Imagine stepping into a bakery in rural France and pointing to a rusty brown baguette standing upright in a basket next to several others. You know it’s not just a typical French baguette, and the first bite confirms it. The crusty exterior gives way to flavorful interior
Once you’ve got your sourdough culture it’s important to learn how to bake with it. Many recipes use the sourdough for flavour, then add commercial yeast to get the rise out of the bread. However, if you actually want to fully ferment your flour to allow the bacteria and yeasts
Sourdough bread is AMAZING. The flavour, the texture, the smell, it is unforgettable. The best thing about sourdough is that a good starter is really easy to make.
This is my kids’ favourite bread because it is soft, rich and flavourful. I like it because it is a quick to make flatbread that would work as a pizza or focaccia base, as a naan bread, or a pita. We also love to use it for wrapping hotdogs and dipping in soups.
I am forever working on my gluten free bread. Mostly because bread is meant to be chewy and flavourful, not dense, bland or sweet.