Bake Better Bread – Beyond the basics


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This class will focus on breadmaking skills so you can consistently bake better bread.

We’ll cover breadmaking topics including:

  • Temperature
  • Autolysing
  • Baker’s Percentages
  • Fitting baking in to your busy life
  • Scoring bread
  • Shaping

All bookings are subject to our standard terms and conditions.

If you choose to pay by bank transfer, I will be in touch with you soon after you book with details of how to make payment.



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Improve your breadmaking skills

This is a breadmaking for those who want to bake better bread. You’ve learnt the basics, you’ve been baking bread a while, but would like to get just that little bit better.  Why not join the class to refine your breadmaking skills?

In a series of posts I cover a wide range of breadmaking topics including autolysing, yeast, baker’s percentages, scaling and using heat and steam. On this course, we’ll put some of these topics into action.

Beyond the basics breadmaking class

A delicious bread selection

We will cover:

  • Autolysing – how pre-soaking your dough can make a huge difference
  • Temperature – you don’t need a hot room or a proving drawer, just adjust the temperature of your water
  • Scoring or slashing – allow your bread to expand when baking
  • Shaping – shaping your dough for consistent results
  • Proving overnight – breadmaking can fit into your busy schedule
  • Ensuring your dough is ready to prove and bake

At the end of the session, you’ll have plenty of tasty bread to take away and skills to bake better bread every time. Classes take place in my bright kitchen equipped with a Rofco bread oven overlooking our productive garden.

Tailored breadmaking courses are also available where I work one to one or one to two on particular topics.

The session will last approximately 3 hours and include light refreshments. A maximum of 5 spaces are available on each course.


Choose your option and click add to basket. You can use Paypal or pay by bank transfer. Once you’ve placed your order, I’ll contact you with further details.

Contact me on the form below if you have a query, for a group booking or if you are a member of the Real Bread Campaign for a 10% discount.

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All bookings are subject to our standard terms and conditions.

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