Ashburton Cookery School wins Gold for Best Tourism Experience

Staff at the Ashburton Cookery School in Devon are celebrating after being named the Best Tourism Experience at the Herald Express English Riviera and South Devon Tourism Awards at a glittering ceremony on 3rd November. The Ashburton Cookery School is one of the country’s leading, private culinary schools offering over 40 cookery courses for home […]

Nut Roast

As a vegetarian option, this nut roast mix is a great accompaniment to the meal providing lots of flavour and texture from mixed nuts, onions, tomatoes and cheese, keeping it nice and moist to contrast your other vegetable side dishes. Serves: 4  Prep: 40 mins  Cook: 40 mins Ingredients 100g breadcrumbs 200g mixed crushed nuts […]

Sides – Glazed Carrots

Sometimes the simplest things are the best and these glazed carrots finished with some tangy caraway seeds are just the thing. PREP: 15 min COOK: 10min SERVES: 4 Ingredients 4 Carrots (cut into batons) 400ml Cold Water 80g Unsalted Butter Sea Salt Black Pepper 2 tbsp Organic Honey 1 tbsp Caraway Seeds (Toasted) Method Cover the […]

Sides – Honey Roasted Parsnips

Parsnips are one of our best winter vegetables and bring a wonderful sweetness to the meal. This classic recipe adds a drizzle of honey during roasting to make them even more flavoursome. PREP: 10 min COOK: 20min SERVES: 4 Ingredients 2 large Parsnips Olive Oil 1 tbsp Organic Honey Salt & Pepper Method Peel and cut […]

Sides – Perfect Roast Potatoes

There is nothing better than a golden roast potato with a crispy skin and soft fluffy inside.  You can get ahead with your potatoes and par-boil and freeze in advance of Christmas day, ready for roasting straight from the freezer. PREP: 10 min COOK: 60min SERVES: 4 Ingredients 1kg Potatoes (King Edwards) Duck Fat or […]

Christmas Courses and Dining Events

  We now have a range of Christmas cooking courses and dining events ready to book for the Christmas period. For the best festive dishes for you will eat or prepare this year, Ashburton Cookery School is the place to come. Our one day courses cover a range of yule-tide favourites that will have you […]

Drinks – Mulled Wine

In the cold winter evenings, there is nothing as festive as the smell of an aromatic mulled wine filling the house.  It’s the perfect drink to share with friends, family and neighbours to spread that Christmas cheer.  PREP: 10 min COOK: 10 min SERVES: 4 Ingredients 250g Caster sugar 6 Cloves (whole) 1 Cinnamon stick […]