Tag: bread

Weekend DIY: Create Life

homemade sourdough starter

I was jonesing for a kitchen project this weekend so finally tried something on my bucket list: making a sourdough starter from scratch. Sourdough bread is my absolute favourite, with its chewy moistness and subtle sour aroma. I usually feed my addiction by investing in $5 loaves from some of the Cowichan Valley’s many amazing…

Sabrina the Sourdough Starter

Super-tasty sourdough buns and pseudo-baquettes!

When I left home Sunday evening for our first ever Renaissance Women workshop, I thought bread making was a mystical art beyond my ability. My few attempts years ago resulted in brick-like loaves and carpal-tunnel-inflamed hands from kneading. Four hours later I had a sourdough starter named Sabrina in a jar in my fridge: 100g…