Introduction to Chocolate

A full day course, this is an in-depth look at working with chocolate.

On this day course you will learn:

  • A background to chocolate, it’s properties and what forms its texture and taste,
  • The theory behind tempering/pre-crystallisation,
  • Easy and quick methods of tempering chocolate,
  • How to test if chocolate is in temper before doing anything with it and troubleshoot if it’s not.
  • Using moulds to make chocolates,
  • Making and tempering ganaches,
  • Dipping and finishing truffles.

You will come away from the course with the knowledge to temper and make your own chocolates as well as the chocolates you make on the course.




Please note:

  • The course runs from 9:30am-3:30pm, please contact us for accommodation options if required.
  • We require the class to be full (4 persons) for it to proceed. At times sessions may need to be rescheduled.
  • Lunch is not provided so please bring a packed lunch. Alternatively there are plenty of shops close by.

Additional information


Tues 10th September 2019, Tues 1st October 2019, Tues 29th October 2019, Tues 26th Nov 2019 (Christmas themed)