Breadmaking Workshop

25th March 2023 10:00 - 15:00 €50

​During this practical, hands-on workshop you will be guided through the process of making a variety of breads. Bread is a staple food in many countries around the world, and has ignited people's interest more than ever. Home-made bread offers a number of nutritional advantages over bought versions, but baking your own can seem daunting.

This workshop will take you through the basic skills and show that making your own is not as daunting as it sounds. You will use a variety of flours and techniques. Some of the breads that will be covered are

Hot Cross Buns

Brown bread loaf

Focaccia bread with onion and balsamic topping


Additional Information

Recipes will be sent out from tutor before class. Students should bring a container to bring their breads home and a tea towel

Tutor Details

Tutor: Valentina Rossi

Valentina started studying cookery in the Italian famous cookery school “Il Gambero Rosso” in 2006. Following completion she joined the professional Chefs school “A Tavola con lo Chef” learning all secrets of food and its preparation specialising in pastries.

She moved in Ireland in 2008 working as pastry chef in well-known Galway restaurants then moved into the capital to work in the most fine and high standards Pastry kitchens. She studied Culinary Art in DIT and set up her own food business in 2014.

Valentina’s cookery skills have been honed from a very young age, starting when she was just a little girl pulling up a chair to stand beside her mother or grandmother as they prepared Sunday lunches for all the family. However she developed and perfected these skills by working hard in the industry and training regularly.