Sourdough bread is amazing! The unique thing about it is that instead of yeast it uses a starter, made from flour and water, to help it rise. But whenever I make sourdough, there is always a little bit of starter left over - it is fed and ready, but unused (sigh!). So my goal for #Sourdough … Continue reading How to Make Super Simple Sourdough Flatbread
I recently heard about Sourdough September. I came across it on Twitter and to be honest, a whole month celebrating the power of sour? Yum! I'm in. It's run by the Real Bread Campaign and it's based out of the UK. You can learn all about it on their website here. The idea is to raise awareness … Continue reading Sourdough September
Sourdough has nearly defeated me! That's probably good for this blog but not so great for my sanity. So, here are my top 8 tried (many times!) and tested tips for making sourdough bread without losing your mind! 1. Be prepared to try and fail. This may seem a defeatist first step (!), but when … Continue reading 8 Top Tips for Sourdough Success
Sourdough. It's hard! Many, many times I have worked for what has felt like days only to pull a shrunken, sunken concrete slab of 'bread' out of the oven, producing in me a great desire to throw the inedible bread-brick out of the kitchen window. I haven't actually thrown it - yet! So, I still … Continue reading Sourdough Stories: How to make a Sourdough Starter.