Come Bake With Me!

I am excited to announce that I will hold a bread baking workshop here in my Mountain View kitchen on Saturday, March 5.

– Update: The workshop is now sold out. Please contact me if you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to my mailing list for announcements of future workshops! –

What:   Home bread baking workshop

When:   Saturday, March 5, 2011; 9 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m.

Where:   My kitchen in Mountain View, California

Why:   Bread, learning, fun

I have already shared a lot of what I know about baking bread on this blog. But there are some things you just can’t convey with words and photos — you have to get your hands in the dough!

In this day-long workshop, we will bake two breads, one mixed by hand and one in a stand mixer. I will show you how I gauge dough consistency and gluten development, and shape boules and batards, with plenty of extra dough on hand for shaping practice. We will also talk about selection of ingredients, basic bread science, and setting up a home oven for hearth baking.

I will even feed you lunch!

If you’re interested, please contact me for pricing and details on how to sign up.

I hope to be baking with you soon!

– Update: The workshop is now sold out. Please contact me if you would like to be added to the waiting list, or to my mailing list for announcements of future workshops! –

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  1. I’d love to attend to such a wonderful workshop…

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  2. Wish I lived in California… I love your web page by the way. One of these days I will post to yeastspotting.

  3. Wow, I’m sure it will be great! I so much would love to attend, only it’s a bit too far for me ;) Good luck!

  4. I wish I lived in California!!! But we’re waiting for a report afterwards!!! Good luck with the workshop.

  5. if only I was a little closer!
    would like to attend your baking class, hope you will write and show with pictures that wonderful day then!

  6. Oh, that’s so bad… I’ll be back in Oklahoma for that exact week! :-(

    I lived in Mountain View from 1986 to 1989! Would be so much fun to go back to spend the day baking bread with you… Maybe next time…

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  8. how delightful! I look forward to hearing a report on your workshop!!! wish lived closer:-)

  9. I wish I could go!! Too far from Calgary, Canada…
    I’ve been to some great Grateful Dead shows in Mountain View though…

  10. I wish at the moment that I lived not on the other side of the nothern hemisphere. :-( I am sure that the course would be a lot of fun!

  11. Oh my. How I envy the lucky few who will join you. If your baking workshops take off, and you want to go international, you can host one at my house in Zurich!

  12. Our collaborator from Scotland is coming for a visit that very weekend. It’s going to be a mini-retreat, but lab- and not bread-related. :(

    Have fun and please do share photos from that day with us!

  13. Sounds great. Long overdue I’d say. All the best for the first of many from New Zealand.

  14. Thank you all for your warm wishes! I hope to some day be able to bake with each of you.

  15. Yay for ‘sold out!’ I’m sure it will be the best bread baking class any of the participants have ever attended!

  16. GO GIRL…sold out…

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