Bread Making

Richard Bertinet

Bread Making

'Bread genius' and teacher to some of the world's top chefs reveals the secrets of baking in this easy-to-follow, 24-lesson course. With over 30 years' experience, a batch of awards and an effortless, approachable style, Richard will soon have you baking with total confidence and spectacular results.

24 lessons, 6 hrs
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  • For all experience levels

  • Self-paced, no deadlines

  • One-off purchase, lifetime access

The Course

Join legendary baker, Richard Bertinet, as he takes you through his bread making philosophy in 24 lessons. Start with getting the dough right before moving from a simple tin loaf up to the mighty sourdough and beyond. With his informal, no-nonsense style Richard will soon have you baking with confidence - and spectacularly delicious results.

Your Maestro

Richard first fell in love with baking as a 14-year-old apprentice in his native Brittany. He moved to England in the late ‘80s, where he has taught his unique and incredible style of baking to some of the greatest chefs in the world. In the early 200s, Richard founded the Bertinet Kitchen Cookery School and his first book Dough was published to great acclaim, winning awards such as the IACP cookery book of the year, the James Beard Award for Baking and Dessert, and the Julia Child Award for Best First Book. For the first time, Richard is teaching his lifetime of experience and his unique bread-making secrets to you, here on BBC Maestro.


Course Notes

Course notes

94 pages

A downloadable PDF packed full of tricks, tips, and recipes to get you baking with total confidence.

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What people are saying

Richard never ceases to amaze me with his effortless skills as a baker... a bread genius.

- Angela Hartnett

Chef & baker extraordinaire... His advice is a revelation from someone whose passion for breadmaking is unrivalled.

- Nathan Outlaw

All it takes to make bread is flour water and salt. To make great bread, add a little Bertinet.

- Pierre Koffmann

Irresistible, will change the way you bake Bread.

- LA Times on Richard's "Dough"

Richard Bertinet is a master of his craft who has decided to share his knowledge with the world.

- The Telegraph

The nearest thing bakery will ever have to a Jedi.

- The Guardian

The course is amazing and Richard is such a great tutor. It has made me really want to save up my money and go to his baking school one day.

- Pat Lee

Very detailed and the step by step process makes it so easy to actually do it right the first time. Easy to follow, stop, start again and practice.

- Kevin Raison

Very easy to understand, clear and concise, not filled with technical terms and delivered in a very laid back and ready to digest manner

- Chris C

I enjoyed Richard's sense of humour and enthusiasm and learnt some interesting ways of improving my bread making.

- Anon

It's almost as if you have the benefit of a one to one course, and thereby, it feels as if you are having a full and proper private lesson which brings with it the tricks and quirks of the trade.

- Roy Cooper

Excellent. So much easier to see what's to be done than trying to do it from a book, even a good one!

- Stephen Brown

I love it so far. I’ve been baking bread for around 10 years and I’ve already learned some new things and also realised that I have been doing others wrong this whole time!

- Victoria Fox

Amazing, Xmas present, love the course, now making lots of bread.

- Anon

Our bread baking has been transformed to success every time rather than failures. Great course and have recommended to friends.

- Anne Mills

Very clear - haven't bought a ghastly loaf of bread since - so much variety

- Anon

Richard is a fantastic teacher. The course is easy to follow and news skills are slowly introduced. I just love it!

- Peter

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