'Introduction to Sourdough Baking' Workshop

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Duration - 5 hours

DKK 1,887 p.p. onwards

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Kent, United Kingdom


My name is Ilgin. I have had a love for cooking for as long as I can remember.

I was born and raised in Turkey, in a very traditional Mediterranean household, which revolved around wholesome, natural, home-cooked food.

My culinary passion led me to explore the world of sourdough baking so in January 2019 I set up 'Just Sourdough by Ilgin' in order to share my passion and enthusiasm and spread the sourdough love.

In June 2021, I received the Bronze Award in the Enriched Sourdough category of the Scottish Bread Championships at the Royal Highland Show.

I am delighted and honoured to have been appointed as a Real Bread Campaign Ambassador in July 2021.

I am also very honoured to have been asked to be a judge at the World Bread Awards 2022.

Come and join me at one of my bread making workshops in my home kitchen and start your own sourdough journey!

Available options

'Introduction to Sourdough Baking' Workshop

DKK 1,887
p.p. onwards

Attendees will be learning how to make wholesome, organic sourdough bread in my home kitchen. We will also have a lunch break and eat freshly baked sourdough.

Sample Menu

• organic sourdough bread with cheeses, salad and dips, charcuterie meat - I cater for all dietary requirements.

Terms & conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Additional info

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability


  • Aprons, all baking equipment is provided.
  • Lunch - Refreshments throughout the day and lunch is provided.

Departure time

10:00 AM

Departure point

30 Kippington Rd, Sevenoaks TN13 2LJ, UK

Recent reviews

Passport540332   23rd November 2023

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Such an enjoyable and enlightening workshop. Ilgin is a great host as well as a brilliant instructor. I learnt so much, met some lovely people and took home the most delicious bread. I only hope I can replicate it in my own kitchen!

Michael John R   12th June 2023

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Ilgin was an excellent teacher. Her knowledge of sourdough baking and the science behind the process of bread making was exceptional. Clear precise instructions at every stage made it a very enjoyable and fun workshop. I would highly recommend this course. Excellent value for money.

Cateringexecutive   8th May 2023

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A perfect and seamless experience run by a true expert in the art of sourdough. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Ilgin to anyone. Ilgin is a lovely person and fantastic host. We learnt a lot as a group. The challenge is now on to see if we can keep making beautiful loaves as lovely as the ones we made in the photos.

GLreview   5th May 2023

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I cannot rate this course highly enough – I attended just over a week ago and am already on my 3rd home baked loaf and keeping my starter nice and healthy in the meantime. Ilgin explains everything so well and with such passion – I never realised just how much there is to know about Sourdough baking. Ilgin is also very contactable if you have any questions or follow ups after the event. The family all approve of my new skills. I would definitely recommend this to anyone!

Cameron_M   15th January 2023

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Absolutely brilliant day. Ilgin is a wonderful teacher and created a really great experience. Thank You Ilgin for introducing me to the simple delights of sourdough.

robert h   6th December 2022

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If you have any interest in sourdough I would highly recommend Ilgin's course. The day was very well structured and with only 4 of us, it was very personal. She is incredibly friendly, professional and knowledgeable. There is more than enough space in her beautiful home and she provided a fantastic lunch. Not to mention all of the great things you get to take home.

Sang656   23rd February 2022

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Very good and informative course. IIgin took us through the steps and explained everything in an easy way. Came away with a baked loaf and one to bake at home the next day which was great

M4243JTkatem   23rd January 2022

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Fully recommended. The whole session was really well constructed. Ilgin has a deep knowledge of sourdough baking which she is able to convey in a very clear and concise way. She is a great teacher and a fantastic host. A really warm and inviting course set in her beautiful home. The lunch was delicious and we left with lots of goodies, a freshly baked loaf of bread and the most magical and promising ingredient of them all - a jar of her sourdough starter! I haven’t stopped baking ever since.

270meghanag   14th June 2021

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Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and experience of sourdough baking. I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop, learning lots of new skills about sourdough baking, even though I have been baking sourdough for almost a year. Your practical approach and tips makes it easy to adapt to individual needs and makes sourdough so easy to achieve in todays busy lives. I thoroughly enjoyed the lunch and one of the best breads ever. Looking forward to taking my sourdough journey to next level.

Michele H   16th November 2020

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What a great day! We had no idea about baking Sourdough before we went, but with Ilgin's excellent, and very patient, instruction we left with heads buzzing and filled with inspiration and enthusiasm. I've now made three delicious loaves, all of which have turned out perfectly thanks to Ilgin's meticulous instructions. It was a really full but fun day - there was quite a lot of teaching involved - but all delivered in a very relaxed way. Ilgin could not have made us more welcome and I could not recommend this more highly if you want to learn how to make Soudough, or even if you just want to try something very different.

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