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Fish in Day at Philleigh Way

26 February, 16 April, 21 May, 25 June & 9 July

On this creative one day fish course will take students through the skills and techniques

A step by step guide to fish cookery incorporating fish selection, filleting techniques (round and flat fish) But most importantly learn a variety of beautiful simple dishes that students can take away and recreate at home with all types of other fish as well.

Course Overview

Duration: 10:00-16:00

Tutors: Head Tutor – Rupert Cooper

Maximum student to tutor ratio: 10-1

Welcome: Meet your tutors and see for yourself the Philleigh Way farmhouse cookery school and garden. Enjoy a morning tea or coffee and tasty Philleigh Way treat.

The Day: The course includes demonstrations and four practical sessions all using local Cornish seafood, from quick starters to special restaurant standard main course . All equipment, aprons, food and drink is provided including a glass of Prosecco mid-morning and wine with lunch.

Close: Have a chat with fellow course attendees and members of the Philleigh Way team. This is a guide to the days activities and may vary depending on the season as well as the group’s interest.

Sample dishes

Smoked mackerel pate, homemade bread & chutney

Megrim sole, tempura batter and saffron aioli

Grilled sole, pancetta, mussels and braised fennel

Pan roasted hake, Goan curry potatoes and crispy kale

Pan fried gunard & sauce vierge


Identifying fish

Sourcing fish

Assessing quality

Trimming and filleting flat and round fish

Grilling flat fish fillets

Battering  flat fish fillets

Pan and shallow frying


Please Note: The last session of the day involves students filleted a large round fish to take home so we recommend bringing a medium sized food container.

Age suitability: 16+ or 13+ if accompanied by a paying adult.