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Niel Jonker’s Bread Making Workshops

Niel Jonker’s Bread Making Workshops
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The Sourdough Bread Making Experience

From : November 29 2018 09:30

To : November 30 2018 18:00

South African artist, Niël Jonker invites you to join his fun yet thorough two day workshop which emphasizes the benefits of slow fermentation, whole grain ingredients, and process consciousness.

An advanced understanding of bread-making core principles are covered while apprenticing in a fully functional artisan bakehouse. Step by step explanations of all one needs to know is learnt with a glass of wine in hand, and novices and experienced bakers are catered for equally.

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Every last Thursday and Friday of the month, unless otherwise specified. Group bookings with alternative dates are gladly considered.


  • Thursday and Friday 29/30 March 2018
  • Thursday and Friday 24/25 May 2018
  • Thursday and Friday 28/29 June 2018


  • The workshops are held at Niël Jonker’s home, on his stoep in Baardskeerdersbos which is a little over two hours from Cape Town. The oven is a 3 x 2 m wood fired brick oven, and the communal stoep table is as long.


The cost is R2,200 per person.

  • Special rates are considered for youths, B’bos locals, and those with a good story.
  • Upon confirmation you will receive notes that are best studied before the workshop.
  • Bake simple recipes at home and experiment in order to benefit from and enjoy the workshop optimally.
  • There is limited space per workshop so booking is essential.

Day One:

The first day begins at 09:30 and includes a light pizza lunch (bring along your secret ingredient to win the Killer Pizza Contest!).

Day Two:

Something juicy gets slow roasted as the oven warms up, and you can sit down and feast at the stoep’s long table while the breads rise. Ideas and ingredients from foodies are most welcome. This is the main bake day and early risers may join from 06:00 with the lighting of the fire and mixing of the first batches of dough from 08:00. The day ends with the breads being sold on the local Stanford Sunset Market from 18:00 to 20:00, where music and wine tasting, friendly faces (and more food!) bring an end to the rewarding day. The Saturday morning Plaasmark in B’bos is a gem also worth staying for, as are the many remote and unpopulated beaches and nature trails that the unspoiled coastline has to offer.

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