Sourdough Starter

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It was the love for good bread that led me to start baking (or at least trying) bread at home. I’m just experimenting with recipes and trying to bake breads that taste just as I can remember when I was a kid.

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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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