Sourdough Simit

Sourdough Simit

April 25th, 2013  | Category: Bread


I have a friend who doesn't know what a sourdough starter is. Worrying, to say the least. What's even more worrying is that she still ordered it and when it arrived, asked me to guide her through "a quick recipe" on the phone. "I have an hour before my boyfriend arrives and I want to surprise him with a homemade bread," she naively begged. Where do I start? Tartine's ...

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Sourdough Starter Recipe

Sourdough Starter Recipe

February 20th, 2012  | Category: Bread


Now that the sourdough starter recipe is finalized, I can conquer all the sourdough bread recipes I've been dreaming about for years. The first on the list is Tartine Bakery's Basic Country Bread. Before I share that adventure (and what an adventure it was), I wanted to summarize the sourdough starter recipe in a single post and answer a very important question every beginner will eventually ask: How do ...

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