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An Italian Christmas - Desserts & Edible gifts

£175.00

Give your loved ones an authentic taste of Italy this Christmas. Under the expert guidance of acclaimed food writer and chef Valentina Harris you’ll discover how to create traditional Italian desserts and sweet treats designed to delight your family and friends over the festive season.

During this practical, one-day course Valentina will share her love of classic Italian food, equipping you with the confidence and the skills to create a selection of delicious desserts and edible gifts. Using the best seasonal produce, you’ll learn about the flavours and artisan techniques needed to recreate an authentic taste of Italy in your own kitchen.

No previous experience is necessary; just enthusiasm and a willingness to work alongside other food lovers to make real Italian desserts. By the end of this hands-on course you will have produced:

  • Il Montebianco - Chestnut and chocolate mountain
  • Traditional Panforte
  • Soft almond biscuits
  • Spiced Umbrian Christmas cake
  • Hazelnut and chocolate biscuits
  • Cantuccini al fico - Tuscan almond and fig dunking biscuits

Everything you make on the day will be available for you to take home and enjoy. Refreshments will be available throughout the day, as well as a buffet style lunch prepared by our team of chefs. All ingredients, equipment and recipes will be provided.

"Valentina Harris truly cooks from the heart." - Giorgio Locatelli

Dates

Sun 2nd Dec 2018

Places left: Limited spaces available

Summary

Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm

Duration: 1.0 day(s)

Cost: £175.00

Subjects: Baking, Chocolate, Patisserie, Cooking

Teachers

Valentina Harris

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Customer Reviews

FAYE VINCENT
Loved both Italian Christmas courses. Valentina is a wonderful and fun tutor, both days were thoroughly enjoyable. Look forward to the next course by her!

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