Sourfaux! How to distinguish real sourdough

Hi there!This week I'd like to tell you some important info about sourdough. If you’re not making your own sourdough, it can  be hard to know if you’re getting the real deal. Some bread labeled ‘sourdough’ has a sour flavour added but is leavened with fast-rising yeast aka bakers yeast. If you look closely at the ingredients there’s probably a whole list of other random ingredients added- emulsifiers, enzymes, improvers, even sugar. A good true blue sourdough should such as mine, should just have water, flour, salt and natural leaven. My idol,…

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