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The Home of Cookery classes - The Cooking Academy

The Cooking Academy is a unique cookery school that is dedicated to teaching people how to prepare and cook food that they can share with family and friends. We place great emphasis on creating tasty and flavoursome dishes for every occasion and for every level of cookery.

Learn to cook

In each of our cookery classes, we take you on a culinary journey that crosses the continents and share unique eating experiences. Our extensive range of classes transcends boundaries and encompasses a huge range of tastes, textures, flavours and sensations. In our classes you'll learn to cook using all of your senses, creating dishes that are that are exciting to mind, joyful to the palette and satisfying to the soul. We want to leave you enthused about food and get your 'cooking Mo Jo' back to high spirits.

Sharing the passion & expertise

We have a markedly different approach to teaching cookery. We explore the chemical values of food, without technical jargon, highlighting the natural mineral properties in each ingredient in the recipes we teach, thereby teaching, not just the mechanics of how to cook but rather, why certain ingredients should be cooked with others and what best to incorporate into your diet.

Cooking classes that cross the continents

We offer a range of cookery classes to suit all palettes and styles of cooking. From cookery classes for beginners' to classic and authentic Indian cookery classes, Vietnamese cookery classes, Thai, Middle Eastern, Sushi right through to the all important nutritional cookery classes, fish cookery classes and yummy desserts classes.

Our ranges of classes include:

Cookery classes for beginners

Authentic Indian cookery classes

Original & authentic Thai cookery classes

Vietnamese cookery classes

Sushi classes

Middle Eastern food cookery classes

Corporate cookery classes – Team building events

Cookery classes for Teenagers

Fish Cookery classes

Nutritional cookery classes

Dessert cookery classes

The Chefs at the Academy come from a background of food science, cheffing, teaching and home cooking but share a common trait; we are all utter foodies and passionate about the provenance of food. This is the philosophy that lies at the heart of our Cookery school and everything we teach. Our fundamental principle is that our cookery classes are small, entirely hands on, so that you can easily recreate the dishes at home in your own environment.

We dispel the myth that cooking is complicated by making it fun and practical with lots of helpful hints and tips about food management, storage, knife skills and practical shopping.

Whether you choose a one to one method of learning or group classes the experience will be entirely practical, no jargon or knowledge assumed with printed and electronic notes and recipes; we provide all the ingredients and equipment. Our cookery classes have a maximum size of six delegates. One to One classes are also available on client site to help you learn in your own environment.

Cookery Classes in London, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire

The Cooking Academy cookery school is set in an ideal location in Rickmansworth, which lies on the borders of Middlesex and Hertfordshire. So come and join our cookery classes, it's the perfect combination of fun and creativity yet learn how to cook and host your own dinner party.

Our classes are available for individuals who want to learn to cook, in schools to support the national curriculum and as corporate cookery classes and team building events in the corporate sector as cookery gift experiences, team building events and corporate incentives to employees.

So if you want to learn to cook or just expand your knowledge of how to cook Asian food come and join our Asian cookery classes.

We want to tempt your palette, fire your imagination and satisfy even the most sophisticated appetites.

Email us now at or call us on 0845 0 68 58 48

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