FREE Baking Creations fun for kids at Cafe Ringawera this July

Looking for something fun to keep the kids occupied these school holidays?

Patrick from Ringawera Cafe at Morris + James is running FREE Baking Creations workshops in Matakana this July, for kids aged 5 - 10 years old. 

Kids can come and create their own special bread treats and learn from a professional baker. Dough is pre-made. Patrick will show your kids how to make a bread roll, stick or loaf.. or whatever they'd like to take home for your family. The creation will be baked and available to take home after the workshop. Grab a coffee while you watch your kids learn about baking bread. 

Session Times: 

  • 10.30 - 11am Wednesday 11th July
  • 10.30 - 11am Wednesday 18th July

Baked creations will be ready for collection after 12.15pm on both days. 

Spaces are limited so bookings are essential. Contact Patrick to secure your spot on 09-422 7484. 



Cafe Ringawera Winter Hours + Menu

RINGAWERA CAFE at Morris + James // Winter Hours + Menu

Patrick and the team at Ringawera Cafe would like to advise cafe hours will vary over Winter. Friday, Saturday and Sunday remain as always 9am to 4pm with the kitchen open for full breakfast from 9 - 12pm and lunch from 12 - 2.30pm.

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How the Silhouette took shape

Silhouette was developed by Morris & James glaze artist Jan Connelly (Jacs). At the time Jacs was mainly working with slips and exploring some of the classical painting forms. As a variation Jacs took some of the ideas from this and combined it with the Brilliant Red Hollyberry glaze to look at some new effects that could be achieved with it.

Combining the two ideas Jacs produced a couple of pieces that were particularly striking. It was decided to go ahead and experiment some more. The design was given the working title “Abstract Feminine Form” to reflect the outline that Jacs had been working with

After some more trials a final style was decided on. The design was brought into M&J production and given the name Silhouette due to the outline of the form.