The Real Bread Campaign is part of Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming.
It is funded by membership fees, donations and charitable grants.
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An Introduction to Artisan Bread - North Scarle, LINCOLN
Step into the world of Artisan Baking and learn the secrets of real bread! Once you've registered and enjoyed your first cuppa of the day you’ll be thrown into the world of artisan bread as you learn all about ingredients, kneading, proving and shaping. Bakery owner, James, will guide you through this hands-on practical workshop, designed to show you every stage of the artisan bread baking process. No prior baking experience is necessary; just enthusiasm and a desire to make real bread! The day includes light refreshments and lunch so you've no need to bring anything. All ingredients, equipment and recipes are provided by the Bakery, though you may wish to bring a pen and notebook so you can write down any tips you hear on the day. At the end of the day you’ll be presented with your freshly baked Artisan Breads to take home and enjoy with your friends and family.Location: The Ticklebelly Lane Bakery, High Street
Contact: James Cook - 01522 779205
Organisers: The Ticklebelly Lane Bakery
Lammas Harvest Weekend/Food Festival - Warwick
Hill Close Gardens Lammas Harvest Weekend: Sat 1st – Sun 2nd August Lammas Day will be celebrated with a special Harvest Festival at Hill Close. This marks the location of Hill Close Gardens, at the edge of Lammas land in Warwick, and the important role played by The Lammas & District Residents Association in the rescue and restoration of the gardens. Come and see vegetables and fruit growing alongside the flowers in these 16 Victorian garden plots, with their listed brick-built summerhouses. Learn the history behind the Lammas harvest and Lammas loaves. Enjoy watching the skill of local artisan bakers Bread & Co and Bread for Life, who will be giving bread making demonstrations on Sat and Sun afternoons respectively. See how milling is still carried in the traditional fashion at our local watermill, Charlecote Mill. So come and share a Lammas loaf with us. Hill Close Gardens, located by the entrance to Warwick Racecourse, at Bread & Meat Close, Warwick CV34 6HF. 11am-5pm.Duration: 2 days
Location: Hill Close Gardens,Bread and Meat Close, WARWICK, CV34 6HF
Organisers: Hill Close Gardens
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Sourdough Masterclass with Hilary Cacchio - London W12 9RT
In this introduction hands-on workshop learn how to handle a sourdough culture and incorporate it into your life. Using a 17 year old culture you will learn to make your own crusty, crackling 5 day New York sourdough loaf, sesame cracker bread plus a ‘quick’ versatile simple dough that can be transformed into baguettes, pizzas, calzones or grissini. You will learn how to look after a culture, how to store it and some troubleshooting techniques. As well as the breads you make you will have dough to take home to bake during the following week. This is the way forward if you want your home made breads to be NATURAL, FLAVOURSOME and HEALTHY. This is an introduction class to learn the basics skills and unravel the mysteries of making your daily bread NATURALLY with a sourdough/wild yeast culture. After mastering your sourdough culture you will be making breads in less than 15 minutes hands-on time. This workshop includes a 17 year old organic sourdough culture to take homeLocation: 16-20 Wendell Road
Contact: 02087496400/Jo.Hynes@leiths.com/Jo Hynes
Organisers: Leiths School of Food & Wine
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Sourdough Bread Baking for Beginners â€“ Evening Course - Walthamstow, London
Using sourdough culture is an ancient method of making bread. Come and learn the basics of this wonderful technique to bake incredibly nutritious and tasty loaves. You will learn to make sourdough starters and production leavens and experiment with different doughs. By the end of the workshop your own handmade sourdough loaf will be ready to take home together with your own starter for future baking, recipes and a handful of new skills. 18:30 – 21:30 £40Location: Blackhorse Workshop, 1-2 Sutherland Road Path, London E17 6BX
Organisers: The Fermentarium
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Bread making - Axminster, Devon
On this fantastic one day course, our team of River Cottage chefs will explain the ins and outs of baking, aiming to inspire you to abandon ready-sliced loaves for a world of delicious breads baked at home. You will learn how to make create and nurture your own sourdough wild yeast starter to take home and make this deliciously chewy and tangy loaf. The course also covers other breads such as focaccia and flatbreads, as well as pizza, some of which you will bake in our wood-fired oven, and eat as part of an informal lunch, along with delicious dishes prepared by the River Cottage Kitchen.Location: Park Farm
Organisers: River Cottage
Advanced bread making - Axminster, Devon
Join Aidan Chapman, artisan baker and Real Bread Campaign ambassador, for a day of advanced bread making at the River Cottage Cookery School. You’ll be making delicious enriched doughs for croissants and brioche and sourdough pizzas to cook in our wood-fired oven. You’ll also cover ferments, such as biga, poolish and sponges, a way to make your bread taste amazing and add shelf life to your loaf. You’ll learn how ferments are used in ciabattas, focaccias and baguettes and how to maximise your baking at home.Location: Park Farm
Organisers: River Cottage
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