High Hydration

High-hydration loaves take a little practice to get comfortable with, but you’ll be rewarded with a custardy interior that’s tender and has a wonderfully soft mouthfeel. While it’s not always better to increase the water in bread dough, it’s a different way to bake that results in a different style of bread. Check out my best sourdough recipe for a starting place!

Oat porridge sourdough crumb and crust

Oat Porridge Sourdough

After the past few weeks, I’m not sure I want to move ever again. Throughout the last year as our new house has been under

Young Levain

Sourdough Bread with a Young Levain

My wife keeps telling me: “every time you bake you keep saying ‘Wow this is the best bread I have ever made’ the saying is

Whole wheat sourdough

Whole Wheat Sourdough

I have to warn you a bit here at the beginning: this whole wheat sourdough is a little more involved than some of my previous

High(er) Hydration Sourdough Bread

High(er) Hydration Sourdough Bread

My wife and I were out at dinner with a few friends the other night, and we got to talking about local co-op produce, cooking

Great caramelization on the sourdough crust

High Hydration Sourdough Bread

The following quote, a poignant and relatable statement from Lapo Elkann in a recent Monocle magazine interview. In a relatively jovial and concise article, he