Sourdough Banana Bread Recipe

We all know this story. You’ve got a bowl of fresh fruit. There’s bananas in the bowl; some nice and yellow and some brown and mushy. Somebody grabs a banana from the bowl, but it’s always a yellow one. Leaving you with a bunch of over ripe, brown and mushy bananas. Well, that’s perfect, because this recipe for sourdough banana bread needs just those bananas.

When I was starting out with sourdough, I had a lot of discard, and I didn’t know what to do with it, so I scoured the web for recipes using discarded sourdough starter and one I found was this recipe from The Perfect Loaf. I must say that it is the best banana bread I’ve ever tried, so I had to share it.

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Sourdough Tiger Bread Rolls Recipe

What makes food interesting? For me a big part of it is contrast. Sweet vs. sour, creamy vs. bitter, crunchy vs. soft, The last one is the one that defines these rolls. This is my recipe for sourdough tiger bread rolls.

The tiger bread rolls are the softest, fluffiest buns you’ve ever had, with an extremely crunchy and dark caramelized topping made from yeast, rice flour and toasted sesame oil, which gives it an incredible aroma.

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Sourdough Bread Scoring Tutorial

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So you are getting into sourdough baking. You’ve been nursing your dough, stretching and folding it carefully. Watching it grow light and bubbly. Shaping it and putting it into a bannetons and sticking it in the fridge. It’s time to bake. You take it out and put it onto some parchment paper to score it. You freeze. You have no idea how to do it. It’s time to read my sourdough bread scoring tutorial.

Scoring bread is like a baker’s signature. Your bread will get a significant look that people will recognize. It also helps your bread to expand and give you amazing oven spring and a lighter crumb, at least with some scores. It really depends on what you are going for.

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The secret of the elusive sourdough bread oven spring

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Or how I learned how to bake artisan sourdough bread. Sourdough bread is the new black. Everybody wants to eat it and more than that, bake it. Getting started can be difficult: making the starter, different techniques that go into making and baking the bread, and in the end all you get is a flat piece of bread. What gives? These are my secrets to getting great oven spring in your sourdough bread.

I started baking sourdough bread a while back. I knew nothing about it, but I had a month at home recovering after surgery. The first struggle was to make the starter. It was winter, so my kitchen was rather cold and I didn’t know what effect it would have on making a starter.

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Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe

When you say Japanese cuisine, most people will think of sushi or ramen. There are so many more delicious dishes and sushi is not commonly prepared at home, and is usually something you’d go out for. Japanese curries are commonly made at home. You can even buy the easy sauce, but we’re gonna do it properly here. This is my recipe for chicken katsu curry.

My son Tom loves a variety of Asian cultures. Specifically South Korean and Japanese. So whenever I make a dish from either of those countries his face just lights up and he is so insanely happy. It doesn’t hurt that everyone else think it’s super tasty too.

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