• Are yeasted breads your Achille’s Heel? Fear not – we’re here to guide you through a few back-pocket recipes that will give you foundational skills so you can traverse the wild world of yeast with more confidence and a little bit of flair. We’ll learn all about the stages of dough making – mixing, proofing,…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Are yeasted breads your Achille’s Heel? Fear not – we’re here to guide you through a few back-pocket recipes that will give you foundational skills so you can traverse the wild world of yeast with more confidence and a little bit of flair. We’ll learn all about the stages of dough making – mixing, proofing,…

  • 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 Kid’s Next Level Baking 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…

  • 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 Kid’s Next Level Baking 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…