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Dec 2021


We’ve got a “new starter” at the Richard Hughes Cookery School: quite literally! Star baker Chris Payne is joining the team – the winner of the 2019 Norfolk Home Chef of the Year competition is an inc...

Jan 2022


If you've discovered the joy and satisfaction of the art of cake decorating over recent months, we have the perfect class for you. This introduction covers super-sharp finishing, working with sugar pa...
Dive into a day where we’ll guide you through selection, preparation, cooking and presentation of our favourite ingredient: fish. One of our most popular courses, we will be preparing the catch of the...
Learn the techniques that will stand you in good stead for a lifetime in the kitchen. From basic knife skills to perfecting pastry, sauce work to butchery, fresh fish preparation to bread making, thes...
One of our favourite cuisines full of flavour, made for impressing and sharing and as an added bonus, this class is all vegetarian! Learn how to make the perfect risotto milanese, potato gnocchi with ...
Have you caught the sourdough bug? Or do you need a boost after lockdown bakery trials and tribulations? Norfolk’s very own sourdough master Chris Payne will teach you how to make, love and cherish yo...
You'll learn to create an array of wired and unwired flowers and foliage. Leah will teach you the techniques and tricks of the trade to create a stunning edible bouquet.We'll finish a set of twelve cu...

Feb 2022


The triumphant return of our Tuesday evening mastersclass!With a collection of some 1000 cookbooks Richard takes us on a literary journey through his culinary library. Talking of the influence and ins...
What’s your perfect weekend? If it involves baking we have something for you!Two days spent with the professionals, whisking, stirring, piping and baking, with the odd glass or wine or two to lubricat...
The position of the sauce chef is the most esteemed in the great kitchens. We will condense 45 years experience into a Saturday morning, looking at the progressing from a simple stock to a classic beu...
This introduction covers all the skills to help you turn your cake into a work of art, and includes super-sharp finishing, working with sugar paste, best use of your tools and colouring techniques and...
A nation that taught us all to eat, and the food that chefs love to cook…and eat!Simple food that offers huge flavours. Country terrine, Pain de Campagne, moule mariniere, Flemish carbonade (beef in b...
Who doesn’t love a doughnut? (We all do, hence the excitement in the House whenever Chris is hosting this class!) You’ll go home with a box of doughnuts, iced buns and a sensational pecan Monkey bread...
From the simple single dish tapas bars to the family feasting tables, the Spanish know how to inject sunshine into every bite of their food.We’ll be cooking up the Spanish classics: fabada asturiana, ...
Our cookery heritage is focused on baking, and Mark will show you how to make the classics from our grandmothers' cookery books, Eccles cakes, Battenburg, Bakewell tart and Chelsea buns all feature.*I...

Mar 2022


We make three iconic French classics that are the cornerstone of France’s culinary history and which will become the basis of your repertoire. Truly great dishes found in the very best kitchens of thi...
Learn how to make your own afternoon tea cakes and the secrets behind Mark's spectacular scones: they are so good he makes 120,000 of them for us every year!Please note at this class students will tak...
Learn the art of making the cutest of figures and designs to make showstopping table toppers.You'll leave with a new set of skills and the ability to make the most memorable, personalised celebration ...
Dive into the world of fresh fish cookery with two days of filleting, gutting, skinning and cooking. We’ll be preparing the best of the day’s catch and making accompanying sauces, garnishes and showin...
We look at the evolution of the most incredible French restaurants and cook the very greatest dishes from the greatest Chefs. We look at dishes that have literally eaten their way into history. Roquef...
We’ve got a “new starter” at the Richard Hughes Cookery School: quite literally! Star baker Chris Payne is joining the team – the winner of the 2019 Norfolk Home Chef of the Year competition is an inc...

Apr 2022


What’s your perfect weekend? If it involves baking we have something for you!Two days spent with the professionals, whisking, stirring, piping and baking, with the odd glass or wine or two to lubricat...
You'll learn to create an array of wired and unwired flowers and foliage. Learn the techniques and tricks of the trade to create a stunning edible bouquet.We'll finish a set of twelve cupcakes and wor...
You'll learn to create an array of wired and unwired flowers and foliage. Learn the techniques and tricks of the trade to create a stunning edible bouquet.We'll finish a set of twelve cupcakes and wor...
If you've discovered the joy and satisfaction of the art of cake decorating over recent months, we have the perfect class for you.This introduction covers super-sharp finishing, working with sugar pas...
Mark will teach you how to make the perfect chocolate tart, frangipane tarte, Parmesan shortbread that Delia so loves, chicken and ham using hot water paste, palmiers, and demonstrate the tricky choux...

May 2022


The triumphant return of our Tuesday evening mastersclass!With a collection of some 1000 cookbooks Richard takes us on a literary journey through his culinary library. Talking of the influence and ins...
Join Gary Hunter, UK Chocolate Ambassador, for a masterclass in making and tasting chocolates.The class includes a tutored tasting from a world-renowned chocolate expert. Gary, who heads up Westminste...
Under Norfolk’s big skies, the irresistible combination of surf and turf combines to produce one of Britain’s most vibrant larders. We will be showcasing the best the county has to offer, from artisan...
A two day workshop that offers a whistle stop tour around the regions of France. From Normandy to Provence, Alsace to Gascony, Burgundy to the Rhone. We’ll be discovering the specialty ingredients fro...

Jun 2022


Under Norfolk’s big skies, the irresistible combination of surf and turf combines to produce one of Britain’s most vibrant larders. We will be showcasing the best the county has to offer, from artisan...

Sep 2022


The triumphant return of our Tuesday evening mastersclass!With a collection of some 1000 cookbooks Richard takes us on a literary journey through his culinary library. Talking of the influence and ins...

Nov 2022


The triumphant return of our Tuesday evening mastersclass!With a collection of some 1000 cookbooks Richard takes us on a literary journey through his culinary library. Talking of the influence and ins...