SURREY HILLS COOKING CLASSES

HELD AT BEAUTIFUL ABINGER COOKERY SCHOOL

The classes are taught by experienced chef and baker William Bissill (the pizza guy)
All classes are £150 and include a take-home recipe book, generous lunch, wine and plenty of goodies to take home. 


All the classes are hands-on using home-grown and seasonal ingredients.

BAKE BREAD LIKE A BAKER

3rd May 2020 9.30am-3.15pm

Learn to understand how and why you should do certain techniques with bread. Bread is easy when you take out the guesswork! We will cover levains, autolysing, cold proving and lamination.

  • Sourdough boule
  • Rye pumpernickel
  • Focaccia
  • Swedish cinnamon buns

MASTER THE WOOD FIRED OVEN (the one you built but never used!)

7thJune 9.30am-3.15pm

Do you have an unused wood fired oven at home gathering dust? Learn the theory behind cooking the SURREY HILLS WOOD FIRED PIZZA along with cooking at lower temperatures.

  • Sourdough wood fired pizza
  • Chocolate fondants
  • Steak
  • Baked beetroot

BAKE LIKE A FRENCHIE

26thApril 2020 9.30am-3.15pm

Learn the theory and basic techniques that allow you to consistently knock out amazing French baking. This is not a calorie-counting course, but who cares?!

  • Éclairs
  • Macarons
  • Tarte au citron
  • Quiche Lorraine
  • Brandy truffles

COOK WITH THE SEASONS (MIDSUMMER)

12THJuly 2020 9.30am-3.15pm

Learn techniques to cook with whatever comes into season. You will never have to cook Peru Asparagus again.

  • Pea velouté and nasturtium flowers
  • Salt-baked beetroot
  • Fermented radish salsa verde
  • Blackcurrant cordial
  • Chicken roasted on heritage potatoes and courgettes