In this introductory Sourdough class you will learn artisanal bread-making techniques. You will learn the care and feeding of your sourdough starter and the biology of the sourdough leavening process.
In addition, you will learn about bread proofing baskets, bread cooking cloches and hand shaping techniques. In this class you’ll learn about the vital stages of the bread making process. We will discuss the types of flour and the chemistry of wheat, water and salt in dough formation.
We will demonstrate a no-knead sourdough bread and discuss the science behind successful bread-making. You will leave this course with all recipes, a sourdough starter, and a greater understanding of the science of bread. Location: Quail Hollow Kitchens, Ben Lomond Ca.