Take the River Cottage Cooking Diploma, and get 20% off the full course price

Self-paced course


Join Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the River Cottage team of chefs and gardeners to sharpen your culinary skills with this unique River Cottage Diploma in cookery.

Times+ has partnered with respected online classroom provider, Learning with Experts, to offer you 20 percent off this on-demand course,  which can be accessed in your own time and taken at your own pace.

Hugh and the River Cottage team will inspire you with seasonal and sustainable eating ideas and new kitchen skills. You’ll be creating your own versions of the River Cottage classics as you learn. Courses include: Much more veg, Hands on fish and shellfish, The Pie Shop, River Cottage in fire, Fermenting, Gluten free cooking, Foraging, Sourdough & wild yeast baking, Eat the veg patch, Spice it up, How to have a River Cottage Christmas.

The River Cottage diploma course includes:

  • Classes taught by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the River Cottage team
  • 11 courses, taught by 9 experts
  • On-demand videos – watch when you want, lifetime access
  • Assignments to help you learn as you watch
  • Downloadable lesson notes and recipes
  • Small sociable classrooms 
  • Feedback from River Cottage experts on your cookery

The course is suitable for anyone looking to be inspired with new cookery ideas, from beginners to people looking for a career change into the food & drink industry.

Learning with Experts offer their courses at two price points, expert level & peer level. Lessons are pre-recorded for you to watch at any time.   Assignments follow each lesson which can be uploaded to be marked and commented on by the tutor (Expert Level). 

Times subscribers can receive 20 percent off the booking price at either level by entering the code 'TIMES20' to your basket when you checkout. 

This course is organised and managed by Learning with Experts – if you have any queries please contact

Offer is valid for one Expert level course per customer.

Offer must be redeemed by 31st October, 2021.

No further discount or voucher can be applied.

Cannot be used for the purchase of gift cards or exchanged for cash.

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