The Gluten Free Sourdough Masterclass

Bake your best GF Sourdough ever!

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Gluten Free Sourdough breads, baguettes, brioches, doughnuts and crackers are all within your reach!

Do you worry about your GF starters and leavens?

  • Are you frustrated by inconsistent/unpredictable behaviour?
  • Do you know how much starter to use to make a leaven?
  • Can you handle the time and temperature ‘levers’?
  • Do you know the Four Pillars of gluten free baking?
  • Can you modulate hydration and binders to achieve different crumb effects?

Not sure?

Then you are going to love this Masterclass.

If your only wish is to bake more beautiful, authentic, artisan breads with gluten free sourdough leaven, the recipes on this course will make you love it too.

And if you want to know the secret of developing recipes specifically for sourdough gluten free … then get enrolled now!

In Part One of the Masterclass, we cover:

  • the fundamentals of fermentation
  • how to build and maintain your brown rice, sorghum, teff, or buckwheat starters,
  • how to turn starters into leavens
  • young, ripe and old leavens
  • when to refresh and what to do with discard
  • the crucial relationship between time and temperature
  • the four leaven levers
  • a recap on the basics of gluten free baking: rise, bind, balance and blend

In Part Two, we dive into a series of original vegan and dairy sourdough recipes:

  • Sunflower Sour (vegan or dairy)
  • Cheese & Chilli Baguettes
  • Vegan Almond Baguettes
  • Dairy and Vegan Brioche
  • Dairy and Vegan Doughnuts
  • Dairy and Vegan Cinnamon Squiggles
  • Sourdough Chocolate Heaven (vegan)
  • Focaccia Art (vegan)
  • Beetroot & Buckwheat Boule (vegan or dairy)
  • Crackers (vegan)

In Part Three, we share our secrets! How to use the Four Recipe Levers to create the texture of crumb and crust that you desire…every time.

How we teach:

Our approach is always friendly, practical and hands-on and, wherever possible, more showing than telling. This is not the place to overwhelm you with the (considerable) science, but to give you the benefit of all the know-how we’ve acquired after 12 years teaching and decades more of baking.

We spare you the fails, and share the secrets of all our successes. It’s win-win.

We also provide useful practice exercises and quizzes to test your knowledge.

At The Artisan Bakery School, we believe that baking your own naturally gluten free sourdough bread is fundamental to improving your personal health and happiness. Making great starters and leavens is the base of all that.

This courses empowers you to:

  • understand your starters
  • leverage your leaven
  • bake wonderful breads with true confidence
  • troubleshoot problems
  • measure your progress from amateur to amazing
  • create your own recipes

We can't wait for you to join us!

5-STAR REVIEWS for our other GF courses

Kara Mitchell

I liked this course a lot because every details was accounted for with explanations, every time I thought, but why ? there would be an answer :) My type of learning - thank you

Adrienne Paciera

Updated 10 days ago

The teacher is precious. The pace is great. I wish we would have had the hint to print the guides/ resources first though

Hailey Andler

Penny is the absolute best! She is adorable and thorough and incredibly helpful. My sister and I have been working through these recipes diligently and are convinced she should adopt us. Dragan and Penny have done such a great job setting this up. One tip: read the recipes and watch the videos simultaneously and take notes there is often someone you miss in one that gets filled in in the other.


Translate - Курс прекрасный, очень подробный. получила новые знания о различных видах безглютеновой муки. очень подробно и понятно объясняется весь процесс приготовления закваски. интересные варианты безглютеновых смесей. пока только изучаю теорию, но видео с хлебом и пиццей такие вкусные, уже очень хочется попробовать приготовить! Хочется сказать огромное спасибо создателям курса за прекрасную душевную атмосферу на всех видео и глубокие полезные знания. Купила еще один курс этой прекрасной пекарской школы! На сайте школы увидела фото свадебного хлеба, хотелось бы научиться такому мастерству тоже!

Emily Niedoba

Updated 18 hours ago

As a traditional hearth bread baker, this course has opened my eyes to all of the flours I haven't been playing with yet!

Hind Mahroug

Updated 3 days ago

Thank you it was amazing course <3


Updated a month ago

It was very well presented, clear explanations. Can’t wait to start baking bread.


Updated 22 days ago

ottimo! Questa signora è molto simpatica e spiega molto bene

Your Instructor

Penny Williams
Penny Williams

Penny runs The Artisan Bakery School with her husband, Dragan, in beautiful south Devon, UK. The School focuses on teaching people how to bake bread with integrity, using authentic techniques and ethical ingredients. Every course shows more people how to make artisan baking part of a happier, healthier, more rewarding lifestyle.

Course Curriculum

  Section 2: Fermentation, wild yeasts and friendly bacteria.
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  Section 5: The Four Principles of Gluten Free Bread-making
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  Section 6: Vegan Sunflower Power
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  Section 7: The Root of Perfection
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  Section 8: Baguettes!
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  Section 10: Heavenly Chocolate Sourdough
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  Section 11:The Art of Focaccia
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  Section 12: What to Do with Leftover Leaven / Starter
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  Section 13: The Secret of Gluten Free Sourdough Recipe Development
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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