7 stages of Sourdough Baking

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The Motherdough "7 stages" course takes you through key steps of sourdough baking, starting with culture care right up until you cut and eat a delicious loaf. 

This is an ideal course for a beginner or someone new to baking with natural fermentation as we touch on all the aspects in the process to make a loaf of bread. This is a fast-paced 9 hour day is packed full of info to help you begin to develop your baker's instinct arsenal and dive deep into your sourdough adventure. 

After doing this course you will be able to 

  • Care for your motherdough and know how to keep her balanced and healthy.

  • Understand the basic construction of recipes and the effect of different ingredients in the dough.

  • Learn how to tell when gluten is developed, proving is optimal, your bread is fully baked.

  • Understand the different baking approaches (steel, stone, dutch oven) and learn how to get the most out of your domestic oven. 
  • Make a no-knead sourdough bread like a pro.

  • Discover and practice the manual kneading techniques for doughs standard doughs and very wet doughs.

  • Learn about using bannetons, couches and lames.

  • Use your mixer effectively in any recipe

The course is hosted at the Motherdough Studio in Woodstock and space is limited to only 6 participants.

This 1-day immersion is a fantastic gift idea too. 

The course is held on Thursdays from 9am to 6pm. It includes a light lunch. Every participant also receives a free Motherdough culture.