Bread Basics and Beyond
Ever yearned to make your own bread or pizza dough but have been intimidated by the process? Learn fool-proof tips for baking bread in your home oven without any special equipment or skills. Your pastry chef instructor is experienced in baking a wide variety of artisanal breads. Discover the secrets you “knead” to make a perfect loaf every time. This course will de-mystify the process of making bread and show every home-baker just how easy and rewarding it can be.
STUDENTS WILL LEARN
The function of ingredients.
The role of pre-ferments and starters.
How to rise and retard dough.
How to substitute flours to create whole-grain bread.
How to turn a basic home oven into a perfect bread-making oven.
BREADS COVERED INCLUDE
A quick honey whole-wheat sandwich loaf
A cinnamon-swirl variation
Easy pizza dough
Quick and delicious pita bread
Proper forming of a variety of bread shapes
Demonstration of a ciabatta loaf
STUDENTS WILL MAKE
Honey whole-wheat bread
Honey whole-wheat buns
STUDENTS MUST BRING
Flat closed hard toe shoes
Note: For all baking classes students must tie hair back.