Cookery - Introduction to Italian Breadmaking (CWS)

Course intent

Making homemade bread is a great everyday skill and a party piece that impresses!

What will we cover?

This 3-hour workshop intends to introduce you to the basic recipes and techniques for making delicious homemade Italian breads and give you the confidence to experiment further with breadmaking in your own kitchen. You will concentrate on the techniques of preparing the dough and baking two breads - Focaccia and an Oregano & Thyme Grissini.

Note from Tutor “I will be giving hints & tips for fillings and star ingredients that will compliment your breads. I may even whip up a pesto or chilli sauce for dipping. See you at the workshop”

Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

This workshop is suitable for those who are new to breadmaking or would like to refresh their skills. It is suitable for vegetarians and those with any specific dietary requirements.

You will be required to meet specific hygiene and safety requirements as part of the cookery session, including frequent handwashing, and cleaning your own working surfaces and equipment.

As our workshops are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English comprehension, both verbally and written

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

The workshop fees do NOT include the cost of ingredients, and you are responsible for supplying your own ingredients for the lesson. You will receive a workbook, informing you of the ingredients and equipment you will need to bring with you.

All our cookery workshops & courses require learners to bring their own aprons, oven-gloves, and tea-towels. It is important to wear clothes and footwear suitable for a busy, hot kitchen. Face coverings are optional


If you wish to wear latex/nitrile gloves, you will need to provide these yourself as the centre does not supply them.

What can I do when I finish the course?

If you enjoyed this workshop, please do book onto the next breadmaking workshops the term. We look forward to seeing you again.

Additional information

Please do let us know if you have any allergy or food intolerance when you enrol. This information is important for your own wellbeing and will ensure the tutor can plan safely.

We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by always promoting fairness and respect

How to enrol

You can't currently enrol online for this course, so please call 0300 200 1044 to express your interest or to make an enquiry for further information.

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