one day course from £198.00

Available from 1st Mar 2018

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.

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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.

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Course dishes 2018

  • Oysters tempura with sesame and lime
  • Lobster salad with chive dressing
  • Mussels with chilli, tomato and parsley
  • Crab and avocado omelette
  • DEMO – Arroz verde – Green rice with garlic, parsley, garlic clams and prawns

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