Making fish and seafood dishes at home can be a bit daunting, especially as you don’t want to overcook that wonderful produce! Let our resident experts show you how to prepare and cook a perfect paella that you will want to make for your family and friends again and again.

Techniques you will learn:

  • Basic knife skills for everyday use in the kitchen.
  • How to bone, scale, skin and fillet a round fish.
  • How to clean and prepare mussels, king prawns and squid.
  • How to make a flavoursome fish stock.
  • How to make sofrito (the tomato base for paella).
  • Learn about the sourcing and sustainability of fish.


Full recipes, including ingredients list and method, are provided for you to take home to add to your repertoire so you can keep on cooking them time and time again

  • Seafood Paella

What you can take home:

There is a tasting session after each class where you have the chance to sample the tutor’s version of the dish. You will also sit down as a class at the end of the session and enjoy your meals together.

Please note that you do not need to bring any equipment or ingredients with you as this will be provided by the cookery school and is included in the cost. 

Tea and coffee are provided throughout on all of our classes.


If you’d like to make an enquiry before making a booking please check our FAQ section, and if the answer to your query isn’t there, email us on and we’ll get back to you within two working days. If you’d like to call us please do so on 0113 323 7700 and if the phone is unmanned please leave a message with your contact number. We’ll aim to get back to you within two working days.