Sourdough Stories

  • Ultimate Sourdough Pizza Dough Recipe: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Beer and wings. Wine and cheese. Some duos just work.  And, the same is true for sourdough and pizza. By combining two of the most-loved food group...
  • 8 Sourdough Mistakes Everyone Makes & How to Fix Them

    Everyone makes mistakes. It’s just a fact of life. It’s also a fact of making your own sourdough. Albert Einstein once said that: “Anyone who has n...
  • The History of Sourdough: The Rise of Sourdough Bread

    Sourdough. It’s the crunchy artisanal bread we associate with hipster cafes and home bakers. Millennials eat it by the truckload beneath smashed av...
  • How to Make a Sourdough Starter from Scratch

    There is something really satisfying about baking your own sourdough bread from its humble beginnings as a bag of whole wheat flour. For first-time...
  • 5 Ways to Eat Sourdough: Sourdough Serving Ideas

    Perhaps you’re side-eyeing the bubbling sourdough starter on your kitchen counter right now and thinking to yourself: “Now, what do I do with you?”...
  • Sourdough Vs Whole Wheat Bread: Which is Better for You?

    We all grew up knowing that whole wheat bread, or wholemeal bread, is the healthiest option when it comes to choosing a staple bread for your home.

    Although there is no denying the health benefits of wholemeal bread, there is a new rising star in the realm of healthy bread and it’s sourdough.

  • How to Keep Sourdough Bread Fresher for Longer

    Imagine baking the Sistine Chapel of sourdough loaves, only for it to go stale and mould within a few days because you didn’t know how to store it...
  • 7 Ways to Use Sourdough Discard: Sourdough Discard Recipes

    Thought your sourdough starter could only be used for sourdough?  Think again.  Your excess sourdough starter can be used as a key ingredient in a ...
  • How to Feed Your Sourdough Starter: Everything Your Need to Know

    Congratulations, you’ve just become the proud parent of a sourdough starter! We have compiled a list of everything you need to know about feeding your sourdough starter. That way you can keep the little yeasty alive for days, months and even years if you’re looking for something more long-term.
  • Sourdough Tools & Equipment You'll Need to Make the Perfect Loaf

    You can’t create the Sistine Chapel of sourdough with an ancient wooden spoon and a pasta bowl from the cupboard. You need to arm yourself with the right tools and equipment, otherwise your sourdough loaf will resemble more of a charred cookie than a loaf of bread. 
  • Top 10 Tips & Tricks for Making Sourdough

    So, you’ve decided to jump on the trend and start baking your own sourdough?

    Whether it was the bare bread aisles during the peak of lockdown, or a yearning for a culinary adventure that led you here, you’ve come to the right place. Think of me as your sourdough spirit guide. I will help you to navigate the strange and unfamiliar world of sourdough, so you too, can master the art of baking the crunchy, fermented bread that has taken the world by storm.

  • Secrets to Making Sourdough at Home - The Beginner Baker’s Essential Tips for Homemade Sourdough Success

    One of the lighter sides to lockdown was the social media frenzy and subsequent joke-telling around the sudden surge in amateur bakers becoming online experts in the art of sourdough making.

    Before then, few Aussies considered baking sourdough bread at home. We still see sourdough as an artisan product. After all, it’s the priced-up piece of toast beneath the avocado smash that everybody within a six suburb radius raves about. 

    That’s not just because sourdough is clearly the superior bread when it comes to the crunch, but because it’s commonly believed that sourdough is difficult to make at home. 

    However – with some Australian Sourdough Starter, a reliable recipe and a few practice runs, you’ll soon be making successful sourdough from scratch faster than a celebrity chef’s career plummeting off a commercial ratings cliff edge.