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Italian Course

A full day of understanding creating some fantastic Italian Breads and also creating our own Sourdough pizza, topping them and eating them!

Italy is a country with some of the most flavourful breads there is!

Italian bread is well known for he use of Olive oil and fresh ingredients in the bread the make.

On this course we’ll delve into what it takes to make quality Italian bread and while we’re at it we’ll go in depth on how to create Italian restaurant quality pizza In your own home.

This is a fun course and will assume you perhaps have a little understanding of some of the baking principles as its a little more advanced.


What we’ll teach you on this course:

Basics: Equipment & Ingredients

Bread: Focaccia, Ciabatta, Focaccia Di’recca & Pizza

Techniques: Weighing out Ingredients, Mixing, Developing gluten, Shaping & Baking


“Great place, lovely people and super bread makeing skills . Back to basic real craftsmen ship. Understanding what is real bread.”

volker267Bread course in September - Reviewed 22 September 2021

What the day will look like

As a guideline....

  • 9.45am Meet for Coffee & Welcome
  • 10am Get Setup in the Bakery
  • 10.15am Talk: Ingredients and Flour
  • 10.40am Practical: Weighing out & Mixing
  • 11.30am Practical: Developing gluten & Fermentation
  • 12.30pm Pizza Making!
  • 1pm Lunch in our Cafe
  • 2pm Practical: Bench Rest, Shaping & Proving
  • 2.30pm Talk: Baking Equipment
  • 3pm Practical: Scoring & Baking
  • 3.30pm: Talk: Bake Timings
  • 4.30pm Tasting and Q&A

Course Dates

11th February 2024: Italian Breads & Pizza

£110.00Out of stock

14th July 2024: Italian Breads & Pizza

£120.00Add to basket

More dates will become available for this course in the second half of 2024

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Useful Information:

All our courses are held in our bakery. The Address is 3 Bath Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JQ

Courses are always run on a Sunday and there is Free Parking in Leek Town Centre right outside the Bakery.

Whilst most equipment is provided you may wish to bring your own set of electronic scales and an apron.

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3 Bath Street
ST13 6JQ

T: 01538 529 613

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