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Learn to bake from the experts! Baking classes, workshops and courses throughout the UK. Hone your culinary skills and discover the tips and secrets of master bakers. Can you 'rise' to the challenge' and 'prove' your skills?

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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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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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Sourdough bread is becoming increasingly popular, for the very good reason that it tastes as amazing as it looks, and it hugely beneficial effects on your digestive system. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn't even have to taste 'sour'. It is a natural, wild yeast leaven that can be used to create a huge range of tastes. The Artisan Sourdough & Rye Day is a hands-on workshop devoted to learning how to: * Manage consistently...
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Rachael Watson is a home taught baker and a local GP. In her one day classes she will share her knowledge, skill and enthusiasm for baking beautiful breads from around the world. Finish the day with lunch and a glass of wine in the sunroom. “I had a marvellous time and learnt so much… I loved the course and being in your fabulous home and meeting the fellow bakers… We were amazed that we’d created...
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Next course on 29th January 2017
Bread Making - Beginners Tutor: Ursula Ferrigno Beginner’s Bread-making with our new tutor, Ursula Ferrigno. She will be running an intensive one-day course for beginners and to help people to improve their bread-making skills. The course will combine demonstration and hands–on baking with an understanding of what is going on in bread-making. Students will be making three different breads to take home, plus two starter doughs. COURSE CONTENT Introduction to the world of flours, and...
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DELECTABLE PASTRIES, HAND-CRAFTED BY YOU! Viennoiserie means 'things from Vienna' - in this case, delicious things created from a laminated (layered) or non-laminated yeasted dough, and supposedly invented by the Viennese (although the French did their fair share!). By the end of the day, you will be able to make your own mouth-watering croissants, pain au chocolat, frangipane butterflies and a selection of Danish pastries. You will also learn how to make a feather-light, buttery...
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BRILLIANT BAKING WITHOUT THE GLUTEN Beyond the additive-laden GF loaves wrapped in shrouds of plastic, and the boring old branded mixes of rice and potato flour, there exists a whole planet full of fascinating flours that are not only naturally gluten-free, but highly nutritious. On your day at The Artisan Bakery School, you will learn the different properties of flours made from nuts, beans, grains and vegetable starches and how to blend your own house...
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Click through above to see our website and browse our full 2016 course programme. Gluten Free 'Breads and Pastries' 10am to 2.30pm Anyone who has ever tried to make Pastry, Bread, Biscuits or Scones gluten free knows that result can be disappointing. Gillian Harris bakes for several gluten free clients and is well versed on all the hazards of cooking without gluten, with hints and tips on getting the best out of her recipes. She...