This recipe! It’s been 2 weeks now that I’ve been on my extreme experiment challenge and I’ve been searching for a semi-simple recipe for baguette bread. Everything looks so…complicated! Until I came across this quite awesome recipe on http://www.olderfatterhappier.com
I’m reflagging this because I think it’s cool, but also so I can have it on hand when I try it. I WILL try this!
Sourdough has a reputation for being a bit tricky, so a lot of people find it intimidating. Thanks to my friend P, a fellow baking geek, I’ve been introduced to the Lahey method, which makes it super-easy to bake bread at home. I love this book!
I’ve been experimenting with Lahey’s method for several weeks and my adapted recipe for sourdough is even simpler. It looks like a lot of steps but bear with me.
The genius part: Instead of folding/kneading your dough every few hours, you let your dough ferment overnight (18 hrs), do a second rise for 2 hrs and bake. No more being stuck in your house all day during the rising process!
All sourdough begins with a starter — natural yeast with a brinier flavor than the commercial yeast you find at the supermarket. Plan on 3-4 days before it’s ready to use. All…
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