sourdough

Sourdough Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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A chocolate zucchini cake using sourdough cast-off.

Mexican Sourdough

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For the last several months I've been busy making dough… sourdough! I love it. It's so old school, tactile, physical, chemical, biological, nutritious, delicious... And it may seem very technical at first, but once you figure out what works for you, it can be a fun creative free-style type of baking. It requires no fancy equipment, or special ingredients - and kneading dough is a great way to relieve stress. :)

Healthy and usually vegan, sourdough can be made with wheat flour, rye flour, gluten-free flour...

Deconstructed Egg and Cheese Sandwiches

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Want a twist on a breakfast classic? These deconstructed egg and cheese sandwiches are made with sourdough bread, extra sharp cheddar, tomatoes, fresh spinach, and topped with a poached egg. Wow your guests at your next brunch with this completely modifiable and easy-to-assemble dish!

Sourdough Bagel

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Prepared using sourdough starter, this bagel is topped with sesame seeds.

Pain De Campagne

Pain De Campagne

Making a traditional sourdough bread requires an initial fermentation process of at least 48 hours to help produce a distinctively tangy taste, hearty texture and chewy crust. Although it's not a last-minute project, this wholesome loaf is actually easy to make and the reward is well worth it!

Recipe: Pain De Campagne

Sourdough Brioches

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When I think about Italy, I think about the food - gelato, margherita pizza, olive oil and bread. Oh the bread. I must have gained 10 pounds in the three days I spent there; bread was a must at every meal.

So needless to say, I was excited when Tania's sourdough brioches popped up in my inbox. Because if anyone knows how to do brioche right, it's probably her. These would be perfect spread with jam at breakfast, and they can also be rolled out into croissants.

Recipe: Sourdough Brioches