Italian Baking

We’ll show you how to master delicious, regional Italian bakes from bread to biscuits!

About this experience

We’ll show you how to master delicious, regional Italian bakes from bread to biscuits. Lunch is included.

Techniques you will learn:

  • Learn two classic Italian breads; Focaccia and a super easy no-knead Ciabatta.

  • Learn how to work with high hydration doughs.

  • Learn how mix your dough in a food mixer correctly, the technique of stretch and fold, how to proof, shape and bake your bread.

  • Learn how to top and dot your focaccia with the right seasonal toppings.

  • Learn how to make a classic breakfast enjoyed in Rome called Maritozzi (If you've seen Stanley Tucci's fantastic food tour of Italy program you may have seen them on there). You’ll learn how to make a delicious brioche dough and a sweet fresh cream filling.  


In this class the recipes below, including ingredients list and method, are provided for you to take home to add to your repertoire so you can keep on cooking them time and time again.

  • Ciabatta (The Chef will demonstrate this)

  • Focaccia

  • Maritozzi

  • Amaretti biscuits

What you can take home

There is a tasting session after each class where you have the chance to sample the tutor’s version of each dish. You will also take home everything that you’ve made.

Please note that you will need to bring a couple of sizeable (minimum 1L) food storage containers to take your food home in, we will provide all other equipment and ingredients.

We use induction hobs at the cookery school so if you have a pacemaker fitted please get in contact with us when you have booked to let us know so we can adapt our equipment to meet your needs. 

Refreshments are provided throughout, on all of our classes.

Before booking this class please familiarise yourself with our cancellation policy, especially if you are booking on the behalf of another person.  

Cancellation Policy