Sourdough and grain preparation – making grains great!

March 28, 2019 @ 18:30 – 21:30
Central Ringwood Community Centre
Bedford Park
Rosewarne Ln, Ringwood VIC 3134
Essence Workshops
0432 236886

What you will be told:

  • A brief science and history behind grains, nutritional benefits and cooking techniques.
  • Discover different ancient and whole grains.
  • The ingenious methods of grain preparation our ancestors devised in order to extract the maximum nutrition and flavour from the grains.

What you will experience:

  • Ancient methods of grain preparation like soaking, sprouting, sour-leavening, and fermentation.
  • Prepare and sample four dishes that feature a different grain using different preparation techniques.
  • Prepare sourdough bread starter and learn how to care for it.
  • Make sourdough pita bread from scratch using sourdough starter (sourdough pita bread is a great nutritional alternative to a loaf of bread and easy to prepare).
  • The opportunity to see, feel, smell and taste a range of grain based dishes.

What you will leave with:

  • An appreciation of the health benefits of ancient and whole grains if prepared properly.
  • Knowledge and practical experience how to prepare grains in your kitchen.
  • Full recipes, instructions and how to’s.
  • Sourdough bread starter and fermented rice starter and instruction on how to care for it.

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