Artisan Breads - Cookery Course

This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

The popularity of the BBC series 'Great British Bake Off', has created a new wave of enthusiasm for Artisan bread and home baking.

Artisan bread is crafted, rather than mass-produced, then baked in small batches. It demands a variety of skills, a knowledge of kneading, fermenting and shaping together with the essential ingredient of time. The course will allow you to explore various ingredients and develop craft skills in artisan bread making and encourage you to develop your own creative culinary ideas whilst using quality ingredients.

Whether you are an amateur cook or a food lover, on this enjoyable short course, you will be taught alongside like-minded people by passionate chefs with significant experience.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course will commence on Tuesday 5th May 2020. You will attend College for 2 weeks, on a Tuesday evening, from 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

This course will take place at St Helens College, Town Centre Campus, St Helens, WA10 1PP.

What will I study?

You will be presented with a range of recipes and some of the breads that you bake may include:

  • Classic breads such as Bloomer, Oat Bread, Malt Loaf
  • Flatbreads such as Naan, Pitta, Maneesh
  • Continental Breads such as Baguettes, Ciabatta, Pain de Savoie
  • Enriched breads such as Brioche, Danish Pastry Lardy Cake

Course participants will be able to develop their awareness of Health and Safety relating to the preparation of food, food safety awareness and stove control, whilst learning logical and coherent methods for bread making.

How is it assessed?

There is no formal assessment. You will be given feedback based on your progress with suggestions and guidance for areas for improvement. As with all our leisure courses the main emphasis is to come and enjoy.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal entry requirements, as with all of our leisure cookery courses, the main emphasis is to come along and enjoy. The course is suitable for all levels of ability.

You will need to wear strong, flat sensible shoes and bring along an apron, tea towel, and an oven glove.

Please bring along a container to take what you have made home with you.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £60. The course price is inclusive of all of the ingredients that you will need for each session. You can take home your creations to enjoy.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

You may wish to progress on to one of our other Colours Cookery School courses or alternatively you may wish to pursue an accredited catering qualification which will allow you to practice your skills in the trade.

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