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).

    November 2017

  1. Curry Club - Chole Bhatura Banquet

    Curry Club - Chole Bhatura Banquet

    Friday 3 November 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    This month Rashmita will show you how to cook this traditional Punjabi meal incorporating a delicious combination of a Chana and potato masala served with the authentic deep fried bread called 'Bhatura', chutney and kachumber. All finished with a piece of Chokito made with dates and assorted nuts.
  2. 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!
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Gluten Free Cakes and Biscuits

    Gluten Free Cakes and Biscuits

    Saturday 25 November 2017 (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!
  6. 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! .
  7. December 2017

  8. Curry Club - Street Food Around India Stations

    Curry Club - Street Food Around India Stations

    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!
  9. Gluten Free Christmas

    Gluten Free Christmas

    Friday 1 December 2017 (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!
  10. Christmas Canapes

    Christmas Canapes

    Tuesday 5 December 2017 (Evening)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £22.50

    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.
  11. 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!
  12. 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!
  13. February 2018

  14. 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!
  15. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 2 February 2018 (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!
  16. 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!
  17. March 2018

  18. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 2 March 2018 (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!
  19. 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!.
  20. Easter Chocolates and Homemade Easter Eggs

    Easter Chocolates and Homemade Easter Eggs

    Wednesday 7 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!
  21. 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!
  22. Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon Tea

    Saturday 10 March 2018 (Half Day PM)

    Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone

    £24.50

    Details to follow.
  23. 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.
  24. 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!
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. April 2018

  28. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 6 April 2018 (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!
  29. May 2018

  30. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 11 May 2018 (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!
  31. 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!
  32. 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.
  33. June 2018

  34. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 1 June 2018 (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!
  35. Elderflower Champagne and Home Made Chocolates

    Elderflower Champagne and Home Made Chocolates

    Wednesday 6 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!
  36. 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.
  37. 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!
  38. 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!
  39. 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!
  40. Summer Tapas

    Summer Tapas

    Thursday 28 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!
  41. July 2018

  42. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 6 July 2018 (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!
  43. 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!
  44. Summer Jam and Jelly

    Summer Jam and Jelly

    Tuesday 10 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.
  45. September 2018

  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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!
  49. October 2018

  50. 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
  51. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 5 October 2018 (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!
  52. 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.
  53. November 2018

  54. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 2 November 2018 (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!
  55. 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!
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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!
  60. December 2018

  61. Curry Club

    Curry Club

    Friday 7 December 2018 (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!
  62. 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!