Sourdough bread has been around since 3700 BC yet still remains one of the more intimidating loaves to bake. Join Lynn of the Mutiny Ranch on November 15th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Zu Gallery (48 W Main St., Cortez) and learn the easiest, most surefire way to create your own sourdough starter and gain the skills to bake your very first sourdough boule.
This class comes just in time for the holiday season so you can impress your friends and family with delicious sourdough bread to accompany your Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. You’ll even have plenty of starter leftover to make loaves as gifts or to create sourdough pancakes for Christmas morning.
In this class Lynn will show you how to create your very first starter from scratch. This quick and easy method will ensure you will never run out of starter or need to purchase a starter from outside sources. You’ll also receive and sample starter from her personal stash so you can begin baking right away.
But most importantly, you’ll learn things like:
-How to create a healthy and viable starter from scratch the easy way -How to tell when your starter is ready to use -How to maintain your starter -How to read a sourdough formula -How to avoid kneading dough -The stretch and fold method -What autolyze and gluten develop means (it’s not that complicated, she promises) -How to bake beautiful and tasty loaves of bread WITHOUT STORE BOUGHT YEAST
If you’ve ever dreamed of baking your own sourdough bread but felt overwhelmed by the complexities of the process Lynn invites you to join her as she breaks things down into easy to understand language that will ensure your success.
Attendees will have email access to your instructor for additional guidance or troubleshooting.