One of the oldest yet perhaps the simplest and tastiest breads you can make, Sourdough needs only flour, water, salt – and a little time. In Do Sourdough, Andrew Whitley – a baker for over 30 years who has 'changed the way we think about bread' – shares his simple method for making this deliciously nutritious bread at home.
Having taught countless bread-making workshops, Andrew knows that we don't all have the time and patience to bake our own. Now, with time-saving tips – such as slotting the vital fermentation stage into periods when we're asleep or at work, this is bread baking for Doers. Find out:
• the basic tools and ingredients you'll need • how to make your own sourdough starter • simple method for producing wonderful loaves time and again • ideas and recipe suggestions for fresh and days-old bread