A relaxed friendly hands-on cooking holiday in the Dordogne, France
T: 0033 (0)553 302405             M: 0033 (0)622 655789             Bombel, 24290, St Amand de Coly, Dordogne, France              Google Maps

Our Ethos

More cookery holiday than cookery school in France...

Our chef says:

"It may sound a bit high and mighty, but there is an ethos surrounding cookery - it's that feeling of pure pleasure that cooking and eating great food gives. That's what I would want to convey on your cookery holiday."

Cookinfrance is not a cookery school run by some Fanny Craddock lookalike standing beneath a slanted mirror so the 'students' can get a precious glimpse of the 'creations' - there will be none of that here, this is a cookery holiday!

"Just as we enjoy eating food, we should learn to love cooking it too. During your cookery holiday we'll demystify and dismantle Haute Cuisine and repackage it in a more user-friendly and rustic form"

".....during the week we'll get to know each other while gutting fish, boning legs of lamb and kneading dough, all at the same table".

Activities on your cookery holiday might include:

Prices start at just €130 per person.

You can choose from our flexible range of one-day, two-day or three-day cooking courses, or come for our great value five-day/five-night cooking holiday

Courses and holidays can be residential or non-residential - it's your choice.  Non-cooking friends/partners welcome.

A cooking holiday can be cheaper than you think - find out how much our great value cooking holidays actually cost - you'll be pleasantly surprised!









































































Self-catering holiday accommodation

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5 Day/5 Night Cooking Courses Include:

  • Expert hands-on tuition with British chef

  • All courses conducted in English

  • All cooking ingredients, equipment and aprons

  • A continental breakfast each day

  • Lunch each day

  • Dinner
    (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

  • Tea, coffee and wine

  • An evening meal on the day of your arrival

  • En suite centrally-heated accommodation

  • Recipe pack containing all the dishes cooked during your stay

  • Entrance fees to places visited

  • Private and secluded pool

  • Internet and Email

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    Some of the things you'll be doing on the cooking course:

    Learn how to cook pastries, breads and soups

    Select and prepare the best fish and shellfish

    Butcher common joints of meat

    Cook classic French and Italian sauces

    Construct modern dressings

    Master the art of stylish contemporary food presentation