Sourdough Bread with tomatoes and thyme

This is a very special and significant post for me. This easy sourdough bread with tomatoes and thyme was my first sourdough bake ever. I had struggled to make a starter and then when I did I immediately baked my first loaf. Today I can see how many mistakes I made with it but at…

Read More
Please rate

Stiff Dough Sourdough Bread

The best part of baking sourdough bread is that it can be adapted to any schedule, weather and time. I love this stiff dough sourdough bread because it is perfect to bake during the Indian summer when the chances of over proofing are so high. What is a stiff dough sourdough bread? A stiff dough…

Read More
Please rate

Sourdough bread in a cold oven

The first step in baking most dishes is to preheat the oven. But what if we do not do that? What will happen if we bake sourdough bread in a cold oven i.e. without preheating it prior to baking. I was surprised to read about it. If there is one thing about baking sourdough bread,…

Read More
Please rate

Rustic Sourdough Loaf with minimal starter

The most exciting part about baking a sourdough loaf is that we bake with the same 4 ingredients and yet the results are so varied. A small change in quantities and ratios lead to a significant change in the end result. This time I have attempted a sourdough loaf with minimal sourdough starter. The impact…

Read More
Please rate

Sourdough Loaf with Lamination

The most blissful experience for me is baking bread. I love baking bread, especially sourdough bread. So I try different and varied methods to get a more open crumb every time I bake a loaf. This time I want to post about baking a sourdough loaf that is laminated. The resulting crumb form a laminated…

Read More
Please rate

Rewena Paraoa

Rewena bread is a traditional Maori potato sourdough bread, known as Rewena Paraoa. The Maori are indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. Paraoa is the Maori word for bread. The word rewena comes from the root word ‘rewa’, which is a potato. Rewena bread is made with fermented potato instead of yeast, which gives the…

Read More
Please rate

Sourdough Sandwich Loaf

Once we have our sourdough starter ready, the next exciting job is to be bake a lovely loaf of bread. I have baked this loaf multiple times with all purpose flour, with part wheat flour and seeded loaf too. All of the loaves turned out amazing and I have loved every version of it. I…

Read More
Please rate