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May 2021


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...

Jun 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...
We’re not shellfish, we love sharing our tips and techniques for cracking how to cook crab and lobster! After taking delivery of Cromer’s classic ingredients, we get to work preparing a dressed crab, ...
We have been looking forward to this for months and months! Celebrate our very first cookery demonstration for over a year with Richard cooking four of his favourite dishes. Can you guess what he’ll b...
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...
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...
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...

Jul 2021


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 ...
This past year we have really learned to love local and embrace what we have on our own doorstep. A two-parter celebrating the bounty in our wonderful county. Here stories of our suppliers, as Richard...
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...
Mark will teach you how to make the perfect chocolate tart, turn your choux pastry into designer eclairs filled with creme patissier, and make his Parmesan shortbread that Delia so loves. He also show...
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, paella, to...
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...

Aug 2021


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...
We’re not shellfish, we love sharing our tips and techniques for cracking how to cook crab and lobster! After taking delivery of Cromer’s classic ingredients, we get to work preparing a dressed crab, ...
This past year we have really learned to love local and embrace what we have on our own doorstep. A two-parter celebrating the bounty in our wonderful county. Here stories of our suppliers, as Richard...
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...
With Pastry Supremo Mark Mitson. Learn how to make your own afternoon tea and the secrets behind Mark's spectacular scones (they're so good he makes 100,000 of them for us every year!). Five different...
Three show-stopping sweets that are the stuff of many cooks' nightmares! Conquer your culinary fears as we show you how to produce three classic ‘Wow-factor’ treats!Once the hard work is over, we will...

Sep 2021


We cook the very greatest dishes from the greatest Chefs, dishes that have literally eaten their way into history. Souffle Suissesse, roast rack of lamb Persillade, Dauphinoise potato, Baba au Rhum. G...
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...
Richard's favourite ingredient, purchased from our favourite supplier, fishmonger Gary Howard on Fye Bridge, Norwich. Fish takes centre-stage and only needs the most delicate and simple of sauces and ...
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...