Entries by Jo Bertinet

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 […]

Adverse Weather Policy 2019

As stated in our Terms and Conditions, we are not able to offer refunds or late notice amendments to classes where customers are unable to reach us due to adverse weather conditions.   However, where we take the decision to cancel a class then we will move customers to a new date of their choice. […]

Christmas Holiday closure

The cookery school will be closed for Christmas between 5pm on Friday 21st December and 9.30am on Monday 7 January.  During this time we will not generally be able to respond to emails or telephone messages however we will be in touch with all customers who have left a message as soon as we return […]

Adverse weather policy

As stated in our Terms and Conditions, we are not able to offer refunds or late notice amendments to classes where customers are unable to reach us due to adverse weather conditions.   However, where we take the decision to cancel a class then we will move customers to a new date of their choice. […]

Corporate Bespoke Events

Thinking of running a summer workshop, a team building event or just treating your staff to something fun and enjoyable?  The Bertinet Kitchen can provide you with a bespoke cookery workshop to suit your needs. The event can be tailored to suit your requirements and can be as challenging as you like. You can even sit […]

Granite baking stones

In both Dough & Crust I recommend putting a baking stone in your oven before pre-heating and baking directly on the stone.  I use granite and often suggest that people use a granite chopping board (examples are available very reasonably from Morrisons and Asda and it is a convenient size and thickness).  We have never […]