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Sourdough

Sourdough is a vegan bread, however it is not gluten-free. It's a naturally leavend bread that uses a 'starter' instead of commercial yeast.

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What is sourdough?

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Sourdough Starter

Since sourdough does not use commerical yeast, a starter is needed for it to rise.

A starter is made with fermented flour and water mixture that contains wild yeast and bac...

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Bread Making Supplies
  • Scales
  • Starter container
  • Scraper
  • Mixing bowl
  • Jug
  • Baking baskets
  • Ovenproof dish with a lid
  • Lame (extremely sharp knife)

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Shaping Sourdough

The two basic shapes of sourdough are: round (boule) and long (bâtard).

In order to make the long sourdough, before baking it place it in an oval-shaped ovenproof dish or a long, leaf-shape...

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Scoring Sourdough

For fancy patterns on your sourdough you will need a lame (an exceptionally sharp knife), but for simpler designs you don't need to buy one.

A tip to make the scored pattern stand out i...

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