Beginners

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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
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Hey Guys,well i stumbled upon this site and made a starter using SourDom's Guide, then used his guide for kneading and mixing the results were very tasty: read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Elsie White doesn't seem to be quite as active as her sister Elsie Brown, but she still managed to produce two panned loaves, albeit a bit on the small sid... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi..I am making today my first sourdough loaf at home. Got some starter off a friend and we made a loaf together last week. I followed her instructions and... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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The crust on those baguettes I made last week was pretty thick and quite hard, wonderful for those with really good teeth, but unfortunately that does not ... read more →

posted 6 years ago

Loaf shaping

by canadianmountaingoat
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Hey folks,I can't seem to shape my loaves properly. I have not learned how to knead, or shape, I just do what the recipe says, or what seems right; but it'... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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hey, folks... new here, just started one up using Rose Beranbaum's "Bread Bible". i've tried a handful of other recipes in there and have had some great su... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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I did it!!  Elsie B's first offspring is twins, baguettes.  They rose beautifully and they've got the crispiest crust I've seen in years!  A... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

Starter to bread

by PaddyL
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Okay, I just want to get this straight.  When I want to make bread with one of the Elsies (starters), I take it out of the fridge and let it come to r... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

brominated bread

by karen h
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Hello, I was researching bromine added to bread in australia and came across your website and read about bromine being banned in bread in the UK, does anyo... read more →

updated 6 years ago