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Home Drinks & Dining Fish Cookery Course at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage

Fish Cookery Course at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage

7 hrs
1 person
Valid for 20 months
Axminster - Devon
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For amateur fish cooks looking to brush up on their skills, there's no better place to learn than TV's famous River Cottage HQ. The culinary haven of beloved foodie Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, this stunning farm provides the venue for a cookery experience unlike any other. Take a tractor to the farmhouse and meet the tutor over tea, coffee and tasty treats, before getting stuck in. Take part in a host of practical sessions and demonstrations and, as well as learning everything you need to know about fish cookery from filleting mackerel, hot smoking, preparing shellfish and get to grips with River Cottage's ethos on sustainable fishing. Finish in style by preparing a delicious three-course supper and sitting down as a group to enjoy it.

In a Nutshell
  • Spend a full day at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage
  • Learn the River Cottage ethos of sustainable fishing and getting the best from your fish
  • Pick up priceless skills such as filleting, hot smoking and preparing shellfish
  • Sit down to a delicious three-course River Cottage lunch
Key Info
  • Availability Description
    At least twice a month throughout the year (could be any day of the week).
  • Participant Guidelines
    Minimum age is 12 (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over). There are disabled facilities but this working farm has some difficult to negotiate areas (please check when booking).
  • Duration
    The cookery course starts at 10am and finishes at 5pm. Arrive by 9.20am in time to take a tractor down to the farm.
  • Numbers on the Day
    Share the course with up to 19 other keen foodies, plus a professional River Cottage chef.
  • Other Info
    River Cottage is a licensed venue and offers a wide selection of organic wines for sale on the day.


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Fish Cookery Course at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage