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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Stuffed Sourdough Pizza

It is nice to be back to blogging after a month. I had a lovely vacation to Bhopal and Indore. The husband and I aim to visit all UNESCO World heritage sites across the world starting with India. So this time we visited the Sanchi stupa and Bhimbetka caves near Bhopal and some other historical…

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Seeded Sourdough Boule for Bread Bakers

Now that I have figured out the basics of baking a sourdough bread, I decided to take the next step with some delicious additions to the loaf. I thought of giving it some crunch with pumpkin seeds and a good bite with replacing some of the all purpose flour with whole wheat flour. As of…

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