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Beginners Bread Making


Next Available: Sat, 30 Jun 8:00AM
6.5 hours

Description

The warm complex aroma of a freshly baked load of bread can be an utterly tantalizing experience. Bread making and baking in general should be simple - and most importantly, fun.

Our bread making workshops will encourage you to have fun at home experimenting with bread. We'll talk you through the bread baking process, explaining each step along the way. You will be able to replicate this at home for the enjoyment of friends and family.

Workshops include:

  • Welcome cup of Fairtrade organic coffee or tea
  • Convent Bakery embroidered apron made from 100% Fairtrade cotton
  • Woodfired scones for morning tea, which you make, eat and take home
  • Lunchtime walk around historic Convent buildings, grounds and artist studios
  • Pizza for lunch, which you make, eat and take home
  • All recipes and baking methods
  • 1 kilo of organic flour to take home
  • Basic authentic sourdough bread techniques, which you will use on the day to mix and bake your own bread and rolls to take home

All workshops are hosted by one of our fully qualified bakers or pastry chefs.

Private bookings are available with a minimum of 8 people any day of the week.

Note: A "no show" fee will apply if the customer wish to rebook the class 

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What you will learn
  • How to have fun at home experimenting with bread
  • Discover the bread baking process with each step explained
  • How to replicate the process at home for the enjoyment of friends and family
What you will get
  • Welcome cup of Fairtrade organic coffee or tea
  • Woodfired scones for morning tea, which you make, eat and take home
  • Lunchtime walk around historic Convent buildings, grounds and artist studios
  • Pizza for lunch, which you make, eat and take home
  • All recipes and baking methods
  • 1 kilo of organic flour to take home
  • Basic authentic sourdough bread techniques, which you will use on the day to mix and bake your own bread and rolls to take home
  • Convent Bakery embroidered apron made from 100% Fairtrade Cotton

What to bring
  • Notebook
  • Writing materials
  • A camera to document your experience
  • A carry bag to bring home all the delicious products you create during the day
What to wear

Comfortable clothes with closed shoes


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Convent Bakery

Vendor since 2012

The Abbortsford Convent is an extraordinary place and is becoming an important arts, educational and cultural precinct in Melbourne. It is an invaluable resource for the arts community for training and education, an incubator for creativity and the sharing of ideas, and a place for community participation and enjoyment.

The 11 magnificent buildings and gardens are spread over 6.8 hectares in a sweeping bend in the Yarra river and are surrounded by the Collingwood Children's Farm and Yarra Bend Park.

Nestled within the walls of the Convent Annexe or Kitchen Wing are two magnificent wood fired masonry ovens built in 1901, which were once used by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd to bake all food once served at the Convent.

It is in these amazing ovens that the Convent Bakery, through the hands of its Artisan Bakers, produces a unique variety of old-fashioned wood fired bread.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Dear valued Customer,

We strictly have a no Refund Police. 

Regards

Convent Bakery

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Dee

23 June 2018 • Beginners Bread Making

Great class, really well run and organised. Made the most perfect scones I’ve ever made! And pizza for lunch, with my own made pizza base was delicious. You will leave the class with A LOT of bread!

Cheryl

19 June 2018 • Beginners Bread Making

This class was excellent. Arnoud explained and demonstrated very clearly. He was happy to discuss various techniques and answer questions. Most people in the class had not made bread before and a few were honing their skills. It worked well for all. Highly recommend it. Wear warm clothes in cold weather as there is a breeze through the area used.

Thomas

18 June 2018 • Beginners Bread Making

Was exactly what I was looking for. Fantastic clear knowledge pasted from Arnoud. Feared yeast before this class. Now confident I can dominate it from this day forth. Will recommend this class to anyone interested in bread making dank je chef-kok

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