Monday or Tuesday by appointment with minimum 4 people.
fun day out with foodie friends or a great team building experience!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for group inquiries.
10.00 am to 4.30 pm on dates below. Bookings essential.
Workshops usually sell out, so payment ($300 per person) is required at time of booking.
To book, please contact Trentham Neighbourhood Centre:
T. 03 5424 1354
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who runs the workshops?
Brothers John and Al Reid, who co-founded RedBeard Bakery and have more than two decades of sourdough baking experience between them, take turns leading RedBeard’s workshops in traditional baking techniques.
Where are they held?
The workshops are held in our historic baking room at Trentham, Victoria.
What will I learn?
Workshops are hands-on, with participants shaping, baking and tasting sourdough bread. Workshops cover:
- the difference between sourdough and ‘normal’ bread
- a short history of baking and woodfired ovens
- making your own sourdough starter culture (leaven)
- using different types of flour and milling your own
- mixing doughs
- adding grains and fruits
- shaping and proving loaves in tins, cloths and baskets and
- cooling and storing bread.
What else is included?
You'll enjoy lunch, bottomless coffee and snacks from RedBeard café.
take home the loaves you bake, your new leaven, a bag of organic flour, and a booklet including our special sourdough bread recipe and baking tips.
receive a 10% discount off any baking equipment, flour, etc, that you purchase on the day from our shop.