winter comfort food

Warm up this winter with some of our tutors favourite recipes for hearty, nourishing dishes using the best ingredients available during this season

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new year’s eve Chef’s table supper

Celebrate the beginning of a new year with an unforgettable dining experience, enjoy 6 delicious courses as we countdown until midnight together!

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effortless christmas entertaining

Spend an evening with us honing your skills for the party season in our our Effortless Christmas Entertaining series.

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The perfect Christmas gift for the chef in your life, choose from either a full-day, half-day or cookery and spa day voucher

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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

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Roasted Partridge with sweetcorn, wild mushrooms and kale

FORAGED / MAIN DISH / MEAT & GAME / AUTUMN

Partridge is one of the earliest game birds you’ll be able to buy during the game season. It has a naturally milder flavour and is sweeter and more tender than some of the meatier birds, such as pheasant and grouse, so often it is a good introduction for people who are new to game. Roasting […]

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WHOLE BAKED HERITAGE SQUASH WITH GARLIC & SAGE BUTTER

MAIN DISH / VEGETABLES / AUTUMN / WINTER

This whole baked squash recipe can be used for a variety of different types of squash. Try baking a variety for added colours and textures and serve as we have done here on a big platter, drizzled generously with the flavourful butter. Alternatively, try baking smaller squash as a delicious starter with shards of crispy parmesan […]

30 MINS

Autumn Gingerbread

BAKING / SWEET / AUTUMN

Retreat to the warmth of the kitchen with your little ones this Autumn and enjoy baking with the fragrant flavours of the season. This simple, spiced gingerbread recipe will keep children busy rolling, cutting and decorating to create autumnal treats to share! Why not try popping a hole in each biscuit before they are placed […]

30 MINS

KIMCHI, MUSHROOM AND NOODLE BROTH

BROTH / HEALTHY / MAIN DISH / VEGETABLES / AUTUMN / WINTER

Inspired by our Ferments to eat & drink course this kimchi broth is a great ‘go to’ dish for warming the chilliest of evenings and is packed full of bright, bold Asian flavours. Not only does it contain bone broth which is great for boosting the immune system and fighting off coughs and colds in the winter […]

Market-Garden-Gazpacho
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MARKET GARDEN GAZPACHO

CANAPES / MAIN DISH / VEGETABLES / SUMMER

This vibrant gazpacho showcases our favourite organic summer produce, straight from the Market Garden. By using ripe, seasonal heritage tomatoes, harvested only a stone’s throw from The Cookery School and our kitchens, this recipe captures the heady flavours and scents of summer. It is wonderful enjoyed outside as part of a picnic or to begin […]

Spatchcock harissa chicken with bulghur wheat salad and a tahini yoghurt dressing

BARBECUE / MAIN DISH / MEAT & GAME / THREE WAYS WITH / SUMMER

This recipe is perfect for a crowd, feeding up to 6 people and requiring very little attention once the chicken is on the barbecue. We always make our own harissa paste in The Cookery School, it is so much more vibrant and flavourful than shop bought. You will only need half of the harissa for […]

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