Baking without steam directly in a conventional home oven, your dough will not rise to its maximum potential. The exterior will cook too fast, and the interior will be free of air bubbles formed by expanding the wild yeast. I will show you how to steam bread in your home oven and make your loaves […]

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Making bread in a Dutch oven is the best way for you to get crusty, crispy, and deeply colored artisan loaves from the very beginning. Not only is it the easiest way to get good results, but at the same time, it is the method used by many professional bakeries. What size Dutch oven do […]

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I love baking, and I feel this is the perfect time to bake with different flour.  Most bread recipes contain wheat flour, very few bakers use the rye flour when making bread. Also, the Rye bread is quite foreign to most people, because it probably was never baked at their homes or they do not […]

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I baked my first sourdough bread from scratch a few years ago at a local sourdough for beginners class under the live advice of the trainer. The results were great – excellent bread and a sourdough starter jar as a bonus. After repeating the process a few times, I can tell you that patience and […]

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Have you ever wondered how bakers get those smooth, perfectly shaped loaves? Bread proofing baskets are a simple tool that has been used by professional bakers for centuries. They help shape a beautiful loaf of bread while it rises. Proofing baskets give the dough support and structure. As the gluten in dough relaxes, the dough […]

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While you bake frequently, sourdough starter maintenance is an easy task for the short term. Feeding sourdough starter once a day at room temperature is just enough to keep it as healthy as possible. It comes a moment when you need to take a break or, you are to busy for the daily feeding-discarding process. […]

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After you’ve learned how to make a sourdough starter, maintaining your sourdough starter is an effortless task. Keeping your starter healthy and ready anytime to bake with, can be done in various ways. I followed my readings, books, and blogs until I found the proper way to maintain my sourdough starter. And because your starter […]

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Once you’ve tasted the classic and crunchy sour taste of sourdough artisan bread, you’d never want to let go. Sourdough has a depth of intense natural flavor that just can’t be found in something made quickly from a packet of yeast. The method I give you to make a sourdough starter is a straightforward process, […]

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For me, it was easy to decide on which type of bread to choose. That’s why I will highlight below the main aspects of these leavening agents types. Looking in detail at wild yeast vs commercial yeast differences will help you to take your own choice when making or buying bread. How is Wild Yeast […]

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If you are looking for the perfect example of a low-sugar bread that is high in protein and perfect for staying healthy, you should be putting your eyes on the health benefits of sourdough bread. In times when traditional white bread is filled with sugar, canola oil and then dried, people want the very best […]

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