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.


Companion Bakery

Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia
Sourdough bread workshops, learn how to make naturally leavened bread!

Brasserie Bread - Artisan Workshop

Banksmeadow, New South Wales, Australia

An introduction to the ancient art of artisan baking, including sourdough starters, mixing, hand-moulding and baking.

United Kingdom

Bread Matters - Fundamentals

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’.

Panary - One-Day Courses

Dorset, UK

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...

Wild Yeast Bakery

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.

United States

San Francisco Baking Institute

San Francisco, California, Unites States
Artisan baking and pastry classes at SFBI in San Francisco.

Online courses

Sourdough for beginners

A series of 5 tutorials:

    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’.