Knead It: Home-Baked Bread Made Easy

Organised by Riverside Education

With Franka Haeussner & Verena Gruner

Thursday, 8th September, 6.30pm to 8.30pm

$35 per participant.

Limited to 12 participants.

Registrations essential: Click HERE

At Riverside Centre (Kitchen)


Bread; is the product of baking a mixture of flour, water, salt and (wild or commercial) yeast. The first evidence of bread being baked dates to approximately 10000 BC. Sourdough bread was discovered by the Egyptians in 6000 BC. Apparently, the use of fermentation to make bread rise was discovered by accident, when someone left some dough in the sun and it rose...


Have you tried – but never really managed - to follow in the ancient footsteps and to create a tasty, crusty loaf in your own kitchen? Here is your opportunity to delve into the science and art of breadmaking in a friendly, supportive environment where you will learn some fail-proof methods from experienced home bakers.


Franka and Verena both have years of experience in the traditional craft of baking and share their knowledge in an entertaining, easily absorbed fashion that will leave you inspired and confident to start your own doughy journey.


After two hours in our commercial kitchen, you will have a belly full of delicious bread, some sourdough starter to take home and a handful of recipes to keep your oven busy.


This workshop is proudly sponsored by the Riverside Community Trust. Please contact Tanja (education@riverside.org.nz) to discuss sponsorship options if you are struggling to meet the workshop fee or to enquire about more info.