Sometimes I just bloody love being a food blogger. A few weeks ago I was invited to spend the day at Brompton Cookery School nr Shrewsbury, owned and run by Marcus Bean. Along with some of my fellow BBC Good Food Show bloggers, I spent the day baking, learning a little about foraging and of course.. eating!
Brompton Cookery School and B&B are run by chef Marcus Bean and his wife in possibly the most idyllic place on earth. I drove down the track thinking the sat nav had lost its marbles and then arrived in front of a gorgeous Beatrix Potter fairy tale farm house and barns. In the biggest of the barns is the cookery school. Modern, stylish and with a touch of vintage, the cookery school holds up to 16 people. There are a whole range of classes available including butchery, baking, foraging, gluten free and vegetarian plus many more. They also offer junior classes and corporate classes, perfect for team building days!
The day finished with a fabulous lunch made by Marcus of honey glazed hams, amazing asparagus quiches, cheeses and a selection of Robert’s fantastic breads. We also had a range of products from some of the producers who are going to be at the BBC Good Food Show Summer. The real highlights for me were the range of sauces from Great British Sauce Co – in particular their gorgeously nostalgic curry sauce which went perfectly with the glazed ham.
Marcus Bean will be hosting the Supertheatre all week at BBC Good Food Show so make sure you look out for him! If you’ve not already got your tickets, use code GB20 to get 15% discount! You can use it right up to and during the show (until 15 June) online or by calling 0844 581 1341.
The discounts don’t stop there! I’m on fire this week – if you want to experience Brompton Cookery School for yourself, you can get 10% off by quoting BBC Good Food Show Blog 2014!