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Very informative day - lots of learning but great fun too . David & Holly are so passionate about... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Gary17061957
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Fabulous relaxed, knowledgable and unpretentious

We attended a 1 day wood fired oven cookery course that was expertly run by hosts David and Holly... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
No_Lemons
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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 June 23, 2018 via mobile

Very informative day - lots of learning but great fun too . David & Holly are so passionate about what they do and really love wood fired cooking So much to understand but looks so simple when David does it. Great way to learn how...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We attended a 1 day wood fired oven cookery course that was expertly run by hosts David and Holly. Focus was on using the wood fired oven to cook a variety of foods and the specific course we took part in was targeted at metal...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed your day and found it useful for your cooking. Come back again! Best wishes David and Holly

Reviewed February 28, 2018

David and Holly run several courses in Kingswear and I recently had the great joy of going on the 'Sourdough' course. Lasting a whole day (though the time whizzed), our small group of 4 was taken through the practical aspects of making delicious sourdough breads,...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Hi Richard Many thanks for such a fabulous review. It was a joy making bread with you and we look forward to welcoming you back to Manna from Devon again. Best wishes and happy baking! David and Holly

Reviewed December 9, 2017

We took our staff to manna from Devon for their Christmas ‘do’, it couldn’t have been a better day. Great fun, informative, delicious food, and superb hosts, David and Holly are knowledgeable, warm and ensured everything ran perfectly from start to finish. We enjoyed it...More

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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Thanks for the review and kind words Helen. We thoroughly enjoyed having you and the team join us for the day. Merry Christmas, David and Holly

Reviewed November 13, 2017

Had a class in Wood Fired Oven cooking with David. We were small group of four and learnt about filleting fish, cooking various dished and making Naan bread.We really enjoyed the relaxed style, plenty of participation and great fun - served with plenty of great...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Thanks so much for your review - lovely to have you all with us for your course and stay and we're really glad you enjoyed it. Best wishes to all David and Holly

Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Have been building a wood fired oven in the garden so needed to learn how to cook in it - Manna from Devon was an excellent place to do this. We had a warm welcome on a rainy day and were soon meeting Holly and...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Hi Neale Many thanks for your lovely review - great to have you both with us at the cooking school on Saturday for your course and do let us know how you get on with your wood fired cooking; please shout if you've got any...More

Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Manna from Devon is ok. Kitt was an excellent tutor with limited resources. Did v v little actual cooking. More watch and demo style.More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Many thanks for your review Neil. We agree Kit is a great tutor and we hope you'll be able to practise what you did learn in your own kitchen. We are in a domestic kitchen so we are limited as to how much cooking you...More

Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Holly and David gave us a very enjoyable and informative day on this course. They have definitely given us the confidence to get more out of our wood-fired oven and we cant wait to get going. Just need a week to recover from all the...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

Hi Allison Thanks so much for your review and great to have you both with us; we're delighted you got so much out of your day! As we said, we've got to cook lots of food to show you what you can do with the...More

Reviewed February 12, 2017

We have just returned from a week in the Alpujarra region in southern Spain organised by "Manna from Devon". We stayed at Las Chimeneas in Mairena (reviewed separately). David and Holly had organised a great week, and on site David was assisted by Louis. The...More

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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2017

Hi Mike, thanks for th review and we're so glad you enjoyed the Alpujarran Experience. It already seems a long way off from wet, grey, Frebruary Devon. best wishes David

Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

From the outset Holly and David could not have been more helpful in planning a surprise cookery course using a wood fired oven for my partner on his 30th birthday. In just one day we learnt how to light, heat and gauge the temperature of...More

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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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