OUR COOKERY COURSES include a short demonstration followed by ‘hands-on’ cooking with tutoring to your own specific requirements.

Courses for Young People

COOK TOGETHER – ADULT & CHILD

The kitchen is a great place for families to spend some quality time together! This course aims to teach lots of useful cookery skills, along with delicious dishes you can prepare together as a team.

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From mouth-watering baking to simple healthy mains, each adult and child pair will prepare a selection of dishes to be proud of.

All ingredients, equipment, refreshments are provided on the day.

Children must be between the ages of 8 and 16, inclusively. Cost is for 1 adult & 1 child.

£100

10AM - 2PM

ELECTIVE HOME EDUCATION

Food Technology Program of Study

I have created an exciting range of lessons aimed at Key Stage 2 & Key Stage 3 students. Also looking at expanding to Key Stage 4 GCSE students if enough interest is shown.

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Cooking and Nutrition is a vital skill everyone should understand and be able to do.

Currently I am offering 2 days a month for Key Stage 2 & 3 so check out the calendar.

The lessons will have a short demonstration then straight into practical activities.

The skills we will be focusing on will be nutrition, cooking, baking, knife skills, weights, measuring,  life skills and food hygiene.

The courses will run for 3 hours and all equipment and ingredients will be provided.

All students will have an opportunity to look around Lincolnshire Cookery School to familiarise themselves and meet Fiona Lucas. This will help settle them in ready for a busy fun filled activity day where we will produce some fantastic food for all the family to take home.

£40

9AM - 12PM (3HRS) or 1PM - 4PM

11-13 YEAR OLDS ‘JUNIOR KITCHEN’

Our mission is to teach by demonstration the joy & value of cooking & baking.

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The course will provide an interactive learning experience that gives young people the opportunity to develop a life-long love for the culinary arts. They are encouraged to ignite their creativity & satisfy their natural curiosity in a welcoming environment.

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£60

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

8-11 YEAR OLDS ‘READY STEADY COOK’

Cooking & Nutrition are vital skills children should learn from a young age. However more & more  children are missing out on learning these skills.

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Our ‘Ready Steady Cook’ courses are aimed at 8-11 year olds teaching them essential fundamental skills within a kitchen setting. Basic knife skills. following a recipe. kitchen safety & of course the exciting bits.

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£55

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

13-16 YEAR OLDS ‘TEENS MASTERCLASS’

Teens Masterclass courses are too underpin the framework of knowledge & skills within a safe kitchen environment.

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These courses have been written to run along side the National Curriculum for Food Teaching in Secondary Schools. They are encouraged to ignite their creativity & satisfy their natural curiosity in a welcoming environment. Preparing & cooking food they probably never have done before.

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£65

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

13-16 YEAR OLDS ‘SUSHI MASTERCLASS’

Roll like a pro at Lincolnshire Cookery School.
Don’t worry – you don’t need to know anything about sushi to take part. 

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Just roll up your sleeves and get stuck in, and we will show you how to make your own fishy (and veggie sushi) masterpieces.

All equipment, ingredients, information and recipe sheets will be provided on the day.

You will receive step-by-step instructions on how to impress your friends by rolling the best sushi.

Some examples are: Hosomaki,  Uramaki,  Futomaki, Nigiri & Miso Soup.

£80

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

World Cuisine Courses

ASIA TO GO

With step by step instructions you will create fragrant & wonderfully flavoured Asian cuisine.

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At the end of this fun course you will take home new skills & recipes.

An example of dishes we could be making:

  • Pantry Pad Thai
  • Creamy Sri Lankan Prawn Curry
  • Perfect egg fried rice
  • Sticky Thai rice

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£100

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

INDIA TO GO

Our love of Indian food continues to grow in the UK.

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Whether you’re a novice who just loves a good Indian takeaway, or if you are already comfortable using spices in your cooking, this Indian Cookery course offers something for everyone. Vegetarians can be accommodated on this course just inform us when making the booking.

£100

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

PASTA MANIA

Nothing beats the taste of freshly made pasta.

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You will learn how to make fresh pasta dough  then use a pasta machine to create ribbon pasta. Moving onto filled pasta & cooking. Finally production pasta sauces which you then can adapt at home in the future.

  • Pasta dough
  • Pasta Ribbons
  • Ravioli
  • Pasta sauces

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£85

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

SUSHI TO GO

Roll like a pro at Lincolnshire Cookery School.

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Don’t worry – you don’t need to know anything about sushi to take part. Just roll up your sleeves and get stuck in, and we will show you how to make your own fishy (and veggie sushi) masterpieces.

All equipment, ingredients, information and recipe sheets will be provided on the day.

You will receive step-by-step instructions on how to impress your friends by rolling the best sushi.

Some examples are: avocado maki, vegetable yasai roll, salmon nigiri, kaiso gunkan, salmon,  shrimps & soft shell crab tempura maki and avocado hand roll.

£100

10AM - 4PM

TAPAS TO GO

Dreaming of that delicious Spanish Tortilla or that creamy roasted red pepper Romesco sauce you had in Spain?

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Dive straight back into Spanish cuisine and begin to learn about how to make tapas and most importantly – eat them. If you’re yet to experience true Spanish cuisine, you’re in for a real treat. Our Spanish Tapas Course will teach you how to master the most loved Spanish food tradition – tapas. Perfect for entertaining and sharing (if you can).

We’ll be teaching you the traditional Spanish essentials behind some of the most famous dishes, and we’ll be adding our Avenue twist for some exciting variations.

With the help of Linda our Tapas Specialist , you will then get hands-on and cook up your feast to take home with the chance to try what we prepare and demonstrate Spanish style.

Some examples are: Empandillas, Tortilla Espanola, Coca de pan al ajo, Patatas Bravas, Albondigas, Gambas Ajillo, Alioli o Salsa mayonesa al ajo, Mantequilla de ajo

£100

10AM - 3PM

Magimix Cook Expert

MAGIMIX COOK EXPERT ‘MASTER CLASS’

This course will expand your repertoire and increase your knowledge of the ‘Cook Expert’ and grow you’re kitchen confidence.

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We will be preparing 8 different dishes from Flat Breads to All In One Chocolate Sponge with Maple Syrup Cream.

£130

10AM - 5PM

MAGIMIX COOK EXPERT ‘TRY BEFORE YOU BUY’

Is a multifunction appliance for you? Spend a day with our experts and try before you buy. 

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This class is also ideal if you have a food processor and want to make better use of it. We will be preparing 8 different dishes from Boulangerie Potatoes to Parsnip & Pecan Cake layered with a Mascarpone & Amaretto Cream.

£130

10am - 5pm

Back to basics

BACK TO BASICS – COOKING FOR BEGINNERS

We never accept the words “I can’t cook”!!!! With the excellent guidance you will leave this cause able to create your own 3 course meal & impress your family & friends.

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The course is aimed at total beginners so if thats you this is the course for you. This will consist of a Homemade Soup then moving onto a main course dish with a dessert to finish.

£100

10AM - 3PM

BACK TO BASICS – BAKING FOR BEGINNERS

Fancy learning the basic skills when it comes to baking? This course is aimed at baking beginners.

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Learning how to make things like a traditional Victoria Sponge cake / cheese & fruit scones / Chocolate brownies & many other bakes.

£100

10am - 3pm

Tasting Events

WINE & CHEESE EVENING

Join us for an evening of wine tasting with Ben Straw and the Lincoln Cheese Society.

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Ben Straw has been in the wine industry for almost 14 years, firstly in retail for an independent wine merchant, doing some hospitality work in the side before offering wine tastings, training and corporate events.  In 2015 he created Lincoln Wine School to offer WSET courses to the people of Lincolnshire and beyond.

He holds the WSET’s Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits. One of only 12,000 or so people worldwide to do so and is a Certified Educator on behalf of the Education Trust and travel round the country to help other Programme Providers in the UK.

8 – 10 wines will be tasted, accompanied by cheese from the Lincoln Cheese Society.

£50

6PM onwards

BEER & PIE TASTING

Let us tempt you with 6 beer tastings from local brewery, Ferry Ales, and our own homemade pie & peas! AND take 6 beers and branded glass home with you!

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John, Ferry Ales owner and head brewer, will talk you through the brewing process and each of the beers and their flavours. Whilst Fiona will make sure no one goes hungry with her homemade pie and peas..she’s a Yorkshire lass after all.

Tasting of 6 beers on the night, a further 6 beers to take home, along with branded glass. All soaked up with homemade pie and peas.

Further bottles and gift packs will be available to buy on the night.

Ferry Ales Brewery is an award winning brewery from Fiskerton just outside Lincoln. It was set up by John Cussons in 2016. We brew three times a week and produce beer in bottle, cask and keg supplying to local shops including The Lincolnshire Co Op and to pubs and restaurants.

All our beers are suitable for vegans (except our coffee milk stout) and we can now offer gluten free beer too!

£50

6.30PM onwards

6 GINS TASTING EVENING

Learn the history of gin with servings of 15ml neat with a drop of water to enable to see and taste the difference without a mixer.

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At the end of the evening everyone will be offered a G & T of their favourite.

Cheese from the cheese society and artisan breads, olives & oils will be served during the evening.

£50

6.30PM onwards

Pies, Sauces and Fish

A FISHY EXPERIENCE

Cooking fish & seafood doesn’t have to be daunting

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Spend a day preparing delicious as well as healthy fish dishes. Learn how simple and quick it can be.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

IT’S ALL ABOUT BRITISH PORK!

Using the highest quality local British Pork you’ll learn the art of creating the perfect pork pie, scotch quail’s egg and sausage.

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We will create a delicate ‘hot water pastry’ then using 2 different method the first is using a ‘dolly’ which is where it’s a hand raised baked pork pie. The second method is baked within a tin. While the Pies are baking we will move onto a lesson on sausage making!!!!!! You will create your own perfect banger & also a soft yolk Scotch Egg.

  • Hand raised Pork Pie
  • Tin baked Pork Pie
  • Homemade Sausages
  • Homemade soft yolk Scotch Egg

 

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£100

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

SAUCES

Sauces are the heart of great cuisine & this course will teach you to make a range of classic sauces.

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We will teach you how to master the fundamental sauces such as Hollandaise from which a variety of other sauces like Bearnaise / Maltaise / Chyron & Palloise can also be made. By the end of the course you will have the confidence to add a new dimension of delicious sauces to your dishes taking your cooking to the next level.

  • Roux Sauce
  • Italian Tomato Sauce
  • Hollandaise Sauce
  • Butter Scotch Sauce

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£75

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

GAME MEAT

This course is to help you understand how to  prepare the game for cooking then eating.

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All the game you prepare you will take home to cook in your own home however you will have an opportunity to cook as well during the day.

Depending on the season, the availability will include some of the following;

  • Rabbit
  • Hare
  • Pheasant
  • Partridge
  • Duck
  • Snipe
  • Pigeon
  • Venison
  • Muntjac

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

PROPER PIES & PASTIES

There is nothing nicer than tucking into a traditional meat pie or pastie especially if its homemade it.

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By the end of the day you’ll have the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to create the homemade pastry and the tasty, savoury fillings that together make a truly great pie.

These are examples of what you could be making.

  • Suet pastry
  • Short crust pastry
  • Rough puff pastry
  • Chicken and mushroom pie
  • Steak and kidney pie
  • Steak and ale pie
  • Cheese & Onion Pasties

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

BBQ FUNDAMENTALS

This course is intended for people who want to learn how to make a dry rub, and when best to apply it, and when to apply a sauce or baste to a verity of meats.

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We will prepare and cook succulent Caribbean spice infused chicken. How to prepare and cook different meats, including fillet of pork and fillet of venison

During the day you will also learn how to make your own sausages using natural skins to wow you family and friends.

The atmosphere is lovely and laid back, you will take lots of new ideas and techniques away to get you inspired to cook outdoors.

£105

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

Courses for Specialist Diets

FAKEAWAYS

Before starting a slimming diet, the weekend meant a takeaway, without fail.  Slimming & Weight Watchers Friendly Fakeaway Recipes mean you can still enjoy your favourite and stay completely on plan!

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I personally have battled most of my life with my weight and being a Chef doesn’t help, however making just a few changes you can still enjoy food that tastes just (if not better) than takeaways. So, it’s time to ditch those takeaway menus from the back of the kitchen drawer and book on a fun filled day creating incredible Fakeaway dishes.

£85

6PM - 9PM (3HRS)

VEGAN & VEGETARIAN COOKERY

Not just for vegetarians and vegans – EVERYONE’S WELCOME. This is the course to dress your veg to impress, widen your veggie culinary skillage, or glean funky ideas for meat free Mondays. The recipes aim to hit the spot while making vegetables the main event.

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Who can resist the perfect katsu sauce? We’ll unlock the secret to veggie burgers, whip up some Muhammara, no-knead-pitta, and a banging Bang Bang Cauliflower. To seal the meal deal we’ll pack a hack for Baklava. Finally, top tips for using it all and no waste!

£95

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE DAY

If you, a friend or family member have been diagnosed dietary intolerances do not despair. This is an accessible introduction to dairy and gluten free ingredients, including tips on adapting and altering traditional recipes.

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A full day course for everyone to enjoy. 

Whether you‘ve had to adapt your diet due to an intolerance, or you simply want to explore the amazing alternatives available to you, On top of learning about the alternatives, you’ll also discover fabulous recipes which simply don’t rely on the inclusion of dairy and/or gluten in the first place.

£115

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

Sweet Tooth Cooking Courses

MACARONS COURSE

Elegant & sophisticated macarons are a delight for the eye as well as the tastebuds. This course will teach you how to make the perfect macarons every time.

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This course will teach you how to make the perfect macarons every time. Crunchy on the outside & soft inside with delicious fillings. You will leave the course with a box full of macarons you have made during the day – if you can resist eating them first that is! With an extra treat of a lesson on Chocolate Pots!

  • Chocolate Macarons
  • Vanilla Macarons
  • Raspberry & White Chocolate Macarons
  • Chocolate Pots

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£85

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

PUDDING CLUB

The Pudding Club mission is to preserve the Great British Pudding & we intend to succeed in this mission.

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Every pudding you will take home & as an added bonus you will be also make Sauce Anglaise (English Sauce or English Cream) Posh word for Homemade Custard!!!!!

  • Treacle Pudding
  • Jam roly-poly
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding
  • Bread & Butter Pudding
  • Spotted Dick Pudding

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided depending on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£120

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

PATISSERIE

This course focuses on a range of different classic sweet patisserie dishes.

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You’ll be making a range of different classic sweet dishes ranging from Paris-Brest to Clementine Tart  with Italian Meringue.

This hands-on day will give you the fundamentals to enable you to replicate & adapt in your own home.

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided depending on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£120

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

CHOCOLATIER

Have you ever thought about working with chocolate? Come and join us on a full day covering basic techniques that will provide you with the confidence to create your own chocolate products.

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We will be making chocolate truffles, tempering chocolate, dipping and decorating your chocolates. We will be working with white, milk, dark and ruby chocolate, creating a wide range of chocolates that will wow your family and friends. Taking everything home you create only if you can resist eating them on the day!

£85

4PM - 8PM (4HRS)

Bread Making Courses

ARTISAN BREADS

This course is for those who love making bread but would like to advance their skills.

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  • Baguette
  • Ciabatta
  • White Sourdough
  • Brioche

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£120

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

BASIC BREADS

No baking experience is necessary; just plenty of enthusiasm & a willingness to work along side other food lovers to make real bread.

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  • Soda Bread
  • White Bloomer
  • Tinned Wholemeal Bread

Recipes & ingredients are all provided.
Refreshments on arrival are provided & throughout the day.
A light Lunch or evening meal will also be provided deepening on the time of the course.
Don’t forget to bring some container to take home all your amazing goodies you have made.

£85

10AM - 2PM (4HRS)

Seasonal & Occasion Cooking Courses

DINNER PARTY

Learn to produce a well-presented, delicious three-course dinner party menu and still have time to spend with your guests.

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This course will teach you the art of quick, effective entertaining and you will learn to cook every component of a starter, main course and delicious dessert as well as how to present your food to a restaurant standard.

After this course you’ll be the cool, calm and collected host on the receiving end of your guests’ gasps of admiration as you serve up your stunning meal.

Example of dishes

Starter – Twice baked Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese Soufflé served on a delicate cream sauce

Mains – Mazandarani Lamb with Apricot Purée & Saffron Tomato Salsa

Dessert – Raspberry & Lavender Crème Brûlée

£125

10AM - 4PM (6HRS)

VALENTINE SPECIAL: COOKING WITH CUPID

Whether you are looking for a fun date idea this Valentines or simply want to celebrate with a friend (or drown your sorrows) about being single then our Cooking with Cupid – Valentines Cookery Class is the one for you!

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It would help if you like to eat and drink the occasional glass of wine, as you will be eating and cooking a divine 3-course dinner during the class.

On arrival you will be welcomed with a glass of bubbles, then we will kick off the day with a demonstration of the first course of Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese Soufflé.  You will then go to your cooking islands and get hands-on. Main course will be Sea Bass then an incredible chocolate dessert. Once you have cooked up a storm you will then sit down and indulge in your creations with a glass of wine.

£125 PER COUPLE

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

COOK TOGETHER FOR ADULTS

Fancy a fresh take on ‘Dining Out’?

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Ditch the conventional restaurant meal and have fun with your partner or friends by becoming a chef for the evening, chopping, slicing, squeezing & peeling to create a restaurant-inspired meal which you will enjoy eating in the company of others.

Cooking Together events are as much about chatting & relaxing as they are about learning & eating.

There will be a maximum of 8 couples at any one time, with a washing up fairy on hand to allow everyone more time on preparation and eating during the evening.

How the event will unfold- On arrival you will be served a glass of wine, beer or soft drink along with tea & coffee. Refreshments will be served throughout the event.

Our Chef will demonstrate a first course for you to recreate then enjoy together around our communal table. There follows another demonstration of the main course before it’s your turn to cook again. Finally pudding time & coffee.

Each event is bespoke depending of the season. Allergies, vegan/vegetarian options always available on request.

Menu example-

    • First Dish – Spring Rolls, Falafels, Thai-style fish cakes or savoury soufflé.
    • Second Dish- will feature meat, fish or poultry (vegan/vegetarian options on request) served with some seasonal vegetables & appropriate carbs. This may be traditional, globally inspired or invented.
    • Pudding time- interaction time from everyone to create an incredible pudding.

£130 PER COUPLE

(6HRS)

CHRISTMAS STARTERS

For you food lovers and home baking enthusiasts Christmas is the perfect time of year to share delicious home-made treats with family and friends.

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This hands-on course will give you an ideal opportunity to get into the festive spirit, while learning how to bake a selection of Christmas favourites to perfection.

All ingredients, equipment, refreshments are provided on the day.

£100

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

CHRISTMAS COOK TOGETHER (ADULT & CHILD)

Home baking at Christmas is the perfect time of year to share delicious home-made treats with family and friends.

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This hands-on course will give you an ideal opportunity to get into the festive spirit, while learning how to bake a selection of Christmas favourites to perfection. This course aims to teach lots of useful cookery skills, along with delicious dishes you can prepare together as a team.

From mouth-watering baking to simple healthy mains, each adult and child pair will prepare a selection of dishes to be proud of.

All ingredients, equipment, refreshments are provided on the day. Cost is for 1 adult and 1 child.

Children must be between the ages of 8 and 16, inclusively.

£105

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

CHRISTMAS BAKING & PUDDINGS

Home baking at Christmas is the perfect time of year to share delicious home-made treats with family and friends.

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This hands-on course will give you an ideal opportunity to get into the festive spirit, while learning how to bake a selection of Christmas favourites to perfection. This course aims to teach lots of useful cookery skills, along with delicious dishes you can prepare together as a team.

From mouth-watering baking to simple healthy mains, each adult and child pair will prepare a selection of dishes to be proud of.

All ingredients, equipment, refreshments are provided on the day. Cost is for 1 adult and 1 child.

Children must be between the ages of 8 and 16, inclusively.

£100

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

CHRISTMAS COUPLES COOK TOGETHER

For you food lovers and home baking enthusiasts Christmas is the perfect time of year to share delicious home-made treats with family and friends.

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This hands-on course will give you and your partner an ideal opportunity to get into the festive spirit, while learning how to bake a selection of Christmas favourites to perfection.

All ingredients, equipment, refreshments are provided on the day.

£135

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)

CHRISTMAS PIES

For you food lovers and home baking enthusiasts Christmas is the perfect time of year to share delicious home-made treats with family and friends.

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This hands-on course will give you an ideal opportunity to get into the festive spirit, while learning how to bake a selection of Christmas favourites to perfection.

£105

10AM - 3PM (5HRS)