Vanessa Kimbell has a place on one of her sourdough bread baking courses up for grabs!sourdough starter loaf

Something of a bread revolution is sweeping the nation, and helping to promote the benefits and importance of real bread is established food writer and qualified chef, Vanessa Kimbell. If you’re after thoughts, inspiration and accessible recipes, Vanessa’s Sourdough Course dedicated to promoting ethical food provides an inspiring read.
Vanessa recently set up Juniper & Rose Kitchen Garden School, a cookery school dedicated to affordable, ethical and inspirational courses. Whether you’re a sourdough novice or an experienced baker looking for tips to help bake the perfect loaf, Vanessa’s Learn to Bake Sourdough full day course at her kitchen school in Northamptonshire is the perfect way to master the skills of baking artisan loaves.

We’ve teamed up with Vanessa to offer one lucky baker a place on her Learn To Bake Sourdough course*. To enter, simply answer the following question:

What are the three core ingredients in a sourdough bread?

Then send us your answer by:

Like BakeryBits on Facebook and share our post about The Sourdough School from the BakeryBits page along with your answer as a comment.

Or alternatively, email us your answer at with ‘Vanessa Kimbell competition’ as the subject line.

*Place must be used within 12 months of notification of winning. Deadline for entries midday 28th June.