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baking classes

saumhain's picture

High education for future bakers

October 19, 2010 - 3:49am -- saumhain

It might sound like a weird question, but honestly don't know where else to write. The thing is I am learning to bake bread for a year now and think I want to become a professional baker. And I am also seeking for all the possible opportunities to study abroad (I am from Russia).

The question is

are there any colleges/universities, international students-friendly, giving baking classes?

It might also be in Germany/Austria, since I know german pretty good.

Sara Richardson's picture

Zingerman's soft pretzel recipe

June 22, 2010 - 6:46am -- Sara Richardson

I read about Zingerman's pretzels made with lard and lye in the New York Times. Here's the recipe:

The article also talks about their baking classes. Here's a 1 minute video about them:

Edthebread's picture

King Arthur bread courses - feedback needed

January 6, 2010 - 7:38am -- Edthebread

Hi Everyone

I am thinking of attending some of the King Arthur bread classes, and I'd like some feedback from those of you who may have attended them previously.  I'm a fairly experienced home baker who cooks both sourdough and yeast breads, mainly with a high percentage of whole grains, so I am looking for a class to advance my skills rather than a beginners class.

The two classes I'm considering are:

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