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          2h 59min advanced Resources

          Learn professional bread-shaping techniques for bakery-worthy loaves.

          Episode descriptions

          Mastering Basic Shapes
          1. Episode: Mastering Basic Shapes
          39min

          Meet Ciril Hitz and start class by mixing a decorative straight dough and producing three basic shapes: baguette, bâtard and boule.

          Intermediate & Advanced Shapes
          2. Episode: Intermediate & Advanced Shapes
          32min

          Learn about intermediate and advanced shapes next. Find out how to shape couronne bordelaise, tabatière, daisy and chignon and discover how to tell when your dough is ready to be shaped.

          Artful Scoring
          3. Episode: Artful Scoring
          17min

          Find out how to expand bread to its full volume and lend a decorative effect. Then use multiple scoring techniques on a baguette and dive into interesting variations such as épi de blé.

          Knotting Techniques With Enriched Dough
          4. Episode: Knotting Techniques With Enriched Dough
          24min

          Mix enriched challah dough and find out how to divide and preshape the dough, knot fleur de lis and create faux braid shapes before baking them to pillowy perfection.

          Braided Shapes & Combinations
          5. Episode: Braided Shapes & Combinations
          27min

          This lesson is all about the braid. Explore the shaping sequences for two-, three-, five- and six-strand braids. Then find out how to combine two separate braids for the dramatic combo braid.

          The Sundial Decorative Centerpiece
          6. Episode: The Sundial Decorative Centerpiece
          40min

          Finally, learn how to mix a live, decorative dough and put what you've learned about rolling, shaping and braiding to use. Plus build a dramatic centerpiece crowned with a bread rose and create custom stencils for personalized loaves.

          About the Teacher

          Ciril Hitz
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          1. Episode: Mastering Basic Shapes 39min
          2. Episode: Intermediate & Advanced Shapes 32min
          4. Episode: Knotting Techniques With Enriched Dough 24min
          5. Episode: Braided Shapes & Combinations 27min
          6. Episode: The Sundial Decorative Centerpiece 40min

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