Just a note to stay that I really enjoyed my one day British course in early April. The theory I learned has been really useful in helping me understand recipes better and has extended what I’d already picked up from books. However, as with my engineering apprenticeship 35 years ago, the main value was in learning the hand skills from a real master craftsman. Some things you just can’t learn from a book!
Armed with the experience from the course, I got myself a baking stone, hacked a peel out of some plywood & had my first few goes at hand shaping – something I wouldn’t have had the confidence to try before the course.