The Latest

The latest recipes, guides, and posts here at The Perfect Loaf, ordered by post date.

Canelê pastry
Other Food

How to Make Canelé

My recipe and process for making one truly exquisite French pastry.

Whole grain spelt pan loaf crumb
Ancient Grain

Whole Grain Spelt Pan Loaf

Spelt found its way into my baking rotation ages ago and has since become a regular.

Sourdough Fougasse via @theperfectloaf
Sourdough for Beginners

Sourdough Fougasse

Soft, chewy, and delicate, but with a hefty crunch.

Sourdough Pain de Mie Sandwich Bread
Sourdough for Beginners

Pain de Mie Sandwich Bread

Super soft. A touch sweet. Incredibly delicious. The perfect bread for toast.

A Simple Focaccia via @theperfectloaf
High Hydration

A Simple Sourdough Focaccia

Perhaps one of the greatest foods in existence; get ready to impress.

Ciabatta Bread Recipe via @theperfectloaf
Specialty Shape

Sourdough Ciabatta Bread Recipe

This is a loaf of bread that asks you to tear it with hands, dunked into best olive oil in the pantry.

Sourdough Baguettes via @theperfectloaf
Specialty Shape

Sourdough Baguettes

I've fallen hard for these pointy sticks.

How to Store Sourdough Starter via @theperfectloaf
Sourdough Guides

How to Store a Sourdough Starter

A few methods for safely storing your sourdough starter, from 1 week to 1 year, and beyond.

Einkorn Miche via @theperfectloaf
Ancient Grain

Einkorn Miche Bread Recipe

A big, deeply-flavored loaf with a dark crust and tender crumb—perfect for large gatherings.

Kamut Demi-baguettes via @theperfectloaf
Freshly Milled Flour

Kamut Demi-Baguettes

Delicious baguettes, with a khorasan twist.