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The Cooking Academy

London Road | Silverwood, Rickmansworth WD3 1JR, England
+44 1923 778880
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A Great Day Out

We attended a bake-off cookery event and really enjoyed the experience. The event was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BlueCarTech
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Reading, United Kingdom
Half day Indian cookery course

Had a great day at the half day Indian cookery course. Our instructor was very knowledgeable. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1111simonf
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London, United Kingdom
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The Cooking Academy teaches people how to prepare and cook food from around the world in a professional, enthusiastic, creative and enjoyable way. We are unique in our approach to cookery by putting ingredients and their beneficial health properties at the heart of everything we teach. We run a wide range of publicly available classes, social events for families and groups of friends. We also have an extensive corporate client-base for whom we provide team-building events as well as corporate entertainment & hospitality events.
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“indian cookery” (22 reviews)
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London Road | Silverwood, Rickmansworth WD3 1JR, England
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+44 1923 778880
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We attended a bake-off cookery event and really enjoyed the experience. The event was well-structured; involving welcome canapes, an introductory talk about food science, the cooking competition itself, and prizes for the winning team! Kumud and the team were very knowledgeable, helpful throughout, and clearly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day at the half day Indian cookery course. Our instructor was very knowledgeable. The dishes we cookered tasted amazing. A perfect course for a beginner or someone looking to hone their skills. Would recommend!! Simon Farrell

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pooja was a wonderful teacher and the day was brilliant! The food you are taught to cook was great & I’m looking forward to sharing it and recreating it when I get home!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mum and I chose Middle Eastern cookery at the Cooking Academy Rickmansworth and had a completely brilliant day thanks to the expert guidance of our chef Pooja! Thank you - we’ll be back! Laura

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended the one day Indian cookery course and it was brilliant. The teacher was extremely knowledgeable with loads of tips and advice particularly about spicees. Her teaching style was clear and informative. We cooked our lunch which was delicious and brought home a delicious chicken...More

Thank Sarah N
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Kumud G, Owner at The Cooking Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review, we are so glad you have enjoyed the One Day Indian Cooking Class with The Cooking Academy! Would it be possible to send us an e-mail so we can identify you? Thank you and hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the one day Indian cookery class and what an experience. Never thought I'd be able to cook a curry from scratch or make naan bread! Such a personal experience and cannot recommend them enough

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having received a gift voucher I chose to do the one-day Indian cooking course as I love Indian food but am not sure about using/mixing the spices properly for ourselves at home. This course was perfect for that! A very interesting and enjoyable day, learning...More

Thank Jane D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a longstanding ambition to learn how to cook Indian food, but was a little scared about getting started myself! So with a budget to spend for a team day, I worked with Kumud and her Cooking Academy team to come up with a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently attended the "Introduction to Cooking" class after being given it as a present. As someone who had fairly little experience in the kitchen, the class was a great help in teaching me some basic cooking skills. The class was only 6 people which,...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I recently went on the 1 day grandly named Moghul Emperors Feast course where we cooked 4 main course dishes. I love cooking Indian food and this experience was perfect to not only cook and taste food but to pick up tips about the spices...More

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Kumud G, Director of Sales at The Cooking Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Phil, Thank you for taking the time to review. I'm really glad you enjoyed the class and that you have cooked some of the dishes since. Keep cooking and remember your £20 off the next class if you book a voucher within 28 days...More

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