Take a trip with us to Italy and learn how to make three Italian classics at home: focaccia, ciabatta and pizza.
This class is great for beginners to home baking. Learn how to mix, shape and bake a yeasted dough and make your own amazing Italian breads at home. You’ll learn how to make those trademark uneven air pockets in ciabatta bread, how to make a bubbly dot marked focaccia, and how to throw a pizza dough and get that airy Neapolitan pizza crust.
We’ll focus on hand mixing and stretch and fold techniques that anyone can use at home but will also demonstrate the process using a table top mixer.
You’ll go home with a bag full of bread and the knowledge and recipes to recreate them all at home.
Times: 11am – 2:30pm.
If you’d like to gift a class we also have vouchers available on our online shop!
This class is suitable for all abilities – from beginners to those with plenty of home baking experience!
Please click on the links below for booking and more information.
Saturday 24th February 2024 – italian-classics-class-24th-February-2024 – SOLD OUT!
Saturday 27th July 2024 – italian-classics-class-27th-July-2024 – 1 SPACE LEFT!
If you are interested in learning more about bread baking and production but find the prices of our classes prohibitive, please get in touch as we may be able to find different opportunities or solutions. firstname.lastname@example.org / 0113 262 5155.
PLEASE NOTE: By booking on one of our classes you are agreeing to our full terms and conditions which can be found here.
Where to find us?
Our address is Unit 11, Penraevon Trading Estate, Leeds LS7 2AW. We’re just off Meanwood Road, in between Buslingthorpe Road and Sackville Street. Our closest bus stop is Buslingthorpe Green, which is on the 781 bus line. The 51 and 52 both also stop nearby on Meanwood Road.
What time should I arrive?
Please aim to arrive around 15 minutes before the class starts, we’ll be here ready to greet you with the kettle on!
What size are the classes?
The classes are limited to 6 participants.
Is lunch provided?
Lunch and refreshments are provided – please let us know about any dietary requirements on your booking.
Can I buy a place as a gift for someone else?
Yes of course! Please just pay for the class as normal and tick the box to indicate the purchase is a gift. You will be asked for some additional information about the recipient and will receive a pdf ticket that you can forward on or print out for them (please note that this ticket will be in the name of the purchaser and will include the price). Alternatively you can purchase a Gift Card when you check out and you will receive a hand designed card confirming a place in the class, posted out to the billing address provided on your order.
Are the bakery and classes accessible?
The course is delivered around the central bench of our working bakery. The bench is approximately 94cm from the floor to the top of the work bench. You would normally need to stand for most of the day, however we do have two tall chairs available if you have any concerns around standing for the duration of the class. Please let us know when booking in the accessibity needs section.
The doorway to the bakery has one small step that measure approximately 3cm on the threshold however we can also open our large shutter for step free access and a wider entry point. There are no dedicated disabled parking spaces on the Penraevon Estate but if we can leave a space available directly in front of the bakery on the forecourt, if you let us know in the accessibility section. If you are unable to park on the forecourt, there is dropped kerb access on the pavement to the front of the bakery. Please note that the bakery is illuminated using strip lighting.
Where can I park?
Parking is available opposite the bakery and throughout the Industrial Estate. Please do not park on the bakery forecourt as we require access for our bakery vans, and please be mindful not to block the entrances to our neighbouring businesses.
What’s the refund policy if I can’t attend?
We are happy to refund your ticket in full with a minimum of 30 days notice. We will also provide a full refund if we are able to fill your place from our waiting list for the class, if applicable. Alternatively, we are more than happy for you to transfer your ticket to someone else but you will need to sort out the financial aspect between yourselves.
You are also able to transfer your ticket to an alternative date, with at least 14 days notice subject to availability.
You are able to cancel or transfer via your eventbrite account, alternatively give us a call on 0113 2625155 or email email@example.com.
What if the course is cancelled?
We reserve the right to cancel the course for any reason, for example if there are insufficient bookings. We will give you as much notice as we possibly can, and if we do have to cancel we will issue a full refund. Unfortunately we are unable to automatically transfer you onto another class but we will let you know if there are any forthcoming dates available you are able to book on to.
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