From Scratch celebrates the building blocks of food by exploring the processes in cooking that are often taken for granted. Join these experimental cooks and take a look behind the products that we see on the shelves and try out making things from scratch!


The Warehouse, 47 Thames Road, Barking, IG11 0HQ


Potato Mash Up

Thursday 24 October | 10.00am - 12.00pm

Join this friendly cooking session and learn what you can make with potatoes - let’s wedge, mash, roast and cover them with your favourite topping! It could be gravy, cheese or whatever your favourite sauce is…


Harvesting Potato Heads

Tuesday 22 October | 10.00am - 12.00pm

Join Diana in the exciting quest to find all the potatoes in the glorious Urban Garden, we’ll be harvesting and cleaning them up, ready for making mash on Thursday. Everyone will then make a cress head to take home to watch its cress hair grow! Bring along some old tights or some egg shells for the cress heads session!


Rainbow Pasta

Thursday 12 December | 4.00 - 6.00 pm

Ever wanted to know how to make colourful pasta? Join Ellie as she teaches how to make pasta from scratch with a splash of colour.


From Bean to Bar

Wednesday 4 December | 4.00 - 6.00 pm

My name is Oyin. I run my own business making chocolates and want to share my knowledge and skills on chocolate making. Join me and taste different types of chocolate and learn where chocolate really comes from.