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cschill Nov 17, 2008 10:03 PM

Hi,

I am interested in finding a bread making class somewhere in the penninsula (redwood city-mountain view preferred). I notice that Draeger's has cooking classes, but I did not see any upcoming regarding bread making.

Thanks
Chris S.

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  1. Atomica RE: cschill Nov 18, 2008 05:53 AM

    I would seriously consider San Francisco Baking Institute in South San Francisco. They also run a bakery called Thorough Bread in the city on Church near Market St. Their bread is stellar.

    http://www.sfbi.com/index.html

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    Thorough Bread and Pastry
    248 Church Street, San Francisco, CA

    San Francisco Baking Institute
    480 Grandview Dr S, San Francisco, CA

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      SteveG RE: Atomica Nov 20, 2008 11:28 AM

      Second that. I haven't been to their classes, but they'd be much more professionally targeted than something like Draegers for home cooks.

      Their bread at Thorough Bread and Pastry really is excellent, with pitch-perfect renditions of classic breads from around the bread-eating world. They don't really have a house style, per se, because they're focused on technical control that allows them to replicate different breads in a very authentic way.

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        PaneEVino RE: Atomica Dec 11, 2008 01:42 PM

        Atomica and SteveG, it sounds like we all love this place. I went by yesterday and saw that Thorough Bread has a 6 or 7 foot christmas tree made from baguette dough. If you haven't seen it yet, I highly recommend that you stop by. I'll return with my camera.

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          Atomica RE: PaneEVino Dec 12, 2008 06:01 AM

          Gee, twist my arm. :) Thanks for the tip--I'm looking forward to seeing it and I'll also pack along the camera (though I have no idea how to post pics here). It's not hard to get me to Thorough.

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