All Things Bread No.11

Hello Friends of Sourdough!Today’s All Things Bread has a section on some powerful sources of bread baking knowledge and techniques, then in Zoom Debrief we discuss when to call proof and take a quick look at food safety guidelines vis a vis sourdough.    All Things BreadI love how this newsletter, the whatsapp group, and the zoom calls have…

All Things Bread No.10

Hello Friends of Sourdough!A friend joined the newsletter today – her bread name is Istan-Boule and it is KILLING ME with lolz!!Today’s letter has a reverse timeline to help plan your bake.They say what’s measured improves and this is especially true of baking bread! You’ll find a discussion on accuracy in measurement in the Zoom debrief section.And in All things…

All Things Bread No.9

Hello Friends of Sourdough!In this edition we discuss Autolyse and Oven temperature distribution. Today a childhood friend joined the newsletter, welcome Deepika! We go way way back, to like the 80’s (even though Deepika is only 22) I’m so glad to have started this and to have all of you, my new friends and way-back-when friends here….

All Things Bread No.8

Hello Friends of Sourdough!Today’s edition has a discussion on “horsebread”, Durum flours vis a vis pizza dough and a homework assignment to help you prepare! This newsletter has 3 sections :All Things Bread is a discussion of things I’ve been reading and watching in the world of bread that I think you might enjoy.Zoom Debrief is where I discuss and…

All Things Bread No.7

COVID is bigger than anything I write about here, stay home, stay safe (and bake sourdough!) Hello Friends of Sourdough! This newsletter has 3 sections :All Things Bread is a discussion of things I’ve been reading and watching in the world of bread that I think you might enjoy.Zoom Debrief is where I discuss and expand on…

All Things Bread No.6

Hello Friends of Sourdough!How are you all and how are your starters? The names you have come up with are just spectacular, spectacular I tell you! Makes mine (Montague) seem boring by contrast. All Things Bread  How do I love to eat thee, Sourdough? Let me count the ways Perhaps you would like Gordon to show you to…

All Things Bread No.5

COVID is bigger than anything I write about here, stay home, stay safe (and bake sourdough!) Hello Friends of Sourdough!Today’s newsletter has a window on the exciting world of bread variations and additions and a discussion on starter management in the fridge. Thanks to Ruks I’m also giving you all some homework to do!  The whatsapp…

All Things Bread No.4

Hello Friends of Sourdough!In today’s newsletter we discuss creative ideas for your “Discard”, the zoom debrief, and finally I’ve kept the “Quick Guide” in place for now. Going forward that section will become a link to the website that we are building…stay tuned!   All Things Bread On yesterday’s zoom we spoke briefly about what to do with the…

All Things Bread No.3

Hello Friends of Sourdough!Another day in lockdown and thanks to Sofie, Sah and Sourdough there wasn’t a moment I felt bored or useless 🙂  All Things Bread I was on Bread Reddit (Breddit?) today and discovered a most unusual subreddit. By the way r/Sourdough is an incredible resource and I strongly recommend you check out their wiki on Starter Culture Resources…

All Things Bread No. 2

Hello Friends of Sourdough!Firstly thank you GK for suggesting I add some structure to the newsletter! (GK WHO ARE YOU!!)Sameer Mehta suggested I start this newsletter, thank you Ahtem Reemas! This newsletter has 3 sections :All Things Bread is a discussion of things I’ve been reading and watching in the world of bread that I think you might…