Events & Tastings

Apr
29
2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$100.00

If our Mambo Italiano class is the grand tour, this is more like a trip to Little Italy. All the fun and flavor in half the time. We’ll make sesame semolina from Sicily and focaccia from Genoa. You'll learn all the techniques of mixing, kneading, shaping, proofing and baking these yeasted breads at home. From the nutty flavor of sesame semolina to the olive oil infused decadence of focaccia, soon you too will be saying Viva Italia!
You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, two loaves of sesame semolina, two focaccia rounds, semolina dough to bake later, a poolish to make more bread at home and great coupons.

Apr
29
2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$75.00

You can make your own fresh pasta at home! You’ll get hands-on practice with various pasta rolling and shaping techniques. The family works on the recipes together and you'll take home what you made in class!

Apr
30
2018
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$75.00

Imagine intrepid trekkers from Épices de Cru, traversing the Silk Road, from Nara, the 7th century capital of Japan, via Umruqi, a major Chinese trade hub in the Tang dynasty to Balkh, a 2500 year old city in northern Afghanistan.

Now imagine them collecting spices along the way and delivering them to Ji Hye - a diligent student of food history and an exemplary chef.

Then imagine Ji Hye transforming those treasures into a feast, just for you.

Join us! Let's explore the treasures of the Silk Road together!

May
01
2018
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$40.00

Ten Spices, Ten Stories and Ten Tasty Dishes - all in one evening! Marika de Vienne from Épices de Cru will lead us on a journey explaining the history behind ten of our favorite spices from the past year; Ethiopian Berbere, Wild Uzbek Cumin, and Lucknow Indian Fennel to name a few. This tasting will blow your mind and taste buds. Be sure to sign up quickly! Spice Week classes sell out fast!
Attendees receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting.

May
02
2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
$125.00

We’ll lead you in making Zingerman's Delicatessen's recipe for really great chicken pot pie from scratch, including mixing and rolling the flaky pie crust, cooking the velouté sauce, assembling the aromatic filling and shaping the pies. Join in on the hands-on fun and learn to make a classic comfort food.

You'll leave BAKE! with the recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 6 pot individual pot pies you made in class and great coupons.

Can't get enough? Take and bake pot pies are available in the Zingerman's Delicatessen freezer case at 422 Detroit Street in Ann Arbor.

May
02
2018
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$100.00

The baked goods of the United Kingdom are so different from what most Americans eat every day. In this class we’ll delve into the techniques behind some of our favorites. You'll make fresh English muffins (which are an ocean apart from what you can get at the supermarket), oatcakes and shortbread. It’ll be no surprise if, after taking this class, you start calling your friends to high tea every day!
You’ll leave BAKE! With our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, all the food you made in class and great coupons.

May
02
2018
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$40.00

Red curry, green curry, yellow curry, Indian curry, West-Indian curry… and the list goes on! Learn about what makes each curry different and taste a variation of dishes that showcase the spice’s blend versatility and flavors. Marika de Vienne, from our favorite spice company in Montreal, Épices de Cru, will describe the ingredients and blending techniques of our favorite curries.
Attendees receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting.

May
03
2018
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$75.00

Learn the secrets to traditional German-style soft pretzels made with lard and dipped in lye. We will teach you how to form the crossed pretzel shape and tell you the story of why a monk decided to have this food be “in prayer.”You'll also shape the stick or baguette we make at the Bakehouse.These simple but tasty rolls are sure to become a family favorite. We'll also answer the “burning” question, “Are these dipped in the same lye used to make soap?” We'll end class tasting some warm pretzels with a little mustard and Zingerman's Creamery pimento cheese.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipe, the knowledge to recreate it at home, a dozen pretzels you made in class and great coupons.

*This class was formerly known as "Bavarian Baguettes: a.k.a. German Pretzels"

May
04
2018
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
$75.00

Let's make dinner together! You’ll create stuffed paratha (flatbread), Dal Makhani (curried lentils) and coconut rice pudding. We’ll also demonstrate cooking basmati rice and chutney. Everything in this class is vegetarian. Go home with dinner for four!

May
04
2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$100.00

In this class we will teach you to bake your own rich and soft challah bread from scratch. You’ll create a traditional six stranded braid and a turban shape studded with rum-soaked raisins. We'll demonstrate a seeded Moroccan challah braid too. These gorgeous golden loaves fresh from the oven will be tough to resist on the car ride home. You've been warned.

You’ll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 2 loaves of bread you made in class and great coupons.