Five-day courses in Italy 2018

Artisan Bread School returns to Fattoria degli Usignoli











sweet focaccia with grape, fennel seed and a sweet glaze


Five-day course with Carl Shavitz in 2018

7 – 11 May 2018
 €2,650   €600 COURSE FULL
 14 – 18 May 2018  €2,650   €600


The courses include:

Creating and maintaining your own sourdough leavens
Working with sourdough, fresh yeast & an overnight sponge
Fermentation, mixing, kneading, folding, shaping a loaf, proofing & retarding
Temperature and humidity control
Baking in a wood-fired oven
Difference in flours
The world of olive oil

We will be making 100% sourdough loaves, breads using both sourdough and fresh yeast, as well as fully yeasted breads. You will make focaccia, ciabatta, grissini & bagel. Breads with; spice, seeds, fruit & nut, olive oil, chocolate, tomatoes or absolutely plain.


Participants will receive a certificate to confirm
that they have successfully completed the five-day course at Fattoria degli Usignoli


Application form
Please read the Terms and conditions before filling in the application


Sourdough bagel fresh out of the wood-fired oven


lunch of vine plum tomatoes, mozzarella, oven roasted asparagus and our own sourdough bread