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I have finally mastered the dark art of sourdough baking. Here's how to do it | Adrian Chiles

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Lockdown is the perfect time to get your starter started. And if you take my advice, you can avoid the five frustrating years it took for me to get it right After I wailed and gnashed my teeth last week about the unavailability of dried yeast , it was suggested by some that I get into baking sourdough. Well I have been, since the spring of 2014 when I first became entranced by the miracle of bread rising through nothing more than flour and water, and the wild yeasts they magic out of the air when they ferment. I felt a connection with ancient times. Many thousands of years ago, someone as...
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