Discover the wide variety of edible seaweeds, shellfish and plants on the beautiful Yorkshire coast. Forage in pools and gullies and around the pretty village of Robin Hood’s Bay. Lunch is in ‘Tea, Toast and Post’ Café by the slipway. It will be cooked with local and foraged ingredients and there will be dessert and hot drinks too.
We have designed this course to show you how wild ingredients can be used to benefit your skin and hair. During the day Rose will teach you, as if in your own kitchen, how to create great bathroom products that are personalised for your own needs.
We have designed this course to showcase wild edible plants at their best. The seasons are short for wild food but whichever course you choose there will be fantastic wild ingredients to cook with. This hands on course is great for all who love cooking.
A course designed to give you the confidence to explore the wide range of dishes that you can create in your outdoor oven. Everyone cooks pizza but how about a perfect joint of meat, succulent baked salmon, pies, breads, roasted vegetables and sweet treats.
This is a fun, hands on half day course where you will learn all the skills needed to make great sausage at home using basic equipment.
Starting with a vineyard tour we find out how award winning wines are made and sample a couple made from Yorkshire grapes. Then at our woodland barn Rose will explain the craft of country wine making, guiding you through the processes and giving you tips on winemaking at home. Everyone will start off some wild flower champagne to take home and a wild flavoured liqueur.
Our one day cider making course is a day of immersion in to the world of cider: chopping, pressing, brewing and bottling.
This course will give you real taste of coastal wild food. The day encompasses fish and shellfish preparation and shows you some really delicious ways to use seaweeds as fabulous new ingredients. Join us at the Wolds Cookery School for inspirational recipes to cook and delicious dishes to try.
Discover the diverse wild food of the sandy shore. This is an area of great food history and amazing landscapes. Be prepared for a truly memorable day, wellies and waterproofs are recommended!
We are very excited to be teaming up with healthy eating author Hanna Sillitoe to run an inspirational course showing how to include Taste the wild’s favourite wild foods in super healthy ‘Free from’ recipes.
Learn how to plan and build your own earth oven, from the importance of the dimensions to the mix of the cob. On this course we will build an earth oven in the woods and cook pizza in an existing oven in the barn.
This one day course is an introduction in to the world of wild medicinal plants. You wouldn’t believe they have so many healing qualities. Medical Herbalist Sarah Hughes teaches some great wild first aid and how to use wild plants to maintain a healthy body too.
Discover the wide variety of edible seaweeds, shellfish and plants on the beautiful Yorkshire coast. Forage in pools and gullies and around the pretty village of Staithes. Lunch is cooked from local and foraged ingredients.
Learn the skills needed to skin and carefully butcher a deer. Our expert tutors will take you through the stages needed to turn the whole animal into joints, mince and sausages. Everyone can take part and there will be a venison joint and some sausages for all to take home.
Learn the artisan skills needed to create the most delicious bread. You will learn to make Sour Dough, Ciabatta, Foccacia, and many other styles. Baking will be in our wood fired earth oven in which you will also cook pizza for lunch. Prepare to be inspired Tom Baker knows his stuff.
Bring out your inner Caveman: This course will give you the knowledge to cook all sorts of food from snacks to impressive dinners using wood fires. We will give you the rules of successful fire building and the trick of getting it to light first time!
We have designed this course to give you real taste of seasonal wild ingredients. During the day Chris will teach you, as if in your own kitchen, how to cook great dishes that will bring new flavours to your table.
A day in the woods foraging for wild foods. On this seasonal course we will be focusing on edible fungi and their identification. We will cook the edible Wild Mushrooms that we find for you to taste.
A ‘hands on’ day using the ancient skill of food smoking to create arrange of delicious products, from traditional smoked salmon to the more unusual items like smoked popcorn and smoked olive oil. The day will cover both hot and cold smoking as well as pre-curing and salting.
Our one day foraging course will give you a fascinating insight into the best wild foods of the season. Throughout the year we find wild salads and edible greens, forage for flowers, herbs and wild berries, pick hedgerow fruit and prepare wild game.