Middle Eastern

Understand Middle Eastern flavours

Learn to create the exciting, flavourful dishes that make this the ‘hot’ cuisine of the moment.

From fragrantly spiced stews, to fresh couscous and artisan flat breads, you’ll leave the Swinton Cookery School refreshed and inspired!

The classes take place in our stunning country kitchen with breathtaking views of Swinton Estate Grounds and Yorkshire Dales.

We always encourage a hands on approach within the classes and all ingredients and equipment will be provided.

Full day recipes may include: Iman Bayeldi with griddled halloumi, flat bread, pheasant pastilla, Morroccan chicken, roast aubergine with saffron yoghurt, slow-baked sweet onions with zaatar butter and parsnip purée, and orange cake.

£185 per person
Bowls of spices

Your course may feature

  • Artisan flatbread techniques, including kneading, proofing, shaping and cooking
  • Poultry preparation, jointing a chicken and the uses of the different cuts
  • Cookery methods for different poultry cuts
  • Vegetable preparation and key knife skills
  • Cooking techniques for different vegetables and the effects on them

Upcoming dates

  • 12th October 2023
  • 11th January 2024

FAQs

Please arrive at the Swinton Park Hotel reception for tea and coffee served from 9:30am.

Most half-day cookery courses start at 10:00am and finish around 1:30pm. Full-day courses start at at 10:00am and finish around 3:00pm. 

For evening courses, we ask guests to arrive at Swinton Cookery School for 5:45pm. Your course will start at 6:00pm and finish around 8:30pm.   

During half-day and full-day courses, lunch will be served consisting of dishes you've prepared during the event. Should you have any special dietary requirements or allergies please let us know so that we can ensure these are accommodated.

All required ingredients and equipment will be provided as part of your course. You don't need to bring anything extra - just yourself. 

Yes! When you finish the course, you'll receive a copy of all the recipes you learned to use at home. 

Your course will take place at Swinton Cookery School:

Swinton Cookery School
Swinton Park
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 4JH
United Kingdom

Swinton Cookery School is a relaxed, open demonstration kitchen housed in a converted Georgian stable wing adjacent to Swinton Park hotel.

From classic baking and Sunday roasts to Sushi and Thai, there’s a cookery course to suit everyone. So if you are beginner with a keen interest or a professional, broadening their knowledge, join us at Swinton and fall in love with cooking all over again.

£185 per person
To book, call our friendly reservations team on 01765 680900 or email reservations@swintonestate.com

Our standard terms and conditions apply.