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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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Ok cookery schoold

Manna from Devon is ok. Kitt was an excellent tutor with limited resources. Did v v little actual... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
neil l
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Cooking with a wood-fired oven course

Holly and David gave us a very enjoyable and informative day on this course. They have definitely... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Allison W
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Bristol, 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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Fir Mount House House Higher Higher Contour Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0DE, England
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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

Thank neil l
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

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

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

Thank Mike R
David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 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

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

Reviewed 10 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

Thank Gary W
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

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!

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Have just returned home from five glorious days at this Cookery School. Best school I've ever been too! What a terrific experience both for adults (daughter & mum) and Morgan (11) Milly (9). Great fun on day 1 and it just kept getting better. We...More

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David J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Dear Janet - or as you're now known in south Devon, Granny Apples. Thanks for such a fab review - we so enjoyed having you all to stay; we love that you loved our little bit of gorgeous Devon as much as we do. Lots...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016

We booked a double room here very last minute and were thrilled to have found it. We were not on a cookery course but wished we were! Fran met us on arrival and instantly made us feel welcome as did the 2 gorgeous dogs Poppy...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Hi Fi Thanks so much for your lovely review - it was great to welcome you and Jim to the B&B last weekend; come back any time! Hope you enjoyed the wedding and good luck with yours - sounds like it will be a great...More

Reviewed 19 July 2016

I have just returned from a fantastic 2 days, watching, learning, making, eating and breathing real bread. Davis and Holly were fantastic I learnt so much and I will never eat any other kind of bread again. I had a lot of fun, it was...More

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Holly J, Owner at Manna from Devon Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Hi Nicola Great to have you with us for our Artisan Bread Weekend and we're so pleased you're a realbread convert! Look forward to welcoming you back to the school at another time Best wishes and do let us know how you get on Holly

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