Winter Pie Workshop: Apples and Pears

January 23, 2018

The Pie Shoppe, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Evening Pie Making Workshop with The Pie Ladies

Join us Tuesday, January 23rd for an evening of pie baking! We will chat about different varieties of apples and pears, sweeteners, starches, tips and tricks for making a flaky  pastry crust, and create a brilliant fruit pie.  We’ll be working with local and organic ingredients sourced from around here and the Okanagan.  While the pies are baking, we will have some snacks and drinks.

Nibbles & drinks included!

This workshop is perfect for understanding the foundation of pie making and pastry techniques. Everyone will walk away with a whole pie, a booklet of recipes, an apron, some good advice and a few new friends.


Winter Fruit

Making a flakey pie crust- using butter //  shortening // lard

The best local apples for pie filling + preparation techniques

Understanding natural pectin, starches and sugars.

How to work with organic flours, fats, oils,

Creating decorative edges and tops with pie dough

Expressing yourself through pie.


A brilliant whole pie

A PDF of all our tips and tricks, including the recipes

A Pie Shoppe branded apron

A few new friends

WHEN: Tuesday, January 23rd, 6 P.M. to 9 P.M.

WHERE: The New Pie Shoppe 1875 Powell Street, Vancouver, British Columbia . We are located in the middle of the city. Class size is limited to 10. You will be provided with aprons, rolling pins, a pie plate and tasty eats. Workshops will involve wheat flour. Our space is not gluten free, nor is any of the snacks we provide. Keep in mind our kitchen is really cozy, so this workshop will be very intimate workshop.

BRING: closed toe shoes, a hair tie, favourite pen, a sense of humour.

CANCELLATION: Should you need to cancel you will receive 75% of your money back up to two weeks before the class date.  If you cannot attend, yet it is past the refund date, you are welcome to send a friend in your place.

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