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ENJOYABLE WEEKEND BAKING ARTISAN BREAD

For anyone interested in baking bread this is great place to spend a weekend. David and Holly offer... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2015
Robertscargill
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St Germans , Cornwall
Fantastic day of Tapas!!

Thank you Holly and Richard for such a fantastic day. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves making tapas... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2015
Ellen M
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Alton, United Kingdom
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A family run cooking school established in 2006 and overlooking the River Dart. We specialise in Bread, Fish, Mediterranean and Asian Cuisines and Wood-fired Oven Cooking. Holiday times will feature Family Classes aimed at inspiring youngsters to...more
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Fir Mount House House Higher Higher Contour Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0DE, England
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

For anyone interested in baking bread this is great place to spend a weekend. David and Holly offer a relaxed but information packed weekend teaching the techniques of baking good artisan bread. There were just four of us on this course we all left with...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2015

Thanks for the review Rob, a pleasure to spend the weekend with you and thanks for bringing apples to add to the party. We hope to see you again some time, Best wishes David and Holly

Reviewed 14 July 2015

Thank you Holly and Richard for such a fantastic day. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves making tapas. We learned so much and now have the confidence to make our own. Have just received the recipes, so no stopping us now :) I would definitely recommend this...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thanks Ellen, I'm glad you both enjoyed the day and your stay with us, very best wishes Holly and David

Reviewed 13 July 2015

Brilliant Interactive Cookery Course. With an amazing Devon backdrop. Our Tapas experience far exceeded expectations, the simplicity of the demonstrations and practising cookery skills was great. Holly. Opened up her Kitchen to us all with a cheery smile and quietly professional attitude. The day ran...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thanks to you both. A pleasure to have you join us for a short stay and we're delighted that you enjoyed it. very best wishes Holly and David

Reviewed 1 May 2015

what a great day! From the moment you arrive you are made to feel welcome in this family kitchen. The day was relaxed, a small group ensuring you were all involved. We learnt how to cook a range of dishes, and got to eat them...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2015

Many thanks for your review Nick - we're delighted you enjoyed the day and look forward to welcoming you back to Manna from Devon at some point soon.

Reviewed 30 March 2015

I was given a voucher for a Breadmaking Day at Manna from Devon as a birthday gift, I couldn't make the original date, then had to re-arrange the revised date but eventually got to attend.The owners were really helpful and accommodating juggling the dates for...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

set in a homely bed and breakfast, converted Victorian house overlooking Dartmouth and its estuary, Manna offers a friendly, helpful and generous spirited suite of cooking courses...we did the fish and it was superb, cracking the monster crab, filleting, cooking stock, mussels, flatfish, paella, mayonnaise...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2015

Dear Martin, thanks for your review. It was pleasure welcoming Anne and Ella and yourself to the school and I hope there will now be lots of great fish cooked by all three of you. Best wishes Holly

Reviewed 8 October 2014

Fabulous B+B together with amazing cooking school. Come to cook even if you don't stay, and come to stay even if you don't cook. You will be assured of the warmest of warm welcomes and the most delicious of food. Just outstanding in every way....More

Date of experience: October 2014
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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2014

Hi Nathalie, you and Albertine made it a lot of fun so thank you and I'm really glad you enjoyed the weekend with us. best wishes, David and Holly

Reviewed 28 September 2014

Mike and I have just come away from a super day learning everything you need to know about wood fired pizza ovens. Well I say Pizza oven but infact David our host taught us to cook fish, steak, chicken, bread, cakes and of course amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2014

Hi Chris and Mike, thanks for the review. 'A great social experience' is exactly what we hope to create for everyone so I'm so glad you enjoyed the day. Many thanks and happy cooking. David and Holly.

Reviewed 20 June 2014

I've often thought that cooking outside a bit of a waste of time when I have a perfectly good kitchen indoors. And Indian cooking is complicated because of the huge amount of spices every recipe lists. However David Jones from Manna from Devon has convinced...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2014

Hi Emma, thanks for the review. It was great spending some time with you and Richard and I hope you'll be able to put some of what we did to good use. best wishes David

Reviewed 28 May 2014

My wife and I attended the 'Essential Skills: Sauces - The Classics' and the 'Sauce - Spice Up Your Cooking' courses back-to-back. Holly and David were very friendly and helpful. A great experience, we both learnt *so* much, including a bunch of peripheral skills, techniques...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gary - I know that there have been specific events for children, as well, but I would suggest contacting Holly and David directly, with your question. All the dates have been on the website, so easy to pick and choose... More
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