We offer a variety of public and private classes, all detailed below. All of our classes are available online and in person. For more information on what to expect and how your class will run please click below or scroll down to view our classes. 

Public Sushi Class

5pm 16th June 2021

You will gain a tool box of skills as you build confidence and creativity in this kitchen when prepping sushi grade fish.

Scottish Seafood

Scotland has some of the best produce in the wold. Learn how to fillet, cook and cure fish and gain the confidence to cook shellfish such as lobster, crab and scallops.

Indian Curry Night

Expect vibrant flavours and colour as your create multiple Indian dishes to decorate your table. Feel confident navigating your space rack and learning new techniques. 

Vietnamese Street Food

Vietnamese street food is rich in choice with exotic herb, succulent meats, clear broths and tasty finger food. you will uncover an array of dishes as you master this incredible cuisine. 

Pasta Making

Spend the day in virtual Italy as you learns simple and effective techniques that will help you build confidence when creating pasta.

Personalised group

3+ people

Choose a bespoke menu. After the class you can choose to enjoy a virtual

dinner party together. Invite your friends to join and start cooking!

Pizza Class 

Make your own pizza from scratch in this fun, interactive class. Master age old techniques to help you create the perfect pizzas, time and time again from home.

The Free From Class

The go to GF, PKU, DF, Fod-map course. No matter what your food choice or restriction may be, learn how to create dishes you love.

Vegetarian Cooking

Build your plant based repertoire with confidence and sophistication on this vegetarian experience. expect delicious textures and bold flavours from this planet friendly class. 

Vegan Cooking

Learn the latest tips and tricks when it comes to preparing truly unforgettable vegan food. Learn an array of dishes that will mean you never compromise on flavour. 

Couples Class

This is the ultimate date night.


Plan a personalised menu & achieve restaurant standard food from the comfort of your own home.

Kids in the Kitchen

Ages 6-16

The perfect indoor activity that delivers important life skills & encourages healthy eating. Young chefs will be making food from scratch with tons of fun thrown in.

Family Cook a long

This immersive and creative experience teaches key life skills that helps build confidence when preparing delicious food. all dietary requirements can be easily catered for making fussy eaters easy to accommodate.

Best of British

Master classic dishes from our home isles in this personalised group class. Gather a group of friends to join and get cooking from home!

Forage and Cook

The ultimate outdoor cooking experience.. Trail our local forest to discover hidden culinary gems, then create a delicious feast using the fruits of your forage.

Open Fire Cooking

 Acquire the skills of heat control and how to cook directly on the fire, using cast iron as you learn Asado style cooking. Expect this to launch Summer 2021!


What we offer

Click to create unforgettable memories as you discover hidden culinary gems with friends & family. The Yarrow Cookery School is a comprehensive educational facility offering a wide range of cooking classes. Our sessions vary from 2 hour classes, to monthly courses and can be booked both online and in person. 


What to expect

How do our virtual classes work: Be taken on a virtual adventure and immerse yourself in sensational food. The aim of our unique classes is to take you out of your comfort zone and on a journey to culinary greatness. These experiences will give you in depth knowledge, techniques and transferable culinary skills to help you master your chosen cuisine in a fun, interactive and safe environment.

How do our in person classes work: We are in the process of building our brand new cookery school, in the meantime you can book all classes and courses to take place in your home kitchen (depending on your proximity to East Lothian/Edinburgh.) We can also offer an at home experience from our family kitchen. Open fire cooking will commence in the summer of 2021 at our new site! 


Suitable for: All classes are suitable for beginners/intermediate level cooks from the age of 14+ (children from 6+ welcome when accompanied by an adult). All experiences can be adapted for dietary requirements.


How long: The average length of our online experiences are 2.5 hours, however length of classes can be adapted upon request. 

How to prepare: If you have booked an in person class we will take care of everything, all you need to do is turn up.

For virtual classes a shopping list, equipment list and recipe with be provided with top tips on how to source your ingredients affordably and locally. Click the live zoom link to join the virtual experience which is interactive, so that Richard can

answer questions as you develop your culinary skills. Please feel free to bring along wine or beer to enjoy as you cook!

Foundation toolbox that you will receive:

You will learn​

  • Knife skills

  • Variations of baking

  • Sourcing affordable local food

  • Preparing and cooking a variety of vegetables

  • An understanding of ingredients and cooking them

  • Rectifying dishes

  • Variety of transferable cooking skills and techniques

  • Cooking without a recipe book

  • Food presentation

  • Avoiding waste and cooking with leftovers

  • Heat control

  • When to prep in advance 

  • Time management

  • Kitchen hygiene

  • Kitchen organisation

  • Quick cooking

  • Having fun while cooking!

We provide

  • Well structured courses/classes

  • Bespoke menu planning

  • Delicious original recipes to keep

  • Option to keep a recording of your class, to refer to at a later date

  • Hands on mentoring from a professional chef 

  • Safe and friendly environment to learn

  •  Top tips + restaurant skills to transform your home cooking experience 

  • Tailored classes to suit all dietary requirements

  • Professional zoom link to join the interactive class 

  • Yarrow Cookery aprons upon request

  • Advice on how to cook using difference ovens, measurements and hobs. 


East Lothian 


EH31 2AT

telephone: +44 7305 249 132