The Fresh Loaf

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Hello from Vancouver

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M2

Hello from Vancouver

I had discovered this wonderful site about a month ago.  Intrigued by so many interesting messages, I have also started posting a few entries without introducing myself...


How did I get started on making sourdough bread?  It was the unusual hot summer we had this year in Vancouver BC.  I was thinking, it should be a good time to learn about sourdough and start creating a starter.  So my first starter was born around late July this year.  My journey of sourdough has begun.  Currently, I am maintaining two starters: rye and whole wheat.


Due to my work schedule, I usually make bread over the weekend, so I keep my starters in the fridge, feed them once a week when I use them. Sometime someday I'll try getting up in the middle of the night so I can make bread during the week ;)


I can't tell you how much I've learned from this website.  Thank you everyone!


Happy learning and oven-springing!


Michelle

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boshane

Hello fellow vancouver citizen.


It really was a good summer for bread. I had no need to rig up means of creating a "warm, moist" area for my bread, but I guess that will be over soon. 

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M2

Hi Boshane,


This is going to be my first "sourdough winter".  I have no idea what to expect.  Guess I'll find out in a few months...