Great Italian Bread

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Making your own fresh bread is a fantastic life skill and one that fills your home with the unrivalled and welcoming smell of freshly baked bread. Award winning baker, Keith Kirby, will show you the basics of Traditional Italian bread baking and you will go home with an amazing selection you will be proud to share with family and friends!

Course tutor: Keith Kirby

Course date and times:
  • Saturday 26th September: 10:00am to 4:30pm

On this fabulous one day course you will learn the basics of creating delicious traditional Italian breads. Keith will start with an introduction to ingredients and share essential knowledge and tips on how to successfully make Italian bread in your own home kitchen. You will be introduced to mixing techniques and shown different approaches to developing the different doughs and make an amazing selection to take home. These include Focaccia, Ciabatta, Grissini alle olive e pecorino, Carta di Musica -‘Music Paper’ flat bread, Pizza, Panini al Pomodoro and delicious Ricciarelli biscuits.   

Things you will learn:

  • All the basics you need to make any bread, focusing on Italian
  • How to work the dough successfully
  • How to shape the different breads
  • How to bake a variety of breads and biscuits
  • How to incorporate various flavours into savoury breads

Course Details

Sorry, fully booked
1 day course
10:00am to 4:30pm
Suitable for beginners
Type: Foundation

Fully booked

Skill Prerequisites:


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Keith Kirby
Keith has been making bread for the last decade and it has become his passion. He is a member of the Bread Angels network, a group of artisan bakers who believe in real bread and baking for good. In 2017 and 2019 Keith won gold and silver awards at the World Bread Awards, held in London.
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