Meet The Chef

Stuart Brown Chef Tutor Stuart has been a member of our team since October 2015.  Beginning his professional journey in France, Stuart’s career has taken him to Holland, and back here to Devon, which he now calls home.  With twenty years experience in the industry, beginning straight from school, and having worked in two Michelin […]

Warm, Dark Chocolate Mousse. Perfect for Valentine’s Day.

If you’re cooking for someone special this Valentine’s Day, we have the perfect indulgence for you. This easy to follow recipe is certain to gain you some culinary kudos. We use Valrhona Dark Chocolate in our ingredients, and this recipe will make ten servings.   You will need… • 300g Dark Chocolate • 75g Butter […]

Food Magazine Reader Awards 2017- Best Cookery School.

On Monday night we gathered in the lavish headquarters of Yeo Valley for the Food Magazine Reader Awards 2017.  Over 100,000 votes had been counted from more than eight thousand of their readers.  The public had been asked to vote for their top picks of culinary heroes in categories such as Best Chef, Best Restaurant […]

Beginners Cookery Weekend Review

The following is a review of our Beginners Cookery Weekend from Muddy Stilettos: The Urban Guide to the Countryside. Visit “I’m just back from a weekend course at Ashburton Cookery School in south Devon and had to jump straight onto the blogeroo while I’m still on a massive freaking high.  It turns out I can cook! […]

A New Year’s Message from Ashburton

So we’re at the end of another busy year at Ashburton Cookery School.  In the run up to Christmas we’ve held two graduations for diploma students studying at our acclaimed Chefs Academy, as well as a brilliant response from those attending our festive courses. Our Charity Afternoon Teas have raised £500 for local charity Balloons, […]

£500 Raised for a Great Cause. Thank You.

We are very pleased to announce that we have managed to raise £500 for local charity Balloons, with our recent Charity Afternoon Teas.  A massive thank you to everyone who came along and supported the events.  The money raised here will go towards helping young people overcome the pain of bereavement. They are a truly […]

Exciting News At Ashburton.

2017 will bring some exciting changes at Ashburton Cookery School.  We are always looking for ways to update and improve the experience we offer our visitors, and we’re delighted to be able to share just some of the plans we have afoot. We have listened to the suggestions and feedback that we have received from […]