Easy Everyday Sourdough

Baking homemade sourdough can often seem like a complex, time-consuming task, but sourdough baking expert and instructor Elaine Boddy has a knack for demystifying and streamlining the process. Her new book, Easy Everyday Sourdough (Page Street Publishing, 2023), offers her simplest, most versatile recipes yet. Hands-off methods such as overnight proofing and plenty of same-day recipes ensure that even with a hectic schedule and limited budget you can successfully create bakery-level bread in your own kitchen. Elaine has also utilized common baking pans and trays to remove the difficulty of extensive shaping—saving you time and effort while still producing delicious results. Classic options include focaccia, sandwich loaves and baby boules, along with unique and flavorful breads such as Raspberry, Chocolate and Honeycomb Snug Swirls; Same-Day Goat Cheese and Spice Seeded Braid; and Hasselback Garlic-Butter Grainy Rolls. With Elaine’s inspiring collection of 60 masterful recipes, making your own bread is sure to become a wonderful and delicious part of your everyday life, whether you’re a pastry professional or home baker.

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