Mince Pies: An Historical Cooking Workshop

Sunday, November 24, 11 am to 3 pm

Learn how to make the pastry and rich filling of these traditional fruit and meat-based pies. A recipe package and mince pies to take home are included. Recommended for those aged 13 years and older. The cost is $75 plus HST.

Advance tickets required; get them here. https://fortyork.streamintickets.com

 

The Cook's Apprentice: A Baking Workshop for Children

Saturday, December 7, 1 pm to 3:30 pm 

Cakes, biscuits and confections! Just in time for the holidays, kids ages 8 to 12 learn to bake traditional recipes including iced queen cakes, gingerbread, peppermint drops and a delicious breakfast griddle cake – all in the Officers’ Mess historic kitchen. Participants receive a recipe package and samples to take home. (This workshop on sweet treats is Part 1 of our children's series; join us the following Saturday for the fun of cooking savoury delights!) The cost is $30 plus HST.

Advance tickets required; get them here. https://fortyork.streamintickets.com.

The Cook's Apprentice: A Savoury Cooking Workshop for Children

Saturday, December 14, 1 pm to 3:30 pm 

Dine like an officer in this hands-on workshop where children get to make their own meal. Kids ages 8 to 12 learn to make and taste traditional recipes including macaroni (and cheese), pancakes, chicken curry and a seasonal soup – all in the Officers’ Mess historic kitchen. Participants will receive a recipe package to take home. The cost is $30 plus HST.

Advance tickets required; get them here. https://fortyork.streamintickets.com.

Gingerbread Make & Bake

December 27 to 31, 11 am and 2 pm 

In this hands-on workshop, kids ages 4 and up will use period cooking utensils and tools to sift flour, crush cinnamon, cloves or allspice, pound sugar and grate nutmeg and ginger as they prepare an 1800s gingerbread recipe. Samples can be taken home – if they last that long! Each workshop is limited to 15 participants. Sign up in the Museum Store (the Canteen) when you arrive.

Regular admission

 

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