Thursday 23 May 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ever wanted to learn how to temper and make chocolate like the professionals?
Work with raw organic ingredients to make your own delicious chocolates in this class led by Emily, founder of Brighton chocolate micro-producer Cocoa Crystal, using only ingredients free of animal products, gluten and palm oil.
Use traditional solid marble slabs, industry quality equipment and more facts than you can shake a thermometer at! Ask your chocolatier anything you like about chocolate making – you’ll be amazed at what you might learn in these fun-filled, action-packed, 5*-rated experiences.
Whether you’ve been baking for years, got all the gear but no idea or never even touched a bain marie before… don’t worry. Every workshop is tailored perfectly so you’ll get the information and practice you need to start at home in the fine art of chocolate tempering to perfection.
Start with single origin Peruvian chocolate ingredients, mix, measure and tend to your batch. Have fun using splashes of colour and decorating techniques, make a mess with handmade liquid 70% chocolate, flavour with oils and inclusions and twist and flip for the moment of truth.
This is a fun and indulgent workshop that nevertheless has ethics at its core – a chocolate class you can feel truly good about enjoying. And that’s even before you’ve had the complimentary glass of Prosecco!
What previous participants said: “Liked the knowledge and passion of the teacher.” “Very educational and eye opening… So amazing, a real science and art to the making of chocolate.” “Thank you so much for the amazing evening.”
Tickets for this event include:
- professional tuition
- all ingredients and equipment
- hot drinks throughout the session and a welcome glass of fizz
- your own handcrafted chocolates to takeaway
Any profits raised from this class support our community cookery activities – where everyone can experience the benefits of cooking and eating together, regardless of finance, confidence or ability.
Tickets for this event are £35 per person, or £30 (per person) when booking two or more tickets at once. We have a limited number of tickets available at a concession rate of £20 for those who are in receipt of a means-tested benefit, under-18s (suitable for 14+, must be accompanied by an adult), as well as full-time students. Use the drop-down to choose these options when purchasing your ticket.
This event is now SOLD OUT – however you may wish to add yourself to the waiting list below as last minute cancellations can release places. Sign-up to our email list to be the first to hear about new dates for classes. Emily from Cocoa Crystal is hosting regular chocolate workshops at the Community Kitchen, see dates below.Book your place
The Community Kitchen113 Queens RoadBrighton BN1 3XGUK
Single-origin chocolate making with Cocoa Crystal – SOLD OUT
The Community Kitchen, 113 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XG, UK