Holler up fellow bakers, if you think the first half of the year at Start2Bake was exciting, you'll be happy to know we only intend to take it a notch higher every month. As we officially step into the second half of the year, we whole-heartedly announce that this month is packed with back-to-back workshops, both online and offline starting from the 2nd of July. From whipping up your own set of adorable mini-cupcakes with The Lil Whisk—a home-bakery brand run by the mother-daughter trio Shilpa, Reeth and Disha Khurana—rakhi special fusion desserts with chef Ojas to making your own burger buns and dinner rolls with chef Rachi, this time we promise you a diversified set of baking classes you mustn't miss out on!
Read the list below to learn the details and sign up for one, two or more.
Mini cakes galore
If you've found your eyes fixated on the cute mini-cakes that are gaining popularity all over the internet, this engaging workshop with the dynamic Khurana trio is meant just for you. Shilpa Khurana along with her daughters, Reeth and Disha Khurana of The Lil Whisk, a home-grown bakery brand, will be hosting the very first class for the month of July at our studio. A five-hour-long offline workshop that promises to teach all the essentials, methods and techniques to help you bake your own set of cutesy mini-cakes. Long story short, we're super excited, what about you? Price: Rs 4,850 inclusive of GST Date: 2nd July, Saturday Time:1pm to 6pm Location: 310, Adhyaru Industrial Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai. Landmark - Opposite Phoenix Mills and lane adjacent to Manyawar To sign up clickhere
Gluten-free and vegan sourdough
After the success of her previous workshop on entremet bakes, Chef Minali Zaveri, founder of The Creme Company, is coming back to host yet another interesting workshop on baking gluten-free and vegan sourdough with us, this time offline, at our Lower Parel studio. The best part is, the recipes of this class are designed keeping in mind all possible reasons that pose as an obstacle from enjoying these baked goods, like lactose intolerance, dietary restrictions and other food allergies. So, wait no more and sign up for this healthy class right away! Price: Rs 2,750 inclusive of GST Date: 9th July, Saturday Time: 2pm to 6pm Location: 310, Adhyaru Industrial Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai. Landmark - Opposite Phoenix Mills and lane adjacent to Manyawar To sign up clickhere
Rakhi special fusion desserts
Co-founder and head instructor of The Bake-Amore Studio, a pastry school in Delhi, Chef Ojas will be hosting this two day online class with us to help you all start with your rakhi preparations a little ahead in time. We totally understand the emotion of going all out to make the day special for your siblings, be it with the favourite gift or a particular treat you have planned as a surprise. Sign up for this class and learn to make a whole new range of fusion treats like shahi mawa cupcakes, ghevar malai cheesecake, thandai pista dry cake and more. Price: Rs 2,499 inclusive of GST Date: 15-16th July Time: 2pm to 5pm To sign up click here
Fundamentals of bread baking
Chef Rachi Gupta, a 23 year old trailblazer, after having finished her graduation degree in culinary arts from the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad, India. And a summer program in French Pastry Arts at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Pâtisserie is now carving her place as an ace baker in this industry. In this absolutely egg-free class she will take you over the fundamentals of baking bread, right from making and kneading the dough to shaping, scoring and proofing along with tips and tricks to help you customise the breads for yourself from the comfort of your own kitchens. Price: Rs 1,899 inclusive of GST Date: 20th July, Wednesday Time: 3pm to 6pm To sign up click here
The perfect French opera cake
Bonjour tout le monde! If the delectable French pastries have gotten you hooked, this concise three-hour workshop with chef Neha Divekar, owner of The Dessert Bar—a baking studio—is made just for you. From almond jaconde sponge to mirror glazing and more, this workshop aims to help you perfect the tricks of the trade to master a classic flavourful French cake, L'opéra Gâteau. And the fact that the class is 100% egg-free, is a huge plus point. Price: Rs 1,899 inclusive of GST Date: 22nd July, Friday Time: 3pm to 6pm To sign up click here
Traditional Indian Desserts
Call it mishti, mithai or anything else your heart pleases, our celebrations will never be complete without a small (or large) dosage of the mouth-melting traditional Indian desserts. Sign up for this class to try your hand at making a wide variety of traditional desserts, intrinsic to the heritage of India. From the ever-so-popular rasgulla/roshogolla, gulab jamun, khoya barfi, juicy decadent rasmalai to payesam this three-hour workshop promises to be cover it all. Join the class to learn the methods and techniques to start making them for yourselves as and when you please! Price: Rs 1,899 inclusive of GST Date: 22nd July, Friday Time: 3pm to 6pm To sign up click here
2-tier geode cake with velvet effect
Chef Gitika Abbott, founder of Cake Me Over, in this eggless workshop, will demonstrate how to construct a geode cake with utmost perfection, along with sharing the tips and tricks to achieve the velvet effect, make a geode topper and more. Price: Rs 4,200 inclusive of GST Date: 27th July, Wednesday Time: 3pm to 5 pm To sign up click here
Shreyasee who has always remained a foodie has now embarked upon the journey of channelling her love for the same through her writing. An ardent theatre-lover, she's always on the look-out for new avenues to express her creative self. Apart from writing and working on social media, she also never misses an opportunity to crack a joke, every now and then.