News, tips and seasonal food trends

1503, 2021

Just keep cooking: honing your new lockdown skills

By |March 15th, 2021|

It all started with sourdough, then we went bananas for banana bread and then came the Insta-famous feta pasta… There’s no doubt that many of us have been cooking more during lockdown, taking advantage of the newfound slower pace of life and increased time at home to refine our skills. Even those who once saw cooking as a chore — [...]

1802, 2021

Tuck in: setting the table for Super Saturday

By |February 18th, 2021|

Who tuned into the Super Bowl earlier this month? The annual event typically draws quite a crowd and is famed for raucous parties served up with beer kegs and plenty of margaritas. (Did you know 17.5 million Americans reported that they planned to miss work the day after the Super Bowl, also known as ‘Sick Monday’, in 2020?) But the [...]

1801, 2021

Getting you through lockdown — our top 5 foodie tips

By |January 18th, 2021|

Well, 2021 didn’t exactly start how we planned, did it? Due to government restrictions, we’ve sadly had to close the school again and postpone all our January courses and some of our February ones. (If you were due to attend one of our classes during this time, we’ll be in touch to arrange an alternative date for you!) BUT — [...]

1412, 2020

The story of The Abinger Cookery School

By |December 14th, 2020|

On Guildford Road in the heart of the beautiful Surrey Hills lies the quaint village of Abinger Hammer. And in that village, lies The Abinger Cookery School — a hub of learning (but, more importantly, deliciousness, fun and laughter) run by a group of food-loving enthusiasts. The school was bought by Lizzie Marsh and her family in March 2020. For [...]

911, 2020

Food: the star of the show this Christmas

By |November 9th, 2020|

Bake a batch of biscuit batter as you babble in your bubble with Baileys, beer and bubbles under the baubles and bells of the merry jubilations. We know Christmas (and the build-up — which is often the best part, right?) is bound to be a little different this year. No big work parties and waiting eagerly for the office gossip [...]

1510, 2020

The best presents aren’t always found under the Christmas tree

By |October 15th, 2020|

Does someone you know... Fancy themselves as a bit of a chef? Always ask for seconds? Constantly talk about wanting to improve their culinary flair? If you've got a special person in mind, then we know just the thing to get them this Christmas: a gift voucher! After all, the way to people's hearts is through their stomachs. Good things [...]

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