In this webinar you will learn how to make your starter, turn it into a dough, and then how to bake it. We’ll cover all aspects of trouble shooting, how best to use your home oven to make bakery level bread and how to improve on each loaf you bake.


We’ll show you exactly what an active starter should look like, what the texture of your dough will be when you handle it and what you should be experiencing each step of the way.

Sourdough is simple once you have the knack, all you need is flour, water and salt, we can help you gain this life-changing skill. Baking your own is also extremely budget friendly.

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What’s in the Masterclass?

This masterclass will cover:

  • Ingredients for sourdough loaves
  • Make your starter mix while you watch
  • Equipment, what you need and what you can improvise
  • The best methods for kneading and shaping
  • Overnight proving in the fridge for a fresh breakfast loaf How to score and make the classic ‘ear’ shape on your loaf
  • The casserole baking method for a crisp, stunning looking loaf

We will be working with this recipe for white sourdough.

Your Masterclass host

Led by expert tutor, our Shows and skills editor Barney Desmazery, he will share his years of cooking and baking experience, and answer your sourdough questions in a live Q&A session. Barney has led many live masterclasses for BBC Good Food and, is bringing his skills to you online, so you can learn from him from the comfort of your own home.

Your Masterclass itinerary

A loaf of sourfough

19th and 26th of January, 12pm. In this 1 hour-long webcast, sourdough expert Barney, will revisit every stage of the process to troubleshoot any issues you might be having, so you can look forward to great results every time.

After the Masterclass presentation, a recording of the Masterclass will be made available to all registered attendees to re-watch for a period of seven days – a link will be sent to you by email within 72 hours from the live masterclass.

How to book

To book your place on our sourdough webinar costs just £12.50 or book both together for £20.

The webinar can be viewed on any device, although we would recommend a laptop or computer rather than a phone.

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Please note: if you have any difficulty booking please email

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