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Manna from Devon Cooking School

Fir Mount House House Higher Higher Contour Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0DE, England
+44 1803 752943
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Fantastic tapas day

We took our staff to manna from Devon for their Christmas ‘do’, it couldn’t have been a better day... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Helen J
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Plymouth
Fun relaxed and informative

Had a class in Wood Fired Oven cooking with David. We were small group of four and learnt about... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Superchunk1958
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Bath, 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 cook.Our classes are small, friendly, very much hands on and designed to inspire both budding and experienced cooks to explore new areas and expand their repertoires.
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“wood fired oven” (13 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (8 reviews)
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Fir Mount House House Higher Higher Contour Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0DE, England
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Reviewed 9 December 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 11 December 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

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Reviewed 13 November 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 14 November 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

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Reviewed 30 July 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 1 August 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

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Reviewed 18 May 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 19 May 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

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Reviewed 26 February 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 28 February 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

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Reviewed 12 February 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 14 February 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

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Reviewed 26 December 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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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 7. My wife, myself, two daughters, one granddaughter and two female friends. To celebrate my youngest daughter's 45th we decided to visit the Manna from Devon Cooking School for their inaugural Sunday Lunch. 24 people attended in their small dining...More

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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hi Tim, thanks for your review and we're glad you enjoyed the afternoon. We couldn't agree more about the atmosphere and I hope everyone enjoyed the celebrations. best wishes David and Holly

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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

What a great couple of days spent at Manna from Devon. We've been before for a Pizza making day and learnt a lot but more importantly had a great laugh in the process. It was so good we came back again to learn what else...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thanks for your lovely review Gary. Great to have you all with us - we both enjoyed your 2 days of cooking and are looking forward to welcoming you back! David and Holly

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Now equipped with a wood burning pizza oven Manna have built up a great following from serious foodies who appreciate good food with an international flavour. David and Holly have traveled the world searching for new food experiences and bring these back to their school...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thanks Paul for your review and your support - great to be doing what we love in Dartmouth!

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