Here are some lovely comments from our customers

“Bluebell Farmhouse is the stuff of rural dreams:  a beautiful place based on good farming and a real love of food.  Whenever I’m there I feel as though I’m in the heard of the best of Sussex and country life.”

Hattie Ellis, Award-winning Food Columnist and Author

“Philippa Vine is one of the country’s top chefs. She was a champion of local and seasonal food long before it became fashionable  and is brimming with delicious, imaginative and healthy recipe ideas. She has inspired and helped hundreds of people improve their cookery skills from her family farm in the Sussex countryside.”

Tim Relf, Farmers Weekly

“Really enjoyed the ESSE cooking session today. You were brilliant and have inspired me.”


“The lunch was a great success and was much enjoyed, the lamb tagine was delicious and everyone commented that the lemon drizzle polenta cake was exceptional”


“I have really enjoyed your lovely cookery courses and I just wanted to say thank you so much. The whole day has a warm and friendly atmosphere and of course the recipes are quite delicious!”


“Thank you very much for another delightful day on your farm. Looking forward to another course later in the month.”


“Thank you for a wonderful day last Thursday on the cookery course in Arlington.  It was a pleasure to meet you and we learnt so many new tips.  It made for such a happy occasion, and your enthusiasm has reflected on all of us.  Looking forward to coming again.”