Homemade ‘Lazy’ Sourdough Bread

When I was a kid, every morning on my way to school I walked pass a small local bakery. Until today I can remember the amazing smell of freshly baked bread. And I mean real sourdough bread, fermented the proper way, with no shortcuts and additives (that I was taught about in a pastry course at college).

Fresh yeast can be replaced with instant yeast, but you won’t get the fresh, strong taste and smell.

Maybe I just haven’t discovered the right place yet here in Cheshire, but I really miss the taste and smell of a real, honest sourdough bread here in the North West. So I had no choice, but start baking my own bread at home.

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