Delightful Tea Bake SchoolLocation Southend-on-Sea, Essex Contact 01702 742343 [email protected] Established in 2013, the Delightful Tea Bake School has taught hundreds of aspiring bakers. With a wide range of half-day, one-day and multiple-day courses in bread making, patisserie, cake decorating and more, their small group sizes give their courses a unique personal touch! The courses take place in a beautiful, custom-designed kitchen fitted with high quality equipment, which is designed to be hands-on and make it easier to learn. Course titles include Real Bread Making: A Beginner’s Guide, Introduction to Macaron Making, Hello Cupcake! Baking, Icing and Decorating for Beginners, Traditional Pork Pie Making and Perfect Patisserie plus a whole host of other topics sure to whet the appetite. Delightful Tea Bake School also offers private baking experiences, alternative hen party activities and corporate team building. Southend-on-Sea in Essex is accessible from London’s Fenchurch Street and Liverpool Street stations, making visiting the baking school as easy as pie. Southend-on-Sea is also a fantastic place to extend your stay, with attractions, dining and shopping close by. The team has a real passion for baking and aim to inspire their students to bake themselves happy!
Book now at www.delightfultea.co.uk
Bread Angels by Virtuous BreadLocation 15 locations across the UK Contact 020 7400 3900 [email protected] Bread Angels is the UK’s largest network of micro bakeries. Not only are many of the tutors award-winning bakers, they are also award-winning teachers. When you take a class from a Bread Angel, you take part in small, cosy classes of around 2-6 people that are often taught in the home bakery of the tutor. Many students describe Bread Angels’ classes as informative and inspiring. They are the third highest ranked class in London on Trip Advisor, and the reviews speak for themselves. Bread Angels are keen to get to know their students and have a genuine interest in what they want to learn. The classes are absolutely hands-on so expect to get sticky and floury as you learn to knead properly and shape expertly, turning out gorgeous loaves in the process. With such small classes, you will receive the complete attention of the tutor who has time and concern for everyone’s learning experience. There are breaks for coffee/tea and a homemade lunch, during which students can ask questions, get to know each other, and learn a great deal about the process, ingredients and importance of real bread.
Visit www.breadangels.com to find out more and book!
Cookie Girl’s Baking & Decorating SchoolLocation NW2, London Contact 07909 960189 020 3573 9135 [email protected] Want to amaze your friends and family with your baking skills or bake delicious cakes and biscuits like a professional? As the author of a best-selling recipe book and with years of experience teaching both classes and YouTube tutorials, Xanthe Milton has taught millions of people to bake perfect cakes, cookies, biscuits & cupcakes and she is just waiting to teach you too. Why not treat yourself and book a course at their bright, light studio kitchen, where you will learn how to make treats such as Viennese biscuits & American Cookies, Red Velvet Cupcake Roses or a Vanilla Buttercream Ruffle Cake, that are all baked and decorated by your own hand. During your lesson you will learn step-by-step techniques that ensure you are able to achieve a ‘perfect bake’ time and time again. You will find out how the recipes that you learn can be adapted to create a variety of different bakes and Xanthe will share her knowledge gleaned from years of teaching and running her own business, making sure all your queries are answered. Cookie Girl’s classes are perfect for bonding with family and friends, so why not spoil someone you love with a gift certificate for a baking class this Christmas? Baking Heaven readers can receive a 20% discount on a full day class, by using the code BAKHEV17 at checkout.
To see Christmas classes and book now, go to www.cookiegirl.co.uk.
Ginger WhiskLocation Chiswick, London Contact 07950 576767 [email protected] Tucked away in a studio kitchen in West London, Ginger Whisk is all about great food and inspirational cooking. The team is lead by fabulous chef, Lucy Cufflin, and their classes and events are hands-on with lots of expert help along the way. Explore the latest food trends and ingredients, start from scratch with the kitchen basics, or get messy at a bespoke cooking party where you can cook, taste, learn and have fun. Whatever you fancy, Ginger Whisk has got the perfect class for you. Explore your creativity and join them for their special festive classes – bake your perfect Christmas cake or join a 1-day workshop and learn how to flat ice a celebration cake and practice many decorating skills. Or why not try the Festive Food for Presents day workshop, which is all about making wonderful food to give away this Christmas, or learn how to make unbelievably great canapés for your guests (and still enjoy the party!) in Lucy’s Stress Free Entertaining class.
Find out more at www.gingerwhiskcookingschool.com.