Baking Class - Trivandrum

Welcome Shower with hot cookies, Buns and Appetizing Treats!

From peak summer we've moved to cloudy skies and lashing rains. It's the time to pep-up your moody spirits with hot soups, cookies and even hot-hot buns from your kitchen.

This July, I've introduced few new classes - crossiants, Momo's, and North Indian cuisine. Pls have a look at the class calendar - from July 8 to 25 and feel free to join and recreate the same taste and flavor in your kitchen. Also, don't forget to share the details with your friends and relatives interested in these classes.

                              JULY 2017 - BAKING, ICING, COOKING LESSONS IN TRIVANDRUM

July 2017 - Bakes from July 8 to 25

July 8, 10: AM to 1:PM
( Class for Beginners)

Cupcake Class - Basics ( Learn 5 Types of cupcake and Icing)

 Perfect for beginners and those looking to improve their cake baking technique, this class will cover a five types of cupcakes ( Vanilla, chocolate, Strawberry, Orange Marmalade, and Fry Fruits). After you bake these perfect cupcakes, you'll learn the basics of cupcake decoration - icing on cupcake.

Fee Rs 1,200

2:30 to 6:PM

Red Velvet and Chocolate Cake
Red Velvet and Chocolate Cake ( 8/7/17, Time: 2:30 to 6:PM)
Bake the perfect Red Velvet Cake and Chocolate cake every time! 
In this class, you'll learn the skills to make a classic Red Velvet cake with cream cheese frosting and Chocolate cake and scrumptious ganache icing.
Fee Rs 1,800

July 9, 10:AM to 1:PM
Plum Cake and Date and Carrot Cake

Plum Cake and Date & Carrot Cake
If you fancy baking a Plum Cake and Date and Carrot Cake, learning a few new tricks, cake mixing, soaking and the age-old steps of cutting dry fruits, etc, then this class is for you. 
Date: 9/7/17, Time: 10:AM to 1:PM, Location: Kumarapuram

Rs 1,900
2:30 to 6:PM

Fondant Icing for Beginners
Fondant Icing Lessons ( 9/7/17, 2:30 to 6:PM)
Confidently create your first designer cake with Fondant icing!
Learn from the intensive, practical four hour master class where you'll learn - how to make fondant icing, techniques to spread the icing dough on the cake, coloring tips, tips to use the fondant tool kit, make a figurine, etc.
Date: 9/7/17, Time: 2:30 PM to 6:PM
Fee Rs 3,600

Egg-less Bakes ( 3 Cakes)
Cakes without Egg on Monday, 10:AM to 1:PM
Date: 10/7/17
Go Egg-less Baking! 
Quench your desire to bake cakes without using egg. In this beginner level class, you'll learn 3 varieties of cakes and one icing (fudge icing).

Reserve your spot for this class, and gain the knowledge and confidence to start egg-free baking.
In this practical and hands-on baking class, you'll learn:

1 Vanilla Cupcake
2.Vanilla Cake
3.Chocolate Cake
4.Fudge Icing
Date 10/7/17, Time: 10:AM to 1:PM

Cookies Basic ( 5 Types)
Eggless cookies

Cookie Class For Beginners ( 10/7/17)
Do you love crispy, buttery chocolate chip cookies? In this class, you'll learn how to make these 5 types of cookies and carry with you the baked cookies. 

Rs 1,700

July 11, 10:AM to 1:PMPuffs, Baked Roll and Dip
Puffs and Baked Roll
Come to bake Puffs and Baked Chicken Rolls/Mushroom Roll and a cheese dip! I'll teach you how to lock in the margarine, then fold, cut, shape and bake, as you create crisp, delectable puff to perfection! 

Items you'll learn:
1) Puffs ( Veg, Egg and Chicken filling)
2) Baked Roll ( Chicken and Mushroom)
3) Cheese dip

It's time to plunge your hands into the dough and learn make these short-eats in your kitchen.
Rs 1,900


Cookies Advanced
Cookies - Level 2
( Australian cookies - 5 Types)
Rs 1,900
Date: 11/7/17, Time: 2:30 to 5:30. Location: Kumarapuram
List of 5 new cookies you'll learn: 
1. Lavender Short Bread
2. Strawberry Cream Biscuits
3. Monte Carlos
4. Shortbread Crescents
5. Linzer Biscuits

July 12, 10:AM to 1:PM
Danish Pastry, Croissant, and Red Velvet Brownie

Come ready this day to learn the techniques and tips to bake (lock in the margarine, fold, cut, shape) to create crisp, delectable pastries to perfection!

Date: 1/7/17, Time: 2:30 to to 6:PM
Location: Kumarapuram, Tvm

What you'll learn in 3 hrs:
1) Croissant( Veg, Egg and Chicken filling)
2) Danish Pastry
3) Red Velvet Brownie Cheese dip

It's time to plunge your hands into the dough and learn make these short-eats in your kitchen.

Fee Rs 1,900

2:30 to 6:PM

Momos ( 5 types) and 3 dips
Rs 1,700
July 13, 10:AM to 1:PM

Chocolate Basic - Learn to make homemade chocolates and learn to make
11 fillings)

Chocolate Class For Beginners
( 13/7/18)

Rs 1,700
2:30 to 6:PM

Chocolates Advanced
Rs 1,900 July 14, 10:AM to 1:PM


Biryani Lessons for Beginners!
Biryani Class on Friday

Join this session to learn 3 dishes:

1. Chicken Biryani ( Kerala taste)
2. Veg Fried Rice
3. Chicken 65

Fee Rs 1,900
July 15, 10:AM to 1:PM

So, here's the popular 1 day baking class on Saturday and things you learn in this session:
  • How to follow a recipe given in a recipe book or on Youtube?
  • What pan size to use? Should I fill the batter to the brim or 3/4?
  • Learn to use quality ingredients ( Where can I buy ingredients in Trivandrum)
  • Learn to use standard measuring cups and spoons ( why standard measurement is used)
  • Learn how to measure the ingredients? ( What is leveling?)
  • How to set the correct oven temperature?  ( Learn your oven)
  • How to make a batter? ( Do you end up over beating?)
  • Learn terms such as, fold, whip, etc ( Baking terminologies explained)
  • How to line a cake tin? ( Grease or keep butter paper)

Details of the 1 Day Baking and Icing Workshop ( July 15, 2017)
If you have ever wanted to learn the simple basic cake and wondered just how to go about it, then this is the class for you. Learn all the skills needed to bake 5 types of cakes and 5 types of Icing.
You will do everything by yourself under the guidance - baking mouth watering cakes, right down to layering and covering your cakes with icing. And you carry whatever you bake in the class
In this One day cake baking course, you will learn:
Bake Five different kinds of cakes (with eggs)
1.Vanilla Cake
2.Marble Cake
3.Dealth by chocolate Cake
4 Banana Cake
5.Caramel Cake

Learn how to make 5 types of Icing.
1. Hazelnut Ganache
2  Fudge Icing
3 Caramel Icing
4. Italian Meringue
5. Sugar Glaze

Date: 15/7/17
Class runs from 10am - 5pm (inclusive of Lunch) Fee is Rs 4,900
July 16, 10:AM to 1:PM
French Macaron and 3 Filling
French Macaron (  July 16, 2017)

If there is one French pastry that is the envy of the entire world, then that's French Macaron!
In this weekend class, you'll learn the fine art of macaron making by following the step-by-step process. 

Date: 16/7/17, Time: 10:AM to 1:PM. 

What's special about this class:

♥ Interactive demonstration of the macaron making process

♥ Make your own macarons under supervision and build-up your confidence

♥ Taste your own macarons and take home for your friends and family to enjoy

Impress your guests with a refreshing tea or coffee and your very own homemade bowl full of delightful french macarons!

July 16, 2:30 to 6:PM
Buttercream Cake Decoration
( For beginners)

Buttercream Icing for Beginners ( Sunday 2:30 to 6:PM)
Learn Piping Techniques Using Buttercream Icing - To all those who love the look of swirls, designs and borders on cakes. If you haven't tried buttercream icing or you haven't got it right, then this 4 hr workshop is for you.
Advance your cake decoration skills by gaining a solid foundation in piping and cake decoration. 
Rs 3,600


July 17, 10:AM to 1:PM

1.Chicken Ghee Roast ( Mangalore cusine)
2. Peri-peri chicken 
3.Pepper roast ( Kerala)
4. Ghee rice 

Rs 2,200

July 18, 10:AM to 1:PM

Icecream, Kulfi, Falooda
Rs 1,900
2:30 to 6;PM

18/7/17, Time: 2:30 to 6:PM
North-Indian Cooking Lessons

( Tandoor, Aloo Paratha, ) 

Learn to Prepare North Indian Dishes on 18/7/17
Make North Indian Dishes at home!
In this upcoming cooking class on 18/7/17 ( 2:30:AM to 6:PM), you'll learn to make delicious and creamy, restaurant style Malai Kofta and other 4 popular Indian dishes that is full of flavor.
North Indian Cooking Lessons: Recipe Covered
1. Alloo Paratha
2. Tandoor chicken
3. Malai Kofta
4. Palak Paneer

It's time you expand your taste buds as you learn to cook a new dishes with a special blend of Indian spices.
Fee Rs 1,900

July 19, 10:AM to 1:PM

Starters ( 5 Types)
Rs 1,900 2:30 to 6:PM
Advanced Bread 
Rs 2,200


Sharp Edge Cake and Edible Waffer Flower
July 20, 10:AM to 1:PM

Wafer Flower ( Cake Decoration)
Make pretty flowers using edible wafer sheets.  In this class, you'll learn the techniques to make bold and beautiful wafer flower decorations that adds a finishing touch to your cakes, muffins and cupcakes.
Fee Rs 6,700


July 21, 10:AM to 1:PM

Basic flower arrangement
Rs 1,400


July 22, 10:AM to 1:PM
Bread for Beginners ( 5 Types)

Learn to Make Fresh Bread at Home 
Learn the 4 stages of bread making and learn tips for measuring, mixing, proofing and baking six different types of bread:
1) Milk Bread/Multi-grain bread
2) Buns
3) Dinner Rolls
4) Cinnamon Rolls
5) Stuffed Buns
6) Bread Sticks
Also, you'll learn to balance time, temperature and ingredients to create delicious, fresh breads in your own kitchen.

Rs 1,800

2:30 to 6:PM

Blackforest and Pineapple Pastry
Blackforest & Pineapple Pastry

Start a new journey in pastry cake making and learn how to use fresh cream icing to make soft and tasty Blackforest cake and Pineapple Pastry Cake
. Date: 22/7/17, 12:30 to 6:PM, Trivandrum ...

( Fresh cream Icing)
Rs 1,800


July 23, 10:AM to 1:PM
Dessert Special Class ( Learn 4 Popular Desserts)
Ready to Learn Desserts!
This class on ( 23/7/17, 10:AM to 1:PM) will teach you using simple steps to make richly flavored, creamy, sweet and tangy, cheesecake, and other popular desserts...
Here's the treat:
1. Creme Brulee
2. Triple layered Chocolate mousse
3, Cheese Cake
4. Strawberry Souffle.

Keep your loved ones happy by giving them sweet dessert surprises.
Rs 1,900
Date: 23/7/17, 2:30 to 6:PM

Muffins ( Healthy Bakes)

Muffins ( Healthy Bakes)
More than cupcakes, these muffins contain a healthy dose of tasty bites - from fruits to honey and yogurt.

This class will acquaint you with the world of muffins. Join me as you explore and unravel new muffin recipes which you can have for breakfast or as an evening snack.
Date:  July 23, 2017 2:30 PM to 6:PM.

1. Blueberry Muffins
2. Carrot muffins 
3. Cheese muffins
4.oats and raisins muffins

5. Yogurt and honey Muffins

Rs 1,800


24/5/17 and 25/5/17 ( 2 Day Workshop)

Sugar Craft Workshop 
July 24, and 25 - 2 Day Workshop

Gum paste Flowers you'll learn in the 2 day workshop:

4.Stargazer Lillies

Sugar Craft Workshop ( 2 Day Class)

Apart from it, you'll learn to make filler flowers to make a pretty bouquet!
Also learn how to use:

1. Airbrushing techniques on gumpaste flowers
2. Powder dusting and steaming
Duration of class:  2 days)

24/7/17 and 25/7/17
Time: 10:00am – 4:30 pm

Rs 9,600 for 2 day workshop

Pls call at 8861389165,or  9379398865 for details regarding each class. 


Karthika Santhosh said...

Where are these classes conducted in Trivandrum?

Karthika Santhosh said...

Where are these classes conducted in Trivandrum?

Marina Charles said...

Karthika the classes are held at Poonthi Road, Kumarapuram, Trivandrum

Angela Richter said...

Hi! Are there classes in June/July?


Marina Charles said...

Hi Angela, The next session of baking class at Trivandrum will be in August.


Haripriya said...

When will you post the schedule of next's month class? Presently im in thrissur

Priya T elly said...

Hi,Are there classes in Trivandrum after 15th of November ?

Marina Charles said...

Hi priya,

The next class is on 22nd November 2014, please call me at 09379398865


Suchithra Warrier said...

Hi Marina, I would like to know when is the classes for the month of March- April??

Raju Tigris said...

when will be the class in may 2015

Anisha S Kumar said...

hi.... will there be any classes after 2nd week of nov, 2015

Helen Peter said...

Hi Marina, I am from trivandrum and i am interested to learn the techniquies. Please tell me the fee details and the next session.thanks a lot.

sruthi said...

Hi mam, is there any beginners class in August?

Sini said...

Dear Ma'am,
Im looking for beginners baking class preferably Nov. But im staying far from kowdiar, will there be classes in the morning


hi mam,
is there any class for beginners in September at trivandrum/ any where in Kerala?

ANU Mariam said...

Dear Ma'am, Is there any classes coming up during october pooja holidays.
Thanks, Anu

Marina Charles said...

@anu Mariam I am having the session from 21st Oct to 28th Oct 2015 at Kumarapuram Trivandrum



dear mam,

hey thats gr8...
how do we register??


Bijo Sasi said...

Hi i am trivandrum and i am interested to join the class. Could you please tell me about the fees and when will the next session start

Neethu said...

Hi madam I am from Malappuram, is there any classes coming up during December and could you please tell me about fees structure and timing.

Divya srishti said...

Hello, Any classes coming up this month (December) in Trivandrum

Marina Charles said...

Hi All,The Feb 2016 class details are posted. It will start from 6th Feb on wards. Thanks Marina

Aswathy said...

Hi mam, Iam in trivandrum iam interested to join the class, anyway I missed the Feb session , could you please share me about the fee and when will be the next class.

Soni said...

Hi ma'am please let me know July date

Anonymous said...

Mam, When will you post the schedule of next's month class?

Greeshma said...

Wats the course fees for the 1 day baking class on 31.07.16

Anitha Vinod said...

Hi madam I would like to join the e-mail id is .pls send the details about this course

Anonymous said...

Hi, Do you have any classes planned for August 2016? Could you kindly publish the schedule and the fee as well.

swathy suchi said...

Any classes on August? Please do share ur next session. We will b happy to join.

Reeni jv said...

Any classes on September 2016.

Reeni jv said...

Any classes on September 2016.

Rajeev np said...

any classes on home made chocolate making in trivandrum

Dr aparna said...

Any classes in trivandrum now???

Ash said...

any classes after the month of march?

Indu Kiron said...

Could you share the course calendar for forthcoming classes at Trivandrum?