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CHANGE THE WAY YOU COOK FOREVER

We offer a unique chance to learn about real food on our farm from foraging, butchery and fermenting to simple seasonal suppers with vegetables picked from our market garden

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Choosing to live and eat according to the rhythm of the year is better for our wellbeing and better for the earth

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We believe action comes through understanding. Be curious and discover a new culinary skill at the Daylesford Cookery School

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WELCOME TO THE DAYLESFORD COOKERY SCHOOL

Our courses focus on real food and simple cooking techniques to enhance your wellbeing. We are deeply inspired by the organic farmland around us and are proud to uphold the highest standards of ethical sustainability in everything we do.

Let our tutors show you the Daylesford way of life; tour our organic Market Garden, taste beautiful food straight from the soil, meet our heritage breeds and reconnect with the land as you learn valuable skills, recipes and artisan techniques to change the way you cook forever.

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RECIPES & NEWS

BUTTER ROAST ASPARAGUS WITH POACHED EGGS AND CHORIZO

BRUNCH / VEGETABLES / SPRING

A spring recipe from our Tutors inspired by our Lazy Brunch course that combines three ingredients that go together like no other. Chorizo, fresh organic eggs and new season asparagus – a trio made even better when served with crispy chunks of sourdough too. Quick to make, it is a must for a springtime brunch or […]

1 HR 30 MINS

Scones with homemade clotted cream & elderflower poached strawberries

BAKING / SPRING / SUMMER

Embrace the warmer weather and enjoy afternoon tea outside with our Tutors delicious recipe for homemade scones. The strawberries are lightly poached with elderflower in this recipe for a sweet summer twist! Discover more recipes for sweet summer treats on our Art of Afternoon Tea course. discover more

Shaved Vegetable Salad
10 MINS

Shaved vegetable salad with fresh herbs and buttermilk dressing

HEALTHY / MAIN DISH / SALADS & SIDES / SPRING / SUMMER

Quick and easy to assemble, this recipe makes for a delicious, simple lunch or a light supper with fish or grilled chicken. Don’t feel you have to stick with the vegetables listed below, use anything available to you in your fridge such as shaved celery, courgette, kohlrabi, radish or even asparagus. The perfect number if […]

Daylesford Omelette Recipe
10 MINS

Open Omelette with Spring Vegetables and Herbs

HEALTHY / MAIN DISH / ANY SEASON

The beloved omelette. Quick to make, packed with valuable nutrition, and if made well, with good quality organic eggs, completely delicious. Though we have used fresh British asparagus, spring herbs and peas in this recipe, an omelette lends itself to an array of different ingredients, making it the perfect vessel for using up leftover ingredients […]

Cedar-planked mustard glazed salmon with crushed new potatoes en cocotte

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

Cooking over charcoal is something we love to teach throughout the summer months at Daylesford Cookery School, using ingredients picked straight from our organic Market Garden. Our guests often arrive a little daunted at the prospect of cooking over coals but once armed with our simple techniques and principles, guests will leave confident about mastering […]

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 […]

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