Italian cookery

one day course from £198

Available from 26th Aug 2020

This course is all about achieving the perfectly balanced, robust flavours that are so crucial in good Italian dishes. Focusing 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.

If you want to book this course using a gift card, please call our reservations team on 01841 532700.

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Course dishes 2020

  • Zuppa di cozze e arselle: A stew of mussels and clams scattered over chargrilled bread
  • Farfalle with peas and pancetta
  • Tortelloni with ricotta, butter and sage
  • Fillets of John Dory with olives, capers and rosemary
  • DEMO -Orzotto ai frutti di mare – pearl barley risotto


  • Cleaning, preparing and cooking mussels
  • Cleaning, preparing and cooking clams
  • Making fresh egg pasta
  • Making filled pasta
  • Filleting a round fish
  • Making a pearl barley risotto
  • Identifying, preparing a selection of shellfish

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 and Stay

There is no better way to relax and unwind after a day at Rick Stein’s Cookery School than in one of our beautiful coastal inspired rooms, designed by Jill Stein.

With over 40 guest rooms and a serviced cottage in Padstow as well as self-catering properties in nearby Trevone and Martindale, we have the perfect place to stay in Cornwall.

Call 01841 532700 or click here to find out more.

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