This 7 day course incorporating the 5 day Practical Commercial Brewing & 2 day Setting Up A Microbrewery Course will take you through the science & practicalities of brewing on commercial plant & what you need to do & consider in setting up your own microbrewery.
On this 'hands on' course acclaimed pork pie producer, Jacqui Marsden from Penistone Pies, will demonstrate how to make the ultimate artisan pork pie and then customise it to your own taste. You will also learn how to make the perfect piccalilli to accompany this great British classic artisan food.
Learn the skills of artisan chocolate making on this one day introduction to artisan chocolate making course with expert chocolatier Libby Carl. On this course you will both temper chocolate and make your own ganache which you will enrobe to create your own artisan chocolates. During the day you will create your own selection of artisan chocolates which Libby will teach you how to package professionally making them the perfect gift for friends & family or just to take home and enjoy.
This four day course includes a full day hands on course learning the essentials of all grain brewing, an evening looking at beer flavours and trends and further day about the practical essentials of setting up your own microbrewery. On the third day you visit an existing microbrewery and gain first hand the experience form the owner on the pitfalls & opportunities of being your 'own brewery boss'! It is ideal for those people who are setting up their own microbrewery now or have ambitions to do it sometime in the future.
Have you ever wondered how to make your own cheese? Under the tuition of cheese making expert Chris Ashby learn how to produce your own artisan cheese from the raw ingredients. Chris is renowned within the dairy industry and this course was recently featured in the FT's 5 of the best cheese-making courses.
This is an introduction to artisan bread making with Andrew Auld, a master baker from Crich. A full days course that allows you to 'roll up your sleeves' and get baking! On the day you learn to make 3 doughs from scratch - sweet dough, savoury dough & a wet dough. Suitable novices and those that want to improve their technique.
On this 'hands on' course acclaimed pork pie producer, Jacqui Marsden from Penistone Pies, will demonstrate how to make the ultimate artisan pork pie and then customise it to your own taste. You will also learn how to make your own Christmas Chutney as the perfect accompaniment for your pie over the holiday period.
Start the day with a forage on the Monsal trail foraging for elderflowers and other wild food ingredients. You will then return to the School of Food to prepare a selection of delicious wild foraged drinks and beverages.
Beer, real ale, craft beer what ever you want to call it is one of the true great artisan 'foods'. It's natural, incredibly varied, fantastically tasty and even good for you. Learn how to make the real thing at home from the raw materials with our 'Brew Meister'
Join master baker Andrew Auld to learn how to bake some fabulous speciality breads including a sourdough rye bread, a fantastic focaccia and learn the skills of viennoiserie to make your own croissants and pastries