Advanced Artisanal Bread Baking

CBP-225 : Advanced Artisanal Bread Baking

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Culinary Arts
Subject:
Culinary Arts
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
2

The Advanced Bread Baking class is designed for bakers seeking to further their technical knowledge and to refine their hands-on skills in the art of making artisanal bread. The course offers a complex and detailed examination of the bread baker's art. Content material focuses extensively on the creation and use of sprouted, whole, and heirloom, flours in the maintenance of sourdough and levain cultures, as well as the production of sourdough bread using ancient grains. Students produce various breads of both contemporary and ancient origin. Hands-on time is also devoted to the creation of a decorative bread display. A key focus is on naturally leavened breads that use ancient grains.