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Teen Culinary Camp
Teen Culinary Camp

Mon, 21 Jul


The Yarrow Cookery School

Teen Culinary Camp

Empower your teen with culinary skills that will last a lifetime at our Teen Culinary Camp, designed for ages 13 to 16.

Time & Location

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21 Jul 2025, 10:00 – 25 Jul 2025, 15:30

The Yarrow Cookery School, Longniddry EH32 0NZ, UK

About the week

This week-long program is crafted to inspire and engage teenagers in the world of cooking, teaching them fundamental techniques, kitchen safety, and the joy of preparing meals from scratch. It's an excellent way for teens to develop confidence in the kitchen, explore new cuisines, and connect with peers who share their passion for food.

Here's what to expect during the week:

  • Day 1: Lasagna and Italian Classics: Kick off the week with a deep dive into Italian cuisine. Teens will learn to prepare lasagna from scratch, including making pasta sheets, rich tomato sauce, and béchamel. This session covers essential cooking techniques and layering methods, resulting in a hearty and satisfying meal.
  • Day 2: Indian Curries and Sides: On the second day, teens will explore the bold flavors of Indian cuisine by preparing various curries. They'll learn to balance spices, create aromatic bases, and prepare side dishes like rice and naan. This session is perfect for expanding their palate and exploring new ingredients.
  • Day 3: Thai Flavors and Dishes: Dive into the vibrant world of Thai cuisine, focusing on classic dishes like Pad Thai and Thai green curry. Teens will work with ingredients like lemongrass, coconut milk, and Thai basil to create authentic and flavorful meals. This day encourages creativity and exploration in the kitchen.
  • Day 4: Pies and Savory Tarts: It's all about pastry on Thursday. Teens will learn to make a variety of savory pies and tarts, from the crust to the filling. This session includes guidance on achieving a flaky crust and mastering techniques for creating delicious savory fillings. It's a fun and engaging way to build baking skills.
  • Day 5: Pizza Making and Focaccia: The week wraps up with a day dedicated to pizza making and bread baking. Teens will learn to prepare pizza dough from scratch, choose their toppings, and create personalized pizzas. They'll also make focaccia, exploring the art of bread-making and experimenting with different herbs and toppings.

The Teen Culinary Camp runs from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day, offering a full day of learning and fun. The schedule includes breaks and lunch, providing a balanced and enjoyable experience for all participants.

  • Social and Interactive Environment: Our instructors create a welcoming and engaging atmosphere, encouraging teens to interact, share ideas, and work together. It's an excellent opportunity to build teamwork and make new friends.
  • All Equipment and Ingredients Provided: The Yarrow Cookery School provides all the equipment, ingredients, and aprons needed for the camp. Parents can rest assured knowing their teens are in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Location: The Yarrow Cookery School is nestled in a beautiful 400-year-old steading, a short walk from Longniddry train station. The school offers a free car park and EV chargers on-site.

Give your teen the gift of culinary confidence with our Teen Culinary Camp. It's a week of learning, cooking, and fun that will inspire them for years to come. Book now and watch your teen's passion for cooking come to life!

Allergies and Intolerances: Due to the nature of the cookery school, we cannot accommodate allergies. However, we can work with intolerances and dislikes—please let us know upon booking.

Disabled Access: There is full disabled access and a wheelchair-friendly cooking station. Please let us know when booking if you require this for your experience.


  • For the Week

    This breaks down to £70 per day




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