It's all about confidence! Cook alongside a qualified chef in your home, at your own pace. From basic skills such as chopping and preparing food, and combining simple flavours, to more advanced techniques. Learn how to use everyday ingredients to prepare more interesting meals for family and friends, or stun them with your latest creation.
We will plan the time together to ensure you never feel hassled, there is always enough time to learn what you want, and you end the session feeling relaxed and confident. My service is unique, combining professional cookery skills with subtle coaching techniques.
I am based near St Ives, Cambridgeshire, and also cover the Peterborough, Huntingdon and Cambridge areas, but I am happy to travel to your home wherever that is, subject to a reasonable mileage charge.
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How It Works
We will discuss (on the phone, by email or in person) what you want to achieve, how long you want to spend cooking, the dishes you would like to prepare, and jointly put together a menu. I will then give you a full quote including my time, ingredients and any travel costs so you know exectly where you stand.
I work 7 days a week, any time of day to suit you.
I will do the shopping for an additional charge of £10 (or send you a full list of ingredients for free), bring all the equipment you don't have, sort out the recipes and a time plan for our session. I use specialist retailers as far as possible for meat, fish fruit and vegetables.
If you are eating a meal at the end of the session, you will supply your own crockery, cutlery, glassware, serving dishes etc., and invite your friends or family for a specified time.
Of course, you may prefer just to learn in your own time, alone or with friends, without the pressure of serving a meal.
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What It Costs
My charges are £20 per hour for the time I spend with you, plus an extra £10 preparation charge, which covers the time I spend preparing recipes, menu and our time plan (which all in all usually takes me at least a full day for each customer). In addition, there will be the cost of ingredients, shopping if required, and any mileage costs.
For full information on charges see my prices page.
- two for the price of one: a professional cookery lesson AND a top quality meal to share with friends
- choose from my menus, or just tell me what you would like to cook
- learn professional cookery tips and techniques
- learn at your own pace
- improve your kitchen confidence
- learn with friends, on on your own
- learn at a time that suits YOU