Bread is one of the most wonderful accompaniments for a hot dish, and the still warm-out-of-the-oven focaccia with it’s oily exterior and salty crunch is just one of the best ones. It’s a true crowd pleaser. This is my recipe for sourdough focaccia.
Focaccia has been baked for thousands of years and are still one of the most popular tablebreads coming out of western Europe. It’s very easy to make, and today I am going to show you how you can make a super simple one, using sourdough starter instead of yeast.
Bagels are wonderful. Round, shiny, caramelized crust and a chewy interior. Bagels are versatile. They can be baked using a variety of grains and the possibilities for toppings are almost endless. And you can put almost anything on them, your imagination sets the limits. This is my recipe for sourdough bagels.
I’m sure you are familiar with bagels. Some time in the late 1990’s I came across a bagel sandwich shop in my local neighborhood Nørrebro, which was called The Bagel Co.
Pretzels are magical. Soft on the inside, chewy and deeply caramelized crust, with that telltale tingling and slightly soapy taste. Evoking childhood memories of amusement parks, maybe Oktoberfest, or, in my case, visiting my Dad in Germany. I love an amazing pretzel, I am sure you do too. This is my recipe for sourdough pretzels.
There are soft pretzels and hard pretzels. This article and recipe is for soft pretzels, that are are big and soft on the inside, where the hard pretzels are small and crunchy. While they have similar taste characteristics, the soft pretzels are Ambrosia in my opinion. It’s simply the best baked snack that you can make.
I love a great sourdough bread, but sometimes you need a soft white bread for a delicious sandwich. This is a combination of the two of them. A soft white bread, with a deliciously caramelized crust and a very soft and slightly tangy interior. The best of both worlds. This is my recipe for sourdough sandwich bread.
Sandwich bread is made specifically for the preparation of sandwiches. They are easily sliced and usually have a light crumb.
There are so many delicious things that are made for christmas around the world. One comes from Italy but seems to have fans all over the world is the panettone. A rich and buttery bread, filled with dried fruits and candied citrus peels. The only problem, all the classic recipes take about three days to make. So here is my recipe for easy sourdough panettone.
The classic panettone is made with a pasta madre, which is a stiff sourdough starter and the dough is risen three times. This becomes very time consuming, so I decided to make my own easier version, but still using a starter and not using yeast.