sourdough and wild yeast

sourdough and wild yeast

Bread for Cousins’ Day

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

summary: in praise non-sour sourdough wild bread; planning ahead; working with Jane Mason levain; what to do with all that extra starter; it’s Sourdough September Apparently, it’s Sourdough September in the UK. I learned about it from BREAD Magazine’s “Dough Wizards” newsletter. But for us, I think that we will be still be celebrating Sourdough […] Continue reading »

Almost-wild Very (very) Light Rye (BBB September 2017)

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

summary: BBB Swiss Rye Ring (and boule) based on a recipe by Stanley Ginsberg; trying to use wild yeast instead of commercial yeast; creating a rye starter using Jane Mason’s method; creating scary rye alcohol in solid brick-like form; ears! we see ears; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) September 2017: Swiss […] Continue reading »

Wordless Wednesday: two loaves of Tartine Bread

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

TaDaaa!! 1st time baking two loaves at once 2nd time baking two loaves at once

Lost in Translation with Tutmanik and Sirene (BBB August 2017)

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

summary: тутманик с Готово Тесто (Tootmanik s Gotovo Testo – Tutmanik with Ready-made Dough); attempting the impossible; experiment with wild yeast; over-rising; hazards of adjusting the recipe too much; fun with shaping; a Bread Baking Babes project; Bread Baking Babes (BBB) August 2017: Tootmanik F is for Fail. Although, perhaps this is a Conditional Pass…. […] Continue reading »

2nd Try at Jane Mason Sourdough: Sudden Change of Direction

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

summary: second try at making Jane Mason Sourdough Bread: Fail!; new pet refuses to play; learning patience; getting inspired by “Taste of Persia” by Naomi Duguid; there’s a reason for eating by candlelight; khinkali stuffed with mushrooms to the rescue; great new condiment: ajika; reminiscing about “Anything Can Happen” by Papashvily; Now that the major […] Continue reading »

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