Welcome to Bay Tree Cottage Workshops

Fabulous Food

With a range of workshops embracing cuisine from home and abroad, come and tantalize your taste buds and master some new skills on one of our Cookery Workshops.

Whether you are tempted by Indian, Italian or Chinese cuisine or would like to try your hand at bread making or cake decorating, our tutors will share their enthusiasm, expertise and passion so you can take home some new culinary skills that will WOW your family and friends!


Now working in association with Abraxas Cookshop.

 

All participants on our cookery workshops will receive a special discount voucher to use at Abraxas Cookshop.

Unless otherwise stated, timings for all workshops are as follows:

One day workshops - 9.30am to 3pm (includes homemade lunch and refreshments).

Half day workshops - 9.30am to 12.30pm (includes homemade cake and refreshments).

Half day cookery Workshops with lunch - 9.30am to 1.30pm (Monday to Friday) or 10am to 2pm (Saturdays) (includes refreshments as well as the lunch).

Evening workshops - 7pm to 9pm (includes homemade cake and refreshments).

    May 2017

  1. Sushi Made Simple

    Sushi Made Simple

    Friday 19 May 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

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    During this hands-on evening, using the traditional Japanese bamboo rolling mat, learn all the skills and techniques you need to create your own selection of homemade sushi!
  2. Gluten Free Bread and Pastry

    Gluten Free Bread and Pastry

    Saturday 20 May 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Sorry, This Course is Over

    If you are following a gluten free diet or cooking for someone who is, then come and join us for this specialist workshop we will show you how to make light, crusty, tasty, bread and delicate pastry which you won't believe is gluten free!
  3. June 2017

  4. Curry Club - A Moroccan Feast

    Curry Club - A Moroccan Feast

    Friday 2 June 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    Held on the first Friday of every month (unless stated) our tutor Rashmita Shah will share her culinary skills and passion to show you how to prepare and cook a different dishes with accompanying side dishes and breads, using a range of both dried and fresh spices to create distinctive regional food from a specific area of India or the world!
  5. Cheese and Butter Making

    Cheese and Butter Making

    Friday 9 June 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    If you’re inspired by the increasing number of artisan cheeses that are now available to buy and would like to try your hand at making your own, join us for this fascinating workshop where you can learn the art of home cheese and butter making.
  6. Elderflower Champagne and Home Made Chocolates

    Elderflower Champagne and Home Made Chocolates

    Thursday 15 June 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    We all love champagne and chocolate so why not spend an evening discovering how to make your own? This evening workshop is ideal for those of you who may be planning a summer celebration and would like to add your very own personal touch that will wow your friends and family!
  7. Exploring Sourdough

    Exploring Sourdough

    Tuesday 20 June 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Join us for a day where we celebrate all things Sourdough. Make a wheat sourdough and a traditional pumpernickel-style, dark rye bread.
  8. Speciality Bread

    Speciality Bread

    Wednesday 21 June 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    If you have mastered the basics and are now looking to extend your baking repertoire and develop new skills, then come and join us for this advanced bread making workshop and be inspired to take your bread making one step further!
  9. Summer Tapas

    Summer Tapas

    Thursday 29 June 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    We can't promise the sunshine, but come and join us for this evening cookery demonstration and you can enjoy a little taste of Spain!
  10. July 2017

  11. Curry Club - Gujarati Pasanda Thali

    Curry Club - Gujarati Pasanda Thali

    Friday 7 July 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    Held on the first Friday of every month (unless stated) our tutor Rashmita Shah will share her culinary skills and passion to show you how to prepare and cook a different dishes with accompanying side dishes and breads, using a range of both dried and fresh spices to create distinctive regional food from a specific area of India or the world!
  12. Artisan Bread Making

    Artisan Bread Making

    Thursday 13 July 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Bake your way to success with this hands-on workshop, which will explore & demystify every stage and element of creating a range of hand crafted artisan breads! You will just need great will power not to devour it all fresh from the oven!
  13. September 2017

  14. Mediterranean Breads

    Mediterranean Breads

    Tuesday 19 September 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Using an authentic range of ingredients, baking methods a finishing techniques, come and learn how to create a selection of delicious Mediterranean breads!
  15. Moroccan Feast

    Moroccan Feast

    Friday 22 September 2017 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £55.00

    Join us for this workshop and discover the rich flavours, aromas and colours of Moroccan cuisine which, having enjoyed something of a renaissance over the past few years, is one of the most recognizable flavours in the World.
  16. Hedgerow Tipples

    Hedgerow Tipples

    Thursday 28 September 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    Come & join us for this fun evening workshop and we will show you how to convert fruits from the hedgerow into an array of wonderful liqueurs, infused spirits and drinks.
  17. October 2017

  18. Chutneys, Pickles and Preserves

    Chutneys, Pickles and Preserves

    Thursday 5 October 2017 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £45.00

    Join us for this half-day workshop and discover how to make the most delicious preserves using the produce from your garden and fruits from the hedgerow.
  19. Curry Club - Masala Dose

    Curry Club - Masala Dose

    Friday 6 October 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    Held on the first Friday of every month (unless stated) our tutor Rashmita Shah will share her culinary skills and passion to show you how to prepare and cook a different dishes with accompanying side dishes and breads, using a range of both dried and fresh spices to create distinctive regional food from a specific area of India or the world!
  20. Exploring Sourdough

    Exploring Sourdough

    Tuesday 10 October 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Join us for a day where we celebrate all things Sourdough. Make a wheat sourdough and a traditional pumpernickel-style, dark rye bread.
  21. Speciality Bread

    Speciality Bread

    Wednesday 11 October 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    If you have mastered the basics and are now looking to extend your baking repertoire and develop new skills, then come and join us for this advanced bread making workshop and be inspired to take your bread making one step further!
  22. Sushi Made Simple

    Sushi Made Simple

    Thursday 12 October 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    During this hands-on evening, using the traditional Japanese bamboo rolling mat, learn all the skills and techniques you need to create your own selection of homemade sushi!
  23. Cheese and Butter Making

    Cheese and Butter Making

    Thursday 12 October 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    If you’re inspired by the increasing number of artisan cheeses that are now available to buy and would like to try your hand at making your own, join us for this fascinating workshop where you can learn the art of home cheese and butter making.
  24. Spooky Treats and Midnight Feasts for Primary School Children (afternoon workshop)

    Spooky Treats and Midnight Feasts for Primary School Children (afternoon workshop)

    Friday 27 October 2017 (Half Day PM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £20.00

    Children will love this hands-on workshop learning how to make spooky treats and midnight feasts.
  25. Spooky Treats and Midnight Feasts for Primary School Children (morning workshop)

    Spooky Treats and Midnight Feasts for Primary School Children (morning workshop)

    Friday 27 October 2017 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £20.00

    Children will love this hands-on workshop learning how to make spooky treats and midnight feasts.
  26. November 2017

  27. Curry Club - Chole Bhatura Banquet

    Curry Club - Chole Bhatura Banquet

    Friday 3 November 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    Held on the first Friday of every month (unless stated) our tutor Rashmita Shah will share her culinary skills and passion to show you how to prepare and cook a different dishes with accompanying side dishes and breads, using a range of both dried and fresh spices to create distinctive regional food from a specific area of India or the world!
  28. Artisan Bread Making

    Artisan Bread Making

    Thursday 9 November 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Bake your way to success with this hands-on workshop, which will explore & demystify every stage and element of creating a range of hand crafted artisan breads! You will just need great will power not to devour it all fresh from the oven!
  29. Christmas Pudding and Mincemeat

    Christmas Pudding and Mincemeat

    Friday 17 November 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    Come and join us for this festive evening workshop on the Friday before ‘Stir-up Sunday’ and discover the simple and traditional pleasure of making your own Christmas pudding and mincemeat to enjoy during the festive season this year.
  30. A Victorian Christmas

    A Victorian Christmas

    Thursday 23 November 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £95.00

    With traditional Victorian Kissing Balls and Christmas cornucopias, garlands of dried fruit and swags of ivy ribbon, this one day workshops will show you some of the traditional ways the Victorians celebrated Christmas. So come and join us and take a step back in time to recreate some of the wonderful Christmas decorations and delicacies from the Victorian era with a modern day twist.
  31. Christmas Chocolates - Demonstration and Tasting Evening

    Christmas Chocolates - Demonstration and Tasting Evening

    Thursday 30 November 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    We all love chocolate and what could be nicer than making your own for Christmas. Join us for an evening and we will show you how to make a selection of scrumptious truffles and package them beautifully to give away to friends and family...or save them as an indulgent treat for yourself. These delicious chocolates will put a smile on anyone's face! .
  32. December 2017

  33. Curry Club - Street Food Around India Stations – Bombay Mix, Pani Puri, Bjajies

    Curry Club - Street Food Around India Stations – Bombay Mix, Pani Puri, Bjajies

    Friday 1 December 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    Held on the first Friday of every month (unless stated) our tutor Rashmita Shah will share her culinary skills and passion to show you how to prepare and cook a different dishes with accompanying side dishes and breads, using a range of both dried and fresh spices to create distinctive regional food from a specific area of India or the world!
  34. Festive Bread Making

    Festive Bread Making

    Thursday 7 December 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    With a kitchen full of wonderful aromas, come & learn how to make a wonderful array of festive breads! You will return home with a basket of treats for all the family to enjoy, fully equipped & inspired to bake some more!
  35. Festive Bread Making

    Festive Bread Making

    Monday 11 December 2017 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    With a kitchen full of wonderful aromas, come & learn how to make a wonderful array of festive breads! You will return home with a basket of treats for all the family to enjoy, fully equipped & inspired to bake some more!
  36. March 2018

  37. Festive Easter Baking for Primary School Children (Afternoon Workshop)

    Festive Easter Baking for Primary School Children (Afternoon Workshop)

    Friday 30 March 2018 (Half Day PM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £20.00

    If you are looking for a fun hands-on activity for you and your children (...or Grandchildren!) to do together this Easter, then come along to Bay Tree Cottage and join us for our Festive Easter Baking Workshops.
  38. Festive Easter Baking for Primary School Children (Morning Workshop)

    Festive Easter Baking for Primary School Children (Morning Workshop)

    Friday 30 March 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £20.00

    If you are looking for a fun hands-on activity for you and your children (...or Grandchildren!) to do together this Easter, then come along to Bay Tree Cottage and join us for our Festive Easter Baking Workshops.