The Natural Cook Company

We are a friendly cookery school working either at SYMESkitchen, nr Alton or as we are fully mobile any venue near you! We offer numerous courses and workshops, and host a variety of events including kids birthday parties, team bonding & Hen/Stag Do's.

Operating as usual

21/07/2021

Kids Cooking Classes in Alton, Hampshire | The Natural Cook Company

Just realeased our Summer Kids Cookery day places and they are going fast already. Get in quick if you fancy them having a fabulous day and bringing dinner home with them!

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/kids-cooking-classes-hampshire/

Kids Cooking Classes in Alton, Hampshire | The Natural Cook Company The Natural Cook Company has a range of kids cooking classes in Alton, Hampshire. We also run after school clubs. Call 01428 86 22 86.

25/06/2021

Still get a little buzz whenever I see anything about us in print! Thank you @beautifulsouthmagazine for a great article

Still get a little buzz whenever I see anything about us in print! Thank you @beautifulsouthmagazine for a great article

28/05/2021

Still not sure what to do to keep the kids entertained over half term? Although some of our days are sold out we still have some spaces left on our mini masterchef days on Tuesday and Thursday.

These are great days where the kids get to be as creative as they like. They are given base recipes and then they get to choose from a wide variety of ingredients to customise their dishes to their own unique flavours. They absolutely love the freedom to be as creative as they like and they’ll come home laden with food to share.

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/class/kids-mini-masterchef-day-3/

Still not sure what to do to keep the kids entertained over half term? Although some of our days are sold out we still have some spaces left on our mini masterchef days on Tuesday and Thursday.

These are great days where the kids get to be as creative as they like. They are given base recipes and then they get to choose from a wide variety of ingredients to customise their dishes to their own unique flavours. They absolutely love the freedom to be as creative as they like and they’ll come home laden with food to share.

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/class/kids-mini-masterchef-day-3/

27/05/2021

After a month of waiting, this year’s rhubarb and rhubarb & raspberry gin is finally ready to drink! Such stunning colours and made with home grown rhubarb. Delicious!

After a month of waiting, this year’s rhubarb and rhubarb & raspberry gin is finally ready to drink! Such stunning colours and made with home grown rhubarb. Delicious!

21/05/2021

So who’s going to join me at 12.30 for a live online demo to see how to include this peppery watercress in a luscious vibrant strawberry mousse so that your tastebuds go to heaven? Zoom link in the comments below. See you then!

So who’s going to join me at 12.30 for a live online demo to see how to include this peppery watercress in a luscious vibrant strawberry mousse so that your tastebuds go to heaven? Zoom link in the comments below. See you then!

21/05/2021
20/05/2021

When the organisers of The Watercress Festival set you a challenge to come up dessert with watercress it’s hard to resist having a play. Look out for a live recipe demo tomorrow at 12.30pm (Friday) to find out what worked best. Details on the website.

When the organisers of The Watercress Festival set you a challenge to come up dessert with watercress it’s hard to resist having a play. Look out for a live recipe demo tomorrow at 12.30pm (Friday) to find out what worked best. Details on the website.

28/04/2021

Yum! Fresh pasta and fresh pesto with a tiramisu chilling in the fridge. What a lovely team cook-along that was with a department from Royal Surrey as part of a wellness day. So much fun and brilliant to see everyone’s smiles all the way through! Why not do a cook-along with your team?

Yum! Fresh pasta and fresh pesto with a tiramisu chilling in the fridge. What a lovely team cook-along that was with a department from Royal Surrey as part of a wellness day. So much fun and brilliant to see everyone’s smiles all the way through! Why not do a cook-along with your team?

[04/18/21]   Have any of you been to a class with us and loved it? It would be amazing if you could leave us a review to help others know how great it was and help them if they are wondering whether to book or not....

[04/13/21]   All sold out for our holiday days now but half term days will be going up soon so you can bag your place early if you want 😁

Cooking School in Alton, Hampshire | The Natural Cook Company 08/04/2021

Cooking School in Alton, Hampshire | The Natural Cook Company

We are so happy to be opening our doors again next week! Just in time to squeeze in a few Kids Cookery Days these holidays and then back to classes and rescheduling anything postponed.

Do have a look at the website and book on quick if anything takes your fancy. Class sizes are restricted currently as we are running under Covid secure guidelines.

Hope to see you soon!
Xx

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com

Cooking School in Alton, Hampshire | The Natural Cook Company The Natural Cook Company is a cookery school in Alton, Hampshire. We offer a selection of cooking classes and cooking experience days. Call 01428 86 22 86

22/03/2021

Fun online Pizza Party this weekend where the party girl chose to have her guests receive a personalised party pizza box with all their ingredients ready for them. Easy party solution in a box with the party tea made by them, what could be better!

Fun online Pizza Party this weekend where the party girl chose to have her guests receive a personalised party pizza box with all their ingredients ready for them. Easy party solution in a box with the party tea made by them, what could be better!

24/02/2021

Oops, looks like I accidentally made another favourite of mine for an online class! Luscious lemon square anyone? One of my students liked it so much they called me up after eating theirs to tell me how delicious it was! #happykids

Oops, looks like I accidentally made another favourite of mine for an online class! Luscious lemon square anyone? One of my students liked it so much they called me up after eating theirs to tell me how delicious it was! #happykids

15/02/2021

I know much isn't open this half term but make their days a little more exciting with some online cookery classes and have dinner made for you!

I know much isn't open this half term but make their days a little more exciting with some online cookery classes and have dinner made for you!

The world’s most romantic food….. - The Natural Cook Company 14/02/2021

The world’s most romantic food….. - The Natural Cook Company

Happy Valentine’s Day to you all.

Our lovely Cha (chief of research and development, taste tester, blog writer and all round superstar for The Natural Cook) has written this little piece to share with you all.

I couldn’t agree with the sentiment more - there is nothing more romantic then good food and the promise of a moment alone with the one you love, even if that moment is just a few moments peace with an episode of Bridgerton and (insert the name of the Character that takes your fancy here 🤣)

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/the-worlds-most-romantic-food/

The world’s most romantic food….. - The Natural Cook Company So Valentines Day is upon us and this year our options for celebrating our somewhat reduced. There will be...

10/02/2021

Jambalaya and it’s low carb cousin using celeriac instead of rice! Both delicious and super easy to make (as just found out by my online after school club!). If they can, you definitely can x

Jambalaya and it’s low carb cousin using celeriac instead of rice! Both delicious and super easy to make (as just found out by my online after school club!). If they can, you definitely can x

21/01/2021

Love seeing the set up in people's homes for the online cookery classes. Love even more seeing the massive smiles once they've tasted what they've just made too!

This Friday we are making Hearty Chicken Casserole with Herby dumplings. So let the kids make your dinner and relax!
https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/online-classes/

19/01/2021

Online Classes - The Natural Cook Company

Due to the popularity of the Tuesday online After School Cookery Club, I am now also running one of Wednesday afternoons from 4-5pm. This is in addition to the Friday online kids cookery classes as well.

Each week we will offer a new recipe, alternating between sweet and savoury and our recipes are designed to be enough for a family of 4 to share (but you can easily adjust the ingredient volumes to suit your family).

This week's recipe is a Chicken and lentil casserole with herby dumplings.
https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/online-classes/

thenaturalcookcompany.com Weekly online cookery classes for adults and kids. Bring your own ingredients and follow along with Zoom - lots of fun and make delicious food!

14/01/2021

Still some places left for tomorrow's online session if anyone fancies not having to cook dinner for a change?

"My daugher was telling her godmother about your online classes the other day and she told her it was the best part of her week!" ❤️

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/online-classes/

09/01/2021

Yesterday I had the privilege of delivering some live interactive cook along team bonding sessions for Dell. They had set me the challenge to bring together a large number of team members from all over the globe, taking into account all dietary and cultural/religious requirements, making 2 dishes that would still be interesting for all but allow for completely varied skill levels/kitchen equipment and to ensure all ingredients were easily sourced no matter where in the world they were. Oh and to add a element of lighthearted competition into the mix too!

From researching it to running the sessions it was so much fun! By all accounts it hit the nail on the head for them in all ways and was able to bring their team members together in a unique and successful way. Can you spot the special guest star? 🤣

Do get in contact if you would like to do something similar for your team. I would love to hear from you!

thenaturalcookcompany.com 04/01/2021

Online Cookery Class | After School Club | Natural Cook Company

Although we are sad to not be able to open our doors to teach in person yet, we are excited that we are able to widen our reach again with our online classes.

Kicking off tomorrow with our online after school club from 4pm cooking a Salmon and Brocolli Creamy Pasta Bake

For these classes you can just book on week by week as you fancy it and recipes and ingredients lists will be sent ahead of time to all those booked on.

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/class/online-event-after-school-cookery-club-weekly/

thenaturalcookcompany.com Join us for an interactive online weekly after school cookery club - follow along via zoom, ask any questions and have lots of fun.

04/01/2021
thenaturalcookcompany.com 20/12/2020

Christmas Cooking Activities For Kids | Hampshire

3 spaces released from the sold out Festive Fun cookery workshop tomorrow from 2-5pm.

Due to the new Tier system a family of 3 have had to drop out of tomorrow afternoon’s festive food fun. Anyone fancy grabbing their places?

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/class/festive-fun-for-everyone/

thenaturalcookcompany.com A fun, informative Christmas cooking afternoon for kids aged 6+ yrs. A great way to keep the kids entertained while you do last minute prep!

17/12/2020

Kids Cooking Classes in Alton, Hampshire | The Natural Cook Company

Only 1 space left for Monday's Festive Fun afternoon workshop.

We are a Covid Secure Venue and are keeping classes small to allow the kids to be socially distanced, plus we have screens up between each work station.

Book quickly to avoid missing that last space!
https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/kids-cooking-classes-hampshire/

thenaturalcookcompany.com The Natural Cook Company has a range of kids cooking classes in Alton, Hampshire. We also run after school clubs. Call 01428 86 22 86.

15/12/2020

I love days like today, it’s why I do what I do. Last class for the term for my after school gang who made seriously good flaky pastry in record time and then turned that into absolutely delicious pork and apple sausage rolls. Amazing work as always kids!
Then straight into an online demo on 2 low carb Christmas treats for the wonderful group run by Osborne Nutrition. So much fun and oh what a shame, I’m left with copious amounts of chocolate truffles and a lemon tart to scoffle!
To top it all off I also got given a fabulous present today by one of my students. Onion glasses with lashes!!! Don’t I just look ravishing....

25/11/2020

We decided to go for an indulgent treat on our Online After School Club yesterday and made an utterly delicious Mississippi Mud Pie! Clever lot did amazing well (as always), and from the messages I think they rather enjoyed the fruits of their labours 😁

[10/31/20]   To reassure all looking to book with us, if we do go into another lockdown all bookings will be offered either a full refund or alternative date after lockdown depending on their preference.

30/10/2020

In honour of Halloween Incy Wincy came for a visit to our Food Fun for Preschoolers session today! Lots of happy faces at the end!

30/10/2020

Check out our fantastic November courses. Perfect as a present or a treat just for you! Want to get the family baking? Why not join us in your bubble!

26/10/2020

Looking for a half term activity? We have one last place remaining on our Autumn themed workshop for kids (aged 8+) and a couple of places for our Food Fun for Pre-schoolers session. Join us for some wonderful, Autumn themed fun!

25/10/2020

Look what one of my clever student survival chaps went on to cook at home, a delicious Chicken, Ham and Leek Pie! His mum sent this fabulous picture through and it filled my heart with joy, especially as when I first met him he said he had never really cooked much before.

Want to get your teen set up for when they go off to Uni? 1-1 lessons or small group sessions available to fit around their current college schedules. Book in now and enjoy them cooking dinner for you and watching them grow in confidence before they head off next year.

19/10/2020

We were cooking up something a little different at the cookery studio on Saturday thanks to Rebecca Oxenham Jewellery. Such a lovely fun Silver Jewellery class, while still working with the Covid Secure Guidelines to ensure we all stayed safe.

Her next class with us is on Sat 28th November so book up if you want to own something as pretty as these at the end!

https://www.rebeccaoxenham.com/upcoming-workshops

19/10/2020

Safe pumpkin carving from The Natural Cook Company

This weekend my son wanted to do his pumpkin and then asked me to video him again. I love how confident he feels using the KiddiKutter knife and I had actually left him to it for the first part while I was busy doing something else, with no worries about him hurting himself at all.

https://thenaturalcookcompany.com/kiddi-cutter-knives/

12/10/2020

A few extra visitors at work today! That’s what happens when you are a rural cookery school 🤣

09/10/2020

As you know it’s all about seasonal produce for us and this utterly gorgeous feat of nature is one of the ones I get truly excited about when it comes back into season. How clever is nature! A true work of art. Taste delicious and is so good for you too!

Cookery Classes for Adults & Kids in Hampshire

The Natural Cook Company, founded by Becca, wants to put the fun back into cooking and make home cooked meals accessible to everyone!

We are a small, friendly cookery school for people of all skill levels and ages. We offer a diverse range of courses and workshops either at the bespoke cookery studio at SYMES Kitchen near Alton, Hampshire; local community venues across the South-East; or even one to one sessions in your own home if you prefer.

We also host fabulous group activities, whether it is team bonding, hen or stag do’s or a birthday party with a difference!​

See what classes we are currently running on our website:

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