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The Breads and Foods of Italy

  • BrotBakery 38 Meade Road Fairfax, VT USA (map)

Discover the (Slow-) Foods of Italy with us! 

Hand-crafted bread is the cornerstone of Italian cuisine. It complements the olive oil, the cheeses, the wine and all the dishes of Italy, and it attracts both food lovers and avid bakers with it’s simplicity yet complex flavors. In this special workshop  -which we created in collaboration with Slow Food Vermont -  we will teach you how to bake your own authentic Italian breads and handmade pizza - and most importantly, taste everything at a “bakery-to-table meal” as part of the class.

During this hands-on course you will find out all about the history, the techniques and the ingredients vital to creating the flavors of Italian breads. You will be given plenty of opportunities to put the kneading, proofing and shaping skills you’ll be learning into practice, ending the course with the basic knowledge and confidence you’ll need to bake tasty fresh Italian breads and pizza at home.

No baking experience is necessary; just enthusiasm and a love for Italian foods! During the course you will create a selection of breads to taste and take home, including:

  • Ciabatta
  • Focaccia
  • Vinschgauer
  • Neapolitan Pizza

At the end of the class we will sit down for a meal of Italian cheeses, olive oils and condiments to enjoy with our breads and pizza. Fresh produce will come right from the gardens of Brot Bakehouse School and Kitchen.

This class is limited to 9 participants - please register soon and don’t forget to use your Slow Food Vermont discount (10% off all classes) if you are a member. USE THE PROMO CODE: SlowFoodVT AT CHECKOUT!

Course Instructor: Bakeress Heike Meyer, owner of Brot Bakehouse School and Kitchen & bread lover

Guest: Mara Welton , President, Slow Food USA State Governor for Vermont


Please be aware of our cancellation policy:

- Full Payment is due upon registering for a class. We understand that there will be circumstances whereby you will need to cancel your course or change the date. Given two weeks or more notice we are happy to offer a full refund.

- If we need to postpone or cancel a class either a full refund will be given, or you can use your payment as a credit towards any future class.

- If you need to cancel last minute - two weeks or less of the class date -  a full refund will be offered if we can refill your booking. Otherwise no refund can be issued.

Earlier Event: September 9
Spanish Tapas Potluck
Later Event: November 18
SFVT Annual Members Meeting & Potluck