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The joy of creating artisan food! Learn bread making from artisan bakers and and cheese-making from this country's finest cheese-makers. Enjoy cupcake and cake decorating courses with master bakers and sugar-crafters. Browse artisan food craft courses and workshops across the UK.

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Dads and Lads Bushcraft courses with Stuart Lawrence - This course is designed to strengthen your mental endurance and to give you the basics of camp management, hunting, preparing animals for eating, fire starting. It is an intensive course even though it is basic - you will be put through a real life scenario as if you were in that situation. Even though these are basic bushcraft courses they are designed to simulate real-life situations,...
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Whether you wish to add to your existing skills or need to know the very basics of gift wrapping, our inspiring classes will teach you how to wrap your gifts perfectly. Professional Gift Wrapping Tutor, Jo Thompson reveals the tricks of the trade and covers a wide range of techniques including perfectly wrapped boxes, awkward shapes and those all important finishing touches – bows! Courses held at: Horsley, Derbyshire Sheffield, Sth Yorkshire Ripon, Nth Yorkshire...
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On this course you will learn how to: -level, crumb coat & ice your cake with a professional finish -how to work with & colour sugar paste -how to make a variety of festive decorations and bows -make festive models -do decorative piped detailing You will also have a chance to discuss handy hints and tips in a relaxed environment while learning. All Courses are in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with a maximum of...
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Enjoy two days of expert, hands-on, bread-making tuition on an all-inclusive weekend's stay at The Artisan Bakery School. The School is in a 300-year old cottage in the village of Sparkwell. It lies within easy reach of both Dartmoor and the stunning South Devon coast, making it also an ideal location for non-baking partners (who only pay £165). This is a great opportunity to develop your artisan bread-making skills, or try your hand at pizza,...
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On this course you will learn how to: -top your cupcakes with buttercream and sugar paste to a professional standard -work with and colour sugar & modelling paste -make festive models and other decorations by hand including roses -use cutters to create beautiful decorations You will also have a chance to discuss handy hints and tips in a relaxed environment while learning. All Courses are in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere with a maximum of...
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Learn how to make incredibly realistic sugar flowers to put on cakes and cupcakes. There is practically no flower you can't make, although the most popular ones are roses, peonies, lilies and orchids. They are suitable for all celebration cakes and can be made from non-edible cold porcelain too so they can be kept. I am a two times Gold award winner from Cake International, NEC for floral arrangements and love passing on my knowledge...
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Next course on 17th March 2017
Click through above to see our website and browse our full 2017 course programme. Our Bread workshops are always very productive - Gillian will explain over our morning coffee the importance of the various ingredients, dried yeast versus fresh, liquids and proving times - and very soon you'll be making your first loaf of basic farmhouse bread (wholemeal or granary). You will quickly move on to rolls, focaccia, rustic soda breads, challah, parmesan buns, garlic...
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Breadmaking Join us for a day of breadmaking and learn how to make loaves to be proud of! You will try out a range of dough making techniques using different flours and learn how to shape your dough into loaves, rolls and Mediterranean breads. You will leave with the bread you have made and a booklet of bread making advice and recipes to help you continue your bread making journey. Tutor: Kath Corfield Kath runs...
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Autumn Dyes from the Countryside - one day course Take a basket and wander through the meadows, investigate the hedgerows and gardens to identify and collect traditional dye material in season. Berries and barks, roots, flowers and fruits all provide wonderful natural ingredients. Participants will prepare dye baths of subtle, natural colours and dip and dye samples to take home. The historic use of dye plants and fibres will be explored through studying examples from...
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Foraging Day at Hafod Estate, Ystwyth Valley, Ceredigion (about 12 miles from Aberystwyth) Join professional forager Jade Mellor for a full day of wild food foraging. Spring is a time of abundance and new life. Of fresh, green leaves, edible blooms and the most tender, tasty and nutritious wild food. Join me in this very special opportunity to spend a whole day foraging in the heart of the beautiful, magical, Hafod estate . We will...