National Biscuit Day

Who doesn’t like a freshly baked biscuit or cookie?  And in celebration of this tasty treat, today is apparently National Biscuit Day. So in homage to the humble biscuit we bring you our recipe for our favourite biscuit/cookie here at Ashburton Cookery School.  It is of course a Chocolate Chip.  We dare you to eat […]

In honour of National Vegetarian Week

This is one of our favourite, go-to, midweek Vegetarian dishes.  Enjoy! Butternut Squash, Pear, Wild Mushroom & Sage Risotto (serves 2) Ingredients 50g unsalted butter 1 clove chopped garlic 50g chopped onion 75g cleaned prepared wild mushrooms 100g small diced butternut squash (skin removed) 2 crushed amaretti biscuits crushed 100g carnaroli rice 1 ripe conference […]

Christmas Meal still brings Christmas Cheer

According to the Ashburton Cookery School’s survey of home cooks there is no dampening of enthusiasm for Christmas this year. The world often feels in constant flux and 2017 has been no different, so it’s not surprising that many of us take comfort in the Christmas period as a time for friends, family and goodwill. […]

Student Story: Cat in the Kitchen

We love it when our past students drop us a line to tell us that they have gone on to realise their dreams, and so we were delighted to hear from Cat Dutton who studied with us all the way back in 2006 on a 5 day More Intermediate course.  Cat is now Chef Patron […]

Working to reduce waste

Dartmoor is an area of outstanding natural beauty and Ashburton is surrounded by inspiring individuals and businesses who run ethical and sustainable businesses. We have always tried to reduce our impact on the environment as much as possible at the Ashburton Cookery School so we were very pleased to be listed as a finalist in […]

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 […]