Geraint Bakes Bread

  Breadmaking Courses in Dinas Powys

Courses: Introductory

Introduction to Breadmaking course

Next available course dates (last updated 5 Mar 2014):

none currently available

Please contact me for future dates. If two people are booking together, dates other than those advertised may be available, including weekdays.

Learn how to make various types of yeasted breads in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Learn various kneading techniques, how to tell when your dough is ready to shape and bake, best techniques for baking bread in a domestic oven and much more.

We'll make focaccia to accompany lunch, a basic loaf of your choice, soda bread, and fruit buns. There'll be plenty of bread to enjoy during the day and to take home.

Cost £120
(10% discount for Realbread Campaign members)

2 participants per course.

This course runs from 9.30am-5pm. 

Course includes all ingredients, materials & equipment, lunch & refreshments.
Recipes and instructional handouts will also be provided.
No previous baking experience required.

If you are interested in booking a place on a course, send me an email at:

Booking and Cancellation Policy

A deposit of £30 per person is required on booking, with the balance due 21 days before the class date. For bookings 21 days or less before the class date, the full fee is required. Deposits and fees are non-refundable. In the event that you are unable to attend, you may of course send someone in your place; or I can re-advertise your place on the website and via my mailing list: if I am able to fill your place then I will issue a refund (less a 10% admin charge) or you can rebook for a later date. I understand that Course Cancellation insurance is available if you need peace of mind.

If a course has to be cancelled for any reason, you will be given as much notice as possible. You may choose to have your fee refunded in full or have your booking transferred to another date.  

Recent Photos


  • "Thank you for a very enjoyable day. We are enjoying the fruits of our labours and it's the best bread I have ever made. The 'hands on' approach was great, and having a hand out ..."
    Janice & Matthew Watts
    Introduction to Breadmaking July 2013
  • "Day was well paced, very enjoyable and lunch was lovely. The best way to learn is by trying it yourself and I feel much more confident to have a go at making all sorts of bread..."
    Julia & Martin
    Introduction to Breadmaking February 2013
  • "Thank you for a wonderful day yesterday. The time seemed to fly even though the day was dense with activity and knowledge and useful interesting facts - the smells, the textures..."
    Philip Marshall
    Introduction to Breadmaking February 2013

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