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Sourdough starter

Sourdough starter

Sourdough starter Rye flour is the key to success for a good sourdough starter for me. So before you start this recipe, visit your organic supermarket, healthfood store or order a packet of rye flour online. You will also need plain white flour, some water […]

Sourdough bread

Sourdough bread

  There must be a more than a thousand ways to bake sourdough bread. But one element is always the same: you need time and patience to get the best results. Sourdough simply needs a little more time than the super strong commercial baker’s yeast or […]

Bread without yeast / beer bread

Bread without yeast / beer bread

Bread without yeast / beer bread The shelves with baking supplies in the supermarkets have been looking very sad and deserted lately. Everyone is baking at home and yeast and flour are often sold out for days. But… sometimes there is still a lonely packet […]

Shaping pretzels

Shaping pretzels

Even if a recipe for pretzels is well written it can still be difficult to understand how to form the dough in the pretty shape. In this video I show how I shape the pretzels in the recipe for pretzels on page 145 from my […]