Recipes

My recipes for delicious sourdough bread, pastry, and much more. Here at The Perfect Loaf, I create recipes that are very well-tested and result in delicious baked goods right from your home kitchen.

If you’re looking to get started baking, check out these recipes first!

 

See my Recipes Page for a complete list of sourdough recipes here at The Perfect Loaf. Happy baking!

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

Walnut cranberry sourdough

Walnut Cranberry Sourdough Bread

Last week I finally found a bottle of walnut oil at a local market (I later found the same walnut oil online), and I wanted

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

Tartine olive sourdough bread

Tartine Olive Sourdough

Olives—there’s something about them, isn’t there? How can there be so many different types, and yet still, all of them taste so good? I have

Stout Country Sourdough

Stout Country Sourdough

In winter one of my favorite beverages has got to be stout. That dark, malty, and filling beer really takes the edge off the cold

Tartine country walnut sourdough

Tartine Country Walnut Sourdough

Walnuts, being some of my favorite nuts, are used all over the place in my kitchen: banana bread, oatmeal for breakfast, a yogurt snack with

Excellent colors and nice ears

A Return to Basics

Sometimes when you are trying to get good at something, and really excel, you have to start over and re-evaluate everything, a return to basics

Tartine Sourdough Wheat Germ Experiment

The Wheat Germ Experiment

One of the reasons I started this journal was to experiment with my bread baking, and this entry has me dabbling with a bit of