Online Class

Secrets to Whole-Grain Bread Baking

$39.99

Discover the secrets to baking hearty, healthy whole-grain bread in your own kitchen for results that are better than ever!

Skill Level

Advanced

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Michael Kalanty
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Bake your best whole-grain bread with expert guidance from renowned baking instructor and cookbook author Michael Kalanty. Find out how to approach any recipe like a professional baker, as Michael demystifies bread-baking and key concepts from ambient temperature to crumb. Then, learn how to mix, develop and ferment your bread like a pro. Michael will show you how to master a number of favorite shapes and even incorporate solid garnishes such as seeds and grains into your loaves for hearty, toothsome results. Add impressive breads, including raisin whole-wheat swirls, rustic whole-grain boules and even multi-seed bâtards to your baking repertoire today!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started With Whole-Grain Baking
23:43
Meet chef Michael Kalanty and get a look at the breads you'll make, then review the key bread ingredients, learn the concept of "desired dough temperature" and get a primer on the language of baking. Finally, prepare your mise en place -- properly measuring out all your ingredients for the first recipe, a honey whole-wheat sandwich bread.
2. Dough Development & Fermentation
22:57
3. Shaping, Proofing & Baking
22:16
4. Raisin Whole-Wheat Swirl Bread
26:17
5. Rustic Whole-Wheat Boule
29:07
6. Multi-Seed Bâtard
37:26
7. Multigrain Boule
21:06

Taught by

Michael Kalanty
Michael Kalanty
Michael Kalanty has more than 20 years of baking and cooking experience. He is the author of How to Bake Bread: The Five Families of Bread and teaches at the International Culinary School at the Art Institute of California-San Francisco. Michael is also the director of education for the California Culinary Academy.

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