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Local Scottish Seafood
Local Scottish Seafood

Sat, 31 May


The Yarrow Cookery School

Local Scottish Seafood

Explore the best of Scottish seafood with our local-focused cooking class at Yarrow Cookery School! Dive into the fresh flavors of North Berwick and Dunbar as you learn the art of preparing lobster and crab. This class is a hit among seafood lovers, with limited spots that fill up quickly.

Time & Location

31 May 2025, 22:00 – 01 Jun 2025, 02:30

The Yarrow Cookery School, Longniddry EH32 0NZ, UK

About the week

Discover the rich flavors of Scotland's coastline with our Scottish Seafood Cooking Class at Yarrow Cookery School. This immersive experience takes you on a culinary journey through Scotland's finest seafood, featuring North Berwick lobster, Scottish scallops, Dunbar Crab and the fish of the day. Ideal for seafood enthusiasts and culinary explorers, this class is the perfect opportunity to learn from expert chefs and connect with Scotland's seafood traditions.

Here's what to expect during the class:

  • Learn to Prepare North Berwick Lobster: Dive into the unique techniques for handling and cooking lobster. Our instructors will guide you through the process of killing, cleaning, and preparing North Berwick lobster to perfection. You'll also learn tips for serving lobster in a way that highlights its delicate flavors.
  • Scottish Scallops and Fish of the Day: Next, you'll discover the art of preparing Scottish scallops, exploring methods for searing and achieving a perfect golden crust. You'll also work with the fish of the day, sourced from Scotland's coastal waters. This could include cod, haddock, or other local favorites, allowing you to adapt your cooking techniques based on the seafood available.
  • Dunbar Crab: Discover how to pick and prepare Dunbar crab, one of Scotland's finest seafood delicacies. Our chefs will guide you through the process of cleaning and cracking crab shells to extract the tender meat.
  • Create Delicious Seafood Dishes: Throughout the class, you'll prepare a variety of seafood dishes, from appetizers to main courses. You'll learn to balance flavors, create rich sauces, and plate your dishes with an eye for presentation. Our chefs will offer tips and tricks to ensure your meals are rest
  • Fun On-Site Bar: During your cooking experience, feel free to visit our on-site bar, where you can order any drink of your choice. Whether you prefer a glass of wine, a cocktail, or a refreshing mocktail, our bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to complement your seafood journeyaurant-quality.
  • Interactive and Social Atmosphere: Enjoy a relaxed and engaging environment where you can interact with fellow seafood lovers, share stories, and enjoy the cooking process. Our instructors foster a friendly atmosphere where everyone is encouraged to participate and have fun.
  • Sample Your Creations: After preparing your dishes, sit down with other participants to sample your creations. It's a fantastic opportunity to taste a variety of seafood dishes and appreciate the flavors and textures unique to Scottish seafood in our charming dining area. 
  • Location and Facilities: The Yarrow Cookery School is located in a stunning 400-year-old steading, just a short walk from Longniddry train station. The school offers a free car park and EV chargers on-site, making it convenient for attendees. We provide all the equipment, ingredients, and aprons needed for the class, so you only need to bring your enthusiasm and love for seafood.

Join us for our Scottish Seafood Cooking Class at Yarrow Cookery School and experience the best of Scotland's coastal cuisine. Whether you're a seasoned cook or new to seafood, this class offers something for everyone. Book now to secure your spot and enjoy a memorable day of cooking and tasting.

Disabled access: There is full disabled access and a wheelchair friednly cookery station, please let us know when booking if you require this for your experience.  

Allergies: Due to the nature of the cookery school and the rotation of a wide range of cuisiens we can not accomadate any allergies. We can accomodate intolorances and dislikes - please let us know upon booking. 

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