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Easy recipes for sourdough bread

Here at Virtuous Bread we have always been interested in making baking easy and accessible.  That is why our bread courses are so much fun and get such great reviews.  People leave our classes with LOADS of bread that they made themselves and they realise that it was both enjoyable and simple!  Our philosophy extends

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When is my sourdough starter ready?

Further to the post about sourdough starters being ready where there are photos and some marvellous commentary, here’s the very short movie that actually shows sourdough starter being spooned from the bowl and dribbled into the water. Don’t coax it to float.  Spoon the refreshed sourdough starter up and dribble it in the glass of

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The Great British Bake Off starts today!

Sorry, missed the “one day to go to the Great British Bake Off” post as nothing much was happening with the 1857 sourdough.  It sat around all day – a pre-dough fermenting quietly away developing flavour and becoming easier and easier to digest. Last night I added 830 grams of white wheat flour, 50 g

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Move over San Francisco sourdough – New Haven is here!

Make your own sourdough starter in just four days Making your own sourdough starter takes just four days.  I will repeat that:  it only takes four days to make a sourdough starter.  You have your sourdough starter forever and making your own starter just means you have a four day delay on home made bread

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Easy to make sourdough bread

The fact that Jane asked me to write this blog post last year, and I’m only sitting down to write in March is probably testament to the fact that I have a pretty busy life: I work long hours in the City, spend nearly 3 hours a day commuting, and my hobbies include things like

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