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Wonderful Day Making Sourdough

I bought this sourdough bread making day as a gift for my husband’s birthday. It was a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane S
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Bread making made easy

We had a lovely time learning how to bake bread, Alan was a great teacher made it easy for us and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hulbie63
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Congresbury, United Kingdom
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We offer a number of half day and full day courses including Sourdough, Baguette, Croissant, Brioche, Indian Breads and Butter Chicken Curry, Gluten Free Breads and our new Italian course making fresh pasta. We will guide you through our hands-on...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Sylvan Close, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I bought this sourdough bread making day as a gift for my husband’s birthday. It was a wonderful day from beginning to end as we also stayed the night before in Carol and Alan’s lovely bed and breakfast room. The room was beautifully appointed and...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Well Jane. what lovely things to say about your visit. It was a pleasure having you both to stay and bake, and its always good when our guests enter into the spirit of the courses, which you both very much did.Looking forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a lovely time learning how to bake bread, Alan was a great teacher made it easy for us and we took home some lovely bread and it was great fun. We also had a really nice ploughmans lunch to finish the morning. Would...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Well thank you for recommending us to other potential bakers. Perhaps we will see you again in the New Forest. Carol & Alan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really enjoyable way to spend the morning. We are complete baking novices but still managed to produce some fabulous breads! And the pizza lunch was a lovely way to finish it off. We'd definitely recommend this. Thanks Alan and Carol for your hospitality.

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We hope that you will continue to make your own bread and pizza at home. Thank you for choosing our course. Carol & Alan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself & partner had great fun learning and baking bread on the 4 Bread Artisan course. We knew the basics but the handy little tips that you get told about during the session are great and Alan does the washing & tidying up after you...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Tina. We are pleased you enjoyed baking bread with us, and look forward to seeing you for pasta making next. Carol & Alan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a lovely few hours with Alan and Carol down at 'Stepping Stones' in the New Forest on the Artisan Bread Making Course. Alan packed lots into the time - and we not only learned a lot, we had fun and came away with...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are glad that you enjoyed a family activity with your daughter on a Sunday afternoon,especially eating the pizzas that you made. See you again for Indian cooking in the future. Carol & Alan

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Attended this new artisan pasta course and we can highly recommend it. The course provided two novices with all the skills needed to produce great pasta, including two super dishes in a really relaxed environment. The course was not only informative but great fun and...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, what lovely things to say. Thank you both for entering into the spirit of our new Italian Pasta course.It was great fun having you here for the day.We are delighted you were happy with your results. Hope to see you again for the Indian...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

My teenage daughter and I attended the Artisan bread making course with Alan and Carol yesterday and in the words of my daughter it was "amazing!" Alan's teaching was spot on, we were total beginners and were able to easily follow his instructions to create...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to use us as a school holiday activity. It is always a pleasure to teach young people to bake, and you both rose to the challenge with fantastic results. Hope to see you again. Carol & Alan

Reviewed 28 August 2018

I had a fantastic time with Alan and Carol yesterday on the artisan bread making course. Alan packed a huge amount into the time we had and was very careful to make sure he had covered all the questions I had. Alan has the most...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks Pam,We welcome requests for tailor made courses to address certain recipes and aspects of bread making. We are pleased you enjoyed it and you were happy with your results. Hope to see you again.. Alan & Carol

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic time on the course which my wife had specially arranged as a one on one course for my birthday. I found Alan a great teacher with a great way about him and also really enjoyed chatting to him during it. I've...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

It was very enjoyable spending the morning with you on a one to one course.Let us know how you get on baking the recipes at home. Thanks Carol & Alan

Reviewed 13 August 2018

I bought my partner this course as a birthday present because we have both had a go at making bread before but it has never been very successful! Alan and Carol were both incredibly welcoming and we found the course fun and informative. We know...More

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alanbrand, Owner at Artisan Bread Making New Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you Rosie for your kind comments. and happy bread making Carol and Alan

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lynda b
27 January 2018|
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Response from alanbrand | Property representative |
Hi Linda, many thanks for your enquiry, unfortunately we are not within walking distance of the train station in Lymington, however, we may be able to arrange to collect you or arrange transport. Please contact me direct if... More
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Genevieve A
20 April 2017|
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Response from alanbrand | Property representative |
Hi many thanks for your enquiry, unfortunately I am fully booked tomorrow, my first availability is Monday, if any interest?
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