"Recipes are meant to be shared"...Ann Thibeault

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

This Weeks Bread

Sourdough French Bread


 I baked six loaves.  Four Baguettes and two larger loaves.  There are only four in the photos because I gave one away and we cut into one while it was still warm.

 
 
 
I love the crackling sound the bread makes when it comes out of the oven.   The crust "talks".

10 comments:

  1. It sings my friend...it sings the song of beautiful bread...I love that song!
    I love your bread!

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  2. Ahh another recipe I need! I bought a sourdough crock because my husband loves sourdough bread but I haven't found a recipe yet that suits me.
    Your loaves look fantastic, wish I could tear off a chunk for my husband!

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  3. Kathy, if you want to develop a good sourdough starter you can't go wrong with the recipe from AMY'S BREAD" by Amy Scherber. This is a pure starter using only rye flour and water. Nothing else. Within a week you can have a strong starter and it takes very little maintenance to keep it a live for years.

    http://www.angelfire.com/ab/bethsbread/sdRyeFlourStarter.html

    Ann

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  4. Ann, no one makes more lovely bread than you. It is perfection. Gorgeous photos, too. xo

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  5. You're my inspiration, Ann. My loaves are getting better but I have an oh, so long way to go to achieve the gorgeous loaves you prepare. Thanks for the link to the starter. That's next on my list.

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  6. You are the master breadmaker in my opinion.

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  7. Thank you Ann! I'm going to try it

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  8. I use your French bread recipe all the time. In fact, I need to make some today. Looks delicious, Ann!!

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  9. Ann, thank you for your lovely blog. It's so inspiring. Your bread-making is just a small part, but I always come back to look at your loaves!
    Amelia

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