Ground Up Cookery School

Ground Up Cookery School utilises a lot of foraged and seasonal ingredients. We enjoy using traditional cookery methods including pickling, infusing, fermenting and curing. We also embrace modern techniques and equipment to complement classic techniques

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Our courses are aimed at anyone with an interest in food. From competent cook to beginners you will find that there are skills to learn. Most recipes will be prepared in pairs and there is always help available if you get stuck. Those with more knowledge and experience may be pushed a little harder to take their dishes to the next stage.
£140.00

Fish & Shellfish Cookery

Following on from the success of our Can Cook Will Cook course we have been asked to add a range of skills based courses, to help build knowledge and confidence at all...

£140.00

Wild Food Foraging & Cookery

Join us at The Ground Up Cookery School and create a range of tasty food and drinks using foraged, seasonal and local ingredients. Based within the beautiful Dartmoor National Park in...

£50.00

Introduction to Fermented Food and Drinks

We invite you to an introductory 3 hour session to discover if making fermented food and drink is something you want to learn more about. We will make a super tasty...

£140.00

Fermenting at Home

We invite you to join us in preparing your own fermented food and drinks. You will learn you how to make a range of products and how to look after them...

£130.00

Can Cook, Will Cook

Can’t Cook Won’t Cook?......Oh yes you can and you will!  It is just a matter of confidence. After a day with us you will go home with new skills and a...

£45.00

Christmas Pudding Workshop

After the huge success of the 2019 Christmas Pudding Workshop we will be back in 2020 with an even better program. Join us for two hours of festive fun and go...

Corporate and Group Events

Structured Professional Development day for Chefs to fun food related team day, we can design an event to suit your team. The following is a list of ideas, but this is certainly not exhaustive.

If you have a specific culinary skill you are seeking we can accommodate most requirements. We do have a specific expertise in Fermentation and Foraging.

I.O.SHEN 3 PIECE KNIFE SET
I.O.SHEN 3 PIECE KNIFE SET

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I.O.SHEN 3 PIECE KNIFE SET

£269.95

I.O.Shen knives are our number one recommended tool in the kitchen. They are designed in the UK by Natalie Clifton and handcrafted using Japanse steel. Recommended by professional chefs and discerning home cooks alike, these...

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OUR DENIM APRON

£28.50

Our super sexy denim apron. Great for working indoors or out. This apron is very hard wearing with copper rivets and buckle. 70% cotton, 30% polyester 86cm long, 72cm wide Machine wash...

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About Colin

Having grown up in a fishing and farming community on the Isle of Coll in the Inner Hebrides, Colin has always been surrounded by the finest seasonal ingredients and driven by the necessity to make the most of them. Over 30 years as a professional chef has seen Colin work in a variety of different roles from charter yachts and boutique hotels to leading catering companies this has given him the opportunity to showcase his skills to the most discerning of guests. 

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About Colin

Having grown up in a fishing and farming community on the Isle of Coll in the Inner Hebrides, Colin has always been surrounded by the finest seasonal ingredients and driven by the necessity to make the most of them. Over 30 years as a professional chef has seen Colin work in a variety of different roles from charter yachts and boutique hotels to leading catering companies this has given him the opportunity to showcase his skills to the most discerning of guests. 

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