Introduction to Bread Making

£90.00

Take time out to make bread. Join me in the Bread Shed on this introductory course where we will learn the practicalities and principles of making different kinds of bread. This is a hands on course where we will mix, knead and shape various doughs, and will consider the key ingredients, best baking conditions and the equipment needed for a good honest loaf. There will be plenty of time for questions and printed handouts will be given to each participant. This class focusses on gluten based breads only. Maximum class size 4.

Class times 10:00 – 14:00 weekdays / 11.00 -15:00 weekends

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‘Exceeded expectations.  Time well spent.  Seriously enjoyable’ Marc Moderegger,  Basic Bread Making, October 2019

‘No ability before but feel I can now bake bread. Clear and easy to follow’  Maggi Blomley, Basic Bread Making, November 2019

Learn the practicalities and principles of how to bake different kinds of bread. We will discuss the key ingredients to make good bread then mix, knead and shape various doughs. Make a plain white loaf and rolls, seeded rolls, a soda bread and a fougasse. We will explore different rising agents, the best baking conditions and the equipment needed. There will be plenty of time for questions and printed handouts will be given to each participant. This class focusses on gluten based breads only.

  • Class sizes are small, no more than 4 to ensure you will gain individual attention and have time to ask questions
  • No previous experience in bread or baking is expected.
  • All students are actively encouraged to roll their sleeves up and get sticky and floury.
  • Tie your hair back, wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring an apron.
  • A light lunch/ supper will be served during the course. And tea, coffee, soft drinks will be readily available
  • At the end of the course you will be presented with a bag of goodies created by your own fair hands with recipes, guidance, recommended bread books & web sites to follow and some other treats.

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Date

Tues 10th May, Tues 31st May, Tues 14th June, Fri 1st July, Tues 19th July