Cooking Tips

Facebook Live recipe demos from Rick Stein’s Cookery School

29th Feb 2020

Every month Nick Evans, Head Chef Lecturer at our cookery school does recipe demos on Facebook Live – sharing his knowledge, skills and ...


8 simple tips for a stress-free Christmas dinner

8th Dec 2019

Food galore, drinks a flowing and being surrounded by friends and family. Who doesn’t love this time of year? To many though, the thought of ...


Five top tips for sourcing fresh fish

13th May 2019

Situated just a stone’s throw from Padstow harbour, our cookery school is well placed for the freshest catch from the sea. We’re lucky that we ...


How to prepare squid ready for cooking

3rd Mar 2017

Cleaning and preparing squid ready for cooking is easier than you may think. Follow our simple steps and you’ll be on your way to making the ...


6 simple tips to remember when purchasing fish

9th Jan 2017

When walking into your local fishmongers or supermarket, you may find yourself overwhelmed with selection of fish available to choose from. ...


Recipes from Rick Stein’s Long Weekends, Palermo

16th Dec 2016

Rick Stein’s Long Weekends series has provided a wonderful tour around some of Europe’s best culinary cites. These three recipes were ...


How to remove crab meat from a cooked crab

25th Nov 2016

By using our simple steps we can show you how easy it really is to remove crab meat from your cooked crab, avoiding any waste. 1. Begin by ...


How to skin a whole flat fish in three simple steps

18th Oct 2016

If you’ve ever tried skinning a flat fish like Turbot, lemon sole or brill before you’ll know that it can be daunting task the first ...


Facebook LIVE with Stuart Pate

14th Oct 2016

To celebrate the launch of Rick’s new book, Long Weekends, our Head Pastry Chef at The Seafood Restaurant, Stuart Pate, will be demoing ...


How to prepare and cook mussels

7th Sep 2016

When it comes to mussels, there are a few top tips that you need to know. Whether you know of a great local place to buy them fresh, or ...