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
The result isn't just fresh bread made with your own hands, it's the chance to learn new skills, make something to share with family and friends, and change the world – one loaf at a time.