June is a long-awaited month for all of us who nestle a monsoon-lover within us. And with the season setting in a little early this year, it is a respite after the scorching heat of the summers. If you're in the mood to curl-up with your favourite snacks and desserts, this time around we'd say you're in luck, as we at Start2Bake are very excited to announce the amazing line-up of online and offline workshops that'll help you to learn a whole new set of techniques and methods to ensure you're ramping up your baking game in the best possible way. And the best part? We've kept in mind our tiny-tots who're equally enthusiastic about baking too.
Read the list below to learn more.
Ravioli special for kids
This 100% eggless class with chef Miera Asrani, a trained culinary artist and founder of Chef's Table is designed specially for all the kids who take an active interest in cooking and learning about new dishes.In this offline workshop they will be taught first hand how to make ravioli sheets from scratch with a healthy cheese and spinach stuffing tossed in butter garlic sauce. Age: 6-12 yrs Price: Rs 1,449 inclusive of GST Date: 4th June, Saturday Time: 11am to 1pm Location: 310, Adhyaru Industrial Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai. Landmark - Opposite Phoenix Mills and lane adjacent to Manyawar To sign up click here
Secret of tarts
Mohena Ahluwalia is a trained chef from Le Cordon Bleu and will be hosting this three hour online class, to divulge all the tips and tricks and help you bake mouth-melting tarts, from chocolate caramel to mini berries. This class will cover four interesting flavours you cannot miss. Plus, she'll also guide you to master the art of baking the perfect shortcrust pastry while at it to concoct a variety of sweets, pies and tarts as and when you please. Price: Rs 1,799 inclusive of GST Date: 9th June, Thursday Time: 3pm to 6pm To sign up click here
Cupcakes and more, kids special
Chef Miera Asrani is coming back to host her second kids' special class with us. We ensure this is going to be an absolutely therapeutic experience and a great way to unwind during the weekend for our little guests, who whisk cupcake batter and patiently learn the art of making and applying a frosting of their choice (either vanilla or chocolate, or both) on the cupcakes. Age: 4-12 yrs Price: Rs 1,099 inclusive of GST Date: 11th June, Saturday Time: 11am to 1pm Location: 310, Adhyaru Industrial Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai. Landmark - Opposite Phoenix Mills and lane adjacent to Manyawar To sign up click here
Topsy-turvy cakes masterclass with chef Gitika Abbott
One of India's top ten home-bakers, chef Gitika Abbott is coming back after hosting a very successful workshop to teach her signature topsy-turvy anti gravity four tier cake—using the newest techniques and methods at this three-day offline and hands-on masterclass live at our studio in Lower Parel, Mumbai you'll not just get to learn the tricks but make a cake for yourself too. Date: 16th -18th June Time: 10am - 6pm Location: 310, Adhyaru Industrial Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai. Landmark - Opposite Phoenix Mills and lane adjacent to Manyawar For more details click here
Jams and spreads workshop
If you swear by jams and spreads for your morning breakfast or find yourself tasting a spoonful of it at random hours of the day, this workshop is just right for you. Learn from chef Gunjan Sharma, the head of Metier Peca—a baking and culinary school based in Delhi— to make a delicious set of jams and spreads using fresh seasonal fruits easily available near you, from the comfort of your own homes. This class will also cover the science behind perfecting the art of making marmalades and jellies. Price: Rs 1,499 inclusive of GST Date: 20th June, Monday Time: 1pm to 4pm To sign up click here
Fondant figurine masterclass
Designed carefully to give you detailed, complete hands-on learning of making 3D fondant figurines, chef Sangeeta Roy Ghosh is coming all the way from Delhi to host this offline masterclass. Learn to construct bride and groom fondant figurines using simple and easy-to-learn techniques to ensure you can sail through smoothly with your cake orders pouring in this wedding season. Date: 23rd June, Thursday Time: 10am to 6pm Location: 310, Adhyaru Industrial Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai. Landmark - Opposite Phoenix Mills and lane adjacent to Manyawar For more details click here
Sugar flower masterclass
Delhi based master baker and founder of Sangeeta's Cooking Mantra will be hosting this second offline workshop at our studio right after her fondant figurine class to help carve aesthetic sugar flowers with simple and easy techniques and ensure the process of making the same is hassle-free and easy on your schedule. Date: 24th & 25th June Time: 10am to 6pm Location: 310, Adhyaru Industrial Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai. Landmark - Opposite Phoenix Mills and lane adjacent to Manyawar For more details 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.