Wild Fermentation – A Review

Strolling through a long list of book recommendations on amazon I came across Wild Fermentation by Sandor Katz.¬†This tiny little book was a brilliant revelation and an excellent way to introduce one to the concept of fermentation.¬†Easily readable in one sitting, Wild Fermentation helps you understand what fermentation is all about, without scaring you with … Continue reading Wild Fermentation – A Review

Fermentation in Bread Baking

Fermentation is central to the bread making process. It arises from the development of natural "wild yeasts" in the dough (sourdough starters), the addition of commercially developed baker's yeast or a combination of both. Fermentation is crucial to the flavour development and crumb structure of the final product. A good understanding of how the mechanism … Continue reading Fermentation in Bread Baking