The Great British Chefs Cook School is a great opportunity for our chefs to share tips and techniques from their kitchens in focussed masterclasses. Find out what invaluable knowledge was shared at these events and perhaps even try the recipes at home.

Great British Chefs Cook School

16 features

Cook school confidential: cooking with asparagus
Cook school confidential: cooking with asparagus
Cook school confidential: cooking with asparagus
by Great British Chefs
19 May 2017
We enlisted the help of top chef Robin Gill to show how asparagus – one of the UK's most prized seasonal ingredients – can be given the treatment it deserves.
Cook school confidential: cooking with bread
Cook school confidential: cooking with bread
Cook school confidential: cooking with bread
by Great British Chefs
11 April 2017
We invited chef Merlin Labron-Johnson of the Michelin-starred Portland restaurant in London to Le Cordon Bleu to help extol the virtues of real bread. Take a look at the dishes everyone cooked.
Cook school confidential: cooking pancakes
Cook school confidential: cooking pancakes
Cook school confidential: cooking pancakes
by Great British Chefs
27 February 2017
Chef Tom Brown from Outlaw’s at The Capital hosted a Great British Chefs’ cook school at Le Cordon Bleu on how to make the perfect pancakes – read on for his top tips and see what everyone cooked.
Cook school confidential: cooking sous vide
Cook school confidential: cooking sous vide
Cook school confidential: cooking sous vide
by Great British Chefs
27 January 2017
We invited chef Russell Bateman to the hallowed halls of Le Cordon Bleu to share his expert knowledge on cooking sous vide and how easy and accessible it is to do at home. Take a look at his top tips and why he finds it such an invaluable tool in the kitchen.
Cook school confidential: cooking with Fjord Trout
Cook school confidential: cooking with Fjord Trout
Cook school confidential: cooking with Fjord Trout
by Great British Chefs
22 November 2016
We teamed up with chef Daniel Galmiche to find out why he loves Fjord Trout – a fish recently made available in the UK – and how home cooks should prepare it at home.
Cook school confidential: cooking with pasta
Cook school confidential: cooking with pasta
Cook school confidential: cooking with pasta
by Great British Chefs
02 November 2016
We invited Michelin-starred Italian chef Giuseppe D’Aquino over to the UK to learn the secrets of cooking pasta perfectly.
Cook school confidential: cooking with cod
Cook school confidential: cooking with cod
Cook school confidential: cooking with cod
by Great British Chefs
29 September 2016
We teamed up with Pascal Aussignac to learn the secrets of cooking cod to perfection and how to prepare it like a Michelin-starred chef in the kitchen at home.
Cook school confidential: cooking with a tandoor oven
Cook school confidential: cooking with a tandoor o...
Cook school confidential: cooking with a tandoor oven
by Great British Chefs
31 August 2016
We teamed up with the amazing Alfred Prasad at Le Cordon Bleu to see how easy it is to achieve incredible results in the tandoor, and the secrets to getting the same charred flavour in a conventional oven at home.
Cook school confidential: cooking with cucumbers
Cook school confidential: cooking with cucumbers
Cook school confidential: cooking with cucumbers
by Great British Chefs
08 July 2016
We teamed up with chef Dominic Chapman to discover how cucumbers can be used in more than just salads or sandwiches, and why searing or warming through the vegetable creates such interesting and varied textures and flavours.
Cook school confidential: cooking with tomatoes
Cook school confidential: cooking with tomatoes
Cook school confidential: cooking with tomatoes
by Great British Chefs
23 May 2016
We teamed up with chef Paul Foster to showcase the beautiful flavour of British tomatoes to see how a few simple ingredients can be transformed into a perfectly balanced dish, and how home cooks can make the most of their incredible taste.
Cook school confidential: cooking with chocolate
Cook school confidential: cooking with chocolate
Cook school confidential: cooking with chocolate
by Great British Chefs
28 April 2016
We invited London's top chocolatier Paul A Young over to Le Cordon Bleu so he could demonstrate how to turn a few simple ingredients into a stunning dessert. See how the class got on and read his top tips for working with chocolate at home.
Cook school confidential: cooking with coffee
Cook school confidential: cooking with coffee
Cook school confidential: cooking with coffee
by Great British Chefs
23 March 2016
We invited Michelin-starred Italian chef Roberto Petza over to Le Cordon Bleu as part of our Great Italian Chefs cookery school series. Discover how he uses coffee in cooking and why it's one of his favourite ingredients.
Alfred Prasad at Great British Chefs Cook School
Alfred Prasad at Great British Chefs Cook School
Alfred Prasad at Great British Chefs Cook School
by Mecca Ibrahim
16 July 2015
In the third of our new series of hands-on cookery masterclasses, chef Alfred Prasad gave an excellent masterclass in Indian street food.
Russell Brown at Great British Chefs Cook School
Russell Brown at Great British Chefs Cook School
Russell Brown at Great British Chefs Cook School
by Mecca Ibrahim
01 July 2015
In the fourth of our new series of hands-on cookery masterclasses, chef Russell Brown gave an excellent masterclass in homemade pasta and homemade ricotta.
Adam Gray at Great British Chefs Cook School
Adam Gray at Great British Chefs Cook School
Adam Gray at Great British Chefs Cook School
by Mecca Ibrahim
28 April 2015
A round up of the second of our new series of hands-on cookery masterclasses. Adam Gray passed on great filleting techniques and realistic recipes that be produced at home.
Graham Hornigold at Great British Chefs Cook School
Graham Hornigold at Great British Chefs Cook Schoo...
Graham Hornigold at Great British Chefs Cook School
by Mecca Ibrahim
24 March 2015
On 13th March we were delighted to host the first in a new series of cookery masterclasses. The idea is simple, it’s the chance for one of the many award-winning chefs from our website to give hands-on tuition to a lucky group of food bloggers and keen cooks.