Cookery Classes

My classes are a fun way of learning many secrets of Italian cooking. they are Ideal for small groups (minimum 1 – maximum 8) and for budding cooks at any level. Classes can also be themed and tailored to the wishes of the students. they can also be a birthday treat a team building exercise for company employees or simply an enjoyable way of getting better at cooking.

Mariella Bliss runs classes at the following cookery schools:

-Forge House Bakery  Pizza and Focaccia workshops in Lower Heyford)

Berrys Orchard     Pizza and Focaccia workshops in Deddington

-Harborne Food School   Italian Regional Cooking in Birmingham

-Honesty Cookery School  Regional Cooking, Pizza and Bread-making in Newbury

-Witney and Abingdon College  Bread, Pasta making and general Italian courses (Multiple lessons)  in and around Oxford

Check the listed pages for more info on my courses and booking. 

If you live far from any of the above schools why not joining one of my fun but always informative  ZOOM Class?

Unfortunately, due to the current situation (Covid 19), all the group classes at  my registered kitchen in Tackley are suspended but if you are interested in a bespoke workshop please click here, check the class theme I offer and feel free to contact me. 

Pizza and Focaccia Workshop at The Forge House Bakery in Lower Heyford

9th October 2021 (10-2pm)

Mariella Bliss is teaming up with refined sourdough baker Sue Brown to hold a comprehensive workshop on the subject of Focaccia and Pizza
Come and join us for a lunchtime class to learn how to make authentic pizza using simple ingredients and clever, easy techniques.

Mariella has an infectious enthusiasm for all things Italian especially pizza: a great relaxed and fun class.

You will learn techniques to mix, knead and shape dough as well as cooking pizza on our outside wood burning pizza oven .

Mariella will also show you techniques to use at home, so a pizza oven is not essential. You will be able to enjoy your pizza in the garden (weather permitting!) as well as taking dough with you to cook at home.

£ 100.00 per person

Classes are small, maximum 5 people. All abilities are welcome

We have plenty of space and are able to adhere strictly to to all COVID 19 guidelines


Mariella Bliss At Harborne Food School

Choose your favourite course and join me in the beautiful historical setting of  Birmingham Cookery School.

For more Info about my classes, click here

Mariella Bliss At Witney and Abingdon College

These good value courses will give you the chance to attend a full course of multiple lessons focusing on a single subject like pasta, bread or desserts of Italy.

Very good practical settings like Cheney School, Cherwell College in Oxford, or Gosford Hill School in Kidlington where you will bring your own ingredients to cook together once a week. 

For more information, click here


Mariella Bliss At Honesty Cookery School

Enjoy a day cooking and eating together at The Barn, the elegant, sparkling  cooking venue part of the Honesty Group.

For info about my classes, click here

Mariella Bliss at the Berrys Orchard

Pizza and Pasta workshop surrounded by David and Janet’s beautiful family orchard with the bonus of a charming homemade wood fired oven! 


New dates coming soon !