artisan bread making

Learn how to bake your own bread at home!

 

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seasonal dinner party

Impress your guests with delicious recipes!

 

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journey through provence

Get ready for Summer!

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private days at the cookery school

For special occasions, team building and away days

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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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RECIPES & NEWS

HOMEMADE ELDERFLOWER CORDIAL

DRINKS / SPRING / SUMMER

A RECIPE FROM OUR FOUNDER CAROLE BAMFORD. ‘There is little more refreshing in the summer months than the cool clinking of ice cubes in a jugful of homemade elderflower cordial. The hedgerows and verges are brimming with their cloud-like heads at the moment and when picked on a sunny afternoon their sweet, floral fragrance is a […]

PANNA COTTA WITH POACHED RHUBARB, BLOOD ORANGE AND GINGER

DESSERT / PUDDING / SWEET / SPRING / SUMMER

This delicious early summer recipe comes from Carole Bamford’s new book NURTURE: NOTES AND RECIPES FROM DAYLESFORD FARM, which tells the story of how Daylesford came to be one of the most sustainable organic farms in the UK, along with recipes for every season.   “Panna cotta is a wonderfully light way to end a meal, but if […]

ASPARAGUS, WILD GARLIC & SPROUTING BROCCOLI SALAD

HEALTHY / SALADS & SIDES / THREE WAYS WITH / SPRING

There is little better than lightly salted charred asparagus and this recipe is a true favourite at this time of year. Light and fresh but with the punchy flavours of wild garlic and delicious olives it is quick to throw together and truly delivers on flavour.

ASPARAGUS, QUAILS EGG AND ANCHOVY TOASTS

CANAPES / HEALTHY / THREE WAYS WITH / SPRING

If you are having a gathering or early summer dinner party then these simple toasts are a must if you are making canapés – each ingredient from the crispy toasts to the soft boiled quails eggs to the asparagus can each be prepared in advance meaning that assembly just before you serve is a quick […]

Tartine of asparagus with fresh cheese and honey

HEALTHY / SALADS & SIDES / THREE WAYS WITH / VEGETABLES / SPRING

A quick, easy and utterly delicious option for lunch or supper, this simple tartine heroes not only delicious asparagus but our Daylesford soft cheese too. Light and creamy our soft cheese is made right here on the farm. At this time of year we have a delicious wild garlic variety which would go particularly well […]

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Jersey Royals & Wild Garlic with a poached egg

FORAGED / MAIN DISH / SPRING

Nowhere else offers the unique experience of gathering your own organic ingredients fresh from the fields as we do at the Cookery School at Daylesford. All our Cookery School tutors are passionate about foraging; we are constantly inspired by our surroundings and guided by the natural rhythm of the seasons. Our courses usually begin with […]

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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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Plan Your Stay

Our Cotswold cottages are beautifully converted farmhouses, restored to retain their original features, all available for a minimum three nights stay. Four of the cottages are located next to the Daylesford Organic Farmshop and one in the village of Daylesford, a two minute stroll away. Just 90 minutes from London, all five cottages are furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high and luxurious standard.

*If you book one of our cottage or a room at the Wild Rabbit, we will offer a 10% off on your cookery course.

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