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Sourdough bread made from egret's starter

Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
edited 7:53AM in EggHead Forum
Best described as a French sourdough, very mild everyday bread, good for sandwiches and toasting. I make bread a little more hydrated for extra softness of crumb while I try to maintain a good crunchy crust.

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Nice toasting on the bottom.
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After cooling this is ready to eat.
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Comments

  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    An ABSOLUTE work of ART! ;) :) Well done!
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    Thanks Hoss!
    This bread was made by hand, the old fashion way.
    eenie meenie and egret had a hand in it as well. ;) :lol:
  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
     
    I agree with Hoss, that bread is a work of art! Great job Clay. I would love to make bread like that, I used to but had to give up the carbs. Nice photography as well.

    Blair

     
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Looking oh soooo very good. :P
  • That is a thing of beauty.
    Happily egging on my original large BGE since 1996... now the owner of 6 eggs. Call me crazy, everyone else does!
     
    3 Large, 2 Smalls, 1 well-used Mini
  • egretegret Posts: 4,107
    Beautiful, Clay! :laugh: I'm very happy to see you getting use out of that starter. I have some perking as we speak for a bread making session this week......
  • I think the key to it must be the solid platinum, hand-sharpened, triple-honed, polished-with-fleece-from-newborn-mountain-goat, luxury branded blade used to create those beautiful slashes in the upper crust.
    ;)
  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,393
    Clay, I am certain egret will be delighted with the results of your sourdough bread from his starter! The bread looks perfect! :)

    P.S. don't forget to try egret's sourdough blueberry pancakes.
  • GeorgiaBornGeorgiaBorn Posts: 178
    That is amazing looking. Would love the recipe and cook times if you have the time to post that. Thanks!
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