Bakers Journal

GFTC hosting baking workshop

September 16, 2011
By Bakers Journal

September 16, 2011, Guelph, ON – The Guelph Food Technology Centre (GFTC) is running a baking workshop Oct. 26 to 27. A gluten-free baking course follows on Oct. 28.

The effect of ingredients, leavening agents, flour, and process characteristics on products including breads, cakes, cookies and pastries will be explored through hands-on practical sessions in the baking laboratory.  Program goals include you leaving with the ability to:

-Describe ingredient functionality (flour, water, yeast, improvers, conditioners, enzymes)
-Discuss flour grades, quality, treatments and regulations
-Follow practical processing steps for scratch baking of breads, cakes, cookies, pies and pastries
-Troubleshoot ingredient, process and equipment problems
Course Pricing: Member: $805, Early Bird: $849, Regular: $894
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