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The art of sourdough


In this hands on and interactive workshop you will learn all the foundation skills of making sourdough bread, from starters, to mixing, kneading, cutting and shaping bread.

You will begin your own starter culture and learn all the essentials about feeding and maintaining your own starter culture at home, so that you can continue to bake sourdough bread for your family and friends. 

At the end of the day you will have gained a solid understanding of how to create your own sourdough bread, completing the day with bread that has a perfect crust, crumb and texture. 

What you will learn

  • understanding of sourdough starters
  • how to make and maintain sourdough starters
  • mixing, hand kneading, cutting and moulding techniques
  • proofing techniques 
  • oven set up
  • baking techniques to achieve a perfect crust.

All students work on their own recipes and are hands-on from start to finish. Each student makes generous dough volumes in all our bakery courses, providing the opportunity to practice outcomes more than once.

Each student will make 3 dough's from scratch:

  • plain white
  • rye
  • flavoured

Students create a variety of breads and shapes, such as:
Vienna, Boule, Parisian, Cob loaves, Olive and sweet potato bread

Everything created in class is for students to take home, all materials are included in the cost of the course. 

A detailed recipe booklet is provided as part of the course. 

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.


1 day



Choose your start date


Saturday, 01 April 2023



Attendance dates

1 April 2023