Macarons and Chocolate Basics

Class Summary

Spend a day making delicious and colourful sweet treats. Lunch is included.

Start Time 10.00am - 3.30pm

Cost £110.00 per person

Skill Level All skill levels

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Class details

This is the second class that Master Chocolatier Andrew Thwaite will be hosting.  The morning session will concentrate on the art of making beautiful macarons.  You will work in pairs to produce the mixture, colour and flavour it, then be taught how to make a classic ganache using a variety of flavours and fillings to finish their macarons and also a salted caramel. Macarons

After lunch you will cover tempering chocolate and how to make the ganache, using flavours, piping and other decorative techniques and simple chocolate based decorations for cakes which can be produced at home

The session will be hands on and demo led with plenty of opportunities to pick up tips and Andrew Thwaiteask questions along the way.  Each student will receive full course notes and recipes, and a box of finished Macarons as well as a copy of Andrew’s book “Working with Chocolate”.

Class notices

The class includes lunch.

All courses include

  • Tree

    Learn in our beautiful country surroundings

  • Chef's Hat

    Small class sizes for more one to one time with our experienced chefs

  • Glass

    All ingredients are provided and day courses include lunch

  • Disabled

    One work station can be lowered for those with disabilities or who may prefer to sit

  • Bed

    Make your visit extra special and stay over in one of our nine 4* Bed and Breakfast rooms

  • Washing Up

    And best of all we do all the washing up!