Preparation and cooking time
plus 8 days for the starter and 3 hrs rising
Makes 1 loaf
Make a sourdough starter from scratch, then use it to bake a flavoursome loaf of bread with our simple step-by-step recipe.
For the starter
- 700g strong white flour
For the loaf
- 500g strong white flour, plus extra for dusting
- 1 tsp fine salt
- 1 tbsp clear honey
- 300g sourdough starter
- flavourless oil, for greasing
- STEP 1First, make your starter. In a large bowl, mix together 100g of the flour with 125ml slightly warm water. Whisk together until smooth and lump-free.
- STEP 2Transfer the starter to a large jar (a 1-litre Kilner jar is good) or a plastic container. Leave the jar or container lid ajar for 1 hr or so in a warm place (around 25C is ideal), then seal and set aside for 24 hrs.
- STEP 3For the next
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