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First adventures with sourdough bread

Sunday the 9th of November, 2014, was the day I finally got around to finding out how to make sourdough bread, having wondered about it for a few years. I wondered and wondered but didn’t do anything and the question of ‘How do you do that?’ kept popping up. I like knowing how to do things myself, it is immensely pleasing to me.

sourdough-1112The sourdough starter after two days

It seemed to me that if people have been making bread this way for thousands of years, then it can’t be that complicated or they wouldn’t have started doing it in the first place and I couldn’t understand why nearly all the recipes and videos I found made it out to be so complex.

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