Category Archives: Sourdough

Pizza Dough/Crust

By Cat, July 2008, updated Jan 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pizza (About); 2. Cauliflower Pizza Crust; 3. Mediterranean Menu; 4. Savory Pies & Tarts Includes: 1. Sourdough Pizza Dough; 2. Yeasted Pizza Dough, with Whole Wheat and White Flours; 3. Yeasted Pizza … Continue reading

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Sourdough Banana Bread

By Cat, June 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Sourdough Banana Bread Version I; 2. Version II; 3. Version III See also: 1.  Banana Cake; 2. Mom’s Banana Nut Bread; 3. Bread & Rolls Menu; 4. Cakes, Tortes & Quick-Breads Menu Banans are a favorite fruit … Continue reading

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Sourdough Kaiser Rolls

By Cat, May 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. About malt; 2. About the starter; 3. Modifications to original recipe; 4. Sourdough Kaiser Roll recipe. 5. Testing (incomplete See also:  1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Bread & Rolls Menu; This last winter I got the … Continue reading

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Crusty Sourdough Rye

By Cat, Jan 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Bread & Rolls Menu; This month I started a rye sourdough starter, using dark rye flour and water. I love rye bread, and right now it’s the only true … Continue reading

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Sourdough Bohemian Rye Bread

By Cat, Jan 2012; updated May 2014  (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Sourdough Bohemian Rye (Old Version); 2. Sourdough Bohemian Rye (New Version) See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Bread & Rolls Menu; 3. Rye Starter info Bohemian Rye is also known as Deli Rye, … Continue reading

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Simple Sourdough Rye Bread with Rye Starter

By Cat, Jan 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. My Sourdough Rye Starter; 2. Simple Sourdough Rye Bread See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Bread & Rolls Menu; 3. Ronny’s Simple Sourdough Bread (includes Rye Starter info) This month I started a rye sourdough … Continue reading

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Ciabatta Integrale with Sourdough Pre-Ferment

By Cat, May 19, 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Ciabatta is an Italian rustic bread, with soft spongy interior and crispy crust, and with a slight sourdough flavor that comes from an overnight ferment. As I moved my original Ciabatta Integrale recipe … Continue reading

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Testing Sourdough Sponge Methods, with/without Autolyze

By Cat, Jul 2011, updated Jul 2012 (Photo and active sponge, right, by Cat) Includes: 1. Carla Emry’s Sponge Method – modified for 1 loaf, July 2011; 2. Testing Tassajara Sponge Method, Aug 2011, Feb – May 2012; 3. Testing Tassajara … Continue reading

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Tassajara Sponge Method for Sourdough Bread, with Optional Autolyze

By Cat, May 2011 and July 2011 (Photo and bread, right, by Cat) The sponge is a means of ensuring your starter is very active, with strength to rise the bread dough. In this version, part of the sponge is removed after … Continue reading

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Carla Emry’s Sponge Method for Sourdough Bread

By Cat, May 2011 and July 2011 (Photo and bread, right, by Cat) Includes: 1. Carla Emry’s sponge method whole wheat sourdough bread; 2. Testing Carla Emry method; 3. Learnings See also: 1. Sourdough Introduction; 2. Sponge Methods for Sourdough Bread, an Overview; 3. Tassajara Sponge … Continue reading

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