Recipes for Rustic Fermented Breads, Sweets, Savories, and More
The natural fermentation of sourdough culture has proven health benefits and rich depth of flavor. In Sourdough, Sarah Owens shows you just how simple creating a healthy sourdough starter from scratch can be. Beyond traditional breads, nearly 100 delightfully seasonal recipes include pies, cookies, cakes, scones, flatbreads, tarts, and more. Laced with botanical and cultural notes on grains, fruits and vegetables, herbs, and wildcrafted foods, Sourdough celebrates seasonal abundance alongside the timeless craft of artisanal baking.
James Beard Award Winner (Baking & Dessert)

James Beard
Award Winner
(Baking & Dessert)



Author Bio
Sarah OwensSarah Owens is a professional horticulturist, former steward of the Cranford Rose Collection at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the founder of BK17 Bakery, an artisan microbakery specializing in sourdough that serves both New York City and Louisville, KY. Sarah's customers receive freshly baked goods delivered through a subscription based on seasonally available ingredients and stone-ground heritage grains. She has been featured in Edible Manhattan, on Gardenista, and on 66 Square Feet and has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show.
Imprint: Roost
ISBN: 9781611802382
Publication Date: 09/30/2015
Page Count: 320
Size: 8 x 10

"If you’ve been mystified by sourdough, allow Sarah Owens to be your guide. She incorporates it into everything—from cookies and biscuits to cakes and, of course, glorious breads. You will want to eat every recipe in this stunningly photographed book." —Maria Speck, award-winning author of Simply Ancient Grains and Ancient Grains for Modern Meals

"Sourdough highlights the joy of working in season and the power of microbes in one of our most loved foods: bread. Sarah’s tasty creations and intimate interactions with the natural world inspire us to trust the life forces that contribute to the health of our inner and outer ecosystems—leading to a more thoughtful experience with food." —Tara Whitsitt, founder of Fermentation on Wheels

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