The Natural Kitchen - 5 Day Course

Whether you’re new to plant based cookery or looking to broaden your vegan repertoire, you’ll gain confidence in the kitchen at Erin’s flagship five day course.

The Natural Kitchen – 5 Day course

Whether you’re new to plant based cookery or looking to broaden your veg based repertoire, you’ll gain confidence in the kitchen at Erin’s flagship 5 day vegetarian cookery course.

This immersive experience is a wonderful week of hands-on cooking and eye-opening demonstrations, where you will learn to create delicious seasonal and organic meals.

Erin will share culinary and nutritional expertise gained over decades of working with food, showing you how to create fine foundations with plant based sauces and stocks; how to use proteins such as tofu and tempeh as the building blocks for delicious dishes; and demonstrating modern and traditional recipes from around the world. You will also learn a foundation in baking a variety of bread, cakes and desserts.

You’ll learn more about why shopping seasonally is so important to health, and you’ll pick up professional tips and tricks that will help you become a natural in the kitchen.

If you’re considering taking this course, please check out our Where to Stay page.

Times: Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm, finishing at 3:30 on the Friday

General Course Details

Recipes will be vegan. Please let us know about any allergies or dietary restrictions when you book.

Tea, coffee, herbal tea and fermented beverages will be available throughout the week, along homemade elderflower cordial and fermented drinks.

We will share meal of some of what is cooked and you are welcome too take the rest home.

Price includes all meals, ingredients, equipment and nutrition sessions with our in house nutritionist.

A taste of The Natural Kitchen…

  • Hone your skills to create modern plant based dishes, nutritionally balanced for optimum health
  • Assemble salads all year round, from warming winter ensembles to the freshest, crispest summer plates
  • Create hearty soups that satisfy, made with homemade stock and seasonal vegetables
  • Sessions with our in house nutritionist
  • Discover the joy of sprouting – how to do it… and what to do when you’ve done it!
  • Learn about fermentation and why it is key to a healthy gut biome
  • Bake and prepare tempting desserts created with fruit and a variety of sweeteners.
  • Explore global flavours – bring the tastes of the world to your kitchen and get the most from your spice rack
  • Master the essentials – professional standard knife skills; working with vegan ingredients such as agar agar, jackfruit and aquafaba; cooking key ingredients such as pulses and grains to perfection
  • What to keep in your pantry so you’re always ready to whip up a tasty and nutritious meal

You’ll leave with a full printed record of the skills you learn and the dishes you cook, in a format that makes it easy for you to recreate them at home.

Please feel free to email if you have any questions.

The small print – please take the time to read our terms and conditions before booking. 

The Natural Kitchen

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Cookery Classes

Natural Cookery School recipes are inspired by the season. Classes are a combination of hands-on and demonstration, with plenty of added tips and knife skills. You will work in small groups in our teaching kitchen, creating the recipes and tasting along the way.

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