There’s nothing more satisfying than a loaf of bread baked at home. If you haven’t given it a go, now’s your chance! –
As more home bakers rediscover how to capture wild yeast and turn it into nourishing loaves of bread, they are part of a growing kitchen movement standing up to the industrial food system.
Step 1: Capture Wild Yeast and Make Your Own Sourdough Starter
Sourdough bread begins with the starter, made by capturing wild yeast from the environment and using it to ferment flour and water. Because yeast cultures vary depending on where you are, every sourdough starter tastes a little different. Here’s how to make your own sourdough starter using an ancient grain.