• We are welcoming Davide Tonucci (The Coastal Italian) back to Essential Ingredient Newcastle to prepare a delightful selection of Italian baked goods and sweets with you. This course is hands-on and you will learn a good selection of technical pastry skills as well as share in the joy that is Italian baking. Your Menu… Focaccia…

  • We are so pleased to welcome Anna Polyviou back to Essential Ingredient Newcastle. On Saturday 22nd May Anna is hosting a cooking class where she’ll teach you how to create a range of iconic Greek Cypriot dishes. She’s on her way to Newcastle, so put on your aprons, dust off your whisks and get cooking…

  • As the great writer Cervantes said – “All sorrows are less with bread! Come and learn how to cultivate (and name) your own sourdough starter, mix doughs by hand, scale and shape loaves then bake them in your home oven (with a little help from some essential tools) for Instagram-worthy results. Let our qualified Baker…

  • Do you feel that tickle in your nose, is there flour in the air? Join our Kid’s Class – AH CHOUX! Bless you! Come make Profiteroles, Eclairs and very French Parisienne Doughnuts, all with Choux Pastry! Learn the art of the perfect Choux dough, how to pipe and bake them. Fill them with delicious custards…

  • Do you feel that tickle in your nose, is there flour in the air? Join our Kid’s Class – AH CHOUX! Bless you! Come make Profiteroles, Eclairs and very French Parisienne Doughnuts, all with Choux Pastry! Learn the art of the perfect Choux dough, how to pipe and bake them. Fill them with delicious custards…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef, you’ve marveled at his cakes and now Cake Boi is back to teach you how to create his Passionfruit Tart at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 1:30pm – 4:00pm on Sunday 21st March, Reece Hignell (AKA Cake Boi) is leading a cooking class to teach you how to re-create his…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef, you’ve marveled at his cakes and now Cake Boi is back to teach you how to create his Passionfruit Tart at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 12:30pm on Sunday 21st March, Reece Hignell (AKA Cake Boi) is leading a cooking class to teach you how to re-create his…

  • Do you dream of the patisseries of Paris where every tart is a work of art? Come join us for an evening of pastry magic where you learn how to create beautiful modern tarts with the help of Paul Niddrie (Flotilla, Muse Kitchen). Let us demystify the Art of the Tart for you, while instilling…

  • On Tuesday 12th January 2021 we are putting on the ritz and whipping up sweet nibbles for our Kids Class – High Tea Treats! Your child will learn how to make fluffy scones with a secret ingredient, mini layered trifles and chocolate ‘kitchen sink’ crackles which we will munch on at the end of class…

  • On Tuesday 12th January 2021 we are putting on the ritz and whipping up sweet nibbles for our Kids Class – High Tea Treats! Your child will learn how to make fluffy scones with a secret ingredient, mini layered trifles and chocolate ‘kitchen sink’ crackles which we will munch on at the end of class…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef; you’ve marveled at his cakes and now the Cake Boi himself is back to teach you all about vegan cooking in a class at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday 21st November, Reece Hignell is leading an intimate cooking class in our commercial kitchen where he…

  • You’ve seen him on Masterchef, you’ve marveled at his cakes and now Cake Boi is back to teach you to create his Nan’s Victoria Sponge at the Essential Ingredient Newcastle! From 2:00pm – 4:30pm on Saturday 7th November, Reece Hignell is leading a cooking class to teach you how to re-create his Nan’s treasured Victoria…