Sunday, January 5, 2014

Our Daily Bread

An introduction to the history of Greek breads and cooking class for home bakers.
You will be taken through the many aspects involved in creating 3 different types of  breads of the pre-industrial period-  from making sourdough to kneading and from baking to using the bread as an ingredient in various dishes- using period cookbooks and other primary sources. Then, you will bake them in the heat of  a traditional wood fired oven and a replica of a 5th century pnigeus (portable earthenware oven).
Numbers are limited to 8 participants, so that your experience is as hands-on as possible. Minimum attendance: 6 persons.
Non-baking guests are welcome to accompany bakers and then join in the meal which follows each class.

The class lasts around 3 hours  and the price is €80 per baker and €20 for accompanying non-bakers.

  • The lessons are given in English and Greek but some lessons can also be arranged in French and German.
  • The majority of classes include a complete meal and 1 glass of wine. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.

You can also hire me to create a period cookery course for you or for you and your friends, in the privacy of your own home.
If you like, create your own group of  3 or more people and I will arrange a class just for you.

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