In celebration of @UKSustain's Sourdough September, we thought we'd share a few tips we've been taught and learnt through babysitting our own sourdough cultures over the past couple of years. Sourdough bread is the epitome of Slow Food and the older, more cultured (excuse the pun) version of our modern Kingsmill's and Hovis' i.e. Chorleywood bread.
Well, it is now October, the time has flown by and I have not managed to get everything that I wanted to say about Sourdough out! As promised this last blog post for Sourdough September will be showcasing some of the best places to find artisan sourdough bread in London.
“How can a nation be great if their bread tastes like kleenex?” – Julia Childs
We agree (and, well as you’re reading this, I assume you do too!), and luckily for us, the London baking scene has exploded in recent times, partly thanks to Instagram and social media but mostly because people want really good bread. Our top picks for London sourdoughs are below:
Well this concludes Sourdough September, I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have, and I also hope that you haven’t developed an intolerance to Gluten while sampling all this fine carb-y goodness. Tune in next year for Sourdough September 2017, where I have no idea what I’ll have to write about – I’ll probably just re-purpose these blog posts! ;-) A.