecues never quite cut the mustard? Take a class with former England cricketer, Matthew Goddard and learn how to grill like a pro…

  • Manor Farm Cookery School

    Manor Farm Cookery School in Branston, Leicestershire, offers courses and workshops for people of all ages and abilities…

  • Rutland Cookery School

    Launched in Oakham by acclaimed chef Robin Stewart, this cookery school offers a full range of workshops from bread-making to sushi to knife skills…

  • The School of Artisan Food

    The School of Artisan Food is the learning hub for Britain’s artisan food revival, offering superb tutors and equipment…

  • The Shires Cookery School

    Improve all aspects of your kitchen skills and learn completely new techniques at this rurally located Northamptonshire cookery school…

  • The Sourdough School

    The Sourdough School is a centre for sourdough research and education. Its team are passionate about sharing knowledge and empowering people to bake bread…