Tag Archives: sourdough

Meet The Baker Behind the Loaves: Inna Surita-Emmons of The Flour Floozy

Epiphany (noun)- a sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something, usually initiated by some simple, homely, or commonplace occurrence or experience. Appearance, texture, aroma, and flavor; sourdough bread has them all in abundance. … Continue reading

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Meet the Baker Behind the Loaves: Maurizio Leo of The Perfect Loaf

Biology, beer brewing, and engineering…what do they all have in common?  Those with backgrounds in these fields tend to find sourdough baking to be quite engaging and relatable. Couple that with a background in cooking good food from scratch, and … Continue reading

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Sourdough Baking Journal: Roasted Garlic and Chive Foccacia w/ Roasted Tomato-Balsamic sauce

Recipe: For my second go at sourdough focaccia. I followed Maurizio of The Perfect Loaf’s ‘A Simple Focaccia’ recipe. As with my first focaccia (see above), I swapped the all-purpose flour with Tipo “00” flour in order to achieve a … Continue reading

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Sourdough Baking Journal: The 6.25 hour mid-cold proof power outage

Recipe: 20% Levain inoculation (Randolph), 70% bread flour, 15% whole wheat flour, and 15% dark rye flour…80% hydration 2.2% sea salt. Autolyse: 1 hour / Bulk Fermentation: 5.25 hours w/ 4 sets of coil folds. Overnight proof/retard ∼ 15 hours. … Continue reading

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Meet the Baker Behind the Loaves: Elaine Boddy of Foodbod Sourdough

As fun as venturing into the rabbit hole of detailed information surrounding each method and technique of sourdough baking can be, new home sourdough bakers at times feel obligated to do so. As a result it becomes easy to get … Continue reading

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Sourdough Baking Journal: I like soft pretzels and I cannot lye

Recipe: After looking over a bunch of sourdough soft pretzel recipes I chose to follow the recipe of my current go-to sourdough blogger, Food Geek.  I made the following three changes to his original recipe: I used Central Milling’s Organic … Continue reading

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Sourdough Baking Journal: Poolish loaf w/ home-ground spelt

Recipe: The inspiration behind this recipe came from Ken Forkish’s popular book entitled Flour Water Salt Yeast. Because I was getting my starters ready for bakes later in the week I decided to follow Ken’s ‘white bread with poolish’ recipe. Then … Continue reading

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Sourdough Baking Journal: Cinnamon Raisin Nostalgia

Cinnamon Raisin Boules July 9-10, 2020 Recipe: The inspiration behind this recipe came from my middle and high schools years when I would often eat cinnamon raisin bread and cream cheese sandwiches for breakfast on my way to school. To get … Continue reading

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