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Bake with Maria

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Address: 81 Loudoun Road, London NW8 0DQ, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7998 1634
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: The Baking Lab is a baking school in London offering students a wide...
The Baking Lab is a baking school in London offering students a wide variety of bread, cake and pastry classes. We run classes in the evenings and on weekends too.
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I recently took a French pastry class at Bake With Maria and it was superb. The class was hosted by Kate who has plenty of experiences having trains in San Fransisco and now runs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I recently took a French pastry class at Bake With Maria and it was superb. The class was hosted by Kate who has plenty of experiences having trains in San Fransisco and now runs her own business, she was funny, engaging and made the multitude of steps seems effortless and the results were beautiful...and delicious. The course was just over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Introduction to Bread Marking class -- very highly recommended. We covered a lot in the three hours (including soda bread and ciabatta) but there are frequent tea breaks, and lots of great conversation, much of it bread-related. Maria is a superb, encouraging teacher, and this is a great way to spend an evening. And you get to take home a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Located in an eccentric industrial unit, Maria's baking class is everything a baking novice could ask for. Maria herself is a warm, highly engaging and effervescent personality whose obvious passion for baking quickly becomes infectious. She also makes a quite difficult skill look easy and great fun. I left the class with 3 loaves, 3 rolls and a longing for... More 

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Kent, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My husband and I, both novice bakers (to put it politely!), did the Baking With Maria course which is absolutely excellent. Maria is incredibly lively, friendly, helpful and encouraging, gently pointing you in the right direction and boosting your confidence. The fact that the people on our course had varying levels of pre-existing baking skills didn't matter at all as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I have just come back from the most fantastic 6 days baking with Maria in Tuscany. I thought I was addicted to her classes but now I can confirm I definitely am addicted. Villa Boccella, in Lucca, Tuscany (where the course is located) is just to die for - everything is authentic - including the instruction in Italian cooking and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I went to bake with Maria to improve my skills. The course was set out nicely the team was very helpful. I really enjoyed it and left with a lot of new information. Will definitely be doing more courses soon. Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

During my short visit to London, I decided to stay a day with Maria and her team to improve my bread making skill. It was a wonderful experience and I would love joining more classes in future. Please keep up with the good work.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Having previously attended a cake baking course at 'Bake with Maria', which was a gift (subject of a previous review), I have now followed this up with both the French and Italian bread courses - presented by Emmanuel and Maria respectively. After three visits, with three different instructors, I can confirm that the standard is consistently high, and the day... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My husband and I attended Maria's Intro to Bread-Baking class recently and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Maria and her team warmly greeted us upon arrival and offered up the most delicious carrot cake muffins pre-class too! Joined at our table were 6 other fellow baking enthusiast students of varying degrees of baking experience. The class size was perfect and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This was a cake making session. I have baked before with mixed results. This was my wife's treat, to me, as our anniversary present. While it is difficult to find (tucked away totally out of sight), the size of premises meant that there weren't many people fussing over everything. Our instructor was very knowledgeable and experienced. She made us very... More 

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