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Ann's Smart School of Cookery

Phillows Barns Hammonds Road, Danbury CM3 4BG, England
+44 800 756 6805
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Brilliant from start to finish!

Myself and my partner attended the Smoke and Spice class; and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma P
via mobile
Artisan Bread making

One of my favourite tastes and smells is freshly cooked bread although I’ve always shied away from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gill M
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“artisan bread” (21 reviews)
“useful tips” (20 reviews)
“curries” (15 reviews)
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Phillows Barns Hammonds Road, Danbury CM3 4BG, England
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+44 800 756 6805
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"macaroons"
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"enjoyable afternoon"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner attended the Smoke and Spice class; and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. This was our first cooking class so we were a bit dubious beforehand but the recipes were easy enough to follow and the group small enough that everyone could...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite tastes and smells is freshly cooked bread although I’ve always shied away from making it as seemed too cumbersome & time consuming. After a morning at ASSOC however now realise how easy it is to make delicious bread quicker than trudging...More

Thank Gill M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just returned from a GREAT Saturday morning spent at the Smart Cookery School course entitled Seafood Extravaganza! Just when I thought I knew everything! It was a mixed age group taught by a charming and knowledgable lady called Pity. We butterflied prawns and cooked...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ann has taught me how to make cheese and fillet fish in a simple but effective way, together with extra tips and add on recipes to complement the foods. This time it was Macarons and again I came away feeling confident and full of new...More

1  Thank reallywrenchit
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have now attended 3 classes so far; sausage making, curries and artisan bread. Every class has been fun but we have learned so much and if you forget don’t worry because Ann emails the recipes afterwards. You don’t just learn about...More

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Attended the luxury pie course today. Variety of pies, ease of them and very tasteful. Will certainly be making them at home. The chef Michelle was superb too. Great enjoyable class

Thank Kay G
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Having attended a workshop last year my daughter and I returned yesterday for the macaroon class and we had a brilliant time. Ann herself went into great detail to explain where we might have gone wrong previously when we tried and failed to make them...More

Thank Sujacks
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I took my husband to this cookery class today for a birthday gift. I had read the reviews before and saw that most people liked the format whilst some really did not. It would probably help if this group format was explained more clearly on...More

Thank SunnySouthender
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A very enjoyable afternoon. I attended with my partner and we both thoroughly enjoyed joining a group and learning many interesting tips whilst helping to prepare and then eat a starter, main course and dessert. Ann was a delightful host who answered everyone’s questions and...More

Thank jan10192
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic evening last Thursday learning how to make fabulous macarons. Great people, fab teacher, great tips and lots of yummy macarons! Would thoroughly recommend and will definitely go back 💕👨‍🍳

Thank Rebecca M
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bobCastle17
31 March 2018|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
Hi use Annsmartschoool site there are 3 different venues to choose from and the calendar runs for 8 weeks so you will need to search for the Sushi course and may need to be flexible on date. I attended the Sushi course on... More
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mystic-merkin
20 September 2017|
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My husband was given this as a birthday present. The original information was perfect as he’s been making bread for over 40 years. This has been a pig in a poke and we’re extremely angry about the experience held in a... More
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