Vanessa Kimbell, the lady-baker that unified science and sourdough

Vanessa Kimbell, the lady-baker that unified science and sourdough

I would like to start by saying that the interview that I'm going to share with you today has made me change the way I look at sourdough very deeply. I knew it was a very good craft but what I've learnt through this chat with Vanessa is out of this world. I am so [...]

Edu Lavandeira, The sourdough blogger that shares his Galician heritage thorough his bread.

Edu Lavandeira, The sourdough blogger that shares his Galician heritage thorough his bread.

Edu has surprised me a lot for 2 main reasons: the love that he has for local sourdough history and for the meticulous research that he puts in place to purchase particular local flour. It is fascinating to hear somebody else's baking experience. You can see your struggles, you can learn something more, you can [...]

Catherine the sourdough-art-ist.

Catherine the sourdough-art-ist.

Catherine the sourdough-art-ist 45 years of experience and service to the art of baking Catherine is a wonderful woman that lives in Vancouver, in Canada and her craft is influenced by her European Heritage and by her Economic teacher. She started cooking very young, at the age of 13. Year after year the experience grows [...]

How to make a sourdough starter culture from scratch

There are so many people out there who really want to make their own sourdough starter and finally bake at home. But what are you not really doing right? Today I want to give you the only 3 pieces of information that you need to know about creating your own starter. It all starts naturally [...]

How to feed a sourdough starter culture

How to feed a sourdough starter culture

This is the basic of baking, the most important step, to bake a good piece of bread. Feeding our starter is many times left as a secondary task to our baking, which it could actually be, in certain cases, but the feeding step is erroneously the most undervalued step of all. When we feed our [...]

Giuseppe’s Panettone HNK development

Giuseppe’s Panettone HNK development

Panettone is a great Christmas Italian sweet bread A hybrid between a brioche and a sweet bun. It is characterized by two main factors such as great aroma and perfumes and a lightness equal to cotton candy. These are qualities that you can find only in a Panettone and a Pandoro, it is that light [...]

Sweet winter sourdough with citrus zest, apricot and sultana

Sweet winter sourdough with citrus zest, apricot and sultana

Sweet sourdough with sultana and and pine nuts. Recipe 6 of seven is a take on the Famous Italian Christmas bread: "the" panettone. Flavour wise the mix of orange, lemon and vanilla will take you flavour buds to a trip, in Italy, during the Christmas festive time. Remember that this is a bread so it [...]