Sourdough Starter Container: Finding the Perfect Jar

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On the hunt for that perfect jar to store your sourdough starter? Generally, the right container will provide your sourdough starter with enough room to expand, develop and eventually become established, allowing you to bake the perfect sourdough bread. So let’s take a look at the types of jars, that you can deem perfect for…

Liquid on Top of Sourdough Starter – Should I Restart My Starter

During the process of feeding your sourdough starter, you may have noticed a little liquid collecting along with your starter. This is called hooch, and this normally occurs once your starter has consumed all of its available food. It may seem like the flour and water have dispersed. However this liquid is actually quite normal.…

Is Sourdough Bread Low Carb? Here Are The Facts

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When planning to follow a low carb diet, eliminating bread entirely might be one of the toughest challenges you could face. Sourdough bread is the latest trend because it’s known to have a long fermentation process and many health benefits. But what makes this bread different from other bread? And, more importantly, is it low…

Is Sourdough Bread Gluten-Free? – Eating Sourdough on a Gluten-Free Diet

For many bread lovers out there, having to switch to a gluten-free diet would eventually mean that they’d have to part ways with their favorite type of food – bread. Though there are a decent variety of gluten-free breads available, due to their taste and texture differences, it doesn’t come close to replacing wheat bread.…

Is Sourdough Whole Grain or Not?

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You may have heard many praise the magnificence of whole wheat bread, with many opting for it because it is considered a “healthier” option. But with the rising popularity of sourdough bread, many may be wondering whether sourdough bread is considered a whole grain. Depending on the type of diet you’re following, you may find…

How to Get Large Holes in Sourdough Bread – Perfect Sourdough Tips

Achieving large holes in your sourdough bread is the goal of many sourdough bakers. Dense textured sourdough is a common problem amongst new bakers, but learning some new tricks will help avoid these problems from arising once again. Especially if you’re wondering how to achieve large holes in your sourdough loaves. How to Achieve Big…

How to Make the Best Sourdough Starter Consistency for Perfect Bread Each Time

Leaving your starter to fend for itself during the first few days might not always be the smartest of ideas. We get it, a sourdough starter needs its alone time, but that does not eliminate its need to be checked on every now and then. A common problem many bakers find themselves facing is an…

Why is My Sourdough Bread Gummy? – Solving Chewy Sourdough Problems

We’ve all had our fair share of failure. And for bakers there is no limitations to annoyance and frustration. You’ve tried your best to knead your dough, molding it to your defined perfection. The irritation that occurs once you slice your bread finding that its produced gummy crumbs. With every problem, there’s a fine solution,…

What To Eat With Sourdough Bread? – Best Sourdough Pairings!

If you’re on the hunt for some delicious and tasty ideas for this warm, mouth-watering sour dough bread, then you’ve come to the right place. From sliced avocados, to decadent French onion soup, let’s explore the seemingly countless options on what you can eat with sourdough bread. What is Sourdough Bread? Sourdough is a naturally…

Is Sourdough Bread Vegan? – How to Identify Vegan Sourdough

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Vegan breads can only be categorized as vegan once they’ve met the definitive requirements by containing pure, plant-based ingredients. Typically for bread, this would include ingredients like flour, yeast, water and salt. Of course there are other ingredients that can be added to the bread that can still be considered vegan. But if you’re wondering…

Sourdough Not Rising – What Went Wrong and How to Fix It

Need help fixing the minor mishaps in your sourdough? Then you’ve come to the right place! There are many complications a new baker may run into, and that is no reason to panic. Fortunately, there are great solutions to every problem! What is Sourdough? Essentially, sourdough is slow-fermented bread. It’s very unique because it does…

Why is My Sourdough Bread so Dense? 19 Tips for Perfect Sourdough

Creating the perfect sourdough bread in the first instance, isn’t always achievable. Trial and error are going to be your best friends, at least during the first few tries. While dense bread isn’t the most horrible thing in the world, it’s certainly not the light, airy and crispy loaf we’d have hoped for. If your…

What Does Sourdough Bread Taste Like? – Find Out Before You Try It Out!

Sourdough bread is a type of loaf that is famous for its distinct flavor. Additionally, it is also known for being a bread dough that is notoriously elaborate to make. This being because it requires a distinct sourdough starter. Now, with how much people discuss it, you may be curious to eat sourdough bread. Of…

The most yummy of all – sourdough chocolate babka

I just realized I’ve only been posting sweet breads lately (haven’t heard anyone complaining though, which is a good thing). It must be I’m compensating for something I’m missing in my life or just pure challenge and yumminess of the sweet dough. Whenever I can, I dream about soft, buttery dough and melting rich dark…

Beyond the Plate cookbook and Scrumptious sourdough hot cross buns

This is slightly long post, but hang on, there are just good and delicious things here! First, I have an announcement to make. I am beyond happy and grateful to announce that My Daily Sourdough Bread blog is featured in newly published book called Beyond the Plate – Top Food Blogs from around the World…

Sourdough brioche chocolate hazelnut rolls

Hello world! It’s what you usually write when you publish your first post, right? Well, this is my first post this year, though it looks like I’ve got stuck somewhere in August 🙂 Time flies really fast. It flies even faster when you’re involved in too many things and you forget to breathe in between…

How to fit sourdough baking into your daily schedule?

“Oh, sourdough, I know it’s so healthy, but it takes two days to make it, right?” and “Sourdough bread baking just takes so much time and I should be at home all the time, I couldn’t do it!”, are the sentences I here most often when I say I bake sourdough bread. Well, the answer…

Step by step beginner’s guide to perfect sourdough bread

I’m not going to lie – my first sourdough bread was a brick. In was in 2011, when I started my sourdough bread baking journey. I got myself Chad Robertson’s book Tartine Bread and a dutch oven in a hope to get that perfect crunchy crust and tender soft crumb. First, it took me a…

Life twists and sourdough cinnamon and chocolate twist bread

There were some sunny Christmas days spent in the mountains and there was a car crash couple of days later. I was overlooked and there was nothing I could do. I was in shock and I wasn’t in shock. I was angry. The moment of collision was long and it was short. I didn’t know…

Do you recognize the 3 early warning signs of underproofed bread?

I believe we all have been there at least once. You know: – tight and moist crumb, – (shiny) pale crust, – sour and undeveloped taste, – no oven spring, a.k.a underproofed sourdough bread a.k.a brick. What does underproofed mean? It means that the yeast hasn’t produced enough carbon dioxide and the gluten hasn’t been…

Sourdough Krampus directly from heaven!

It’s the first day of December. Looking back to the childhood, December always ment expectations. Expectations of warmth, kindness, visits, feeling good, having fun, but most of all, the arrival of St. Nicholas. He brought presents – oranges, dry fruits, walnuts and sometimes also some toys. St. Nicholas day is celebrated in many European countries…