Discover the secrets to successful baking
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Learn how to bake perfect breads, puddings and pies in time for Christmas in this intensive cookery experience with Tina Bricknell-Webb, internationally renowned chef at Percy’s Country Hotel and Restaurant.
Why you should attend
There is nothing so satisfying or guaranteed to get your taste buds tingling than the smell of freshly baked bread or pastries. Baking is not only a very rewarding task, but it is also a nurturing, soul-enhancing experience and making fresh bread, puddings and pies is not as time-consuming as you might think.
Spend a day with Tina, Devon’s top female chef and past finalist of ITV’s Chef of the year. Tina has 20 years of experience and countless hints and tips to make your own baking experience less of a chore and more of a joy. Be the envy of your friends by continually surprising them with your baking delights.
What does the course cover?
- Demonstrations on how to make various different types of bread, quick breads, puddings and pies.
- Preparation techniques on how to handle fresh yeast and sourdough, knead bread, make various different types of pastry and knock up sumptuous steamed puddings.
- Cooking techniques including proving, baking, griddle cakes, working with meringue, blind baking pastry cases and how to make delicious accompaniments such as toffee and whisky sauce and fresh egg custard.
Make a break of it
Percy’s Country Hotel and Restaurant is situated in 130 acres of tranquil Devonshire beauty within easy reach of some of the finest attractions and country gardens Devon and Cornwall has to offer. Why not take away the stresses and strains of modern life with an extended stay at this oasis of calm.
The cost of the two morning workshop is £195 per person, including a light lunch on both days.
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for bakers of all ages and expertise. Take this opportunity to learn from an expert, ask questions in a live environment and get hands-on experience from mixing with a like-minded group of your peers.