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Basic Courses

Basic Courses

A selection of stand alone courses delivered by real bakers.

These courses require no previous experience and teach the most robust yet simple methods so you can recreate these products at home. to retain the simplicity, short course length and low price these courses teach a set recipe by a set method, if you wish to learn about adapting recipes or using alternative ingredients then the "in Depth" courses are the choice you should make.

Graham is a fully trained professional baker. He loves using and adapting the traditional methods of making bread and also the challenge of creating new products to meet the diverse nature of today‚Äôs society.  His skills and knowledge give him the ability to understand the sciences involved in the process of making bread and he enjoys the opportunity to share his passion through delivering courses. Whether you are a complete novice or have some previous experience you will come away from one of these courses with the confidence to create products to be proud of in your own home.

Learn how to create your doughs in a friendly, relaxed environment and gain the skills to make and bake these products. 

Each product covered on our courses will be made from start to finish by you so you will get the opportunity to experience each stage. 

 More course types are being planned for next year!

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The Basic White Bread

The Basic White Bread

A basic course covering dough mixing, proving, moulding, final proof and baking. produce crusty & tin doughs. 

breadmaking course Gloucester

beginners breadmaking lessons crusty bread and tin bread

The Basic Wholemeal Bread

The Basic Wholemeal Bread

A basic course covering dough mixing, proving, moulding, final proof and baking. produce crusty & tin doughs. 

traditional wholemeal bread lessons

Traditional Wholemeal bread Course

Wholemeal Gloucester

Gloucestershire

Basic French Breads

Basic French Breads

A basic course covering simple french breads such as fougasse, baguettes, sticks, batons etc.

french bread course Gloucester

bread making lessons 

Basic Pizza

Basic Pizza

Learn to make your own Pizza bases by a simple yet robust, set, recipe and method.

pizza lessons

Basic Focaccia & Ciabatta

Basic Focaccia & Ciabatta

Learn to make your own ciabatta and focaccia by a simple yet robust, set, recipe and method.

focacccia course

ciabatta course

bread making lessons

Gloucester

Lardy/ Dripping Cakes

Lardy/ Dripping Cakes

Learn to make your own Lardy Cakes (also known as Dripping Cakes, Drippers, Lardies, Flakes) by a simple yet robust, set, recipe and method.

lardy cake recipe

lardy cake lessons

Basic Chelsea Buns

Basic Chelsea Buns

Learn to make your own Chelsea Buns or Cinnamon squares by a simple yet robust, set, recipe and method.

chelsea bun course Gloucester

Cinnamon Square lessons

Basic Brioche

Basic Brioche

Learn to make your own wonderfully soft Brioche by a simple yet robust, set, recipe and method.

Brioche course Gloucester

Brioche recipe lessons

 

Artisan Sourdough Basic Bread Making Course

Artisan Sourdough Basic Bread Making Course

This course covers sourdoughs, bread, pizza, Ciabatta and focacciaproving, moulding, baking, keeping the mother and recipe formulation. 
1 day vegetarian and vegan friendly dough & bread baking course

Basic Croissants and Cookies

Basic Croissants and Cookies

A basic croissant course covering Croissants, Pain au chocolate and cookies

1 day pastry course in Gloucester

Croissant course Gloucester

croissant lessons

nutella croissant

almond croissant

Basic Danish Pastry

Basic Danish Pastry

A basic pastry course covering danish pastries.

this is a one day pastry course Gloucester

suitable for beginners

Danish pastry lessons

danish pastries - cinnamon swirls

 

Gift Vouchers for Bread Making Courses

Gift Vouchers for Bread Making Courses

Gift Vouchers are a great gift for any budding baker, we will send a certificate by email to you with a code which can be redeemed against any course we offer; Follow on courses for returning students and our highly recommended Essentials of Bread Making course for the new students. or the Basic courses for the complete novice or those who require a shorter or simpler course.

vouchers are available in several monetary denominations or as a complete course voucher.

Vouchers must be redeemed against a course within 3 months of purchase.

great gift ideas for Christmas, birthday, retirement present

bread making course gloucester

breadmaking lessons

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Feedback

feedback from our customers

Course Videos

Course Videos

Bread making videos from ours courses