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Fat Hen - The Wild Cookery School

Boscawen-noon Farm, St Buryan TR19 6EH, England
+44 1736 810156
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Forage, Cook and Feast Day

Great day out , lots of great information and tips followed by some beautiful food!! Really... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Nicola G
Dorking, United Kingdom
via mobile
A walk in the countryside will never be the same!

A friend and I decided to book a cycling/foraging day with the Wild Cookery School as birthday... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Sheila M
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Fat Hen is a Foraging & Wild Food Cookery School, established in 2007, in West Cornwall, by Caroline Davey. Fat Hen's bespoke hand crafted kitchen and teaching space is located in a restored granite barn on a farm in Cornwall. Beautiful natural materials including oak, slate and ash have been used alongside state of the art stainless steel equipment sponsored by SMEG & KENWOOD. The school offers unique foodie courses for people who want to get back to the original source of their food. Whether it be foraging for seaweeds and herbs, butchering venison or cooking crab to perfection, Fat Hen provides courses in all aspects of foraging and cooking wild food. If you can forage it, fish it or hunt it, we will show you how to cook it. Run by Caroline Davey in collaboration with our talented chefs, Fat Hen's Gourmet Wild Food Weekend has been chosen by the Saturday Telegraph as one of the best sustainable living courses in the UK.
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Boscawen-noon Farm, St Buryan TR19 6EH, England
+44 1736 810156
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great day out , lots of great information and tips followed by some beautiful food!! Really enjoyable day, would highly recommend!!

Thank Nicola G
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A friend and I decided to book a cycling/foraging day with the Wild Cookery School as birthday pressies for our husbands. It sounded so appealing that all four of us went. The weather prevented the cycling and the foraging was by car and foot. We...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My children bought me this day as a birthday present since their memories of childhood and my herbal potions are indelible. A foggy rain soaked day did not discourage Caroline and her team and the group quickly became comfortable together. Welcomed by good coffee and...More

Thank Denises671
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We attended Caroline's brilliant Wild weekend over the May bank holiday. The course was well designed - relaxing and also packed with activities and learning. After coffee and cakes to welcome us, we moved swiftly on to how to manage crabs (ok - how exactly...More

Thank Lizziewarr2014
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful day with 3 lovely friends and Caroline Davey the very knowledgeable and relaxed owner. There was a good mix of foraging, learning, cooking and eating. The day was informative, fun and relaxing in beautiful surroundings We had a Mackrell starter and learnt how to...More

Thank janeylouslater
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Attended the Wild Italian Cookery Course last week and had a wonderful time. The recipes were amazing and finding out that half of what I am weeding from my garden tastes so good was illuminating. The food we ate throughout the day was first class...More

Thank dplantpot
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this as a very different day out. Particularly if you like the countryside and enjoy trying, and understanding, different foods. The barn that you use as your base is charming. The chef and helpers are cheerful and engaging. Food intriguing! Really enjoyed the...More

Thank Richard2100
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A great weekend of fun foraging (seaweed, berries, leaves and mushrooms) and skills (baking, filleting, butchering and pasta making). Not sure how we packed so much in. Most importantly a lot of this you could REALLY do at home. The chefs turned our efforts into...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016

Bought a gift voucher for the Fat Hen for my wife. There is a wide variety of course options. Initially we intended to do a foraging course, but ultimately booked to do the fish cookery course. Beautiful rural setting and we were blessed by blazing...More

Thank Judgmental
Reviewed 11 May 2016

My wife and I did a Forage, Food and Feast day at Fat Hen on a generally calm and benign May day. It was excellent. We started off with teas/coffees, group intros and a look around the barn/kitchen which has been renovated to a high...More

Thank miles93
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