Are you looking for some hands-on bread making workshops?
Nicky’s Cafe, Egmore: Chef and entrepreneur, Nicky Mahboobani will teach you how to make breads with simple and natural ingredients. The three hour workshop is lessons on the cracked wheat or flaxseed loaf, bagels and a fruit loaf. July 3. Rs 1,800. Details: 9840884826
Sara Koshy, Kottivakkam: Sara Koshy demonstrates various techniques to excel in making your own free-formed stuffed buns, pretzels, cinnamon rolls, bread and a Greek onion-olive loaf. July 6. Rs 2,000. Details: 8124145884
Artisans Institute of Baking, Anna Nagar: A favourite of enthusiasts and professionals alike, Lisa Isaac, who has over 30 years of baking and teaching experience, guides patrons on the subject of yeast and will work with different yeast doughs. Learn to make buns, breads, doughnuts and more. July 19. Rs 3,500.
Harini Sankarnarayan, Chetpet: A member of the Home Bakers Guild group in Chennai, her classes are technique-driven with a scientific approach to studying ingredients like yeast and gluten. Get familiar with making dinner rolls, stuffed buns, focaccia, whole bread and a honey-oat sandwich loaf. July 6. Rs 2,850. Details: 9841428798
Frangipani Culinary Expressions, Boat Club Road: Chef Piyusarya demonstrates 12 varieties of breads in a single day-long workshop. Also learn techniques of reduced kneading while making multi-grain loaf, focaccia, pesto pinwheels, choco-orange monkey bread and more. July 30. Rs 3,000. Details: 9381201984
Sweet Nothings, Chamiers Road: Learn up to eight varieties with Shivangi Daga, who will also lead you through breakfast rolls, breadsticks, pickled pull-apart bread and pizza base. July 14. Rs 2,200. Details:9840713199
Swad Cooking Classes, Vepery: Reema Jain makes sandwich breads, pav, cheese burst pizza base and doughnuts. July 7. Rs 2,000.Details: 8939566195