||Andante has a programme of themed gastronomic tours often based on walks, with opportunities to see special foods being produced and tasting workshops.
|A Taste of
||Cookery courses, run by Stella West-Harling in Ashburton, Devon, and gourmet tours in Italy, Spain and Australia.
|Belle Isle Cookery School
||028 6638 7231
||Residential cookery courses at Belle Isle Castle on the edge of Upper Lough Erne, Northern Ireland.
||Canterbury Travel specialise in holidays to Finnish Lapland (they are well-known for their Santa tours at Christmas time) where they offer a week-long Lappish cooking holiday.
||01380 812 846
||Residential weekend cookery courses run by Caroline Yates in a renovated manor farm house.
|Cooking Experience, The
||Short one-day and weekend cookery courses at Hadleigh in Suffolk.
|Cooking in Umbria
||0800 458 9112
||Cooking holidays with expert guidance in Umbria. Sister brand to Painting in Italy.
||Cookery holidays, gourmet breaks with winetasting in a number of locations around Italy.
||Gastronomic tours to Tuscany & Umbria.
||0131 343 2500
||Italian cookery holidays in Tuscany, Umbria, Puglia, Sicily and Bologna.
|Flavours of France
||020 3286 3609
||Cooking and wine tasting holidays in France, primarily La Rochelle & Lyon, with expert French chefs.
||020 7241 5006
||Formerly called "Point 101 Holidays", Frui specialise in creative breaks including gastronomy holidays Abruzzo, Italy, and cooking in Morocco.
||0844 502 0445
||GoLearnTo is an online agency specialising in learning holidays (languages, dancing, surfing, photography, etc) including cooking and wine holidays. They have a selection of over 65 cookery courses in a wide range of countries.
|Gourmet on Tour
||020 7396 5550
||Culinary tours and cookery course holidays in Asia, USA, Australia, Greece, Spain, UK, Ireland, France and Italy.
|Great Gastronomy & Spa Holidays
||Gastronomic breaks to upmarket hotels in Wallonia (Belgium).
||Week-long small group cookery holidays in Crete, Italy and Portugal.
|Home in Italy
||020 7404 4911
||Villas specialist, Home in Italy, also offers an Italian cooking holiday near Todi, Umbria.
|India on the Menu
||020 7371 1113
||Indian cooking holidays based at a hotel in Goa.
||020 8901 7320
||Indus is a specialist operator to the Indian sub-continent that runs Culinary Tours to Kerela and Rajasthan. They also offer tailor-made cookery courses.
||0800 917 6456
||Intrepid have a selection of culinary tours (they call them "Gourmet Traveller" tours) to Malaysia, India, Vietnam, China & Japan, to which they have recently added France and Italy.
|Italian Cookery Weeks
||020 8208 0112
||Well-established, learn-to-cook holidays run by Susanna Gelmetti in exotic surroundings. For years they've operated a programme in dual locations: Umbria & Puglia, Umbria & the Amalfi coast. Currently it's Umbria & Venice.
||0845 602 5836
||Weekend or week-long cookery courses for small groups based in two villas in the Bergamo region of Northern Italy.
||Cookery weeks run by Anna Venturi at her villa on the north coast of Sicily.
|Just Good Food
||Five day Italian Cookery courses run in a restaurant kitchen in the town of Cetano, Tuscany by chef Alessandro Simoncini. Guests stay in local 'Agriturismi' accommodation.
||Italy specialist operator, Long Travel, has "pick it, cook it, eat it" holidays in Abruzzo and wine/food gastro experiences in Sardinia & Puglia.
|Le Baou D'Infer Cookery School
||020 7727 0997
||Cookery courses in French cuisine for 6 students at a time run by Alex MacKay at a large country house near St Tropez in Provence, France.
|Martin Randall Travel
||020 8742 3355
||Arts & culture specialists with a small programme of gastronomy tours too.
|Murray School of Cookery, The
||The Murray School of Cookery runs practical cookery courses (eg for chalet staff or those who need certificates) in the UK, but they also run residential Italian cooking holidays at a country house beside the Valley of the Temples at Agrigento, Sicily.
|On the Menu
||New brand name from On the Go Tours who launched a 7-day cooking holiday in Goa, India in Autumn 03 and have now expanded the programme to 17 cookery courses in Australia, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam. The small group cookery courses run from 3 days to 8 days and include accommodation, transfers, cookery sessions and more.
|Sapori & Saperi
||Cambridge-based Sapori + Saperi Adventures specialise in gastronomic holidays in Lucca and the Garfagnana, Northern Italy.
||0845 230 22 23
||Villa rental specialists who are now also offering Italian cooking holidays in Tuscany & Umbria
|Swinton Park Cookery School
||Residential cookery courses by TV cook Rosemary Shrager who teaches the classical preparation of food and essential techniques including patisserie, baking, sauces and souffles, boning and filleting, etc. Swinton Park is a country house hotel near Ripon in North Yorkshire.
|Tastes of Italy
||020 8788 2337
||Gourmet breaks in Italy combining luxurious food with Italian culture, plus cookery and wine courses.
||020 7460 0077
||Cookery holidays in Greece, Italy & Thailand
||Online agency specialising in a range of tours, excursions, courses and activities from local suppliers worldwide...including a good selection of cookery and gastronomic trips.
||020 7183 5153
|| Started by two food & travel enthusiasts, Tripfeast offers culinary travel experiences all over the world, from learning to cook authentic local recipes to sampling the best flavours in the most culturally diverse locations.
||020 7680 1377
||Five-day Italian cookery & wine courses in Tuscany, based near Lucca.
||A dedicated holiday programme especially for vegetarians and vegans in an unspoilt and environmentally-friendly resort in Lapland. This is a brand of Finnish Lapland specialists, Canterbury Travel, and a sister brand to Holidays for Diabetics.
||020 8651 2997
||Week-long residential cookery courses run by Valentina Harris in North West Tuscany for groups of up to 15.
|Why Don't You...
||0845 838 6262
||Special interest holidays division of WEXAS, the longstanding and well-known holiday club. WDY has a good selection of cooking holidays and gourmet breaks/wine tours in France, Italy and further afield.
||020 8870 2600
||World Expeditions have selection of culinary tours to China, Vietnam, India and Japan.