This Pumpkin Sourdough Focaccia Is the Perfect Partner for Any Stew

Fall baking season is well under way and this pumpkin sourdough focaccia recipe is an ideal loaf to eat all season long. Your well-meaning, bread-baking friend gave you some sourdough starter—or you...

Ad Astra Bread Company | Other Brother Beer Co - Seaside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

So I've just learned that Ron Mendoza has been giving away his test batches of bread this week of the soon to open Ad Astra Bread Company located inside Other Brother Beer Company brewery. However,...

Bakers Against Racism Cookies by Ad Astra in Seaside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

The Bakers Against Racism movement created the world's biggest bake sale on Saturday, June 20, uniting thousands of professional and home bakers across 16 countries and more than 200 U.S. cities to...

Grow sourdough and contribute to science

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Forwarded from the University of California Cooperative Extension: "The Dunn lab at NC State wants YOUR help with an enormous study they're conducting to understand how geography and flour type ...

Table Talk w/ Tara Jensen: Quarantine Baking Edition

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 6 months ago

With the country on lockdown these past few months, baking has seen a major boom in quarantine kitchens. From comforting loaves of sourdough to fluffy cakes, cookies, and whole lot in between, baki...

"Capture wild microbes and turn them into bread – for science!"

by MikeG 6 months ago

I don't think this has been posted before, but particularly in light of the recent spate of sourdough-related posts/threads, I thought some people might be interested in contributing (data) to this...

Bread making

by emeldag 6 months ago

I have been trying to make sourdough bread without success. My levan never floats even after 15 hours . What is the secret of making what is supposed to be an easy bread? I wonder if one could d...

Sourdough Starter from Acme Bread in Ferry Plaza

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Acme Bread's bakery in Ferry Plaza has been giving away sourdough starter on a first come, first served basis. This video from Michael, an Acme baker, shows how to refresh the starter. Acme Bre...

Sourdough Bread

by raberbm 3 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.

Bernal Heights sourdough starter giveaway

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

In the time of novel Coronavirus when the shut-in populace is cooking at home and bakers yeast is sold out from every source, neighbors in San Francisco are sharing sourdough starter. This offer w...

Sourdough Starter not rising and hardly any bubbles

by jdauray 6 months ago

I purchased a sourdough starter in 2019, which I never used, and was a month expired. The quarantine had just started so I thought I would still try it. I also figured I would try one from scratch ...

SF Sourdough Revisited

by mtskeeter 6 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...

Grover Beach Sourdough | SLOCo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In November I had a chance to check out Grover Beach Sourdough for the morning meal. Open for six months at that point by SF Bay Area escapees who also operate The Spoon Trade Restaurant across the...

Sourdough Starter Help?

by Briennewitt 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 ...