Beginners

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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
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When a bread recipe calls for a sponge, which usually includes the yeast in dry form, can one use a sourdough starter instead? read more →

commented on 6 years ago

Little experiment.

by PaddyL
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I've just stirred up my two Elsies and doubt that either of them will be able to raise bread dough for awhile yet, but I've also refreshed the buttermilk s... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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It's from a bread book by Martha Rose Shulman and there's none of this having to pitch out most of it every time it's fed.  I'll let you know how it g... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi folks,am very excited to have found this website as I've had an interest in sourdough cultivation and baking for some time.I'm in the process of making ... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi all you sourdough experts, I am brand new around here. I have never made a sourdough before but had too many tomatoes, so I was making tomato soup, so ... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi, I'm in Montreal Canada, and just joined your site a couple of days ago.  I'm new to sourdough, but have a beautiful starter sitting in my fridge.&... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

Help with starter, please

by canadianmountaingoat
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Hi sourdough folk,I'm new to this site, and newish to sourdough baking. I've only ever made one loaf, which turned out ok for a very first loaf but I made ... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

Arranging the oven

by Bushturkey
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Hi.When I bake, I've re-arranged my oven so that I have my steam pan on top, directly beneath the element. I did this to avoid burning the top of my loaves... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi,I am new to sourdough baking and I have followed SourDom's beginner blog.Having fed my starter for 7 days now, it is active beyond any descriptions I ha... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

atta flour

by jem
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anyone have any experience with atta flour?I am yet to make a sourdough loaf, but my yeast in breadmaker doughs were aways with atta flour because it is a ... read more →

commented on 6 years ago

Bread Baking training

by Bushturkey
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Is there a course I could take on baking? I have books, but I'd like to learn the skills and pick up tips.Is there a course offered in Adelaide?Thanks!! read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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Hi all I need to learn everything i can about sourdough can anyone help me please and what is the percentages about what is on all the recipes alongside t... read more →

commented on 6 years ago
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scenario: You are making a sourdough, and have leftover dough from a yeast based recipe, would you put it in your sourdough to bulk it up? Has anyone done ... read more →

commented on 6 years ago