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Essential Vanilla

Saturday 10:00 - 15:00 & Sunday 10:00 - 15:00

Introduction to Vanilla Masterclass is a 10-hour course spread over two days with expert Tanya Moulding.

The course covers beginner basics and tips on using the luxurious and comforting properties of Vanilla creatively, in culinary and cosmetic recipes.  The course will get you started in gaining good basic knowledge of using Vanilla pods and its extracts safely, blending techniques and practical skills.  

The workshop is structured to allow adequate time for group and individual work, questions and answers, as well as written notes to take away, with additional suggestions and recipes to tailor at home.  

We shall explore the following topics and you will learn how to create two Vanilla based-products to take home, each participant will also take home a vanilla pod to practice with!

  • Understand its labour- intensive cultivation and history of Vanilla

  • Discuss the many different types of Vanilla pod, explore and sample the variety of products it produces, such as powder, seeds, extract, essential oil

  • Explore the properties of Vanilla, its aroma profiles, and its many uses in food, drink, skin and beauty care

  • How to use, source and handle Vanilla and adapt recipes to suit individual needs

  • Guidance on Safety, dilutions, storage, creating formulas and record keeping

Did You Know

If you're a resident of the EEA (The European Economic Area) for 3 years or more and are over 19 years old you can attend one free workshop per academic year!*

We have a limited number of free places on selected workshops, so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment!

See our terms and conditions for more information.

To find out if you're eligible for a free workshop or to book a place please answer the questions below.

Is This Your First Workshop With Us Between August 2018 - July 2019?


Are you over 19 and a resident of the EEA (The European Economic Area)?

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