Bread for beginners (Julyan)


Skills Day

XXXWe call it our Cookery Spa Day – a bit of ‘you time’ to learn some new skills whilst you spend a day preparing some of our favourite recipes. A huge topic that we could spend months teaching, on this course we will start from the beginning and get those bread flavours flowing!

  • 10:00 am-3:30 pm
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Course Information

XXXXWhat you’ll be making and learning…….

Dough basics – working and handling different types of doughs and ingredients

Rosemary, sun-dried tomato, black olive and Cornish sea salt focaccia

You will never buy ready-made again! 


Enriched bread doughs and using fresh yeasts

Apricot Couronne

Quick and easy, flavoursome loaves of bread

Fruit spiced soda bread




How the day goes….

Arrive at 10 am for some of Aj’s breakfast treats before donning your apron and gathering around our large teaching island. Your cookery teacher will then demonstrate the first dish of the day, with overhead cameras capturing the finer details. Then it’s time for some hands-on cooking, as you head to your fully-equipped cooking bay where trays of pre-prepared ingredients will be waiting. Cooking will commence, with your teacher pausing the class at convenient times to demonstrate a new technique or the next dish.

Around 1 pm we will pop open a bottle of bubbles and enjoy one of your dishes for lunch.

After lunch, we will finish cooking and assembling all of your delectable food before finishing around 3:30 pm

Drinks and snacks are provided throughout the day as well as aprons, tea towels and recipe cards. We also provide takeaway boxes, however, please feel free to help us reduce packaging waste by bringing your own reusable containers.



Recommended ages 18+ years

Unfortunately, this course cannot be adapted to gluten-free diets

Allergies – We will try our very best to adapt our menus for specific dietary requirements. However, details must be emailed at the time of booking to [email protected]. Regrettably, recipes and menus cannot be adapted on the day. Our cookery school is not a nut-free environment.

Cancellation Policy – You must notify [email protected] 10 full business days before your scheduled class to get a refund. You can transfer your seat to a different date or class if you notify us 5 full business days before your scheduled class. Any changes made within 5 full business days of the class cannot be accepted.