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Ready to make your own sourdough baked goods? You can learn to make sourdough starter and sourdough baked goods from our Cultures for Health team and other Real Food pros.
Sourdough is an ancient method of capturing wild yeast to leaven baked goods. A sourdough culture is originally created by mixing flour and water and letting it sit out for a period of time to capture wild yeast. Once established, a sourdough starter is easy to care for, can last indefinitely, and can be used to make a variety of baked goods.
Whether you are new to sourdough baking or looking for some new recipes to try, we have a wide selection of expert advice articles, how-to videos, and recipes to help you bake delicious, fresh sourdough bread at home!
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Having trouble with your sourdough starter? Read our troubleshooting guide. Sourdough is quite a resilient culture and can be recovered with a little care.
Learn the simple techniques for keeping a sourdough starter healthy and active for making bread and other baked goods.
Learn how to care for a sourdough starter through regular feedings with flour and water. Maintain your starter on the countertop or in the refrigerator.
Learn how to bring your refrigerated starter out of hibernation and make fresh sourdough starter that is active and ready to leaven your baked goods.
Once your sourdough starter is active, it's time to bake! We'll teach you how to build up enough fresh sourdough starter for baking a loaf of bread.
Some sourdough recipes need sourdough starter at a certain hydration level. What does hydration mean? How can you adjust the hydration of your starter?
Flour measurements can be one of the biggest variables when it comes to finished baked products. Learn how to measure most accurately by weight or volume.
Bakers living at high altitudes may need to adjust many factors to bake a good loaf of sourdough bread. Try these tips for a better loaf!
Learn how to make real sourdough bread at home with our step-by-step video, or check out our easy, authentic sourdough bread recipe.
Having trouble baking sourdough bread boules or other free-form loaves? We'll help you make adjustments to your next loaf of homemade sourdough bread.
Learn about baking with heirloom wheat varieties such as einkorn, emmer, kamut, and more. plus find a sourdough starter that works with your heirloom flour.
Sourdough baking may be an art, but experience is the best teacher! Learn tips and tricks to help you craft homemade sourdough bread!