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Chocolate Making Course 2012

Chocolate Making CourseYou a welcome to join us for our new Chocolate Making Course on 26th April from 10am – 12pm

Course fee is £35 per person.

How it works

The course will be approx 2 hours. During the first part there will be an introduction to chocolate, learning the history of chocolate, where and how it is produced from bean to bar. This will include tastings along the way of raw cocoa beans & different types of chocolate.

The second part will be making a basic truffle, making a ganache, piping, rolling & coating the truffles. At the end of the course participants will take home a bag of approx 16 truffles in either dark or milk chocolate, bags & ribbons will be provided.  Bring a friend as it is more fun to work in pairs when making the chocolates.

Hope to see all you budding chocolatiers there.

Contact us or pop in for more details or to pre-book.

Easter at The Bakers Arms

This Easter Sunday at The Bakers Arms, Blaby on April 8th 2012, we have a great 3 course seasonal menu on offer.

You have a choice of starters, roast main course and dessert. Click here to see the menu.

Only £18.50 – Please pre-book to avoid disappointment. Pop in or give us a call.

The Ultimate Ploughmans as seen on TV

The winner of the national competition for ‘The Ultimate Ploughmans Loaf’ was awarded to Penny Smith who produced a unique loaf of bread containing everything you would expect a ploughmans to be, but baked within the loaf.

Runner up was our local girl Sue, who produced a red onion and balsamic reduction loaf.

The competition was judged and filmed for TV on Monday 20th February and will be aired sometime next month.

The competition is part of Artisan programme here at The Bakers Arms and forthcoming events will include more bread-making, cheese-making, beer-making and chocolate making.

Check the Artisan schedule for dates.

2012 ‘Open Kitchen Events’

Apart from our well known ‘Bread making courses’, we have many other treats and specialities in the pipeline.

Here are some of the activities we are hoping to get up and running soon:

  • Beer Sommelier – an evening with a beer guru and supper…
  • Chocolate Making…
  • Cookery Demonstrations…
  • Supper and Cookery Event with our chef Jo…

 Also coming soon

Beer and Cider Festival

Easter Sunday Luncheon

2012 Bread Making Courses

Latest Bread Making course dates released:

Course Dates 2012

Sunday Classes 4pm – 8pm
Sunday January 22nd
Sunday February 12th – Valentines theme – Tear and Share loaves
Sunday March 11th
Sunday April 1st – Easter Breads and hot cross buns

Thursday Classes 10am – 2pm
Thursday January 19th , 26th
Thursday February 9th  , 23 rd
Thursday March 8th 15th and 29th (the 29th will have an Easter theme too )

Quiz Night Every Monday

For all those boffins and deep thinkers out there (who also enjoy a couple of drinks) – why not drag yourself down to the Bakers Arms Quiz Nite on every Monday at 9.00pm?

With comfy surroundings while enjoying a nice pint or wine, you’ll be sure to have a great night.

There are always prizes on offer. Check the ‘Quiz Nite board’ for more information…

Bread Making Course dates 2011

The bread baking session is leisurely and fun with plenty of time to chat and sample breads. There will be two types of breads to take home and a goody bag to get things started.

Bread Making Dates 2011

  • Thursday 29th September, 3pm – 7pm
  • Sunday 23rd October, 4pm – 8pm
  • Tuesday 15th November, 10am – 2pm
  • Sunday 11th December, 4 – 8pm (Festive breads)

Cost per person £35.00 including ingredients. £10 deposit required.

To make a booking for the course please contact us at the pub.

Visit the Bread Making page for more information…

Oktoberfest Beer Festival 2011

Oktoberfest Beer Festival at the Bakers Arms

28th October 2011, 5:15pm – 30th October 2011, 11:00pm

Join us for our Oktöberfest Beer festivial from the 28th-30th October.

Activities include:

  • Live music
  • Face painting.
  • Kids Games,
  • Themed Food menu, Served all day

Everybody welcome.