This first week of March marked new beginnings for the project.
The Students Union have agreed to let us use the kitchen to pilot the bakery project on a bigger scale. 295 more words
Kind greetings to you who enter our newly opened blog, where we will be trying to publish content about our bakery endeavours, successes, mistakes etc. When most things fade at the coming of autumn, we have (this is not the last sourdough bread pun by the way) ‘risen slowly’ since the end of last summer, baking from home, selling to a close circle of friends, participating in events, planning the next stages, and overall, trying to make sense of a large amount of things that none of us had any experience in. 99 more words
After seeing the awesome blog The Zero-Waste Chef’s post on making a sourdough starter, I decided to do it myself. It started off by being a dough all instead of the thick pancake batter consistency that it was supposed to be, but I mixed in a little more water and decided to still try anyway. 52 more words
I think the reason I don’t make perfect sourdough boules is because I’m always too concerned about the amount of starter discard I have created. I’m so worried about using up this “waste” that I focus on recipes that use it up, instead of recipes for the bread itself. 765 more words