Author Archives: Ed Wood

RED, WHITE, AND BLUE BREAD!!!!

RED, WHITE, AND BLUE BREAD!!!!
Cranberry-Blueberry Rye
If you are so fortunate as to have them, fresh blueberries or huckleberries are even better here than… » read more

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Quick Pizza

My employee Jodi made pizzas with her 13 year old daughter last night.  She used the pizza recipe from our Classic Sourdoughs Revised A Home … » read more

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Great Summer Recipe!!!

Here is another recipe for you.  Sounds like a great one for summer!!!  Please try it and let me know what you think.
MALT BEER… » read more

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Sunflower Bread

Summer is here!!!  The flowers are blooming so what a better way to celebrate summer than with a sourdough bread.  We have a great recipe… » read more

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Another Proofing Box Idea

We love input from our fellow bread bakers.  Here are some instructions to build a wooden box that is collapsible.  I tried to post pictures… » read more

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Sourdough Pancakes

We have been getting lots of questions and comments lately about sourdough pancakes.  Sourdough pancakes are fun and easy , if not fast.  The first, … » read more

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Building a Proofing Box

This is really fairly simple to do.  Acquire a Styrofoam cooler large enough to go over two of your largest mixing bowls.  Mine measures 20½ … » read more

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Taste the difference…

You know I’ve been thinking… there’s lot’s of different flavors, brands and company’s that produce sourdough cultures. I just had an enlightening conversation with Dr. … » read more

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A Slice of History…

“Extra, Extra…Read All About It!”

Sourdoughs International made the front page news! Star News of McCall, Idaho reported a story on Dr. Ed Wood and … » read more

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Saudi Arabia Culture

The Saudis have completely transformed their country in the last fifty years from a collection of villages to a country of modern cities equal to … » read more

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Bahrain Culture

Bahrain is thought by many to be the ancient Garden of Eden. Since antiquity it has been the place where East meets West. It is … » read more

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Egypt: The Giza culture

The bakery where this culture was found dated straight back to antiquity and was in the shadow of the pyramids. This is probably the culture … » read more

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Egypt: The Red Sea culture

This culture is from one of the oldest ethnic bakeries in Egypt. It was found in Hurghada of the shore of the Red Sea when … » read more

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Finland Culture

This culture is hard to describe, as the wonderful and distinctive flavor and aroma it imparts are truly “indescribable”. It rises well.
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Yukon Culture

When we were in Saudi Arabia this culture was given to us by a former medical school classmate who was there at the same time.  … » read more

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Austria Culture

This culture is from the old section of Innsbruck. The bakery carries a sign over the over the entrance proclaiming 1795 as the year the … » read more

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France Culture

The French sourdough is from a small bakery on the outskirts of Paris that has been in business for over 150 years. The starter rises … » read more

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Russia Culture

We received this culture from Russian-born Tanya Bevin who contacted us because she was in culture shock from our commercial breads and was looking for … » read more

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South African Culture

This culture was collected by Gray Handcock in Kenilworth, a suburb of CapeTown, South Africa. He told me he always uses pure whole wheat with … » read more

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New Zealand Cultures (includes 2)

Excellent for the beginner

In 2003 we acquired one of these cultures from Kristeva Dowling (now in Canada). It is one of the easiest and … » read more

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