flour and water

Some people are fascinated by how planes stay up in the air, I’m amazed at how the combination of just flour and water with a bit of salt makes beautiful smelling and tasty sourdough bread.

  1. Beginning with the starter, add flour, salt and water.
  2. Mix and rest.
  3. Toss.
  4. Rest.
  5. Bake.

2 thoughts on “flour and water

  1. Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment.

    I remembered that I have a packet from a sliced load in the freezer. The ingredients are: Water, Wholegrain Wholemaeal Wheat Flour (23%), Mixed Wholegrains (14%)(Kibbled Purple Wheat, Kibbled Rye, Kibbled Wheat), Wheat Flour, Pumpkin Seeds (9%), Wheat Gluten, Canola Oil, Baker’s Yeast, Vinegar, Iodised Salt, Cultured Whey, Vitamins (Thiamin, Folate).

    To be fair, I haven’t added grains or seeds to my sourdough bread, and I recognise that some of the ingredients are to allow for mass production and consistency, but I object to the Thiamin and Folate. I feel that this is making my food into a pharmaceutical product.

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