Italian cookery

one day course from £198.00

Available from 4th Oct 2016

This course is all about achieving the perfectly balanced, robust flavours that are so crucial in good Italian dishes. Focussing on both meat and seafood dishes, you’ll explore classic Italian dishes and some more contemporary recipes as well as demonstrating how to choose the right ingredients.

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Course dishes

  • Scallops and broad beans on sourdough toast
  • Risotto alla torcellana
  • Salt cod, olive oil and garlic emulsion
  • Crab linguine with parsley and chilli
  • Semi-freddo: almond nougat with raspberries and orange brandy snaps



  • Opening, cleaning and searing live scallops
  • Making risotto
  • Filleting, pin-boning and salting cod
  • Making and emulsion
  • Killing, cooking and removing the meat from a live crab
  • Preparing semi-freddo and brandy snaps

Course overview

Arrive – 8:45am
Welcome – Enjoy a tea or coffee while browsing the recipes for the day and meeting your fellow chefs
From 9am – Watch our chefs demo three dishes then recreate each dish in pairs at your workstation enjoying the fruits of your labour
Lunch – At our long ‘en famille’ dining table overlooking the Camel Estuary with a glass of wine or two
Afternoon demo – Time to relax with a glass of wine and watch our chef demonstrate the final dish of the day
4pm – Finish. You will be presented with a Rick Stein’s Cookery School certificate and recipe folder plus a chance to browse our shop with an exclusive voucher.

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School & Stay

Enjoy a two night cookery break for two people from £581, including:

  • Two night stay in a beautiful guest room with full English breakfast
  • Two places on a one day cookery course of your choice at Rick Stein’s Cookery School
  • Certificate and recipe folder to keep
  • Exclusive 10% discount in all of our deli, patisserie, gift shop and fisheries.
  • Price includes stay in one of our cosy rooms based on two people sharing, upgrades are available. School and stay breaks available Monday – Friday, prices are subject to availability. One day cookery breaks available from £283 per person. Call 01841 532700 to book.

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