The Cooking Academy

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The Cooking Academy
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The Cooking Academy teaches people how to prepare and cook food from around the world in a professional, enthusiastic, creative and enjoyable way. We are unique in our approach to cookery by putting ingredients and their beneficial health properties at the heart of everything we teach. We run a wide range of publicly available classes, social events for families and groups of friends. We also have an extensive corporate client-base for whom we provide team-building events as well as corporate entertainment & hospitality events.
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Su H
United Kingdom7 contributions
Jan 2022 • Solo
Attended the Mogul Emporers Feast class this week and was certainly not disappointed. Kumud is so knowledgable and a full day of cooking making curries that taste amazing!
Written January 13, 2022
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Mike B
1 contribution
Nov 2021
One Day Thai Class - our course was run by Sarah who took us through the key ingredients of Thai cookery and then showed us how to make and we made a number of Thai dishes and pastes, which we were able to take home with us. As the class was just for 6 of us we were all given a lot of support and assistance.

It was a great day and experience and I have recommended the Cooking Academy to friends. I really enjoyed my leftovers that I had for my tea that evening !
Written December 5, 2021
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TwyfordUkSimon
twyford uk28 contributions
Oct 2021 • Solo
a fantastic day … really well structured and a lot more than throwing some food in a pan and blindly following a recipe - amazing knowledge of spices how they work together and their health benefits . All brought together in an enthusiastic and fun way - highly recommend
Written October 25, 2021
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MJS1959
Windsor, UK2 contributions
Oct 2021
I attended the 1 day Chiang Mai Course taday, what a fun day and how professionally run! Came home with enough to feed the 2 of us for 2 days delicious, highly recommend it as a Christmas Pressie!!
Written October 13, 2021
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Jane D
Bromley, UK3 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
The day was extremely informative and gave us a fantastic grounding in relation to Indian cooking. The course was delivered professionally and full explanations given, with particular reference to all the spices we used.
The flavours and depth of taste we achieved, of all the foods we created, were truly delicious and proved the theory behind all we were taught.
I would thoroughly recommend the course, for anyone interested in Indian cookery and the spice journey you are taken on….
Written September 8, 2021
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Hi, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we really appreciate it. We are delighted that you enjoyed our course and took a lot away from it. Looking forward to seeing you soon! Kumud
Written September 9, 2021
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Daniele R
1 contribution
Aug 2021 • Couples
Absolutely brilliant course on fish! Great recipes, beautifully explained. Thank you! We will be back! Sarah was great and we can’t wait to try the spices!
Written August 7, 2021
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Hi Daniele, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our course. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed class, and tried out our spices. Can't wait to have you back! Kumud
Written August 18, 2021
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T1andT2
Marlow, UK73 contributions
Jul 2021 • Solo
The Cooking Academy offers a wide range of cooking courses. I want on the one day Indian cookery course led by Kumud. She was excellent. As a food scientist as week as a cook she was able to tell us the health giving properties of the spices as well as their use to flavour the dishes.
The course suited my (in)experience: have done some Indian cooking with varying degrees of success so now tend to stick to a few that I know will work.
During the day we cooked 6 different dishes. One or two I'd had in Indian restaurants but they tasted nothing like Kumud's (fortunately). Hers were delicious.
I was very pleased that most of the spices that we used were ones that we have at home and use often.
If you like Indian food and want to learn more then I can highly recommend this course.
Written August 2, 2021
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Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our class. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience, and learned some useful skills. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kumud
Written August 6, 2021
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Russell B
Acton, UK1 contribution
Jul 2021
I attended the One Day Indian Class tutored by Kamud Ghandi.

It was a casual and relaxed atmosphere with excellent tuition. Kumud demonstrated a great deal of know how and scientific knowledge with her Indian cooking and explained things brilliantly.

I learned loads of tips and advice about a cooking besides just Indian food and would wholeheartedly recommend their courses.
Written July 28, 2021
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Hi Russell, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our class. We are delighted that you enjoyed the course and learnt a great deal. We can't wait to have you back for another class! Kumud
Written August 6, 2021
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Scott
5 contributions
Jul 2021 • Solo
Fantastic place. I have done a number of courses here with a range of instructors. Every one was brilliant.
Written July 20, 2021
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Hi Scott, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We are delighted that you have experienced and enjoyed a rage of our classes. Looking forward to seeing you soon :) Kumud
Written August 6, 2021
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mikex882
St. Albans, UK169 contributions
Jun 2021 • Solo
I attended their first ever Chinese cooking day, undertaken during covid, talk about brave.

I met interesting people, all of whom had an interest in cooking and wanting to learn about Chinese cooking.

The instructor was excellent, the pre-prepared ingredients were perfect. The instruction were clear, concise and very well tested.

Cooking the dishes was fun, eating them was better.

They handled my food allergies and need to use alternatives well, never making a fuss.

Another excellent visit.
Written July 11, 2021
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Hi Mike, Thank you for taking the time to review our course. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed yourself and you felt safe and accommodated for with your food allergies, as our courses are available for everyone. We cant wait to have you back for another class! Kumud
Written August 6, 2021
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