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The tools included in the kit to make a sourdough loaf, including banneton proofing basket, fabric liner, bread fork and brush.
A loaf of sourdough bread sliced in half to reveal bubbly centre.
The prepared dough, ready to be made into a sourdough loaf.
Charles Artisan Bread bakers Karolis Siudikas in their Hackney bakery.
Round sourdough loaf bread on a wooden cutting board.

Bake a sourdough loaf: Course + Kit

Charles Artisan Bread
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Learn how to bake sourdough bread from the comfort of your own home with Thomas Charles & Karolis Siudikas, the team behind organic Nordic bakery, Charles Artisan Bread. 

With UNLIMITED ACCESS 24/7, you’ll be able to drop in and out of the course at your own pace. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Make a sourdough starter (available as a free taster)
  • Mix the dough by hand using traditional bread making techniques
  • Tell with confidence when the dough is ready to fold, ferment and bake

Through detailed video, you'll learn the step-by-step sourdough making process from creating the sourdough starter to baking the finished loaf.

What's in the kit?

The kit contains specialist baking equipment, which can use to make perfect bread time and time again:

  • 8.5" banneton proofing basket made from 100% natural rattan. Lightweight, extremely durable and easy to clean.
  • Fabric liner
  • Bread fork
  • Brush

This kit comes with FREE standard shipping to the UK (worldwide postage charges apply).

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How is the course taught?

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Course Curriculum

  • Simple Sourdough Starter Guide - Downloadable PDF
  • Introduction - Meet Karolis Siudikas & What You'll Need (Video: 1:11)
  • Step 1 - Getting Started (Video: 2:06)
  • Step 2 - Adding Salt to the Mix (Video: 1:39)
  • Step 3 - Folding Your Dough (Video: 0:55)
  • Step 4 - The Second Fold (Video: 0:59)
  • Step 5 - Baking Your Dough (Video: 2:33)
  • Step 6 - Removing Your Skillet Lid (Video 0:32)
  • Step 7 - Your Finished Sourdough (Video: 1:13)

What do I need for this course?

All you will need to complete this course are standard kitchen appliances, basic bread making equipment and ingredients that you can buy from your local store.


  • Pre-prepared fermented sourdough (make yours on Yodomo)
  • Strong white bread flour
  • Sea salt
  • Lukewarm water


  • Large mixing bowl (around 4.5 litres)
  • Cooling rack
  • 2 x 8oz cups
  • 2 tea towels
  • Oven gloves
  • Scraper
  • Tablespoon
  • Skillet with a lid (double dutch oven)
  • Square or rectangle Tupperware for your dough (3L) 
  • Grease spray OR neutral sunflower oil OR vegetable oil
  • Oven

Find out if this is the right course for you

This course is suitable for beginner and novice bakers, or for anyone looking to brush up on their skills. Why not try our free course taster: Make a sourdough starter, to help you decide if this is the right course for you.

Watch the course trailer

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Karolis Siudikas of Charles Artisan Bread in his bakery kitchen.

Charles Artisan Bread

Karolis Siudikas started working in the industry in 2010 and has worked in five-star hotels across London. He has a vast knowledge of both teaching and baking sourdough. He founded Charles Artisan Bread in Hackney along with seasoned baker Thomas Charles, whose own career in food spans more than three decades.