Perfect Pastry

Perfect Pastry

When does a pie become a tart, and a tart become a quiche?  Today, our professional chef, Ian Dowding, will reveal the techniques for making perfect pastry, including shortcrust, sweet shortcrust, hot water and a sweet dough for croissants and danish pastries.  As on...
Smoking & Preserving

Smoking & Preserving

Explore the ancient art of smoking and curing, once the only and essential way to preserve food. This afternoon we will show you how easy it is to preserve and make your own delicious smoked foods at home so that you can always enjoy the goodness of naturally...
Tapas

Tapas

Experience Spain’s magnificent, colourful, mini Mediterranean dishes on this afternoon’s half day course.  Traditional tapas dishes, make great Canapés or light lunch dishes if you are entertaining.  You can nibble on the fruits of your labour during the...
Bread Plus

Bread Plus

NEW FOR 2019, due to demand, we are delighted to include a sourdough loaf to our stable of breads for our Bread Plus Course as we discover the more intricate techniques of pre fermented doughs and sweet breads.  We will use our own ‘sourdough’ starter to...
Bread Making

Bread Making

You can’t beat the aroma of freshly baked bread, and once you have learnt how easy it is, there will be no stopping you! This morning, our professional chef Ian Dowding, will introduce you to the basics of bread making, the different flours available, how yeast...
French Cookery

French Cookery

Traditional French Bistro’s feature the most glamorous comfort food in the world and today is all about learning how to cook these simple, classical dishes in your own home.  Take a trip around this amazing gastronomic country today, embracing the wonderful aromas of...
Bread Plus

Bread Plus

NEW FOR 2019, due to demand, we are delighted to include a sourdough loaf to our stable of breads for our Bread Plus Course as we discover the more intricate techniques of pre fermented doughs and sweet breads.  We will use our own ‘sourdough’ starter to...
Patisserie

Patisserie

This morning, discover the art of working with sweet shortcrust and choux pastries, to produce three exquisite desserts to take home with you. As well as learning the techniques of making these pastries from scratch from simple ingredients, you will also learn how to...
Gluten Free Baking

Gluten Free Baking

No gluten, no problem!   We know baking is one of the biggest challenges if you’re gluten free so we’ve come up with a range of recipes putting cakes, bread and pastry back on the menu!  We’ve experimented with endless blends of gluten free flours,...

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