Basics for Beginners (10-14 years) – Half Day

Basics for Beginners (10-14 years) – Half Day

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Chef: Maggie Harvey
Duration: Half Day
Theme: Beginners Cookery; Children
Level: Beginners
Price: £60

From ‘Lemon Kisses’ for Valentine’s Day, to ‘Mummies’ Fingers’ for Hallowe’en, Maggie Harvey’s inventive courses are seasonally themed for each half term and school holidays, giving your little darlings a new range of tasty treats to create each time they visit. 

This course is designed to build confidence in the kitchen, teaching techniques children can try at home, including basic knife skills. Morning (10am – 1.30pm) or afternoon session (3pm – 6.30pm). Children will eat what they cook in the class.

Dishes for February Half Term typically include:

Herbed Goat Cheese & Summer Vegetable Tarts
Picnic Tortilla
Pizza Pasta Salad
Summer Fruit Drizzle Cake
Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

Very competent junior cooks are welcome to attend Teenager courses.

Accompanying adults are eligible for a 10% saving on spa treatments taken while the children’s course is running. Click Spa Treatments for details.


Please advise any special dietary needs at time of booking (spicy ingredients optional or can be substituted.) The above dishes are representative of the recipes taught on this cookery course.

However, Swinton Park Cookery School reserve the right to change any or all of these dishes, as circumstances require.

Course Dates

Tuesday 16th February 2016
Wednesday 17th February 2016
Tuesday 5th April 2016
Tuesday 31st May 2016


This course can be booked online:

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Tel: 01765 680969

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