The Fresh Loaf

News & Information for Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts

hello from just outside of london!

londontami's picture

hello from just outside of london!

hi everyone 

i'm an american living in england, just outside of london (originally from houston, texas). I am a photographer who works from home so inbetween weddings and portrait sessions, i have taken up cooking/baking. I have always loved to cook and baked the occasional loaf of bread, but just recently decided to get a bit more serious about it.

i'm a huge bread freak and became extremely discouraged and somewhat disappointed when i began to discover just how difficult and confusing baking bread is.  I'm not sure how deep i will delve into this adventure, but i am happy i have found a place where i can get some answers.

look forward to reading more and hopefully posting some good news on the sourdough front.

take care,



gmagmabaking2's picture

There are several wonderful sites to learn about sourdough baking... Of course, first and foremost - The Fresh Loaf; but also, King Arthur Flour site; and my personal favorite "" .... Takes you through lessons and tells you all about the process in simple friendly language without having to have a degree in chemistry. Loving my sourdough beasties... I feed and care for three... 2 white and 1 wholewheat.  Enjoy! Stick with it... you will learn to love it and not be frustrated.

londontami's picture

thank you, i will definitely check out sourdough home!

ananda's picture

Hi tami,

I'm based up north in Northumberland.   There are a good few UK-based TFL posters, all very good at posting excellent advice.

Look forward to you posting more.

Best wishes


lumos's picture

Hi tami!

Welcome of board. I'm in just outside London, too, originally from Japan......a loooong time ago. 

Look forward to a lot of bread-talks with you. :)



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