Elaine Boddy, founder of the popular blog Foodbod Sourdough, is looking make the complicated world of sourdough simpler. In her new book, The Sourdough Whisperer: The Secrets to No-Fail Baking (Page Street Publishing, Co.) Boddy shares her best tips, tricks and troubleshooting tools for showstopping sourdough success.
Whether it’s a busy schedule, slow-to-grow starter or overproofed dough, Boddy provides practical solutions to every obstacle so that everyone can bake beautiful, delicious sourdough with confidence.
Once they’ve got a handle on all things starter, dough and timing, bakers can take on 40 sourdough recipes. The book shows how to use a starter in dozens of different ways, from buttery jam-filled rolls to crusty seed-studded loaves. Boddy also shares recipes for foolproof formulas for ciabatta, baguettes and pizza, and flavorful creations like Turmeric and Onion Seed Sandwich Loaf or Apricot and Almond Babka Loaf.
Additionally, each recipe comes with gorgeous photography for inspiration.
“Elaine’s passion for supporting home bakers is remarkable,” says Bertie Matthews, managing director, Matthews Cotswold Flour. “She has been an inspiration to home baking communities across every continent. I know you will enjoy this book.”
“Sourdough baking is approachable, accessible and achievable thanks to this guide,” says Angela Ferraro-Fanning, author of the Little Homesteaders book series. “Elaine has helped me to troubleshoot my sourdough challenges and bake picture-perfect loaves confidently and with ease.”
The Sourdough Whisperer will be released on February 15, 2022.