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Win a 2-day Chocolate Masterclass with Ruth Hinks, worth £1,000

Would you like to learn how to become a chocolatier? Then Ruth Hinks' chocolate course is for you!

22 days left to enter
Ballot closing date 16 Jun 2020 9am
Dates available from 1 Mar 2021 to 31 Aug 2021
Pair of tickets available 1 Location Peebles, Scotland

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Would you like to learn how to become a chocolatier? Then Ruth Hinks' chocolate course is for you!

What you get

1 pair of tickets for you and a guest to a two-day Essential Chocolate Skills Masterclass with UK Chocolate Master Ruth Hinks, at her Chocolate & Pastry School near Edinburgh, Scotland. Participants will receive a signed certificate.

5 runners-up will each receive a Cocoa Black Signature Selection Box of 36 Chocolates, worth £50.

Venue

The Chocolate & Pastry School, 1-3 Cuddybridge, Peebles, Scottish Borders, EH45 8HX, UK


About the Experience

The course teaches the theory and practical skills you need to work confidently with chocolate. You'll work individually, under close supervision of Ruth, preparing a selection of chocolate fillings, including caramels, ganaches, truffles and pralines. You’ll learn how to make handmade chocolates, chocolate bars, chocolate lollipops and moulded chocolate figures. You’ll also explore:

  • the origins of chocolate‚Ä®
  • cocoa varieties
  • chocolate making equipment
  • how to correctly taste chocolate
  • chocolate tempering techniques
  • preparation of fillings
  • the use of chocolate moulds
  • how to enrobe chocolates
  • the use of chocolate transfers and texture sheets
  • packaging chocolates
  • how to store chocolate.

Who is the class suitable for?

Essential Chocolate Skills is an intensive two day course designed for anyone keen to learn about working with chocolate. This masterclass course regularly attracts participants from the UK, Europe and the USA.

Cocoa Black Chocolate & Pastry School, Peebles, Scotland

Links to more information

The Chocolate & Pastry School website

Watch Ruth represent the UK at the World Chocolate Masters

Ruth Hinks' video series for Saga's #notgoingoutclub

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22 days left to enter
Ballot closing date 16 Jun 2020 9am Pair of tickets available 1
Dates available from 1 Mar 2021 to 31 Aug 2021
Location Peebles, Scotland

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