Courses

Skills + Techniques

This course is best suited for home bakers, who have limted experience baking bread or get inconsistent results and are not sure why.

Elfyn will teach you how to make a really good white dough, learning the skills to knead and prove effectively by hand and from scratch. Half the dough will be used to create the traditional shapes you see in the bakery, such as bloomers, cobs,  and plaits. The second half of the dough will be used to make our famous Stilton + Raisin bread, giving you an introduction to Speciality breads.

The course includes everything you need for the day: apron, tea towel, ingredients, recipe sheets and equipment, and lunch on the day. You also get to take home all of the bread you make- around 4 to 5 loaves! This course is £125pp. 

 

Speciality Breads

The Speciality Breads course builds on from the knowledge learnt in the Skills + Techniques course, furthering your break making skills into wholemeal and speciality breads. 

Elfyn will teach you how to make minor adjustments to your dough, to allow for additions that have been added. This course usually focuses on our Spanish loaf, wholemeal , and our Date + Walnut breads. 

The course includes everything you need for the day: apron, tea towel, ingredients, recipe sheets and equipment, and lunch on the day. You also get to take home all of the bread you make- around 4 to 5 loaves! This course is £125pp. 

Heritage + Ancient Grains

As we become more aware of what we are eating, where it is coming from and the health benefits, there has been a revivial for traditional grains which were once abandoned. This course is for those who love bread but would like to reduce their gluten intake.

Elfyn will guide you through how to create hertitage loaves from scratch, using grains such as rye and spelt. He will also share his knowledge of ancient grainsm whilst creating these authentic tastes in our traditional stone-based ovens.

The course includes everything you need for the day: apron, tea towel, ingredients, recipe sheets and equipment, and lunch on the day. You also get to take home all of the bread you make- around 4 to 5 loaves! This course is £125pp. 

Stone Oven Pizza

Stone Oven pizza is the ultimate food when it comes to a quick dinner - it is both comforting and impressive for your dinner guests. This comprehensive course is suitable for both first-timers and the more experienced, giving everyone the opportunity to perfect this Naples tradition.

Our Chef will guide you through how to produce this regional delicacy from scratch, as well as teaching you how to create focaccias. 

The course includes everything you need for the day: apron, tea towel, ingredients, recipe sheets and equipment, and lunch on the day (which you make yourself in our Stone oven). You also get to take home all of the bread you make- around 4 to 5 loaves! This course is £125pp. 

Professional

Mayfield Farm Bakery School are happy to offer bakery courses for chefs of a professional level. These can be tailored to the indivdual participants who are keen to achieve specific outcomes. 

For more information regarding a professional course, please get in touch with us using our Contact Us page.