Did you know that humans have been baking bread for longer than we've been working with metal? The oldest sourdough bread found by archaeologists has been dated back to 3500 BCE, but the origin of sourdough's fermentation process was likely thousands of years before this.
After thousands of years of bread consumption, recent lockdowns helped many households rediscover the pleasures of baking bread compared to buying bread - from the careful measurements of flour and water, to the nurture of your starter, to the anxious bake, and the warmth of holding the finished bake in your hands, to finally taking your first, deliciously savoury bite.
At LSBU, we believe that baking is one of the simplest joys, so we're here to help you better understand the sourdough fermentation process.
Join this event to see and understand the secrets of sourdough. Find out how a bacterial culture is created, and learn how to perpetrate it for several uses in the production of sourdough baked goods. You will also understand how two of the simplest and most humble ingredients around may positively affect your eating habits as well as your mental wellbeing.
Why has one of the oldest and most wholesome product ever created become so popular? How does making sourdough save you money, help avoid food waste, and improve your health?
There's only one way to find out ....