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Sourdough Bread Workshop


Next Available: Sat, 15 Sep 9:00AM
2.5 hours

Description

Ever wanted to bake sourdough bread at home? Creating your own sourdough bread is easier than you might think. Join Rick, of The Life We Want as he demonstrates this age old process and introduces you to the equipment and skills required to get started baking at home.

With a Naturopathic degree and over a decade’s experience teaching nutrition our demonstrator Rick Lavender has a wealth of knowledge to share. Baking sourdough bread has been a natural response for Rick to the challenge of living a healthy life.

At the conclusion of the workshop you will have a basic understanding of :

  • How to create and look after your own Sourdough starter culture
  • What kind of flour to use for the best nutrition and results
  • The equipment needed to produce a great looking and tasting sourdough tin loaf at home
  • How to knead sticky high hydration dough for a more authentic sourdough loaf
  • What bread dough looks and feels like at its various stages of preparation and development
  • How to bake sourdough bread using a bread tin in a home oven

During this hands on workshop you will make your own sourdough starter culture to take home. You will mix and hand knead a 1kg batch of sourdough. Shape and prepare dough for baking at home. And observe Rick baking a finished sourdough loaf.

Participants will be limited to 8 to maintain an informal interactive format.

The workshop will include:

  • Comprehensive workshop notes
  • Sourdough starter culture
  • Discount on a professional quality bread tin

A bread tin will be required for this class. You can bring your own (450g size is good) or purchase one at the workshop at a discounted rate.

Keep your afternoon free to bake your loaf at home.


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What you will learn
  • Ways to create and look after your own Sourdough starter culture, flour to use for the best nutrition and results.
  • Ways to knead sticky high hydration dough for a more authentic sourdough loaf, equipment needed to produce a great looking and tasting sourdough tin loaf at home.
  • Ways to bake sourdough bread using a bread tin in a home oven, bread dough looks and feels like at its various stages of preparation and development.
What you will get
  • Comprehensive workshop notes.
  • Sourdough starter culture.
  • Discount on a professional quality bread tin.

What to bring
  • A bread tin will be required for this class. You can bring your own (450g size is good) or purchase one at the workshop at a discounted rate.
What to wear

Casual (Warning: It might get messy)

Appropriate for

Everyone, no experience necessary.


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Bee Sustainable

Vendor since 2015

Bee Sustainable helps people lead a sustainable life. We supply the necessary equipment and requirements to pursue self sufficiency with an emphasis on domestic food production and storage.

Robert, the proprietor of Bee Sustainable, comes from a bee keeping family and has been involved with various aspects of bee keeping over many years. The Bee Sustainable project has been Robert’s passion since he recognised the need for the services and goods now offered through the business.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Refunds and Transfer requests incur a $10 administration fee.  

A minimum of 7 days notice is required for refunds and/or transfer requests. Refund and transfer requests with less than 7 days notice (of the scheduled  date) qualify for a 50% refund or credit towards the new date. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice qualify for a 20% discount on the next booking made.



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Terms & Conditions

Participation in Bee Sustainable's classes and workshops are at your own risk. Whilst we take every precaution to take reasonable care of our customers, we acknowledge that bees and the kitchen environment can pose risk, and your attendence at our classes waives our liability for any injuries that occur.

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Jenny

04 August 2018 • Sourdough Bread Workshop

Well organised class covering the basics of making sourdough bread in a tin (ie. a sandwich loaf). Plenty of hands-on mixing, kneading and shaping and both loaves I made turned out just like the delicious freshly baked loaf we tried in class. Advice was freely given and class finished on time. Robert’s hospitality and generosity was much appreciated and his lovely shop (the class venue) is a treasure trove for anyone interested in permaculture and sustainable domestic practices such as bread making, preserving, bee-keeping, fermenting, cheese-making etc. Highly recommend all the classes here!

Anna

03 August 2018 • Sourdough Bread Workshop

Very informative and enjoyable sourdough class. Rick was a great teacher. Bee Sustainable shop was great and will be visiting again. Thanks

Jubin

26 July 2018 • Sourdough Bread Workshop

Loved the entire process and presentation by Chris and Robert on the Sourdough making and gluten building techniques. Knowledgeable workshop. Highly recommend.

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