Short Courses

Learn with the specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events.


6 hours


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What You Learn

Importance of culture

Function and purpose of ingredients and mixing methods

Key components to successful sourdough bread making

What You Get

Certificate of Attendance

Recipe Notes

Hands on training

Materials to Bring

Shopping bag to take home goods baked in class

Pen for note taking

Dress Code

Participants are advised to wear flat, enclosed, rubber soled shoes for comfort and safety in the kitchens. To ensure food safety procedures are followed, long hair should be tied back and all unnecessary jewellery removed.

Be introduced to (and seduced by) the sourdough process; from growing your own (counter) culture to the completed product, allow our baker to guide you through this basic hands-on sour dough bread course where you will gain the essential training required to produce an elementary range of superior handmade sourdough bread.

You will learn the fundamentals required to make delicious bread with an abundance of flavour, texture and character.  Gain comprehension and awareness of the function of ingredients employed in the sourdough process and their role in the product. Discover the different mixing methods and learn how they can change the profile of the finished product.

This course is an introduction to understanding and appreciating the sourdough process: How to start you own culture, keep it alive and how to utilise the culture to create your own homemade bread.

Over the duration of the course you will make and take away a variety of products including ciabatta, a plain white sourdough and baguette

On completion of this class you will receive a certificate of attendance. 

A light lunch is provided for all class participants

Take home all you produce in class

Please note; enrolments will close 48 hours prior to the class commencement

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