Bread made from a sourdough starter kept in the Sourdough Home for two days without feedings.

The Beginner’s Guide to Sourdough

If you want to start making sourdough bread, you’re in the right place.

Making sourdough bread is a simple process, really. Mix your sourdough starter, some flour, and some water, let it ferment, and have a loaf ready by dinnertime. With a little more structure, though, it becomes easier to plan and increase your consistency.

Let’s split the process into eight steps—which sounds like a lot, but most of the time you’re just letting the dough do its thing.

Looking For Sourdough Starter Help?

A sourdough starter is the foundation for making great bread. Keep it healthy and strong for the best flavor, texture, and volume. It requires a little attention, but not much.