A Story of Sourdough

A Story of Sourdough

Sourdough bread is by no means the easiest, but it is by far the most rewarding. I’ve had incredible rises and incredible flops, bread that will make your tastebuds sing and bread that will not! I’ve had flour stuck to my hands, dried to my face and my poor hands bear the scars of countless oven burns. I’ve experimented with many different techniques, from cultivating my own wild yeast starter from scratch, to reviving and feeding a 101 year old mother from Italy. I am by no means a pro at this, but I’ve loved every second of the rewarding process of making sourdough bread. Making bread has become one of my hobbies, and hidden talents. Having guests over for dinner and serving them bread you’ve made always get you an extra nod of approval. But, it’s a challenge, I’m not going to lie. The process is tough and time consuming, you will have flour all over your kitchen (you will have it all over yourself too), you will have dough stuck to you, and you’ll probably get irritated more than a few times. But when you slice into that crust loaf, fresh from the oven, you will feel immense…

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