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Masterclass

Annie hosts a series of classes each year. Her classes are demonstration in style drawing on Annie’s knowledge and years of experience. The classes are held either at Babbington Park or at du Fermier. The classes held at Babbington Park are presented in our lovingly restored Wesleyan church building and Annie cooks on a beautiful electric AGA stove. Each class at the farm includes a farm and garden tour so participants get a great view of what makes up the world of a busy gardening, farming chef. Classes held at du Fermier are often held on weekends and feature a dinner afterwards.  The classes are fun, informative and our class participants return again and again over the years.

Soon our much anticipated AGA will arrive from England and be installed and 2019 will see the start of our AGA themed classes and our regular class schedule.

Our classes do book out extremely quickly so to ensure you are one of the first to know when our new masterclass schedule is released, please subscribe below.


2019 WINTER MASTERCLASSES

Our Winter classes are going to run a little differently. It gets VERY cold, wet and muddy in Lyonville in the Winter, so we have decided to hold the Winter series at Du Fermier. As always, the classes are demonstration in style and last for around 2 1/2 hours. We then have a little break after which sit down and enjoy lunch with a glass of wine, usually finishing about 3pm. Winter will be very meaty! From braising to brining, charcuterie to cassoulets and breaking down various poultry. Stocks, sauces and even a rerun of our popular Pie class. Most classes will be held on a Wednesday, but we are also running an additional Cassoulet class and a special Duck class on Saturday afternoons that are followed by a 4-course dinner with matching wines.