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at The Old Bakery, Cawsand, Cornwall

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 a variety of different bread. Typically, you will bake three sourdough loaves - a country loaf, a seeded country loaf and a rye. 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 will include:
-Making and sustaining a sourdough starter

-Simple sourdough recipe
-Fermentation & proving 
-Managing bread making process to suit your schedule  

-Working with different flours 
-Shaping dough  

-Using bannetons  

-Baking times  

-Problem solving


The class costs £145* for the day.  The course includes lunch, cake and coffee.  It is suitable for all abilities.


Monday 4th November & Tuesday 5th November from 9.30am to 4.30pm at The Old Bakery, Garrett Street, Cawsand, Cornwall PL10 1PD.


To make a booking, please phone or email to check availability and we will send you our bank details for a bank transfer. 

*Early-bird discount if booked before 1st September

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