one day course from £198.00

Available from 18th Aug 2017

Cooking with shellfish is sometimes surrounded by a certain mystique and many are nervous of trying dishes that feature shellfish. On this one day course, we will show you how to select the best shellfish and create a selection of dishes using clams, mussels, oysters, crab, prawns, langoustine and lobster.

← Back to Course List

Course dishes 2017

  • Oyster tempura with sesame and lime
  • Clams with serrano ham and oloroso sherry
  • Baked scallops with guindilla peppers
  • Steamed crab with lemongrass dressing
  • Portuguese seafood rice with prawns, mussels and crab

Please note seasonal dishes are subject to change.


  • Identifying and opening oysters
  • Making a tempura batter
  • Identifying, cleaning and cooking clams
  • Identifying, cleaning and cooking scallops
  • Identifying, cooking and preparing crab
  • Making an ‘Arroz’ dish
  • Identifying, cooking, cleaning and preparing a range 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.

If you have more questions about our courses click here.

School & stay break

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.

What course are you looking for?