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).

    February 2018

  1. Marvellous Marmalade

    Marvellous Marmalade

    Thursday 1 February 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £45.00

    The first truly seasonal fruit of the year, Seville oranges are only in season for just a few weeks! Learn how to justice to this zesty fruit and join us for this hands-on half day workshop and we will show you all the techniques, demonstrate various methods and share a few great shortcuts to create your own Marvellous Marmalade!
  2. Curry Club - Moong Curry with Dhebra

    Curry Club - Moong Curry with Dhebra

    Friday 2 February 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  3. Artisan Bread Making

    Artisan Bread Making

    Thursday 8 February 2018 (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!
  4. Sushi Made Simple

    Sushi Made Simple

    Thursday 22 February 2018 (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!
  5. Pasta & Prosecco with Carmela

    Pasta & Prosecco with Carmela

    Friday 23 February 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Learn how to make 3 types of pasta known as cavatelli, gnocchetti sardi and farfalle, followed by a demonstration of a seasonal filled pasta tortelli, served with a sausage and saffron sauce and a pea and ricotta pesto
  6. March 2018

  7. Curry Club - Biryani Banquet

    Curry Club - Biryani Banquet

    Friday 2 March 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  8. A Vegan Easter

    A Vegan Easter

    Saturday 3 March 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £55.00

    Perhaps there’s a vegan in the family, perhaps you’ve decided to eat less meat or even taken the plunge and become vegan; whatever the reason this session is just for you!.
  9. Easter Chocolates and Homemade Easter Eggs

    Easter Chocolates and Homemade Easter Eggs

    Tuesday 6 March 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    Come and join us for this fun & ‘tasty’ evening cookery demonstration and learn how to create a selection of scrumptious Easter chocolates and homemade Easter eggs to spoil your friends and family this year!
  10. A Passion for Pasta with Carmela

    A Passion for Pasta with Carmela

    Thursday 8 March 2018 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Starting with the basics, Carmela will guide you into becoming a competent pasta maker
  11. Gluten Free Bread and Pastry

    Gluten Free Bread and Pastry

    Friday 9 March 2018 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    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!
  12. Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon Tea

    Saturday 10 March 2018 (Half Day PM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Details to follow.
  13. Speciality Bread

    Speciality Bread

    Wednesday 14 March 2018 (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!
  14. Festive Easter Bread Making

    Festive Easter Bread Making

    Thursday 22 March 2018 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Easter really does start now! With a kitchen full of wonderful aromas, you will learn how to make a wonderful array of breads.
  15. Baking for Easter - Cakes and Biscuits

    Baking for Easter - Cakes and Biscuits

    Friday 23 March 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £45.00

    Spend the morning in the kitchen at Bay Tree Cottage, immerse yourself in a wonderful array of seasonal cakes, bread & biscuits, learn how to make the traditional festive favorites, be inspired by new ideas and recipes ... and get a heads-start on your Easter Baking!
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. April 2018

  19. Curry Club - Thai Cuisine

    Curry Club - Thai Cuisine

    Friday 6 April 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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. Pudding Night - Spring

    Pudding Night - Spring

    Tuesday 24 April 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Pudding Night
  21. Cheese and Butter Making

    Cheese and Butter Making

    Wednesday 25 April 2018 (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.
  22. Mediterranean Breads

    Mediterranean Breads

    Thursday 26 April 2018 (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!
  23. May 2018

  24. Artisan Bread Making

    Artisan Bread Making

    Wednesday 9 May 2018 (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!
  25. Curry Club - Moroccan Feast

    Curry Club - Moroccan Feast

    Friday 11 May 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  26. Italian Fish and Seafood with Carmela

    Italian Fish and Seafood with Carmela

    Wednesday 16 May 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £55.00

    Learn how to cook fish and seafood the Italian way
  27. Gluten Free Cakes and Biscuits

    Gluten Free Cakes and Biscuits

    Friday 18 May 2018 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    If you think that being gluten free means missing out on delicious cakes and scrumptious biscuits, then think again! Come and join us for this specialist workshop we will show you how to make a wonderful line-up of gluten free teatime treats!
  28. Exploring Sourdough

    Exploring Sourdough

    Saturday 19 May 2018 (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.
  29. June 2018

  30. Curry Club - Goan Curry Banquet

    Curry Club - Goan Curry Banquet

    Friday 1 June 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  31. Speciality Bread

    Speciality Bread

    Saturday 2 June 2018 (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!
  32. Elderflower Champagne and Home Made Chocolates

    Elderflower Champagne and Home Made Chocolates

    Tuesday 5 June 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  33. Summer Canapes

    Summer Canapes

    Friday 8 June 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Whether you want lovely posh finger food or some new recipes for a buffet, this evening workshop will show you how to create a wonderful selection of Canapés, Dips and Nibbles to suit any occasion from to an elegant cocktail party to a casual get-together with friends and family.
  34. A Vegan Summer

    A Vegan Summer

    Wednesday 13 June 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £55.00

    It’s summertime and we’re thinking of outdoor dining and entertaining, weather permitting of course!
  35. Sushi Made Simple

    Sushi Made Simple

    Thursday 14 June 2018 (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!
  36. Elderflower Champagne and Home Made Chocolates

    Elderflower Champagne and Home Made Chocolates

    Friday 22 June 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  37. Summer Tapas

    Summer Tapas

    Wednesday 27 June 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  38. July 2018

  39. Curry Club - Khari Curry Banquet

    Curry Club - Khari Curry Banquet

    Friday 6 July 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  40. Gluten Free Bread and Pastry

    Gluten Free Bread and Pastry

    Friday 6 July 2018 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    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!
  41. Pudding Night - Summer

    Pudding Night - Summer

    Wednesday 11 July 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Pudding Night
  42. Mediterranean Breads

    Mediterranean Breads

    Thursday 12 July 2018 (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!
  43. Summer Jam and Jelly

    Summer Jam and Jelly

    Tuesday 17 July 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £48.50

    Join us for this half-day workshop and discover how to make the most delicious jams and jellies using the produce from your garden and fruits from the hedgerow.
  44. September 2018

  45. Exploring Sourdough

    Exploring Sourdough

    Saturday 15 September 2018 (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.
  46. Artisan Bread Making

    Artisan Bread Making

    Thursday 20 September 2018 (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!
  47. Pasta & Prosecco with Carmela

    Pasta & Prosecco with Carmela

    Friday 21 September 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Learn how to make 3 types of pasta known as cavatelli, gnocchetti sardi and farfalle, followed by a demonstration of a seasonal filled pasta tortelli, served with a sausage and saffron sauce and a pea and ricotta pesto
  48. Hedgerow Tipples

    Hedgerow Tipples

    Wednesday 26 September 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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.
  49. Gluten Free Cakes and Biscuits

    Gluten Free Cakes and Biscuits

    Saturday 29 September 2018 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    If you think that being gluten free means missing out on delicious cakes and scrumptious biscuits, then think again! Come and join us for this specialist workshop we will show you how to make a wonderful line-up of gluten free teatime treats!
  50. October 2018

  51. A Vegan Autumn

    A Vegan Autumn

    Wednesday 3 October 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £55.00

    It’s getting chilly now and the days are getting shorter, so we’re looking forward to making some lovely comfort food with autumn produce
  52. Cheese and Butter Making

    Cheese and Butter Making

    Thursday 4 October 2018 (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.
  53. Curry Club - Chole Bhatura Banquet

    Curry Club - Chole Bhatura Banquet

    Friday 5 October 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  54. Autumn Jam and Chutney

    Autumn Jam and Chutney

    Tuesday 9 October 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £48.50

    Join us for this half-day workshop and discover how to make the most delicious jams and chutneys using the produce from your garden and fruits from the hedgerow.
  55. Pudding Night - Autumn

    Pudding Night - Autumn

    Wednesday 10 October 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Pudding Night
  56. A Passion for Pasta with Carmela

    A Passion for Pasta with Carmela

    Thursday 11 October 2018 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Starting with the basics, Carmela will guide you into becoming a competent pasta maker
  57. Speciality Bread

    Speciality Bread

    Wednesday 17 October 2018 (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!
  58. November 2018

  59. Curry Club - Masala Dosa

    Curry Club - Masala Dosa

    Friday 2 November 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  60. Gluten Free Christmas

    Gluten Free Christmas

    Saturday 17 November 2018 (One Day)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £75.00

    Come and join us for this specialist cookery workshop and we will show you some great ideas for gluten free entertaining over Christmas. They taste so good, everyone will dig in ...and you won't believe they're gluten free!
  61. Festive Italian Desserts with Carmela

    Festive Italian Desserts with Carmela

    Wednesday 21 November 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Get ready for a festive feast with Carmela!
  62. Christmas Pudding and Mincemeat

    Christmas Pudding and Mincemeat

    Friday 23 November 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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.
  63. A Vegan Christmas

    A Vegan Christmas

    Saturday 24 November 2018 (Half Day AM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £55.00

    Christmas is just around the corner, and sometimes the thought of feeding a vegan guest or impressing non-vegan friends can fill cooks with apprehension. Fortunately, this session provides an inexperienced vegan cook with a few easy ideas that inspire confidence.
  64. Christmas Canapes

    Christmas Canapes

    Wednesday 28 November 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Whether you want lovely posh finger food or some new recipes for a buffet, this evening workshop will show you how to create a wonderful selection of Christmas Canapés to suit any occasion from to an elegant cocktail party to a casual get-together with friends and family.
  65. Festive Bread Making

    Festive Bread Making

    Friday 30 November 2018 (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!
  66. December 2018

  67. Curry Club - Indian Starters and Canapes

    Curry Club - Indian Starters and Canapes

    Friday 7 December 2018 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    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!
  68. Festive Bread Making

    Festive Bread Making

    Tuesday 11 December 2018 (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!