Artisan Baking Courses
From Europe, America to Australia, we have listed a few of the worlds best artisan baking courses. These tutorials constantly mentioned to us by bakers and are regarded as high value experiences. Online tutorials are also a great way to learn - home bakers & professionals provide intimate details about the way they bake. We hope you find this list useful and please don't hesitate to email us with additions.
Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia
Sourdough bread workshops, learn how to make naturally leavened bread!
Banksmeadow, New South Wales, Australia
An introduction to the ancient art of artisan baking, including sourdough starters, mixing, hand-moulding and baking.
Melmerby, Penrith, Cumbria, UK
This is where you start to understand how to make good bread. No pointless instructions (like ‘make a well in the flour’). Nor the small deceits of ‘one I made earlier’.
Discuss yeast, fermentation, and flour. Knead white and wholemeal, make buns with a “ferment”. Hands-on shaping practice, be guided about dough development, proof, and baking. We tackle as much as can be reasonably covered in a day...
Cardiff, South Glamorgan, UK
This one day course is designed for beginners or those with some experience who want to improve and learn about natural leavens and long fermentation processes.
San Francisco, California, Unites States
Artisan baking and pastry classes at SFBI in San Francisco.
A series of 5 tutorials:
- How to make your own starter.
- How to use short kneads to handle moist doughs and bake a loaf with a yeast-based preferment.
- The subtleties of proving a loaf using a ‘biga’.
- How to shape a loaf using a hybrid recipe.
- The final crucial steps and putting it all together to bake a 100% sourdough loaf.