The Old Bakery Cafe

Garrett Street, Cawsand, Cornwall PL10 1PD

01752 656215

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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.

"Getting Started with Sourdough" Class

When & Where

Our one day Introduction to Sourdough Bread course is £95


To book phone 01752 656215 or email info@the old








From 9.30am to 4.30pm (approx) at

The Old Bakery, Garrett Street, Cawsand, Cornwall, PL10 1PD


Winter 2017 Dates

Thursday 23rd November

Thursday 30th November


Spring 2018 Dates

Thursday 8th February

Thursday 22nd February

Thursday 8th March

Thursday 22nd March

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