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Baking Bread with Babette – Intro to Pre-fermented Breads (Italian Ciabatta/Paninis)

$150.00 CAD

Description

Discover how to improve your breads by using pre-ferments. These classic baking techniques will add flavour and character to your breads and are commonly used in the preparation of Italian Ciabatta & Paninis (as well as many other European breads). We will also take a closer look at the Pâte fermentée (old dough), Biga, and Poolish starters (pre-ferments) and their unique application. Bring a large bread bag or kitchen towel (to take home your freshly baked Italian bread).

Offering 1WS23: Saturday, Feb 4 2023, 10:00am to 3:00pm, Credo Christian High School 21846 52 Ave Langley

Instructor Bio

Babette Kourelos lives in beautiful British Columbia with her husband, Vasili, and their two Fox Terriers, Tango and Cash. She was born in South Africa and is of Afrikaans, Greek, and Italian descent. She holds a BA and LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduating, Babette traveled to Vermont (USA), to apprentice under the late French Master Baker Gerard Rubaud. Babette ran her own artisan bread bakery and baking studio in Johannesburg (South Africa) for several years before relocating to Canada in 2020. She has introduced hundreds of beginner bakers to the art of bread baking and has been featured in numerous media publications. She has been a guest speaker at several Women in Business events and will be a judge at the World Bread Awards USA in Las Vegas in September 2022.  Images of her breads and sample recipes can be viewed on her various social media platforms. Babette is also currently working on her first cookbook – stay tuned!

 

Course Number: FH45
Instructor: Babette Kourelos
Semester: Winter/Spring 2023
Classroom: Credo Christian High School 21846 52 Ave Langley
Start Date: varies
End Date: varies
Start Time: 10:00am
End Time: 3:00pm
Class Capacity: 16
Course Price: $150.00
Number of Sessions: 1

Additional information

Offering:

Offering 1WS23: Saturday, Feb 4 2023, 10:00am to 3:00pm, Credo Christian High School 21846 52 Ave Langley