Sourdough bread – Coil Fold

Today we have the second in the series of ‘Bread of a kind’. I have made another sourdough bread, a boule but this time I have used the coil folding method instead of the usual stretch and fold method for strengthening and developing the gluten in the dough. Coil fold seemed easier to me and…

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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…

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Sourdough Burger Buns

My laptop is acting crazy and making weird sounds. Looks like I have to give up on it and get a new one. The good part is that I had thankfully taken pictures on my phone and I am able to use them here. Else it would be tragic that, for once, I was ready…

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Sourdough Banana & Zucchini Bread

Another resolution I have is to improving my sourdough baking. I wanted to bake a sourdough bread loaf but the winter has been particularly cold this time and my starter is taking ages to show any signs of activity. So I ditched that idea and decided to bake a sourdough quick bread with bananas and…

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Apple yeast water Bread

I have been reading up on making yeast water with different fruits and seeds and it is such an exciting concept. During one such binge, I came across this beautiful recipe in Facebook of a bread with apple yeast water and bread flour. I simply had to try it. So I immediately cut up an…

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Sourdough Brown Bread

One thing I learned is that the temperature and weather of a place has such a huge effect on the type of bread produced, especially in a sourdough loaf. The sourdough starter has to be able to double in size at a good speed for the loaf to rise and proof well. The same starter…

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Raisin Yeast Water Bread

It is December which means it is time for Bake-a-thon when I am part of the enthusiastic food bloggers group who blog about baked dishes three times a week for this whole month. As usual I had big time plans of having a specific theme for this month and being prepared in advance. Though I…

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Raisin Yeast Water

Once you bake breads with instant / active dry yeast for a reasonable amount of time, it is a natural progression to baking with sourdough. When I read about sourdough, I was fascinated to know that you actually can bake with just flour and water as a starter. I started my usual fanatical search for…

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Sourdough Bread with tomatoes and thyme

It is said, there comes a day in the life of every bread baker, when you make a successful sourdough. Finally that day is here for me and I have a beautiful bread for it. I tried making the sourdough starter thrice before and had to abandon it each time when the smell was too…

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