Entries by Jo Bertinet

Dried Sourdough Starter

Our Dried Sourdough Starter bag contains 50g dried ferment. This post tells you how to use half of it. The remaining 25g is a back-up. To rehydrate your ferment 25g dry ferment 50g strong white bread flour (or a mixture of strong bread flour with some rye and/or wholemeal) 60g warm water Mix everything well and […]

COVID Update // 30 December 2020

Following the government announcement on 30 December, Bath has been moved into Tier 3 and sadly therefore the school is required to close temporarily. We are currently away from the office but will start contacting all customers booked onto classes in the next 2 weeks (ie. until the next review date) on our return to […]

COVID Update // Monday 21 December

Our office is closing for Christmas today but we are mindful of the individual positions of those booked for classes early in the new year following the introduction of Tier 4 and the recent tier review. We would ask all customers booked on classes in January to follow the following procedure.  If you are booked […]

COVID Update // Thursday 26 November

Following the update from the government today, regarding the various tiers that the country will be placed into at the end of the current lockdown, we wanted to set out the position as we believe it to be. The cookery school is in Tier 2 and is therefore able to re-open and run classes.  As […]

COVID Update // Sunday 1 November 2020

Following the government announcement yesterday (and subject to legislation being introduced and passed this week), it is anticipated the school will be required to close for 4 weeks from Thursday 5th November to Wednesday 2nd December inclusive. During this time we will not be able to offer our in person classes.  We are very sorry […]

COVID Update // 14 October 2020

Guidance for customers living in England Customers living in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or Overseas should consult their local government guidance. The cookery school is in an area designated as Tier 1 medium risk and as such is allowed to operate in accordance with COVID secure guidance.  These include social distancing of customers, the use […]

COVID Update // 9 September 2020

In view of the government announcement today regarding restrictions on social gatherings, we just wanted to reassure customers that we do not believe that this impacts on our classes. As we understand them there is no intention to close down businesses where there are more than 6 people in a building.  (Restaurants are still allowed […]

COVID Update

We are delighted that as of 9 July the kitchen has fully re-opened and we are back running our hands on classes. There are obviously a number of additional pre-cautions in place to ensure that our premises are COVID secure and to protect both our team and our customers.  These include a reduction on the […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updated 19.03.20

During these unprecedented times, the health and wellbeing of our customers and our team are our top priority. Given the developments of the last couple of days, government recommendations now mean it is inappropriate for customers to travel to or attend classes at the school where they will inevitably be in close contact with each […]

Marmalade Bread & Butter Pudding

The recipe makes a large pudding for 8, but if there are less of you – just halve the ingredients Ingredients Leftover brioche loaf, or failing that any good white loaf or even some stale croissant. jar of marmalade 30cl grand marnier 200g sultanas For the crème anglaise 10 eggs 150g caster sugar 1 litre […]