As August comes to an end, we reflect on a busy yet exciting summer
at Northcote Cookery School. From their sizzling hot BBQ Master
Class to cooking creative Modern Chinese food with Victor Yu, it
has certainly been a summer of exploring new flavours and
developing new techniques!
As autumn starts to creep up on us, this doesn’t mean that you have to stop baking! In fact, Northcote’s c...
by admin | Aug 28, 2015
There’s something really special and really British about Afternoon
Tea. Once considered a social event for the upper classes, today it
can be enjoyed by anyone, pretty much anywhere and at any time.
Whether you are celebrating an event, wanting to catch up with
friends or just fancying something extra sweet, Afternoon Tea is
bigger than ever before.
However, with so many places offer...
by admin | Aug 13, 2015
Galvin Restaurants plan to brighten up your August and we are so
thankful, as the weather isn’t up to much!
From celebrating seasonal produce, to launching new menus – there is so much happening across Galvin Restaurants this month and us foodies can’t wait to take it all in! Don’t let the disappointing weather get you down, as August is definitely the month of Galvin! If y...
by admin | Aug 5, 2015
We are delighted to welcome St Mary’s Inn to the For Cooks website!
The pub is Jesmond Dene House’s sister establishment and is
also headed by Michael Penaluna and his team, so we know you
will love this charming, gastro pub. And here’s why…
Set in south Northumberland, on a private estate, just minutes from the picturesque village of Stannington, St Mary's In...
by admin | Jul 30, 2015
Did you know, people have been selling oysters on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh for over 200 years? Which only seems fitting that Ondine, one of Edinburgh’s finest seafood restaurants, is located in this historic part of the city. However, things have changed a lot in 200 years – once oysters were sold in cellars and on street corners but now you can be truly spoilt in Ondine’s relaxed, restaur...
by admin | Jul 17, 2015
The Great Yorkshire Show kicks off today! Every year, more than 130,000 foodies, farmers and families flock to the three day event to discover new experiences, tastes and activities! As foodie professionals, although we love the ambience of the show (which includes animal competitions, equine classes, forestry demonstrations – to name just a few) it is the food we are really interested...
by admin | Jul 14, 2015
“It’s definitely barbecue season and I can tell you, our grills are
red hot here at Northcote!” Michael Vanheste, head cookery tutor at
Northcote, has his sleeves rolled up, ready for an exciting and
busy summer at the cookery school.
Summer is the perfect time to discover new flavours and techniques, which is why Northcote cookery school is offering a fab line up this season, desi...
by admin | Jul 9, 2015
There is no stopping Michelin starred brothers, Chris and Jeff
Galvin. The culinary world is most definitely their oyster and we
foodies are waiting in awe for their next big thing! Well, you will
be pleased to know, we won’t be waiting long, as they have revealed
some very exciting news this week…
All serious home cooks and foodies know that the Galvin name is associated with ‘fin...
by admin | Jul 1, 2015
Stop – before you even think of buying those pair of socks, think
about what your dad really wants this Father’s Day. We can
guarantee it’s not another pair of boring old socks, so put them
back on the shelf and walk away.
Instead, it’s time to think of ways to make the day extra special and show how much you care. Stuck for ideas? Don’t worry home cooks, we’ve got a few suggestions up...
by admin | Jun 5, 2015
Located on the edge of the Ribble Valley, you will find
Northcote, an impressive Victorian manor house, surrounded by
beautiful gardens. This luxury hotel is renowned for two things;
its fine, Lancashire cuisine and its up and coming cookery
“We opened Northcote Cookery School on the 1st April 2014 and since then we’ve gone from strength to strength,” sai...
by admin | May 27, 2015
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