Food Smoking Courses
Learn to smoke your own cheese, fish, meat and more!
Featured as one of the 'Top 9 Courses' to do in Europe - Lonely Planet Guide
Shortlisted for the 'Best Food Experience' - UK Cookery School Awards 2012
We use a variety of smokers at Smoky Jo's - some commercially produced and some home made... We also stock a small selection... all are also available with a smoking course on the specials page.
THE CAMERON STOVETOP SMOKERS
These stovetop smokers are simply superb - you can create an element of theatre to your mealtimes smoking meat, fish and even vegetables. Comes with a recipe booklet and wood chips to get you started, these smokers can be used on any hob - gas, electric, Aga etc. Cooking times can vary according to heat source* you can have perfect hot smoked salmon in about 10 mins!
*INDUCTION HOBS - Coking time may be considerably longer than indicated in our instructions and recipes.
Cameron Li'l Smokey
This is the Gourmet Mini Smoker (small one, above) plus a stand and a sterno holder for camping and backpacking. Can be used on stovetop or outdoors using sterno (chafing tin); camp fire or gas burner.
Li'l Smokey stovetop and outdoor smoker
incl UK P&P
Macs BBQ sell a variety of smokers and smoking equipment - and they are a lovely company to do business with!
Bigger than the Li'l Smoky but not as versatile are riverside hot smokers like the Snowbee, Abu etc...
- as seen with Jo on the Great British Taste Tour, April 2012!
This is a fabulous little hot smoker, small, light and easy to use, originally designed for fishermen to smoke their catch at the riverside. Ideal for taking on a day's fishing, camping or using at home. Smokes and cooks meat, veg or fish in 15-30 minutes.
Includes a FREE bag of wood dust!
No longer available through Smoky Jo's - but widely available online.
Smoky Jo's, the first and best food smoking course from the former owners of the award-winning Old Smokehouse, Brougham Hall, Penrith, 2001 - 2004.
"Thank you for a fabulous day on Saturday, it was one of the best birthday presents I have had, really enjoyed all I learnt in such a lovely, friendly place." - Kate November 2014
The Dymond Guide to food and drink in one of this country's most beautiful areas.. and guess what? We're in it!
The book includes restaurants, pubs and inns, cafés and tea rooms, food and drink producers, specialist food and farm shops, and of course cookery and baking courses across The Lake District and Cumbria.