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Gum Paste and Anise-seed: A Festive sugary adventure.  Saturday 10 November, 2018. 10.30-13.30, Cirencester.

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Whether you’re an amateur cook, historian, or simply enthusiastic about either subject, this new short half-day course is sure to offer you something different to get your teeth into – literally. The course is hosted by food historian and author Emma Kay using authentic ingredients, recipes and objects from the past to recreate sweet treats and biscuity fun.

The ambience will be festive, historic and the activities very hands-on, using original moulds and implements, dating from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, you will learn about old techniques and cooks of the past, as we explore aspects of the art of Springerle and Pastillage.

Cost: £30.00 per person, payable in advance. This includes a sandwich lunch, with a mince pie (as we work), all resources, materials, and a Christmas gift to take away. Please email to book your place.


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