Bake sourdough bread

Try this simplest possible sourdough bread, no kneading, no precise measurements, the essence of simple, practical baking as it’s been for thousands of years. There’s no point in doing this course if you don’t end up with a fresh loaf of bread, and it’s so easy, so prepare to bake!

Why: Baking a loaf of sourdough bread connects you with your deep past, to the original human experiences with cooking, chemistry, fire, our microbe partners and our efforts to harness nature to our ends.