Join Christopher Hurt, Owner and Baker at Bearden Bread Company, as he teams up with us to teach you how easy it can be to bake delicious artisan breads at home! During this fun, hands on, and interactive class you will learn about the main ingredients used like flours, yeast, water, and salt and how they contribute to the baking process. We will also dive into the different grains and flours and how they are used to create amazing breads. Then we will bake and taste some examples with some delicious butters and jams while discussing how different factors can affect your bread. Everyone will be given a chance to participate in the full process from measuring to baking. This is a hands on class with demonstrations.
Key steps we will discuss in class:
- Measuring and Mixing
- Bulk Fermentation
- Resting and shaping
- Proofing and scoring
Instructor: Christopher Hurt/Owner and Bread Baker at Bearden Bread
Christopher has been passionate about sourdough bread since his childhood in the San Francisco Bay area. Chris says, “I have been searching for that unique flavor ever since, and finally decided the only way to capture that elusive experience was to learn how to make it myself.” And the rest his history! Christopher brings his passion and extensive knowledge to every class and is eager to share it with you!