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Why book direct?

Booking direct means that we can plan your stay from start to finish and ensure every part is the 5-star service you expect.

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Chef Skills - Mastering Spices & Pastes

£125 per person

A half day cookery class experience

(Previously 'Curry in a Hurry')

Chef Tutor - Gerard Molloy

With the fast pace of life these days it's about quick and simple suppers that don't spare on flavour that make a difference at dinner time. Embark on a flavourful journey with our unique cookery class designed to make you a maestro in crafting delicious and quick curries. We go beyond the recipe, empowering you with the essential skills to master an array of spices and pastes, creating a toolkit that will elevate your curry game for years to come.

If you would prefer to book over the phone or are using a voucher as payment/part-payment please contact reservations on 01425 282212 or email your details to

Please note that this class is for those aged 18+

  • Jul 25 2024 Places available

Course Overview

  • Arrive for refreshments, meet and greet with the Chef Tutor and a run through of the day.

  • Cookery classes include a mixture of hands-on cooking and demonstrations to help you get the most out of your time with us.

  • Sit down at the end of your class to enjoy the dishes you have created, accompanied with a refreshment to reward your hard work.

  • Any food that you have created that you do not wish to eat on the day can be packaged up for you to take home with you. We will provide you with containers to take food home and bags to carry them in, however in the interest of sustainability we encourage you to bring your own from home.

  • Take home your new found knowledge and skills from the class, along with The Kitchen Apron and Recipe Pack as a souvenir of your time at the cookery school!

Course Dishes

  • Chicken Biryani

  • Sri Lankan Fish Curry

  • Red Lentil Tadka Dal

Things to know

  • In the majority of cases we will be able to adjust dishes to accommodate all dietary requirements so please let our reservation team know before you book or on your web booking. There are a very few classes that cannot successfully be adapted to accommodate a certain dietary requirement. If this is the case we will be more than happy to recommend a class to suit your needs.

  • We are often making improvements to recipes and adapting the dishes taught on our classes to enhance your experience. Dishes on this class may be subject to change.