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Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf DVD

$29.99

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Description

Craft naturally leavened hearth breads from the comfort of your kitchen! Learn how to make sourdough bread and more with bread expert Richard Miscovich, as he shares essential sourdough techniques every bread baker should know.

Create and care for your starter so that you’re always ready to make fresh, flavorful bread. Learn alternative fermentation methods to speed up or slow down the process, making bread baking more realistic for your modern schedule. Master the classic French sourdough, pain au levain. Discover how versatile sourdough is by working your way through olive focaccia, rosemary and olive fougasses, whole-grain and tangy rye breads. You’ll learn the classic French method of mixing dough and kneading by hand, but also pick up tips on the proper way to make dough using a stand mixer. Make your best bread yet with these time-honored techniques.

NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

Class Sessions

Introduction (19:20)
Meet your instructor, expert baker Richard Miscovich, and find out what makes sourdough bread different from yeasted breads. Take a peek into the science behind natural fermentation and learn how to create, grow and feed your own sourdough starter.

Making Pain au Levain (24:51)
Once you have a healthy starter, use it to create a preferment, or levain, the leavening agent that is the base of your sourdough. You’ll learn about the autolyse method, which holds back the salt in the early mixing of the dough to make strong gluten bonds. Richard demonstrates several ways to knead the dough, including the traditional French cutting method.

Baking Pain au Levain (27:43)
After your dough has rested, shape it into a long batard and a round boule, and then score their tops and bake them in the oven. Don’t have a cloche? No worries; Richard will show you several methods for covering and baking loaves using ordinary kitchen equipment, and easy ways to create steam in your home oven.

Pain au Levain Variations (13:56)
Now that you’ve mastered how to make a classic sourdough bread, expand your repertoire with three variations: olive focaccia, rosemary fougasse and olive fougasse. Learn how to keep the balance in the dough formula when adding other ingredients.

Goin’ Whole Grain (19:27)
Increase the healthy whole-grain content of your bread as you learn how to sprout whole wheatberries to add to your whole-wheat dough. Learn how whole grains affect hydration and how to vary your mixing and finishing techniques to create hearty loaves.

Something’s Gone A-Rye (24:15)
Embrace the dark side as you bake along with Richard to make rye bread and its Danish cousin, Rugbrød. Richard shows you how to incorporate a stand mixer into your bread making and demonstrates the different techniques that are necessary with the addition of rye flour.

Your Instructor

Richard Miscovich

Richard Miscovich is a baking instructor at King Arthur Flour’s Baking School and author of the cookbook “From The Wood-Fired Oven.” He specializes in artisan baking and wood-fired ovens, and currently teaches artisan bread-baking techniques at Johnson & Wales University. Richard is a two-time winner of the Baking & Pastry Service Award. In 2014 he received the Johnson & Wales Distinguished Scholarship Award and was inducted into the International Les Amis d’Escoffier Society.

FAQ

How will I receive my DVD class?
Your class DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. You will not have streaming access to this class in your Craftsy Account unless you purchase(d) it separately. If you’d like to own this class in BOTH on-demand streaming form and DVD, we recommend you purchase that combination item on Craftsy.com.

Will the companion materials come with my DVD class?
Any downloadable class PDF materials are not included on the DVD, so you will not have access to those materials. While the video instruction on your DVD is complete, you must have streaming access to download the PDF materials associated with the class. You can purchase streaming access or a combination DVD + Streaming access on Craftsy.com.

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No, you do not. Every DVD-only class purchased on Craftsy.com includes the physical DVD in the mail. The physical disc(s) are yours to keep forever, with or without a Craftsy membership.

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