Seasonal baking is extremely popular in Italy, where each province boasts baked goods firmly rooted in the religious festivities and every family has their own version of the traditional recipes, often passed down for generations with little or no change.
Ottavia is an expert baker and will give you a taster of the richness and variety of seasonal baking while bringing the recipes alive in the context of Italian historical culinary culture.
Join her for a day of baking that is sure to get you in the right mood for baking in advance for Christmas.
You will make:
Expect lots of hands-on cake making.
We'll provide a delicious Italian lunch.
There will be cakes and biscuits to take home and a comprehensive recipe pack.
Time: 10 - 4.30
Ottavia is such an inspiring and enthusiastic teacher, I learnt so much.
It was all lovely, some was a revelation
Interesting to have the background and history along with the strong foundation of cookery/ understand the science to support the cookery