Tag Archives: sourdough

Australia (Tasmanian Devil)

This culture produces breads with a distinctive flavor and texture. It was captured with spelt flour and does very well with spelt and kamut. We … » read more

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Italian Cultures (includes 2)

We searched unsuccessfully for Italian cultures for several years when an unexpected email arrived from an Italian student studying in the UK announcing he had … » read more

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Original San Francisco Culture

In 1997 we acquired the authentic San Francisco culture with the wild yeast now classified as Candida humilis and with the bacteria classified as Lactobacillus » read more

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No-Knead Sourdough Recipe

After Mark Bittman’s feature in the New York Times (November 8, 2006) on Jim Lahey’s no-knead bread, we received a lot of inquires about doing … » read more

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Pizza Recipe

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1 cup semolina flour
¼ cup corn flour
(not corn meal)
½ cup whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon rye flour
40 grams gluten

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Whole Wheat Sourdough Recipe

When Gray Handcock in Capetown told me he always uses 100% whole wheat flour with this culture, I was a little skeptical.  It will do … » read more

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Using a Willow Basket with Machine Mixing

Makes one loaf

1 cup active culture of your choice
2¾ to 3 cups flour (400-440 grams)
1 cup water
1½ teaspoons salt

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Authentic San Francisco Sourdough Recipe

Using a Willow Basket with Machine Mixing

Makes one loaf

3¼ cups (400-460 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour
1 cup fully active Original San Francisco culture … » read more

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