Christmas Baking Workshop

Christmas Baking Workshop

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Riverford Field Kitchen - Organic Restaurant

Wash Barn


TQ11 0JU

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Join guest chef Andy Tyrrell for a day of Christmas bread making and festive treats.

About this event

The smell of home-baked bread is always tempting, but stir in a bit of Christmas spice and it’s an indulgent treat to be devoured.

Join guest chef Andy Tyrrell for a day of bread making with a Christmas twist. You will learn how to bake festive treats such as orange and cranberry brioche, traditional Stollen and a festive focaccia with a veg twist, as well as essential bread making techniques.

Throughout the day, you will bake all of these delicious, festive recipes:

Orange and Cranberry Brioche with a rich and tender crumb

Stollen – a delicious, traditional fruit bread made with brandy soaked raisins and homemade marzipan

Christmas focaccia with a Riverford veg twist – perfect for the Boxing Day spread

Sourdough crackers – delicious with cheese and a glass of wine

Andy will also demonstrate how to bake sourdough flatbreads which you will then enjoy as part of your lunch cooked by The Riverford Field Kitchen chefs.

Not only will you learn delicious, Christmas recipes, you will also learn:

The essential bread making techniques including enriching, kneading, proving and shaping

How to shape bread into ‘free form’ loaves and shape bread for cooking in tins

How to use a pre ferment to enrich the flavour of your breads

How to make homemade marzipan.

We guarantee you will be full of Christmas spirit (and bread!) at the end of the day and you will go away with hands full of festive, handmade treats!

When: Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd November 2022

Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Price: £110 per person

About your host

Andy Tyrrell has a life-long passion for baking, and a particular passion for bread and sourdough. Andy cut his teeth working in a patisserie, before climbing the ranks and becoming head chef at River Cottage HQ and the eponymous Lyme Bay Cafe & Bar. More recently, Andy is joint owner and head chef of Soulshine in Bridport.

Please note, we reserve the right to alter the dishes covered in the course, to meet the dietary requirements of our guests.

We endeavor to finish the workshop on time but it can sometimes go on a little longer so please bear in mind if using public transport.

Please read our terms and conditions before booking. By completing and paying for your order shows acceptance of our terms.

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