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Beginners | Sourdough Companion

Beginners

What do I do now?

by funnydaks
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Hi everyone, I'm new to this sourdough caper, but have been hand making bread for about 18 mths now (a veteran ha ha). I have followed the beginners' blog,... read more →

updated 6 years ago
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Hello everyone,Been reading the forum and found it full of useful information. So, I'm starting with sourdough baking and am having serious problems with t... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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 Hi, everyone. Now I'm challenging making sourdough starter with only barley flour and water. Yesterday I mixed 80g of barley flour and... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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My hubby did a VERY bad thing!!!!  When he was cleaning out the fridge the other day he threw out my starter.  I've been using my grandmother's s... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Summer of '75, he rented a VW Thing, we'd just met on the flight to Hawaii.   After a whirlwind of activity we set out to explore The Big Island.... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

Mould

by DellaWellaWoman
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I've recently been inspired to try making sourdough, so mixed up some rye flour & water, and thought I'd hedge my bets and did a wheat flour starter&nb... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi guys,I've just recently discovered this site and have to say I'm super impressed at the volume of information here ... and with the results shown here t... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

How Am I Doing? (pics)

by hippiediva
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My third & fourth loaves of sourdough, ever, baked in one batch tonight.Is this a good crust?  I can't show the crumb b/c it hasn't cooled yet, bu... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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I never would have guessed that making my own bread could be so satisfying!!For about two weeks now I've been following a recipe I found in the first Austr... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

Dough won't rise

by ristretto6
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Hi, there.  So I've just spent the past few weeks making my first successful (I think) sourdough starter.  When I feed it it gets bubbly and smel... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi Everyone!  Just wanted to say thanks again for all your help in my other thread.  I'm finally getting the hang of this, I think!  As some... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi everyone...I just found this site and I just wanted to introduce myself and tell you about my strange starter.I'm not really sure what to say about this... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

New to Baking

by WantabeBaker
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I'm new to baking and although I have just begun grinding my own Organic wheat.   For the last couple of months I've been experimenting with maki... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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I've just finished my third baking of sourdough loaves.  The taste is great, but the loaves are too dense with very hard crusts. On each occasion the firs... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

My first sourdough!

by Miss-G-
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Just wanted to say hi and a big big thankyou to this site - I followed Sourdoms starter tutorial to the letter and made my first sourdough loaf using a sou... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

Whey in starter?

by surfingyogini
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Hi all... I'm moving to a pretty remote island in the Solomons soon and (probably) won't be able to get bread making flour...  Do you think that the added... read more →

commented on 6 years ago