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Tartine Bread wild yeast (sourdough)

wild yeast (aka sourdough) bread, buns, bagels, biscuits, waffles, onion rings, etc. etc.

It takes just 5 days to create a wild-yeast starter.... Once you've compared the taste of bread made with wild yeast to that of bread made with commercial yeast, you may well never buy commercial yeast again (how to convert bread recipe calling for commercial yeast to make it with wild yeast).

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Arkatena Bread… Almost (BBB January 2020)

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

summary: new year, new difficulties for a new year; how to fail at following instructions; …do as I say, not as I did; attempting to make a chickpea flour wild starter; foam galore; lost photos; recipe for Arkatena Bread, inspiration: Arkatena Bread recipe, p190-193, Bread Matters by Andrew Whitley; cheating with commercial yeast; a Bread […] Continue reading »

Sharing and Home-milled Red Fife Flour

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

summary: Organic red fife flour; generosity of friends; Biscuit making, 100% whole wheat bread; sharing to feed the hungry; We have the most generous friends! Look what we made because of them! We cannot believe how very fortunate we are to be able to get the most wonderful eggs from our lovely friends who have […] Continue reading »

Define “Savoury”…. (BBB November 2019)

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

summary: it’s too early for snow; recipe for Wild Savoury Danish Crown; making substitutions; reading difficulties; almost late… again; information about Bread Baking Babes; The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling! Bread Baking Babes (BBB): Sourdough Danish Crown Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it’s getting! I was determined not to be late […] Continue reading »

Things that go bump in the night

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

summary: Again?? …but we don’t want flatbread; sourdough fail; Oh boy! Squirrel Food! cue sound effects Bwa-ha-ha-haa!!   We kept thinking about the fact that feeding our Jane Mason 100% whole wheat starter with unbleached all-purpose “no additives” flour should really have worked. The following should never have occurred.     I took the usual […] Continue reading »

Still Wildly Baking… Tartine Bread, revisited

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

summary: recipe for Tartine Bread recipe, revisited; our Jane Mason starter is over 2 years old and still going strong; Sourdough September; It’s true that I am a repeat offender of saccharomycicide (2008, 2012). But I am proof (no pun intended) that rehabilitation works! It has now been more than two years that we have […] Continue reading »

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