Artisan Bread Making for Fun

Sourdough Course

Sourdough Course - 1 Day

(suitable for complete novices and the more experienced home baker)

10.00 - 17.00

Non residential £275 (I can run this for up to 2 persons, so the total is £275 whether it is 1 or 2 people and includes tea/coffee, our sourdough starter (1979!!) & lunch and lots of bread to take home)


Residential £365 (This is an option should you wish to extend your course to include overnight accommodation in our B&B. The price is for 2 persons sharing a twin or super king, en suite room and includes breakfast, tea/coffee).

We can arrange dinner reservations and taxis to local restaurants in advance.

If you are arriving by rail, we can also arrange complimentary local collections from Brockenhurst or New Milton station.


This is a practical, hands on course and the emphasis is on ‘baking for fun’

During the day you will make the following:


  • Sourdough using the French method (Ambient)

  • Sourdough Croissants

  • Sourdough Pizza

  • Sourdough Ciabatta

  • Sourdough Baguette


We will also cover the following

  • Varieties of Organic Bread Flours

  • The role and variety of organic salts

  • Milling your own flour from organic grains

  • How to create and maintain a healthy Starter (Mother)

  • How to make a Levan

  • The role of Autolaise

  • Proving and scoring dough

  • Baking with steam

  • Baking in a Dutch Oven






Booking and Availability


We run this course on weekdays and weekends, subject to availability.


Please email or call 01425 616895  07796213774  to discuss and book.

A deposit of £50 is required at time of booking.

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