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Sara Ward - Hen Corner, West London

Sara has been baking bread for her family and friends from her urban smallholding, Hen Corner, for many years.

Since training as a Bread Angel she has opened a Micro Bakery and looks forward to passing on her skills through a series of courses.


Upcoming Events & Courses

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  • Sourdoughs & Special Breads

    Bring your pinny and roll up your sleeves, this special course has been designed to help develop your artisan culinary skills as we get busy with the starters, poolish and bigas creating beautiful sourdough bread, and some traditional bakes, in our London kitchen…

    Sara Ward will welcome you to Hen Corner with fresh coffee and home made treats. After an introduction to our time together, we will get busy with the dough creating wonderful breads throughout the day.

    Whilst the aromas of warm baking fills the air, and other batches are proving, we will enjoy a simple lunch to fuel us for the tasks of the afternoon. Over lunch you will have opportunity to stroll around the garden visiting the chickens and bees, then back to the kitchen to bake that bread…

    We are pleased to bring you this London sourdough bread making course.

    Recipes for the day may include:

      Sixteen Hour Sourdough

      Spelt with Rye Sourdough

      Classic Rye Sourdough

      Six Strand Challah

      Traditional Handshaped Boule

      Everyone goes home with their hand made bakes, banneton, dough scraper, recipe sheets and the confidence to make more bread at home.

      Price: £ 90.00 per person

      • Tue 25th Sep 2018 10:00-16:00 Full
    • Bread: Sweet & Savoury

      Bring your pinny and roll up your sleeves, this special course has been designed to help develop your artisan culinary skills as we create beautiful bread, both sweet and savoury, in our London kitchen…

      Sara Ward trained as a Bread Angel with Jane Mason of Virtuous Bread back in 2015 and has more recently completed a Five Day Intensive Bread course and further Croissant & Viennoiserie training with Richard Bertinet at his Cookery School in Bath.

      You will be welcomed to Hen Corner with fresh coffee and home made treats. Then, after an introduction to our time together, you will have opportunity to stroll around the garden visiting the chickens and bees, then off to the conservatory and kitchen to knead that dough…

      Whilst the aromas of warm baking fills the air, and other batches are proving, we will enjoy a simple lunch to fuel us for the tasks of the afternoon.

      We are pleased to bring you this London bread making course.

      Recipes for the day may include:

          Rosemary Focaccia

          Organic White Stone Baked Loaf

          Artisan Cheese Bread

          Wholemeal 50/50 Loaf

          Cinnamon Swirls

          Sticky Fruit Buns

        Everyone goes home with their hand made bakes, banneton, dough scraper, recipe sheets and the confidence to make more bread at home.

        Price: £ 90.00 per person

        • Tue 16th Oct 2018 10:00-15:30
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        • Wed 28th Nov 2018 10:00-15:30
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      • Stollen and Mincemeat

        Join us this festive season to make our Special Stollen, the traditional German sweet bread encasing a rich almond filling, that is folded to represent the infant Christ in his swaddling clothes...

        Sara Ward will welcome you to Hen Corner with fresh coffee and homemade treats. After an introduction to our time together you will have opportunity to stroll around the garden visiting the chickens and bees, then off to the conservatory and kitchen to prep & preserve…

        As seen at the Country Living Christmas Fair

        We’d love you to join us as we welcome in the season to the sound of carols and roll up our sleeves for some Christmas baking

        We are pleased to bring you this London Christmas baking course.

        Our time together will include:

        An introduction to Hen Corner

        Making an enriched dough for the stollen

        Preparing our special almond paste for the filling

        Folding and shaping the Stollen

        Creating a personalised mincemeat using your favourite fruit, nuts & tipple

        Baking the stollen and potting up the mincemeat

        Each guest goes home with a goodie bag including recipe sheets, your Special Stollen, personalised mincemeat and the confidence to make more for friends and family.

        Price: £ 50.00 per person

        • Wed 14th Nov 2018 09:30-13:00
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        • Thu 6th Dec 2018 09:30-13:00
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      • Stir Up Sunday

        Bring your pinny and roll up your sleeves, this special course has been designed to help us usher in Advent as we make our Christmas puddings together...

        Sara Ward will welcome you to Hen Corner with mulled wine, mince pies and homemade biscuits. After an introduction to our time together you will have opportunity to stroll around the garden visiting the chickens and bees, then off to the conservatory and kitchen to prep & preserve…

        As seen at the Country Living Christmas Fair

        We’d love you to join us as we welcome in the season to the sound of carols with mulled wine and mince pies.

        We are pleased to bring you this London Christmas Pudding course.

        Our time together will include:

        An introduction to Hen Corner

        Selecting a personal combination of fruit and nuts and your favourite tipple

        As the fruit is soaking, Sara will show you a couple of simple Christmas craft ideas

        Combine the recipe ingredients, then it’s time to stir up those perfect puddings.

        Each guest goes home with a goodie bag including recipe sheet with cooking instructions, craft items and your pudding in a ceramic bowl ready for the big day.

        Price: £ 50.00 per person

        • Sun 25th Nov 2018 15:00-17:00
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      Baking Together (Family Course)

      Thursday 5th Apr 2018 10:00-13:00

      Sorry this event is now fully booked.