Baking with Ben: Bread Basics
Bread Basics will cover methods and techniques for baking great breads at home. Information on grains, equipment, fermentation, and baking will be covered. Course also includes bread tastings, bread-based recipes, and a short demo on making homemade butter.
About the Artist: Benjamin Gardner owns Almanac Home Bakery and started baking bread with his mother on snowy days when school was cancelled. He is also an artist and teaches drawing and Honors courses at Drake University. Always interested in learning, Gardner is interested in foodways and different ingredients, techniques, and methods of home cooking and baking.
*** SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE ***
The Des Moines Social Club is passionate about creating accessible arts and culture opportunities for all members of the Des Moines community. For a scholarship application, please email education@desmoinessocialclub.