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Course details

Bread making for the terrified

Starts: 22 November 2012 10:00
Ends: 22 November 2012 16:00

The Magdalen Project, Winsham, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4PA

We will take the fear out of bread making and teach you all you need to know about basic bread making plus a more exotic recipe in this direct and hands-on course.
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum Group Size: 6
Cost: £77.50 per person
Includes: Notes and recipes, ingredients, light refreshments and homemade lunch.
Please bring: an apron and a container to take your baking home with you.
Course Format: This course is based in the classroom and kitchen at Magdalen. It is advised to wear suitable flat shoes.
Tutor Details: Tracey Smith
Tracey has been delivering downshifting courses for a number of years and has been the bread guru at Magdalen since 2008.
Course Structure:


  • Introductions
  • Expectations of the day
  • Housekeeping elements
  • Health & Safety aspects

Top Tips for Successful Bread Making

  • Key Ingredients
  • Kneading Tips
  • Rising Tips     
  • Rolls and Shaping Bread
  • Glazes – before baking
  • Glazes – after baking
  • Toppings


  • Standard white loaf    
  • Rice Bread
  • Flatbread
  • Peanut Butter Tea-bread       


  • Question & Answer session
  • Evaluation of the day and in meeting expectations

To book:

Tel: 01460 30144 Email:

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