As to Sourdough

Posted by on 25 August 2017

…you all ought to have a proper starter; for them as are lacking, we recommend http://carlsfriends.net/ as a good source.

It’ll cost you less than a buck; go do it.

As a bit of history: why did the Jews not have time to let their bread rise before fleeing?  Because sourdough.  Modern yeasts weren’t isolated until the nineteenth century; much as we like them at breakfast-time, they’ll never have the flavour of traditional sourdough.

So…go drop a couple of stamps and get your bread some real flavour.  And if you really want to learn, https://www.bakewithmike.com/ is always a good option.  We’ve cooked with him before, and learned much.  Our sourdough blueberry muffins are basically stolen from him, with much appreciation.

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