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Edible Gifts Course

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The perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit – join us for a lovely cosy day in the Vale House Kitchen classroom, making delicious seasonal delights for your friends and family. On this Edible Gifts Course you’ll go home with some fabulous ready-made gifts and plenty of recipe ideas and inspiration!

• Baking biscuits and pies
• Bottling and storing liqueurs
• Packaging gifts
• Potting preserves and safe storage
• Preparing ingredients
• Selecting and safe use of equipment
• Slow-cooking chutney

Covering a whole variety of skills from baking to preserving, this course is the perfect antidote to the stresses of Christmas – swap the usual mad dash round the shops for a day full of festive fun and create some gorgeous homemade gifts that are sure to win you extra brownie points.

On this edible gifts masterclass, you’ll help finish a batch of mincemeat and use it to fill scrumptious homemade mince pies topped with frangipane – you’ll never want another supermarket mince pie again. You’ll also watch a demonstration of citrus liqueurs, ( with a bottle to take home ) make date chutney and cheese and herb biscuits (perfect for the cheeseboard), and bake chocolate cookies. You’ll be able to take home your creations home, with a course booklet full of recipes and ideas for packaging them into instant gifts. Lunch is included.

Course date: 9th November 2019

Price per person: £150

1 day - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


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“Such an enjoyable day Thank you so much. I will definitely be back to do more courses.”

Course Member - Preserves course

“Great course. Can’t think of anything to improve it. Just brilliant.”

Course Member - Preserves course