Workshops/Classes

I’m conducting classes and workshops for homemakers of all skill levels. I have created a meetup group where I will be posting all of my future sessions. Joining the group is free and you can join from anywhere in the world. All of the workshops/classes will be virtual for the time being. There will be both paid and free events.

Check the available classes below and sign up on meetup.com or click the blue link bellow to go to the group directly on Meetup.com
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Sourdough bread making (Hands-on) + Breaducation
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT

cost – $35
Duration – 3 hours

What you will do:
– Mixing the dough
– Performing coil folds
– bake later
Demonstrations:
– shaping techniques
– slashing/ scoring
– baking
Topics:
– Bread baking basics (science)
– Gluten development
– Necessary tools for bread making
– Flour 101, artisan flour, flour specification
– Incorporating “Wholemeal” and/or wholegrain flour
– Fermenting (same-day vs overnight)
– Controlling sourness/flavor
– Preferments/ sourdough alternatives
– Q & A

Hand Lamination (for croissants, Danish, puff etc.)
Saturday, April 21, 2021 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM PDT

cost – $25
Duration – 2 hours

– We will laminate a puff dough from start to end
– 2 book folds during the workshop & more later
– Learn how layers are created
– Book fold vs letter fold
– Flour & butter choices
– Learn how to use this lamination in other products like croissants
– All the issues with lamination and how to prevent them
– Q & A

What you need:
pre-made dough and butter block
Instructions are provided in the event details.

Sourdough bread making (Hands-on) + Breaducation
Saturday, April 24, 2021 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM PDT

cost – $35
Duration – 3 hours

What you will do:
– Mixing the dough
– Performing coil folds
– bake later
Demonstrations:
– shaping techniques
– slashing/ scoring
– baking
Topics:
– Bread baking basics (science)
– Gluten development
– Necessary tools for bread making
– Flour 101, artisan flour, flour specification
– Incorporating “Wholemeal” and/or wholegrain flour
– Fermenting (same-day vs overnight)
– Controlling sourness/flavor
– Preferments/ sourdough alternatives
– Q & A

Flatbread & Crackers (sourdough/discard/original)
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM PDT

cost – $15
Duration – 2 hours

We will attempt two recipes live on the session:
1.Quick Flatbread (Naan/Garlic naan)
2.Crackers (few different flavors)
We will also talk about:
-Basics behind flatbread (pita, naan, roti paratha)
-Sourdough naan vs yeasted naan
-What’s sourdough discard?
-How to use discard in any recipe?
-How discard adds flavor to a product?
-What recipes work best with discard?
-Flour substitutions for crackers
-Cracker flavors (how to infuse)

What you need:
All ingredients and tool needed are provided in the event details.

Hand Lamination (for croissants, Danish, puff etc.)
May dates coming soon…

cost – $25
Duration – 2 hours

– We will laminate a puff dough from start to end
– 2 book folds during the workshop & more later
– Learn how layers are created
– Book fold vs letter fold
– Flour & butter choices
– Learn how to use this lamination in other products like croissants
– All the issues with lamination and how to prevent them
– Q & A

What you need:
pre-made dough and butter block
Instructions are provided in the event details.

Coming soon…

  • Sourdough pizza & focaccia, baguettes – pre-shaping, shaping, baking using a premade bulked dough
  • Lemon meringue tart – Hands-On workshop
  • Mastering choux pastry
  • Sourdough brioche
  • Sourdough burger buns
  • Traditional croissants – croissants using commercial yeast. Demonstrations only. shaping, proofing, baking
  • Make the perfect naan ( sourdough, non-sourdough, discard)
  • Danish pastry – different shapes, fillings, baking and decoration

Classes will be repeated depending on the demand

Please suggest a new class in the comments below and also let me know what days of the week and times you prefer for virtual classes.

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4 comments

    1. I do a virtual workshop for sourdough breadmaking.
      3 hours – $35
      Next class Friday, March 19, 2021 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM PDT. Class repeats once/twice every month
      Click the link ‘From the scratch baking‘ to go to the meetup group to see full details.

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