Base sourdough recipe

My base recipe for sourdough loaves - it's a robust recipe that you can learn and then begin to adapt and improve with

Sourdough flatbreads

These are my gorgeous, tangy flatbreads but they do take some commitment as they are fully sourdough, with a pre-ferment stage. I've been making sourdough since 2001... I was already making bread by hand for many, many years before this, but started as my twin baby sons began weaning. I was a little obsessed with… Continue reading Sourdough flatbreads

Sourdough for starters (or grow your own pet yeast)

My experience on how to ferment and keep a wild yeast starter for sourdough baking

Spinach gazpacho with ham ‘crisps’ and butter croutons

I was lucky enough to have been sent a gorgeous hamper of mediterranean ingredients from Lurpak (very chuffed - thanks!) and this is the first dish that I've made from the ingredients. A nice light lunch for two or a starter for four. Equipment Two baking trays - one must fit inside the other Baking… Continue reading Spinach gazpacho with ham ‘crisps’ and butter croutons