• “Free from” baking doesn’t have to be complicated or contain a list of ingredients as long as your arm – let Baker Kelly Syms show you alternative cakes and pastries that look and taste great without the hassle. Welcome to our Intolerance Friendly baking class! We’ll help you build a small pantry of “free from”…

  • Davide Tonucci (The Coastal Italian) is back at Essential Ingredient Newcastle to prepare a delightful selection of Italian baked goods! 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…

  • It’s Fika time! What is Fika? It’s a Swedish word that means to take coffee and cake with friends or coworkers. It’s all about ritual, togetherness and breaking bread (or buns! together). Together we will explore Scandinavian Baking through some classic Fika favourites. You’ll learn all about rye breads and what goes into making dark…

  • Candy Shop Cupcakes! This school holidays we are going to teach your kids how to make and bake delicious cupcakes. In this 2-hour, hands-on class from 10:00am – 12:00pm on Tuesday 12th July, your kids will learn how to make and decorate cupcakes using our incredible collection of Candy Shop-style decorations. The kids will learn…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Sugar? Check. Butter? Check. Flour? Check. If these are three of your favourite things to play with in the kitchen come join Chef Kelly for our Baking for Teens class this school holidays! We’re leveling up our class for ages 12+ with classic desserts and breads that require a little more finesse. Kel will teach…

  • It’s Fika time! What is Fika? It’s a Swedish word that means to take coffee and cake with friends or coworkers. It’s all about ritual, togetherness and breaking bread (or buns! together). Together we will explore Scandinavian Baking through some classic Fika favourites. You’ll learn how to culture your own rye starter for Danish Rugbrod,…

  • This school holidays we’re hosting a cupcake decorating bonanza!  In this hour-long , hands-on class your kids will learn how to decorate 3 unique styles of Easter cupcakes. We’ll be practicing our piping skills, along with fondant modeling and buttercream masking (there might be a few sprinkles thrown in for good measure). Your kids will…

  • This school holidays we’re hosting a cupcake decorating bonanza!  In this hour-long , hands-on class your kids will learn how to decorate 3 unique styles of Easter cupcakes. We’ll be practicing our piping skills, along with fondant modeling and buttercream masking (there might be a few sprinkles thrown in for good measure). Your kids will…

  • This school holidays we’re hosting a cupcake decorating bonanza!  In this hour-long , hands-on class your kids will learn how to decorate 3 unique styles of Easter cupcakes. We’ll be practicing our piping skills, along with fondant modeling and buttercream masking (there might be a few sprinkles thrown in for good measure). Your kids will…

  • Roast lamb? Check. Chocolate Eggs? Check check. Hot Crossies? Hold the phone! Join Baker Kelly Syms for this very special pre-Easter Hot Crossed Bun class. You don’t need to go to the bakery to get your buns this year – we’ll teach you to make tender little morsels that are perfect for brekky or a…