christmas at the cookery school

A celebration of beautiful produce


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floristry & cooking experience

Gain confidence in table arrangements and cooking!



show-Stopping Canapes

 For a very festive dinner party


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effortless Christmas entertainment

For a truly delicious Christmas!


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feed your body & mind

Take a new start in 2018!

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private days at the cookery school

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Our Courses

Daylesford is a community with food at its heart. From our home on our 2350-acre organic farm set in the idyllic Cotswolds, a day at The Cookery School is a must for anyone who shares our passion for real food. From classic courses such as Quick & Simple Suppers and Seasonal Dinner Party, to specialised courses like Artisan Bread Making, Nose to Tail Butchery or Ferments to Eat and Drink, you’ll find practical and imaginative courses to suit all interests.

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Creamed Gratin of Cavolo Nero


A recipe to warm and comfort in the winter months and one that heroes the abundance of iron-rich, deep green cavolo nero growing in our organic Market Garden. Creamy and slightly indulgent, it is delicious served alongside tender turkey on Christmas day with crisp golden roast potatoes. It would also be delicious alongside fillet of […]


Oxtail Ragu with Crushed Root Vegetables


Though not commonly thought of as a superfood, a good stew or ragu is often extremely nutritionally rich. High in protein and beneficial fats, dishes such as this bring great comfort and a feeling of deep satisfaction – both sensations that are thought to help enable us to absorb more nutritional value from our food. […]

Christmas at Daylesford Cookery School

December is a month stuffed with celebrations, festivities and a little over indulgence.  As the days draw in and the weather becomes rather cold and dreary, it is a time for family and friends to come together, to celebrate and to share. When it comes to food, at Daylesford Cookery School we embrace Christmas entertaining […]

Gingerbread Tree Decoration


We are really looking forward to welcome the Christmas season here at the Cookery School. This recipe makes biscuits that are perfect for hanging decorations or gingerbread houses. Just remember to make a little hole in each biscuit before you bake them so you can thread them with ribbon or string. We use a lovely […]

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Sage and Onion Roulade Canapés


This is a delicious drinks party nibble which can be prepared well in advance of your guests arriving. You can easily adapt this recipe to include your favourite flavours such as Parmesan cheese or thinly sliced ham. Join us in The Cookery School for our Show-Stopping Canapé classes throughout the year to learn how to make […]

Three ways with Spelt

Most of the ingredients used at the Daylesford COOKERY SCHOOL come from within yards of the school itself. Fruit, vegetables and herbs are grown in our Market Garden; meat is from our pastures and abattoirs; milk, butter, kefir, cheese and buttermilk from our Creamery; bread from our Bakery; the list goes on. So naturally, when it comes […]

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Private Bookings

From the glorious surroundings to the infectious enthusiasm of our team, we passionately believe The Cookery School at Daylesford is a unique place to spend quality time with friends and colleagues.

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Located in the converted Cotswold stone farmhouse next to the Daylesford Farmshop, decorated with hand-painted farm inspired children’s illustrations, Seedlings is a day crèche open from Monday to Saturday for children aged 4 months to 4 years for use by parents and guardians visiting Daylesford and/or taking a cookery course with us.


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Plan Your Stay

Our beautiful Cotswold cottages located next to the farmshop & in the village of Daylesford, are available for guests to enjoy a Daylesford experience in the Haybarn Spa or courses in our Cookery School

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