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Making sourdough is easy

From cook to baker

Most people believe that a restaurant cook, a baker and a pastry cook are about the same. I'd tell them that we have one really...

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Dense Bread

Hi, I have been making sourdough pancakes and waffles for some time and have recently wanted to start getting into sourdough...

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Weekly Feeding & Hooch

I aquired my starter from one that my grandfather kept and used for close to 60 years. He typically would use it 1-2 times a...

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My first Sourdough loaf...

Well it has been an interesting road with the Starter, I had a batch that smelt like vomit so had to discard that lot, then I...

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Family collapse laughing at collapsed dough — please help!

Russian rye

Many years ago, I used to make a fairly successful 100% wholegrain rye. The recipe called it a 'russian sourdough', and it was a...

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First few goes

Hi folks, Now have a very lively culture brewing in too many jars and taking up too much space in a fridge that is very petite. I...

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Baking in microwave

Hi, Everytime I bake a dough in my microwave, I dont get the sponge effect. Rather it becomes crispy. Can anyone please tell me...

Knead Help

Just had my fifth attempt and still producing flat objects like large Jiffy bags. The taste is OK but the appearance is...

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how does the ratio of sourdough starter / dough effect bread baking??

A hearty "Hello" to all ! I am sure glad I found you! A year ago I have made a few attempts at sourdough baking, not bad, not...

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Dough does not hold it's shape

Whenever I want to bake a bread without a tin the dough does not hold it's shape during rising. I use 1 cup 100% hydration...

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