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2019 Classes

Advanced Sourdough
Sun 20th Jan 2019
Sun 31st March
11am – 6pm

Advanced Sourdough – In collaboration with Crow’s Rest Bakehouse: a full day (7h) workshop proven to help you develop the skill to master a great variety of sourdough breads. Suitable for home bakers with some knowledge and experience of sourdough.

  • Country Sourdough – Using white & wholemeal wheat together with Rye flours, with little tweaks to this recipe you can make an infinite variety of breads, from seeded to olive loaves.
  • Baguette – yes, you can make crusty baguettes in your domestic oven!
  • Rye bread – the nordic style, 100% rye bread, perfect for open sandwiches.
  • Rolls – no fuss sourdough bread that will get you baking with confidence in no time. Perfect for sandwiches or dips.

Cost: £130 (inc booking fee, light lunch & refreshments).   Book online (Jan) Book online (March)

Real Bread: Basics
Sunday 27th January  (FULL)
New date: Sun 10th March
10am – 3pm

This is a great introduction to the basics of breadmaking. Learn about selecting ingredients and our sponge and dough method as well as hands-on kneading, shaping and baking. Always a popular workshop, we aim to inspire and improve your breadmaking skills in a friendly and supportive setting.

Feel confident to try again at home after making our overnight white and brown loaves and rolls plus a delicious Italian focaccia.

Light lunch and refreshments provided.

Cost:  £85 (inc booking fee) Book online (Jan) or Book online (March)

Breadmaking in a Day (limited places)
Wednesday 30th January
10am – 2pm

Our popular Breadmaking in a Day class comprises two contrasting bread recipes – one savoury and one sweet – and you will spend the day baking both from scratch. Breads will vary depending on the season.

We run this as a small and friendly weekday class – with time for questions & discussion as well as a really hands-on experience. Leave with a bag of great bread and the confidence to carry on baking.

Cost: £55 (inc booking fee, light lunch & refreshments)   Book Online 

Pork Pies & Piccalilli
Sun 3rd February
11am – 2.30pm

Join Jacqui of Penistone Pies & Puddings for this introduction to one of the all time British classics – the pork pie!

Not only will she show you how to make the unique hot water crust pastry but she will also instruct you how to create a meat filling fit for a king. As well as catering for traditional pork pie lovers, Jacqui will reveal how to customise your pies to introduce different cuts, types of meat and additional ingredients to give them your own distinctive flavor.  Jacqui will also demonstrate how to produce your own gourmet crunchy farmhouse piccalilli to serve as the perfect accompaniment to this classic pie. On completion of the course you will take away your own two pork pies created by you to share with friends and family and a jar of Jacqui’s fabulous crunchy pork pie piccalilli.

Cost: £80(inc booking fee, light lunch & refreshments)   Book Online 




Honey, I made some bread!
Sun 3rd March
11am – 3pm

In this breadmaking workshop we will make dough from scratch to create an apple crumble Stromboli and pistachio & honey buns, then make & bake honey & oats soda bread. The class includes a light lunch with time to go through the course notes and any questions you might have.

Workshop run in collaboration with the Crow’s Rest Bakehouse, Wakefield

Suitable for beginners upwards.

Cost:  £80 (inc booking fee) Book online

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*Please contact with us any questions about health, allergen or dietary issues.

Brighouse Spring Market

We will be at the Brighouse Spring Market on 29th and 30th April.
On Saturday, find us on Commercial St with a stall full of warm bread, including sourdoughs and flavoured focaccias.
On Sunday the Tour de Yorkshire whizzes through Brighouse. Come to the stall to buy flour and breadmaking equipment, plus the chance to enter our competition linked to a very special bike. We will also be sharing a special discount code for our breadmaking classes.

First Friday Drop In – Starts 7 October

Why not join us on the first Friday morning of every month where our community kitchen will be open for breadmaking!

9.30am – 12pm

Recipes, ingredients, equipment and ovens will be available for you to use – bring your enthusiasm and have a go.

These sessions are hosted by one of our volunteers – these are not taught workshops but we will be there for advice and guidance.

Cost £5 – Book online