Sourdough Demonstration with Bake with Jack
Seasonal Sourdough-infused Supper cooked by The Salt Box.
Your very own sourdough starter to take home with you.
Bottle of beer or glass of wine with dinner.
In a world full of tempting culinary gadgets, we at The Salt Box still believe the old methods are the best; we cook over fire, we pickle and preserve, we forage and then we feast. Made using a natural starter, comprising fermented water and flour that leavens the bread naturally, sourdough fits in nicely with our back to nature philosophy. It really brings new meaning to the phrase, ‘I made it from scratch’.
So we’re excited to be teaming up with Surrey-based professional chef turned breadmaker, Jack Sturgess, to bring you a sourdough extravaganza. Jack believes that a solid understanding of the breadmaking process yields far more than simply following a recipe, but also understands the importance of keeping home-baking simple and easy. Buzzing from a recent appearance on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, Jack will give us an instructive sourdough demo, during which we’ll feed you tasty snacks while you ask Jack your bready questions.
Taste buds tickled, you’ll then join your fellow guests around our shared dining tables for a delicious, seasonal supper, cooked over fire and served in our cosy barn. Our tasty menu will naturally centre around our star(ter) ingredient, with dishes including chilli, fennel and orange crab on sourdough toast with green sweet chilli, and beer braised short rib sourdough trencher, with smoked garlic mayo and pink onions.
TBT (To be tasty)
We unable to cater for coeliac/gluten free diets at this event.
Our menus are best suited for flexible, adventurous eaters with a strong focus on seasonally and locally inspired ingredients, including wild and foraged foods sourced from nature’s larder.
Due to the nature of our events and in order to uphold high-quality standards we are only able to accommodate limited dietary requests at our dining events and cookery courses. Our dining events are intimate affairs with small groups, centred around a set menu lovingly prepared in our remote woodland kitchen by our small kitchen team, therefore preparing a separate menu to cater for dietary needs is not always possible.
Dietary needs must always have been communicated and approved prior to booking your seat at our table, and must be advised to our team no later than 7 days prior to the event so that our chef’s can make the necessary arrangements.
We really hope to be able to release further tickets to all of our 2021 events, once we have a better indication of what ongoing COVID-19 restrictions may be in place for us all. For the meantime, if an event is showing as fully booked, please add your name to our Waiting List, and we’ll be sure to get in touch if any further tickets are made available.
Please note that due to the additional COVID-19 restrictions in place, tickets to our events and courses are currently only available for a minimum of 2 guests per booking. At our courses, each booking group (2+) will share a fire-pit and cookery station, to ensure social distancing between all guests. This will be reviewed as and when government guidelines are revised.
Are you gifting this experience to a family or friend?
Once you’ve booked your seats, we have a selection of Gift Options available: