Sneak Peek


This class is led by one of e5 bakehouses seasoned bakers. After an introductory session, it is down to business. Weighing out the ingredients, and plunging hands into mixing bowls. Four breads are made over the course of the day; a country loaf, ciabatta style buns, seeded rye, and bagels. All these breads use a sourdough culture, and the class teaches how to make and sustain a sourdough, along with teaching the kneading and shaping styles used in our bakery. The intention is to build confidence in all aspects of bread making with an emphasis on sourdough.

The class costs includes a sourdough mother, proving basket, recipes, e5 dough cutter, a light welcome spread, a large organic and seasonal lunch, cake and teas/coffee. And plenty of bread of course! You will also get 10% off in our shop if you would like to buy any additional baking equipment, cookbooks or organic produce to take home.

It is suitable for all abilities and the class size is limited to 10. Bring a large bag with you for carting all of your breads home with you!

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What you need

Equipment: None - please arrive 5-10 min early.

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Did you know?

Create steam in your oven to make crusty bread. When youre making bread, place a pan in the bottom of your oven as its preheating and fill it with cm of water to create steam. It will interact with the starch on the breads surface, helping to form a nice crusty layer.

Find your way there

E5 Bakehouse, Mentmore Terrace, London, UK

Ratings & Reviews

5 ( 3)

Sourdough Essentials Workshop

Did a sour dough bread course with them, it was amazing. Money well spent. And their rosemary and raspberry jam is SO good!!! And they fed us very well during our day course... which is always a bonus

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Sourdough Essentials Workshop

Great sourdough baking course I am now pretty good. In my own opinion that is.

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Sourdough Essentials Workshop

Absolutely loved the bread making class - huge amount of information and learned loads of techniques. Thanks!

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The Host

The E5 Bakehouse is an East London artisan bakery and coffee shop. We are passionate about sourdough and the lost traditions of our baking ancestors. Using organic, locally-sourced ingredients, we serve delicious, daily-baked breads, fresh lunches, homemade cakes and coffee. Our head bakers also share their knowledge and expertise in a weekly bread course.

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