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Garrett Street, Cawsand, Cornwall PL10 1PD


01752 656215

Costs & Booking

Our ONE DAY GETTING STARTED WITH SOURDOUGH CLASS is suitable for everyone, whether you have baked bread before or not. The class focuses on the essentials of sourdough baking and incorporates the techniques necessary for you to be successful with sourdough.  


During the course of the day you will prepare, bake and take home lots of different bread. Typically, you will bake four sourdough loaves, a country loaf, a seeded country loaf, a rye and a baguette.  You will also learn how to make and shape pizza.  All these loaves are raised with a sourdough starter, and the class will show you how to make and sustain a sourdough starter, along with teaching kneading and shaping styles.


You will take home all you need to bake sourdough:  a sourdough starter, a banneton, & dough cutter, notes &recipes and the confidence to have a go!  


The course includes lunch, cake and coffee.  It is suitable for all abilities.

When & Where

Our one day Introduction to Sourdough Bread course is £95


To book phone 01752 656215 or email info@the old bakery-cawsand.co.uk








From 9.30am to 5pm at The Old Bakery, Garrett Street, Cawsand, Cornwall PL10 1PD.



Thurs 20th February  FULL

Thurs 26th March - 2 spaces

Thurs 14th May - FULL

Thurs 18th June - 6 spaces


More classes in October & November  - please register your interest by emailing us.  



Course Content

The course will include:

-Learning to make a sourdough starter

-Simple sourdough recipe

-Learning about fermentation

-Managing bread making process to suit your schedule

-Working with different flours

-Shaping dough

-Using bannetons

-Baking times

-Problem solving