Taught by Brickmaiden Breads’ founding baker, Celine Underwood, this is an in-depth 2-day workshop for intermediate to more advanced bakers. Working with a variety of doughs and techniques including different whole grains, we will mix, form & bake our loaves. Time will be given for a more in-depth discussion on recipe building, baker’s percentage, starter care/treatment and […]
Taught by Brickmaiden Breads’ founding baker, Celine Underwood, this 1-day workshop for beginning-intermediate bakers will introduce hand mixing, shaping & scoring techniques for high hydration sourdoughs. We will bake our loaves in a commercial wood-fired bread oven. We will discuss home baking practices, developing your own starter and managing its care. Attendees will take home […]
Brickmaiden is at the San Rafael Civic Center Farmers’ Market today!! Its storming, but we are there! Unfortunately its been raining and is supposed to rain every Sunday this month so far! However, we are still attending the Sunday Civic Center market, unless you see a Facebook post telling you otherwise. We will NOT be […]
Sunday, October 11th we are offering a bread workshop at Brickmaiden Breads. Whether you have a keen interest in bread and would love to just spend a day learning how its done, or you’ve been baking your own bread at home for quite sometime, this fall workshop will offer a hands on opportunity for further […]
Saturday, May 9th 5:00 – 9:00pm at Brickmaiden With the help of Elizabeth Hill of West Marin Food & Farm Tours, we will be hosting a dinner in our garden. Table Top Farm has provided us a beautiful setting for this delicious dinner. Enjoy a welcome beverage and appetizers, including some amazing oysters by Sonoma […]
We are in the midst of repairing our bakery and preparing to install our new oven. The new oven is an Italian in-direct fire, wood-fired oven. It’s components are being shipped from Italy. Unfortunately, the labor disputes at the West coast ports have delayed our oven’s arrival. Meanwhile we have found that our repairs on […]
Our locally grown CA wheat is a hard red winter wheat named Red Fife. This link gives a little bit of history as to its origins for those who are interested. Red Fife wheat, thought to be a Ukrainian wheat called ‘Galician’, proved to be well-suited to the environmentally-challenging and diverse landscape of not just […]
Another local business doing important work making sure our food sources remain intact through seed gathering and regenerating is the Living Seed Co. They also are doing a Kickstarter that has only one week left.
Without Abbie Durkee from My Alibi Clothing we could not have succeeded with our crowd-funding effort. Thanks so much to Abbie! And while we’re on the subject, check out Abbie’s very own Kickstarter campaign happening right now – they’re a great company and you’ll love the rewards they have to offer. She only has a […]
So many thank-yous to everyone who joined in and supported Brickmaiden’s recent Kickstarter campaign. It went better than we could have hoped. We are very grateful to be a part of this wonderful community. We are busy now working to fulfill rewards and make plans for our new oven installation.