Reflect on Your Learning Journey: Your Journal

Reflect on Your Learning Journey: Your Journal

Our aim at Workshop has always been to create the best possible way for you to learn new skills. One of the most important parts of the learning process is the reinforcement of what you’ve already been taught through some form of testing or recall, either immediately, or at a later date.

From June onwards, every time you complete a lesson, you’ll be asked to take a photo of your creation which will appear as part of a journal entry.

How to Make Bread: 7 Easy Homemade Bread Recipes

How to Make Bread: 7 Easy Homemade Bread Recipes

Always fancied learning how to make bread but found it hard as a beginner? We’ve listed 7 easy recipes that are as simple as they are swaying. From a simple white loaf, to a seedy brown, flatbread and practical bagel and English muffin recipes to get you through the week, we’ve got everything to get you started.

Reflect on Your Learning Journey: Announcing Journal Entries

Our aim at Workshop has always been to create the best possible way for you to learn new skills. One of the most important parts of the learning process is the reinforcement of what you’ve already been taught through some form of testing or recall, either immediately, or at a later date.

From June onwards, every time you complete a lesson, you’ll be asked to take a photo of your creation which will appear as part of a journal entry.

SPOTLIGHT: Chatting to the Expert Bakers behind Manna from Devon Cooking School

We chat to Holly and David Jones from Manna from Devon Cookery School, the expert bakers behind Master Italian Breads and the soon to be released Master Sourdough Breads. The duo share their passion for recreating authentic world breads, where they get their baking inspiration, and some of their expert tips and tricks for making the perfect loaf at home.

Complete Guide to Cake Fillings, Frostings & Glazes – Recipes & Ideas

From old cupcake staple American buttercream to modern Instagram-worthy mirror glaze, there are hundreds of ways to turn a cake into a masterpiece. This ultimate guide will get you familiar with all the different things you can frost, fill, ice and glaze cakes with – along with plenty of recipes to get you started too.

SPOTLIGHT: Catching up with Benjamina Ebuehi from The Great British Bake Off

You may recognise Benjamina as a quarter finalist from the Great British Bake Off, where she wowed the judges with her show-stopping cake designs and technical baking knowledge. Benjamina has founded The Sister Table with her sister Bonita, and is an Ambassador for The Luminary Bakery. We sat down with Benjamina, complete with a ubiquitary piece of cake and cup of tea, and got to hear what she is currently working on, and what’s coming up.

SPOTLIGHT: Getting to Know Annie Evans from Leiths School of Food and Wine

We recently had the opportunity to chat to Annie Evans, Leiths-trained chef and course tutor at the school in London. Annie is also the Mentor on the Mastering Sauces: Hollandaise workshop where she explores making Hollandaise from start to finish, guiding you through a range of techniques perfect for making some show-stopping dishes, including eggs benedict and steak with Béarnaise sauce.

Introducing Leiths on Workshop

For the first time in the world-renowned cookery school’s history, Leiths School of Food and Wine is bringing their culinary expertise to your own kitchen with Workshop – using the app, you’ll be able to learn directly from Leiths’ cookery teachers in the comfort of your own home through their upcoming range of self-paced, hands-on video workshops.

The Science of Learning

The Science of Learning Our Approach to Helping People Learn New Skills Learning new skills can be stressful. When your brain is given too much information in one go, it can quickly go into overload and cause a whole bunch of mental strain and anxiety. So how is it...

7 Ways To Achieve Your Goals In 2018

The festive period is over, and you’ve probably been left wondering what lies ahead in the year to come. Whether you’re looking for success, to reach specific goals or to pick up a new skill, here are our top tips for truly effective learning in 2018.

Last Minute DIY Christmas Foodie Gifts

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most thoughtful and creative Christmas gifts that you could make using skills available to you on Workshop. They won’t break the bank and you’ll get bonus brownie points for gifting something meaningful and crafted with your own fair hands!

Careers at Workshop

At Workshop we’re always looking for driven, talented individuals to join the team and help revolutionise the way we learn new skills! We’re hiring, so come check us out!

SPOTLIGHT: Luke Thomas on Cooking Fish

Luke Thomas is an award-winning celebrity chef and author, who at 15 won Future Chef before becoming the UK’s Youngest Head Chef at just 18. He’s about to launch his flagship venue in London, is the founder of Retro Feasts in Dubai and is regularly seen on TV shows in the UK & USA.

SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Earle on Making Chocolate

“Start now. Keep moving. If you don’t ask you’ll never know. What’s the worst that can happen?”
Jen told us these are the best pieces of advice she has ever been given. We think it is sound advice and is absolutely in line with our beliefs at Workshop. There is no point hanging around when you can be learning through doing, right?!