Sourdough on the Endangered List

Classic, artisanal San Francisco sourdough bread, the stuff every supermarket used to have 25 varieties of, like Boudin still makes for old-school restaurants like Tadich and Sam's...

Sourdough Starter Help?

by Briennewitt 11 months ago

I started a sourdough starter last week using Nancy Silvertons method. I fed it last night and again this morning but it doesn’t look very active. Is this normal?

I killed my sourdough starter, help!

by Chandler114 1 year ago

So....I have this starter, feed it every other day, it's nice and active, beautiful. I wanted to make some bread so I pulled it out at 11 am, fed it, did some stuff and around 2 pm it didn't rise a...

Why isnt my sourdough starter ready?

by Chandler114 1 year ago

So if anyone saw my last post I killed my sourdough starter. Luckily, I remembered I had the "discard" pile in a jar. It wasn't as much, but it was my original starter just very, very hungry. I hav...

I discarded too much starter and I panicked. Did I ruin it?

by Chandler114 1 year ago

Today is day 5 of my sourdough starter. I'm using King Arthur whole wheat flour (except on day 3 when I used all purpose but I've been using wheat since.) Last night and this morning it had a ve...

Sourdough from homemade starter

by silsurf 1 year ago

I have been making bread at home since watching Michael Pollans doc "Cooked". The results have been mixed, but today's loaf was as good as anything I have ever had, just loved it. Part of my que...

Sourdough starter trouble

by Sour_Baker 1 year ago

My starter is 13 days old. I’ve been following the Northwest Sourdough videos for making a starter, 50/50 white whole wheat. I only feed once a day like the videos instruct but my starter is maybe ...

Sourdough turned into batter?

by ksoviero 1 year ago

After making sourdough dough, I let it sit out on the counter for ~4 hours, beating it back down occasionally so that it didn't overflow... Now, I'm trying to knead it for the second rise and i...

Sourdough starter not rising - help!

by biondanonima 6 years ago

So, I decided to try starting my own sourdough starter from scratch last Saturday, using King Arthur whole wheat flour and water. It's quite cold in my kitchen these days (under 65 degrees), so I ...

SF Sourdough Revisited

by mtskeeter 4 years ago

Thank you for all of the very helpful responses! Can someone comment on why there is only one game in town (Boudin) when it comes to sourdough bakeries? Did the old bakeries up and die and take the...

Make Authentic San Francisco Sourdough in Palo Alto?

by icecone 9 years ago

The title should read: Authentic San Francisco Sourdough In Palo Alto? I asked this in one of the other sourdough threads but didn't get a reply. Palo Alto is on the bay area peninsula about 30 mi...

Lodge-style sourdough bread in the SF Bay Area?

by Bjartmarr 2 years ago

I recently bought a loaf of bread from Lodge bakery in Los Angeles, and it has changed the definition of what sourdough means to me. Unfortunately, I don't live there any more, and nothing I've had...

Sourdough Bread

by raberbm 2 years ago

I'm ready to make a loaf of sourdough bread and I'm wondering if the enamel covered metal pan with lid will work. Its one of those blue ones with white speckles.

No-Yeast Bread Maker Sourdough Recipe?

by Cowprintrabbit 4 years ago

Posted this over in Special Diets and got no response so I thought I'd try here... I'm currently on a LEAP profile diet and can't have yeast. I've got a sourdough starter going and was going to ...

Sourdough Starter Comments

by Jambalaya 2 years ago

I have a 10 yr. old sourdough starter I started myself, use it regularly and like it a lot. Because I'm not in the San Francisco area it does not have as strong and distinct flavor and I understan...

Burning My Sour Dough Crust

by Frankolla 2 years ago

I just finished my third loaf of sour dough using a Tartine recipe, got it tweaked just right using a Le Creuset dutch (pot & frying pan). However, to get the visible crust just right, it burns the...

sourdough starter... freezing flour

by adamclyde 14 years ago

Can freezing flour (which I do to prevent weevils) also kill good enzymes or bacteria or whatever it is needed for a natural sourdough starter? Here's my problem: I'm trying to do a starter. Ever...

I purchased a sourdough starter (dry powder) 3yrs ago stored in A.C. room cool/Dry will it work? Should i freeze it for longer shelf life?

by rawrawj 2 years ago

I purchased a sourdough starter which is in powder form. I never got around to using it rather starting it. Its been 3 years now. So I was wondering if it will still work. It was always stored in a...

If you can find Sheila Partin Hamburger Buns, you can find a great hamburger.

by tuckspop11 10 years ago

Sheila Partin Buns are sourdough buns. One is the regular bun and the other is the jalepeno cheese bun. I like the jalepeno cheese bun. These are made in Houston and are shipped frozen. They ar...

Search for Excellent Organic Crusty Sourdough Bread

by chezron 2 years ago

I would like to find an excellent organic sourdough bread in San Diego. Crusty, really sour, and soft inside like Bread et. Cie sourdough bread, but organic. I hope this bread exists. Do you know o...

Organic sourdough spelt bread

by selena03 3 years ago

I've been put on a special diet due to some health issues and the only bread I've been told I can eat is 100% sourdough spelt. I've already checked beyond bread and batard. Does anyone know of any...