Sourdough is magic. It's healthy, it's tasty, and it's alive. But that doesn't mean you have to be a magician to craft beautiful, tasty loaves from it. Baking Sourdough Bread guides you through the delicious world of sourdough--starter to finish. Recipes include: Classics like French levain and English wheat sourdough bread Unique twists like carrot and hazelnut breads Sweet breads such as the German gugelhupf Baking with sourdough isn't difficult; the biggest challenge is patience! But take it easy, and your taste buds will be rewarded with a crispy crust and rich, full flavor. Of course, it doesn't hurt to kw a few tricks when mastering the art, and this book offers plenty. Discover the history, the chemistry, and the culture behind this distinctive dough. Learn to make a sourdough starter and keep the leaven active with regular feeding. Try different flours and unique ingredients; for example, did you kw you can make delectable bread with green tea or beer? It's t just the recipes that make the book a treat--it's the creativity it cultivates.
Goran Soderin is a renowned Swedish baker and pastry chef. He was captain of the Swedish national team in the World Pastry Team Championship and winner of the bronze medal in the 2004 Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany. Goran has authored several books on baking and pastry. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden. George Strachal is a university lecturer and writer. A keen amateur baker and pastry experimenter, he has coauthored several books on baking and pastry. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden