Sourdough Posts

Three buttered sourdough crumpets on a plate.

Sourdough Crumpets

The fastest, easiest, tastiest way ever to use discard starter

Naturally leavened sourdough bread made with yeast water in place of standard sourdough starter, sliced open and set on a wooden table.

Baking bread with a yeast water starter

Can fruit successfully stand in for flour?

A loaf of bread among several preferments.

Baking with preferments

Poolish? Biga? Levain? Unlock great flavor by understanding the four key varieties

Fig and walnut sourdough crust

Fig and Walnut Sourdough

Enjoy this beautifully simple bread studded with fruit and nuts

Sourdough cinnamon bun topped with icing.

Sourdough Cinnamon Buns

A wintertime favorite

Dayna Evens in the King Arthur Flour Baking School at the Bread Lab

Baking a difference with Dayna Evans

Her Permanent Bake Sale supports charities through sourdough

Bulk Fermentation via @kingarthurflour

Bulk fermentation, explained

Building strength, volume, and flavor

Preshaping Bread Dough via @kingarthurflour

Preshaping bread dough

How to set the stage for successful shaping

Maintaining a smaller sourdough starter via @kingarthurflour

Maintaining a smaller sourdough starter

Less waste, same great results!

Making Classic Pretzels at Home via @kingarthurflour-1

Making pretzels at home

Lye, baking soda, and shaping

Topping Bread Dough via @kingarthurflour

Topping bread dough

How to add texture, flavor, and nutrition with seeds and grains

Shaping a Boule via @kingarthurflour

Shaping a Boule

Three ways to shape a round loaf

Sourdough Starter Troubleshooting, part 2 via @kingarthurflour

Sourdough starter troubleshooting, part 2

Can this starter be saved?

Transferring Bread Dough via @kingarthurflour

Transferring bread dough

From proofing basket to hot oven

Decorative Cuts via @kingarthurflour

Bread scoring techniques

Creative, decorative cuts

Scoring bread dough via @kingarthurflour

Scoring bread dough

Implements and techniques

Fresh Milled Spelt Sourdough via @kingarthurflour

Fresh-Milled Spelt Sourdough Bread

Wholesome Bread with a Cracked Spelt Soaker

Sourdough Pizza Crust via @kingarthurflour

Sourdough Pizza Crust

New life for a sleepy starter

Steam in Bread Baking via @kingarthurflour

Steam in bread baking

How steam can transform your bread from dull to dazzling

Multigrain Sourdough Sandwich Bread via @kingarthurflour

Multigrain Sourdough Sandwich Bread

Dark, dense, and delightful

Brioche-Style Kugelhopf via @kingarthurflour

Naturally Leavened Brioche-Style Kugelhopf

A sweeter side of sourdough

Levain for sandwich bread via @kingarthurflour

Levain for sandwich bread

Sourdough takes a new direction

sourdough Starter  via@kingarthurflour.com

Ripe Sourdough Starter

What does "ready to use" look like?

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