beginner

First loaves and some proof confusion

Well, after some amount of misadventures I am happy to present my first sourdoughs! I made a semolina loaf using my plain sourdough starter...Read more

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Newbie questions..

Hi, I am just starting baking for the first time. I tried couple of loafs based on the "Classic Sourdough" book, with a starter...

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first success

Beginner's Sourdough

My 3rd baking and I have made an acceptable sourdough loaf - thanks to the help and advice on this site. My boules were spreading...

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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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My Journey Into Sourdough Breadmaking (help please)

I'm new to this website and decided to join today and post some photos of my first attempt at sourdough bread. Actually, it's not...Read more

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The importance of ingredients

I made my first sourdough bread at the end of 2009. The beginner's guide took me through getting started. I've been baking most weekends...Read more

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How much flour/water to feed my starter?

Hi! I'm a sourdough newbie. I ordered Carl's Sourdough starter online and got my starter going 3 days ago. I started with 1/4 cup...

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Sourdough Timetables

One of the things that puts people off baking at home is the amount of time that it seems to take. Everyone loves the smell of freshly...Read more

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Final Crucial Steps

Welcome to SourDom's beginners blog, the tutorials are: How to make your own starter . How to use short kneads to handle moist doughs and...Read more

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Shaping

Welcome to SourDom's beginners blog, the tutorials are: How to make your own starter . How to use short kneads to handle moist doughs and...Read more

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