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:
-Learning to make and sustain a sourdough starter -Simple sourdough recipe
-Learning about 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 £125 for the day.  The course includes lunch, cake and coffee.  
It is suitable for all abilities.


Every Friday & Saturday in November from 9.30am to 4.30pm at The Old Bakery, Garrett Street, Cawsand, Cornwall PL10 1PD.

Spring 2022

Friday 25th March 

Saturday 26th March 

Autumn 2022

Friday 11th November 

Saturday 12th November 

Friday 18th November 

Saturday 19th November 

Friday 25th November

Saturday 26th November

To book

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