Simply Sourdough

Simply Sourdough Course
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Simply Sourdough

An easy and understandable way of baking Sourdough

In this course I will guide you through all the stages of baking Sourdough bread. You will begin by creating your own starter from scratch.

Then through the topics:

  • Sourdough Batard
  • Raisin and Cinnamon Sourdough
  • Sourdough Pizza
  • Olive, Rosemary and Cheddar Sourdough
  • ‘Super quick’ Sourdough Loaf

you will learn the fundamentals of baking Sourdough bread from your home kitchen.

The course is designed so that as you progress through these topics you will gradually build up your skills. For example, you will learn to mix, fold, ferment, shape, score and bake in our topic, Sourdough Batard.  As you move on to the next topics, you will become more confident in using different methods of folding, varying your ingredients and adjusting your hydration levels, along with different fermentation, shaping and scoring techniques.


  • What is sourdough? (the health/nutritional benefits explained)
  • How to make, refresh and use a Sourdough starter
  • Equipment you will need for baking Sourdough 
  • Mixing Sourdough and when to add ingredients
  • Folding techniques to build-up the structure
  • Bulk fermentation explained and different options of how to do it.
  • How to shape your Sourdough
  • Different methods of baking Sourdough
  • Sample schedules/timings so you can fit baking Sourdough into your life
  • Baker’s percentage explained.
  • How your environment affects your bakes and how to adjust accordingly.
  • How to add additions to your Sourdough and their effects
  • How to store your Sourdough

WATCH OUR VIDEO - see what you could be baking soon!

Course Content

Total learning: 41 lessons


  • High Quality 4K Videos
  • Lifetime Access
  • Wide Range of Topics
  • Certificate Upon Completion
  • Downloadable PDF Recipes
  • Email Support by an Artisan Baker


Yes. I will guide you through the whole process step by step and explain the the "how' and"why" of what we are doing. Whether you are a beginner or improver, you will pick up essential information on the functions of adding different ingredients and the science behind the process.
The joy of this is that you can move at your own pace, re- watch and pick up different tips and techniques each time. Once you purchase the course, you have lifetime access to the videos and recipes.
There are a few essential items that I recommend: Casserole Dish/Dutch Oven/Cast Iron Dish , a Banneton ( bread proving basket) and a sharp knife/blade. You will probably have some of the other items already in your kitchen. There is an introductory video with the basic equipment you need. As you progress on your baking journey you can pick up extra tools along the way.
I will teach you how to make your own robust Sourdough Starter from scratch. I include lots of trouble shooting along the way for great success.
High quality 4K video instruction and PDF recipes .You will learn to become confident at mixing, kneading, fermentation, shaping, scoring and baking techniques (see course guide for more learning outcomes). The course is recorded as close to a live workshop as possible. I have included troubleshooting tips along the way, but if you have any questions you can also email me and I will get back to you within a reasonable time frame.
Yes. As soon as you complete the course your certificate will be immediately generated for you.


Loraine Gleeson

Qualified Artisan Baker Finalist Best In Customer Service - Energia Family Business Awards 2021 Gold Medalist - Northern Irish Sugar Exhibition 2019 Silver Medalist - Irish Sugarcraft Show 2018