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Author: MJD

How to make 100% Whole Wheat Sourdough at Home.

How to make 100% Whole Wheat Sourdough at Home.

Fresh milled, 100% whole wheat sourdough. A challenging yet extremely rewarding and healthy loaf to make. A household staple this loaf is light, hearty and delicious. Working with whole grains is challenging, rewarding and exciting, but can also be extremely frustrating. I would like to…

The Best Sourdough Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Tahini and Spelt.

The Best Sourdough Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Tahini and Spelt.

Everyone loves a good chocolate chunk cookie recipe, right? Crispy on the outside, and soft and chewy on the inside, these sourdough chocolate chunk cookies are the ultimate crowd-pleaser. The tahini gives a wonderful nutty flavour and the chopped chocolate fills them to the brim…

Sourdough Turkish Pide with Fragrant Spiced Lamb and Sumac Onions.

Sourdough Turkish Pide with Fragrant Spiced Lamb and Sumac Onions.

My wife and I fell in love with Turkish Pide on our travels to Istanbul. Eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner, this traditional flatbread is comfort food at its finest. We top our version with lamb, but feel free to customize this versatile dough as…

Comforting and Rustic Apple Crisp with Maple and Red Fife.

A Fall classic, this spin on traditional apple crisp is tart and juicy with a hint of maple and a wonderful crunchy sweet topping.  What You’ll Need: Ingredients: For the filling: For the crunchy streusel topping: Instructions: Recipe Card For The Rustic Apple Crisp With…

How to Make Challah in 5 Easy Steps.

How to Make Challah in 5 Easy Steps.

Challah is a beautiful, rich bread with a golden, airy crumb. It is typically braided into round or long loaves and topped with sugar, seeds, or sweet streusel. A staple of Jewish culture, challah is a great, versatile bread to accompany any meal! What is…

Milling Your Own Fresh Flour: A Simple How-to Guide.

Milling Your Own Fresh Flour: A Simple How-to Guide.

Why use fresh flour? I was first introduced to fresh flour when I was living in Copenhagen. I was visiting a friend for dinner and she served the most delicious Rugbrød (rye bread) that I had ever had. Of course I wanted to know more…

Easy Introduction Beginner Sourdough Recipe.

Easy Introduction Beginner Sourdough Recipe.

After over a decade of baking sourdough I am still amazed every time I pull a loaf out of the oven. To me this is one of the most rewarding things you can do in the kitchen but be careful, before you know it you…

Authentic Overnight Gazpacho With Sourdough.

Authentic Overnight Gazpacho With Sourdough.

This amazing overnight gazpacho is one of my favourite ways to use up leftover sourdough. When I was living in Spain I finally learned how to make gazpacho properly using this recipe and the most beautiful sun-ripened tomatoes. There were days in Madrid that were…

Simple and Delicious Spiced Honey Cake with Spelt.

Simple and Delicious Spiced Honey Cake with Spelt.

When it comes to timeless desserts that evoke warmth and nostalgia, few can rival the honey cake. Honey cake is a traditional dessert in many cultures, and it’s easy to see why. This sweet and moist cake is perfect for any occasion and is a…

Creating a Sourdough Starter from Scratch:  A New Life

Creating a Sourdough Starter from Scratch: A New Life

Learn how to make a sourdough starter at home using just flour, water, time and temperature. There are many ways to create a sourdough starter and one thing they have in common is they all have you throwing out a lot of flour. I’ve read…