Baking your own bread at home is really not that difficult.
You can get it done if you have the right recipe, ingredients and tool.
Do you know how much money you can save by baking your own bread?
A loaf of regular white bread is selling around RM2.50 – RM3.00.
If you have kids at home, it can last for maybe 2 days before you have to replenish it.
If you count that on a monthly basis, the amount you spent on buying bread can add up quite substantially.
If you are keen to learn how to bake your own bread, one of our baking partners in Kuala Lumpur conducts regular bread baking classes.
Check out some of the class pictures below.
Basics Of Baking Bread
Baking is a method of cooking that uses dry heat by convection.
It usually uses ovens, but in some places like in Middle East countries they use hot ashes or hot stones.
The most common food that is baked is bread, but it is not the only food that can be baked.
Actually you cannot find a place that does not eat bread, and for centuries it is the most widely eaten food.
For some countries, bread is their basic source of energy.
When there are occasions, cakes and pastry are always visible; for snacks, people eat cookies.
The only difference of baking to cooking is that it requires creativity, extra patience and careful attention to avoid failing.
The Art Of Baking Bread
Baking is also known as the art of making breads, pastries and other sweets.
It uses different ingredients depending on the taste of the baker.
There are varieties of choices that one can choose from when it comes to bread, that is why it is very popular.
You can do a lot of things with it and you can match it to any type of drink that you have like coffee, juice and tea.
There are breads with fillings of cream, cheese, fruits, and sometimes even meat.
There are breads dedicated for people with sweet tooth like cakes, pastry and cookies. Some are cheap and some are expensive.
Getting The Basics Right
Now if you think that you want to try to set-up your very own bakery since you have the passion for baking, or you just want to bake for the very special someone you have in mind, then you could go for bread baking class as a start.
In everything we do, we first study basic lessons as our foundation.
Similar to this, in baking one must also start in the very foundation of baking.
Attending basic baking classes will teach one on the fundamentals of baking.
The proper measurement on how to bake breads, cakes, and pastry and the language of baking are two of the primary knowledge one should study to produce a successful product.
Using cookbooks are not always helpful most of all when if you don’t have initial background in baking.
Videos and other home based tutorials are better than cookbooks but are still limited as they only provide theories of baking.
On the other hand, attending classes about the basics of baking uses hands-on experiences and actual lessons that teaches the necessary theories and measurements to students, but at the same time it also correct one’s mistake.
Baking is not easy but it is very fun that even a young kid will enjoy.
It touches creativity, patience and mental alertness.
Learning the basic of baking means lesser waste of ingredients, time and money as you have prior knowledge of the correct measurement and ways on how to bake.
For some, attending classes will build the foundation for a better baker or patisserie someday.
It teaches the basic lessons one need before proceeding into advance lessons of baking.
Bread Baking Lessons
If you want to learn how to bake your own bread at home, contact us because our courses are designed for everyone.
To register, click on the link below and fill up the contact form and we’ll send to you details of the next up coming class.