London celebrates Sourdough September
This September, Londoners can join the celebrations of all things sourdough, with classes to keep you doughing and a round up of amazing bakeries bringing you your sourdough fix.
If you, like many others, have found that baking has become a new pastime and that sourdough is now a staple in your home, it's time to celebrate with #SourdoughSeptember.
Here's a quick guide to help you get stuck into sourdough, whether making or shopping, beginner or expert from our wonderful London Food Link network.
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Where to learn
If you’ve embraced your inner baker and are ready to make your loaf at home, why not head to either Hen Corner or Made in Hackney for a course in how to make sourdough.
Full day Sourdough at Hen Corner
Weds 15 September, 10am-4pm
Create wonderful sourdough breads at their course, have a delicious lunch and explore the gardens to say hello to the chickens and bees!
Masterclass Sourdough Bread Making at Made in Hackney
Sun 26 September, 11am - 4pm
East London’s fantastic plant-based cookery school will introduce you to all things sourdough at their course. You’ll be served a delicious organic plant-based lunch and you’ll have your own starter, recipes and bread to take home!
See the Real Bread calendar for more events happening in London.
Where to buy
London is brimming with brilliant independent bakeries, microbakeries and pizzerias where you can shop for sourdough. Here are a few of our favourites or find more ethical shops on our Good Food Map:
TODAY BREAD Walthamstow, E17
Margot Bakery Ltd, Finchley, N2
Bread bread bakery, home delivery available online
Breadwinners, available at a number of markets plus home delivery available online
Artisan Bread Organic, home delivery available online
Or for a fine selection of sourdough pizza or other delights why not head out to Flat Earth Pizza in Dalston, Sodo in various East London locations, Well Kneaded in Earlsfield or to Toastiewala at various north London locations.
Join the conversation, find a local venue and share your favourite recipes, courses or bakeries on Insta, Facebook or Twitter with #SourdoughSeptember and the Real Bread Team:
Or if you are a London based sourdough enterprise why not join London Food Link to promote your business to our network.
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