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Our Kitchen Medicine Chest

FESTIVAL MASTERCLASS: Join herbalist Simon Mills from Pukka Herbs to learn how to make your own effective home remedies.

Join Pukka herbal specialist Simon Mills to learn how to make safe and very effective home remedies from the spices and herbs in your kitchen, and from plants growing in your garden or nearby.

Simon will talk through and demonstrate simple recipes for throat lozenges, a muscle rub, a healing and soothing cream, and a range of remedies to help fend off colds, headaches, indigestion and coughs. All the recipes and many samples of the products will be available to take home.

Simon has been a herbal practitioner in Exeter for over 40 years and is known around the world as an inspiring teacher and writer on herbal and traditional medicine.

This class will take place in the Yurt from 10.30-11.30am on Saturday 24 August.

Please note that you are required to have a Festival entrance ticket.

We regret there are no members discounts for this class.

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Further information...

This dining event is run from River Cottage HQ on the Dorset/Devon borders. Full address details of HQ will be provided once you have booked.

We are a licensed venue. We have a wide selection of the finest organic wines available to purchase.

Stay in our famous Farmhouse, click here. For other local accommodation click here.

This class is suitable for all levels. We put these guidelines in place for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all our guests.

We happily cater for allergies and intolerances so do let us know of any restrictions at the time of booking. We kindly request you do not specify dislikes or preferences as we would love you to try the dishes our chefs have specifically created for the event so you can experience the menu as it was intended. Please be aware that we use ingredients in our kitchens which include allergens so we cannot guarantee against contamination. If you would like to know the steps we take to minimise cross-contamination please call one of the team during office hours and we will be happy to assist.